My 2014 appearance on the Dr. Oz show

Maybe some of these tips can help you in 2015!I shared my experiences losing 130 lbs (and keeping them off for 5 yrs!) on the...

Tip #13: Cook in advance; travel with food

I travel a lot. Just to give you an example of how I maintain healthy habits when on the road: While I was cooking breakfast...

March 2012 Newsletter! Great tips + eating plan

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Never too late!

“Marilyn Pearson, 67, of Rochester Hills, Mich…. At 5-foot-3, she weighs 137 pounds, down from 172. Pearson had wanted to lose weight for years, but...


The pessimistic thinking in this NYT article would make you think humans have always been obese. Things have changed dramatically in the past few years....

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge here.

Be the tortoise, not the hare!

Feature in Prevention Magazine

My weight loss success story is featured in the July issue of Prevention Magazine, check it out! "Six years ago, I was pushing 340 pounds, and everything—my body, my job, my love of travel—was crumbling beneath the weight. There I was, a doctor, constantly reading about and lecturing on obesity and its negative effects on patient outcomes, yet..."

My Journey

I lost 125 lbs over 18 months (2008-2010) without surgery. How did I do it?
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