Category Archives: Weight Management

Sleep Management Promotes Weight Loss

Diet, exercise, stress, genetics, and hormones are all understood to greatly impact weight. There is growing evidence that sleep is also a big player in determining weight gain risk.  I emphasize greatly the requirement of enough sleep (generally 8-9 hours nightly) to gain the energy the body needs to help stay slim.  I also emphasize…

Unravel the Mystery of Unexplained Weight Gain

I am always pleased to see articles like the one in WebMD, that summarize what I talk about every day to my patients.  At least once daily I have someone who says, “I am not doing anything different with my exercise or diet, but I keep gaining weight”.  50% of the time while obtaining a thorough…

5 Tips To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

There are 5 ESSENTIAL guidelines here that will ensure your weight will not increase over the holidays.  1. Follow the 80:20 rule. 80% of the day’s intake is lean meats, vegetables and water and let loose on the other 20. However, you have to make a choice…pie, stuffing or wine? If you just HAVE to…