Tag: weight loss

by Emma Thake

Realistic New Years Resolutions

New Years Eve, as I am sure all of you are aware, is tomorrow! For many of us, this is a chance to start fresh and make positive changes. New Years Resolutions can be tricky though, because often people start off too ambitiously and then cannot follow through. Did you know that out of all […]


My Experience on the Dr. Oz Show

Recently Dr. Oz was put on the defensive after testifying before a US Senate subcommittee about weight-loss scams.  He was asked to appear to talk about companies who misuse his name to promote dubious weight-loss products and thus erroneously give the impression that he has endorsed these products. However, he ended up defending the way […]



Are you hungry all the time? Do you overeat? It’s a problem for lots of us so it may be good to hear that Chinese medicine has some unique solutions that take into account both the physical cravings and the emotional needs that prompt us to eat too much.


Can probiotics help you get lean?

With recent research suggesting a link between obesity and the overuse of antibiotics, we thought it might be a fitting time to discuss probiotics.  When we take antibiotics, we alter our community of healthy intestinal bacteria.  It may surprise you to learn that the bacteria in our bodies out number our human cells by a […]


Find your perfect diet

Ever pick up a book or magazine because it claims to have the secrets for the “perfect” way to eat?  Are you constantly changing your diet based on what science or the media is telling you is healthy?  What is a “perfect diet” anyway?In America, we tend to think there is this one right way […]


Weight and Fertility

Many of our patients are surprised to find out how much their weight can impact their ability to conceive. In fact an estimated 12% of all infertility issues are weight related and maintaining a healthy body mass index (BMI) is one of the most helpful things you can do to enhance your fertility. So what […]