Yearly Archives: 2011

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Many people don’t realize that once you lose the weight, you still have to put in a sufficient amount of effort to maintain your new healthy figure. One of the most effective ways you can help maintain a healthy weight is through medical weight management at your local Auburn weight loss clinic. Your physician can monitor your weight loss successes and drawbacks and offer helpful information regarding calorie counting and proper exercise routines, while considering your health and lifestyle. Although your physician may act as your guide, losing weight requires a much larger support system for maximum results. [Read more]

Health Risks for Overweight Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 17% of children and adolescents in the United States are obese. Overweight and obese children are at risk of developing serious and potentially life ending illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and asthma. [Read more]

Fun Activities for Overcoming Childhood Obesity

Regular physical activity is important to the success of any weight loss program, including kids weight loss programs. If your child has been sedentary for an extended period of time, then they may be resistant to adding exercise into their daily routine. But, if you can find activities that your child enjoys it will be much easier to make exercise a regular, healthy habit. Try out some of our tips below to make exercise something to be anticipated rather than dreaded: [Read more]

Break Through a Fitness Plateau

In the first stage of your weight loss plan, the results always seem to come so easily. But after a while of sticking to the same routine, you tend to hit a plateau that makes your goals more difficult to reach. This is a common problem among Manlius weight loss hopefuls, and can often be treated through medical weight loss programs. [Read more]

Avoiding Injury during your workout

To lose weight, you need to exercise. However, if you are just starting to get physically active, you will need to be careful to avoid injuring yourself during your workouts. It is best to start slowly, and do not take on exercise that is too strenuous at first. As your fitness levels improve, you can increase the difficulty of your workouts. Use the tips below to keep from hurting yourself during exercise: [Read more]

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Obesity continues to plague many school-aged children in Syracuse and across the country. With children participating in more sporting and extracurricular activities, in addition to homework, packaged foods and fast foods make their way onto children’s plates more often than they should. [Read more]

Eating Slower Can Help You Lose Weight

According to a recent study, eating slower by spending more time chewing every bite can help people succeed in losing weight. Not only can chewing more and eating more slowly help with a Cazenovia patient’s weight loss plan, but it can also improve digestion. The researchers found that increasing the number of chews per mouthful from the average of 15 to 40 can aid in losing weight. [Read more]

Dr. Scinta Panel Discussion on Medically Monitored Weight Loss

Dr. Scinta is joined with Dr. Craig Primack on a panel to discuss medically monitored weight loss on New Reflections, hosted by Dr. Adam Rubinstein.

Top Causes of Childhood Obesity

More and more children are becoming obese and having to resort to medical weight management programs to get healthy. The way you interact with your children can affect their eating habits for life. Avoid these 7 mistakes that can cause your kids to gain excess weight: [Read more]

Common Diet Mistakes

It can be extremely frustrating to watch what you eat, exercise, and still find that you are not losing weight. Other times, you may lose weight, but find that you gain it back as soon as it comes off. If this happens to you, you may be making one or more of the following diet mistakes: [Read more]