904, 2014

Understanding Food Labels

By |April 9th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Food labels can be found on the back of just about any packaged food or drink. Food nutrition labels are a great way to keep count of calories, but did you know that they can help you keep track of all the nutrients in your food too? Nutrition labels provide you with in-depth information, such as serving sizes and the amount of sodium, fat and fiber in your food.

2603, 2014

Low Impact Activity for Weight Loss

By |March 26th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Low impact activity is exercise that puts minimal pressure on the joints in your hips, knees or ankles. If you are struggling with your weight, this type of activity is perfect for you, especially during medical weight loss. Low impact activity gets your heart rate up without causing too much stress on your body. It can be relaxing at low intensities and beneficial towards your overall weight loss goals.

1203, 2014

Controlling Emotional Eating

By |March 12th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

There are plenty of reasons why you might eat, other than hunger—you’re bored, stressed, anxious or angry and trying to find relief—but eating for those reasons is not only detrimental to any weight loss goals you may have, but it often leaves you feeling worse. After you’ve finished eating, the original emotional issue is still there, and on top of that, you may even feel guilt for overeating.

703, 2014

Sudha: 28.2 lbs. Weight Loss*

By |March 7th, 2014|Categories: Patient Testimonials|Tags: |2 Comments

I started gaining weight after menopause when I was 55, and within 5 years it slowly reached 171 lbs. – my highest weight ever! I suffered from asthma due to pollution, had arthritis in my knees, high cholesterol and triglycerides, low HDL, hypertension and overall lacked energy. I had terrible pain in my knees all the time and had to use a cane for support while walking. I thought this was normal for a 60 year old… and that’s what aging does to people!

2602, 2014

Obesity Tied to Memory Loss

By |February 26th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

It’s no secret that obesity can lead to severe health problems. The physical effects of obesity have been well documented to include diabetes, heart disease, respiratory problems, and increased risk for stroke. But now researchers say that obesity may also affect your mental health.

1202, 2014

Lose Weight with Home Workouts

By |February 12th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Stronger muscles, lower stress levels, better mood, a more athletic physique—these benefits come with a good workout routine, but you’ll need more than just a few trips to the gym to experience them. A strong fitness level is something that must be built slowly and steadily, improving incrementally as we introduce our bodies to new and harder challenges.

2201, 2014

Carving Out Time for You

By |January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Living a healthy lifestyle takes time. No one is going to pretend that it is quicker to go home and cook a healthy meal than it is to stop at the drive thru. This is why eating on the go has become such a problem in the United States. We are busy people, and fattening fast foods are easier in a time crunch.

801, 2014

Bringing Weight Loss Home

By |January 8th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Though your weight loss center in Charlotte may be where your weight loss journey started, it will not be the only place that plays a crucial role in your progress. Because our habits are strongly influenced by our environments, learning how to surround yourself with a healthy atmosphere can be a valuable strategy in losing weight.

*Disclaimer: Medical weight loss programs are individualized to meet the specific needs of each patient. Individual results vary.