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...

Do you have high blood pressure?

Have you had your pressure checked?  Hypertension has been called the “silent killer,” because it usually exists without symptoms unless very severe.  It can cause...

Salt restriction?

Prepared food (in restaurants and grocery stores) is laden with salt.  I used to have high blood pressure, but as I lost weight, my blood pressure normalized, and I...

Free at last!

I was in the CVS drug store the other day.  I still need pain relievers for my neck and shoulder.  But I realized that I...


Restaurants love to make you think you’re eating something “healthy,” only to load it with fat/sugar/salt to make you keep coming back.  And you’ll believe...

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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