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...

100g of dark chocolate a day keeps heartbreak at bay!

Chocolate (dark chocolate, or regular chocolate with at least 60-70% cocoa), consumed in moderate amounts, really does strengthen a weak heart. According to researchers, dark chocolate is...

I’m once again dubious about weight loss drugs

Reports Physician’s First Watch, about a study in the New England Journal of Medicine: Sibutramine Increases Risk for MI and Stroke Among Patients with Heart...

More Food Is Processed Than You Think

These days so much food is “prepared.” It makes it difficult to eat consciously and lose weight. I’ve warned before about shopping in the center...

What are you really paying for at Starbucks?

“At Starbucks, the price of coffee isn’t so expensive. But the profit margin changes when you order any special blended milk and sugar concoction.” You end up...

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

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

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