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?
Using dumbbells while on a stability ball instantly adds a new element to the exercise. This week's variety of exercise is a simple bent over, one-arm row while on a stability ball. Grasp a dumbbell in one hand and position yourself so the exercise ball is under your stomach and hips. You'll know the ball… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: One-Arm Dumbbell Row With An Exercise Ball
We all turn to fast food when our days are too long, we didn't have time to grocery shop or the idea of cooking is just too much. Why not? It's easy, fast and filling. But as I discussed in my last post on fast food, it's having a major impact on obesity in this country.… Continue reading What Is The Actual Nutritional Value Of Fast Food?
As mentioned in many previous posts, the key to healthy living is exercise, a well-rounded lifestyle, and a quality diet. Quality meaning: few to no processed foods, a focus on a mostly plant-based diet, and being aware of what ingredients may be lurking in seemingly healthy foods. When at a grocery store, its undeniable that… Continue reading Eating Quality Produce Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive
The Internet completely changed life as we know it. Many of us remember a time when talking with someone who wasn't in the same room was only possible when we picked up the phone. The idea we can do so now, anytime and anywhere, is mind boggling. Last week we discussed concerns social media and… Continue reading 10 Ways Social Media Can Help Weight Loss