What to Eat (and What to Avoid) on a GLP-1 Medication

GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) medications are a class of drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity. They mimic the effects of GLP-1, a hormone naturally produced in the gastrointestinal...

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5 Benefits of Semaglutide

Don’t let fear-mongering headlines stop you from learning more about Ozempic and Wegovy Obesity is a complex and prevalent health issue, impacting millions of Americans and posing significant challenges to...

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The Facts Behind What Causes Weight Gain – And How To Finally Lose It

If you’re struggling with your weight, like many people are, you may have heard that there are dozens of diets out there, and they all work differently. It’s hard to...

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The Role of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Your Health and Your Weight

What is obstructive sleep apnea? Learn about the condition, as well as its relationship to your health and weight.  The thought of not being able to breathe while you sleep...

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome and What is the Criteria for Diagnosis?

The word metabolism gets thrown around often, as people talk about how efficiently their bodies burn calories. But while your metabolic rate gets all the attention, it’s your general metabolic...

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Debunking Cholesterol Myths

“But, doc, I don’t eat eggs, shrimp and anything with cholesterol in it! How can my numbers be bad?”  That is generally the flabbergasted reaction I get from patients who...

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