Obesity Medicine

Take a Stand: 4 Simple Ways to Add Movement to Your Day

Modern life feels like it’s moving at an ever-faster pace, but a lot of it is spent not moving much at all. We spend too much time sitting – whether it’s at our desks, in our cars, or on the couch. Studies show that this lack of movement isn’t healthy; it’s associated with weight gain, lack of energy, back pain, and even decreased life spans. [Read more]

The Dangers of Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty liver disease is the name given to a condition in which the liver’s healthy, reddish-brown tissue becomes streaked with fatty deposits. [Read more]

Understanding Body Fat Composition

The struggle to lose weight and get slim has become an obsession that has fed an entire industry with over 30 billion dollars per year since 1989. We know and understand that an overabundance of body fat can lead to metabolic syndrome and put us at risk for heart disease, diabetes, joint diseases and respiratory dysfunction. [Read more]

Fighting Flab in your 40s

As we age, we often find that maintaining a healthy weight becomes more difficult. There are a number of reasons why this is such a common problem. [Read more]

Obesity Recognized as a Disease by American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA), the largest association of physicians in the United States, has officially recognized obesity as a disease. [Read more]

How Weight Loss Can Improve Your Health

Weight loss can mean big changes in your appearance, energy levels and physical abilities, but it can also dramatically improve your health. [Read more]

Does America Really Want to Solve the Obesity Epidemic?

With obesity recognized as a disease, we are all forced to change the way we think. But is America ready? [Read more]

Common Myths about Weight Loss

Think you know all there is to know about weight loss? It’s time to challenge yourself with these seven common weight loss myths! [Read more]

The Good, the Bad and the Crazy!

In a perfect world, we would all come to our senses early on as we encounter a bad idea. We would see a sham for what it is and save ourselves the hardship and embarrassment that comes from making silly mistakes. Unfortunately, blinding hope can sometimes leave us trying things even when we know better. If this is true of any scenario, it is true of weight loss diets. [Read more]

Weight Loss Ready. Set. Go!

Readiness for weight loss falls on a spectrum. There is no green light that will flash on and make you ready to commit to your medical weight loss plan. Syracuse and Fayetteville aren’t going to change overnight, suddenly making it easier for you to take your weight loss goals seriously. [Read more]