Weight Loss

3 Weight-Loss Rules to Rethink

3 Weight-Loss Rules to Rethink

Every day new patients arrive at my office with a variety of health issues that need to be addressed — and weight problems are close to the top of the list. One of the things that always surprises me is the durability of the weight-loss myths that so many of us were raised on. Here are three of the most common weight-loss myths out there — and why they’re wrong!

How To Make Diet Resolutions Like A Health Coach

How To Make Diet Resolutions Like A Health Coach

Time and time again, I’ve learned the same valuable lesson – If something isn’t built to be a sustainable and practical lifestyle change, and/or feels too extreme, I’ll dump it within months of starting. I know I’m not alone! Here's how you can avoid this common pitfall with resolutions and create positive healthy changes with a "non resolution" New Year!

Gut Bacteria

Are Gut Bacteria the Secret to Losing Weight?

Did you know that your body is the home of trillions of microbes? And even more, did you know that these little critters are your friends and in fact an absolutely essential part of your health and wellbeing?We all have an internal ecosystem made up of these tiny microbes that’s referred to as the microbiome. It is an important part of both our immune system and our digestive system. A healthy microbiome, or gut flora, has a lot of diversity and is capable of fending of any unwanted intruders. It also helps break down food and absorb nutrients. In fact, these good bacteria even produce vitamins and help eliminate toxins.