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Customized Weight Loss Programs: How Genetics Affect Weight

Weight Loss Programs and Problems

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When it comes to weight loss many factors come into play. We all know that diet and exercise are two important factors, but they are not the only ones. When it comes to weight loss resistance, i.e. the inability to drop weight despite your best efforts, many things need to be considered. Some of these may include food sensitivities, thyroid dysfunction, adrenal dysfunction, dysglycemia (poor sugar handling) to name a few. Continue reading Customized Weight Loss Programs: How Genetics Affect Weight

Weight Loss Tips to Improve Blood Sugar Control, PCOS & Fertility

Happy New Year!  The holidays and all the decadence that often comes with them are behind us, literally and figuratively…  As a result, for many people the new year often comes with the goal to drop a few pounds.  Below you will find my general dietary recommendations that I share with people every day in my practice.  These recommendations are helpful for weight loss and signs of blood sugar instability, such as cravings for carbohydrates and sugar or fatigue after eating.   I am a firm believer in making life style changes for more effective weight loss, rather than trying the newest fad diet.  These recommendations may also be helpful for my overweight fertility clients with PCOS as scientific studies have shown that women with PCOS can regain ovulation, menstrual regularity and decrease insulin by losing 5-10% of their body weight. Continue reading Weight Loss Tips to Improve Blood Sugar Control, PCOS & Fertility