Weight Loss

15 Ways To Lose Weight Even When Most Of The Day Is Spent Sitting

I've discussed the serious consequences of sitting and a sedentary lifestyle. When you sit, you use less energy. Even standing or moving can help.  Over the past decade, the average daily sitting time has increased by roughly an hour, to about eight hours for U.S. teens and almost 6 1/2 hours for adults, according to… Continue reading 15 Ways To Lose Weight Even When Most Of The Day Is Spent Sitting

Weight Loss

FDA Approves New Device To Aid Weight Loss Management

In a rare move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a novel prescription device meant to help with weight loss management. The product, called Plenity and developed by Gelesis, has been cleared for overweight or obese adults with a body mass index of at least 25, even if they do not have other health… Continue reading FDA Approves New Device To Aid Weight Loss Management

Weight Loss

How Many Calories Does A Person Need Daily?

Patients ask me all the time how many calories they need daily. I'm not a big fan of counting calories but clearly knowing the boundaries is important. Your weight is a balancing act, and calories play a big role. Knowing how calories impact your weight and ways you can best cut caloric intake is a key… Continue reading How Many Calories Does A Person Need Daily?