Yearly Archives: 2014

Keeping Chronic Anxiety Under Control

When you are trying to reach weight loss goals, managing your stress and anxiety can be an essential part of reaching them. Chronic anxiety can contribute to weight gain, and it can cause other health concerns when it persists for an extended period of time. [Read more]

Four Ways to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day

Wanting it increase your activity level for the New Year but can’t figure out how you can make the time? Here are a few ideas that may help: [Read more]

How to Recognize a Fad Diet – And Why You Should Avoid Them

If you’re a night owl, you’ve probably seen countless paid ads touting all kinds of miracle diets that guarantee you’ll lose weight. And while many of the fakes are easy to spot, some diet ads are so cleverly designed, it can be difficult to determine if they’re really worth your time and investment or if they’re just another flash in the pan. [Read more]

Overcoming Activity Obstacles Associated with Obesity

Anyone who suffers from obesity has heard the same weight loss advice time and time again; reduce calories and increase activity. While a medical weight loss program will help you reduce calories without experiencing uncontrollable hunger, the difficulty associated with increasing activity is often underestimated by people who do not understand the obstacles that plus sized people encounter. [Read more]

Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is a common occurrence among individuals who are overweight, especially if they are having trouble losing weight and keeping it off. It is a vicious cycle that is often hard to break. With emotional eating, you eat to either feel better or to feed positive emotions so that they continue. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with emotional eating. [Read more]

Tips For Weight Loss Goals That Work For Bariatric Patients

Every weight loss patient must learn to set realistic, practical goals that can help them monitor their progress. Learn more about setting weight loss goals that work. [Read more]

Overcoming Obstacles To Exercise during Weight Loss

Although you probably already know that you need to increase your activity level as part of your weight loss program, you may be using one of many common excuses to avoid getting started. You’re not alone. However, overcoming these obstacles—no matter how common they may be—is essential for achieving long-term weight loss results. [Read more]

Sugar: Still a bad choice for breakfast

Children need breakfast most of all, to fuel their developing bodies and minds. However, the breakfast food of choice for many American kids is sugary cereal, which packs in far more calories than most kids need in a single meal and little nutritional value. Though the right kind of cereal can give you some low-calorie nutrition for a quick and easy morning meal, high-sugar cereals do little more than contribute to the spread of childhood obesity. [Read more]

Incidental Activity during Medical Weight Loss

During your medical weight loss program, Dr. Scinta and the medical weight loss team will help you to determine an effective exercise routine to incorporate into your new lifestyle. [Read more]

Healthy Cooking after Medical Weight Loss

While OPTIFAST products will help to simplify healthy eating during your medical weight loss in Fayetteville or DeWitt, you’ll have to make a conscious effort to maintain a healthy diet once your meal replacement program is over. Going out to a restaurant for dinner may be tempting, and there certainly are restaurants that serve healthy, nutrient rich foods. [Read more]