Medical Weight Loss Clinic of Tri-State Blog

3 TIPS TO UNDERSTANDING NUTRIENT CLAIMS

on November 4th, 2013 Leave a Comment

When walking up and down the aisles of the grocery store, you see color packages loudly proclaiming the contents to be free of or low in calories, fat, sodium, and sugar. But what do these statements really mean? Understanding nutrient content claims can help you to better understand the type of food you are consuming […]

Continue Reading →

SMALL STEPS TOWARDS A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

on October 28th, 2013 Leave a Comment

We all know what happens. You start a work out plan and it goes well for a while, until real life factors start getting in the way. After a busy day you want to go home and partake in life’s little pleasures. You want to play with your kids, tune into your favorite television shows, […]

Continue Reading →

WATCH WHAT YOU EAT, AND HOW YOU EAT IT

on October 21st, 2013 Leave a Comment

Good nutrition practices are a key factor to your weight loss and maintenance success, but another part of “watching what you eat” is just as important: practicing food safety. Take preventative measures to ensure that you and your family are really eating healthy. Keep It Clean: Wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm, soapy […]

Continue Reading →

WALK FOR YOUR HEALTH

on October 14th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Walking is a part of daily life. You do it from your car to your desk, to the bathroom, up and down the stairs, and everywhere in between. But, how many steps are you taking daily? Knowing this can help you to implement a small change that can help you become healthier. Some studies suggest […]

Continue Reading →

STRETCH

on October 7th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Stand up, hold your arms out in front of you, bend at the waist, and try to touch your toes. Can you do it? Do you feel tightness in the back of your legs? Stretching your muscles and joints through something as simple as touching your toes is an important part of wellness and one […]

Continue Reading →

FITTING FITNESS IN YOUR SCHEDULE

on October 1st, 2013 Leave a Comment

Let’s face it, our lives are busy; our days are spent at work, running errands, taking care of our children, and a million other tasks in between. In the end, there’s not a lot of me time. As a result, our health takes a backseat to all the other things we need to do. But, it doesn’t […]

Continue Reading →

AMA DECIDES TO CALL OBESITY A “DISEASE”

on September 18th, 2013 Leave a Comment

We’re at a major milestone in the treatment of obesity; the American Medical Association (AMA) voted, during their annual meeting, to classify obesity as a disease. While not legally binding, this decision from a group of over 224,000 medical professionals could potentially cause a major policy change. How? Obesity will now no longer be thought […]

Continue Reading →

MAKING EXERCISE A ROUTINE

on September 11th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Motivation strikes! You go out and buy new sneakers, the latest trendy work out clothes, and joined the gym, not only a month-to-month membership, but a full year commitment! You figure that all the money you put into this exercise endeavor will surely keep you motivated. Yet, six months into the program, you find exercising […]

Continue Reading →

BUYING HEALTHY ISN’T ALWAYS EXPENSIVE

on September 4th, 2013 Leave a Comment

We’ve heard it all before. You really want to eat healthy and buy nutritional food, but it’s just so expensive. There’s no way that you can afford to purchase all the food you need, so instead, you opt to get whatever is seemingly cheaper. You think you’re sacrificing your health to be frugal, but in […]

Continue Reading →

UNDERSTANDING ORGANIC LABELS

on August 28th, 2013 Leave a Comment

As you transition to grocery food and begin strolling the aisles for diet-friendly items, you will notice foods are now touting the organic food label. When buying organic, look for the following regulated terms on food labels: Food labeled “100% organic” has no synthetic ingredients and can legally use the USDA organic seal Food labeled […]

Continue Reading →