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2nd highest weight loss success rate in the entire nation (88.7%).1

(This includes all medical weight loss clinics and non-medical weight loss centers. The best non-medical weight loss center is only 40%.)

Weight Loss Charlotte

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Vegetarian Protein

Higher protein diets result in better weight loss ... so what choices should a vegetarian make? Frequently I give specific directions to my patients, depending on whether they are vegetarian or strict-vegan. High protein choices for a vegetarian can include dairy,...

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Healthy Fats and Cholesterol

In our weight loss program in Charlotte, we recommend patients consume healthy fats. Nuts and seeds are an important source of healthy fats. We seek to not only help you lose weight, but also to be as healthy as possible while doing so. In this study, weight loss...

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Cocoa for hardening of the arteries?

Normally, I don't post on topics like this, but it piqued my interest. Markers of inflammation have been correlated with atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). In a recent study, researchers demonstrated that cocoa decreased inflammation. One group of patients...

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Work stress and weight gain

Harvard weight loss researchers confirm our suspicions that work-related stress can cause weight gain. Weight loss researchers studied more than 1,300 individuals over a period of 10 years. Among overweight men, the biggest predictors of weight gain were stress from...

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Weight Loss reverses sleep apnea

Weight Loss reverses sleep apnea. This is not news to weight loss physicians. However, there is a very nice study published in the British Medical Journal where weight loss from a low energy diet resulted in the best improvements in sleep apnea for the patients who...

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Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)

CLA (conjugated linoleic acid). For my patients who have asked me about CLA, I give the same answer still. The jury is out and we still need more information before I would endorse its use, but here is another study which appeared to show beneficial effect. CLA...

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Tailored Diets Necessary

In this latest study, researchers noted that patients with a certain genetic variation experienced more weight loss on a low-fat diet than a low-carb diet. The gene (TCF7L2 rs7903146) associates with diabetes through GLP-1 secretion, which is more closely tied to fat...

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Omega-3 Fatty Acid heals Fatty Liver

You are not what you eat. You are what your body does with what you eat. No one would think that you could become intelligent by eating Einstein's brain. Some uncivilized societies eat the powdered bones of their deceased elders in order to absorb their essence, and...

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Not Calories-in-Calories-Out

It's not Calories-in-Calories-out. The exercise performed will result in the greatest weight loss if it causes significant changes in your resting metabolism. Remember, if you were to exercise 1 hour daily, that would leave 23 hours in your resting state. You want an...

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1 based upon statistics of Medline of published studies of weight loss programs as well as statistics provided by members of Obesity Medicine Association who have published data of their success rate.