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Pregnancy Weight

Congratulations!  You've just been blessed with your new baby.  What a gift.  Although there is a flurry of demands at this time in your life, don't delay losing the pounds you put on during pregnancy.  If you delay weight loss, you...

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Bariatric Surgery Causes Bone Loss

As a result of a recent study, some patients are choosing a medical weight loss clinic over a surgical weight loss clinic. At Dr. Marlowe's Weight Loss Institute, we perform medical weight loss, not surgery. Weight loss researchers at Children's Hospital Medical...

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Weight Loss Cycling Not Harmful

"Weight loss cycling" is the term for weight loss, then weight regain, and then weight loss again. In the past, medical weight loss clinics have told patients that weight loss cycling is harmful to health. A new analysis of weight loss demonstrates that the old view...

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TV, Heart Attack Risk

Weight loss researchers in Australia verified the correlation between television viewing time and cardiac risk factors. Weight loss researchers concluded that "[television] sitting time was detrimentally associated with waist circumference, BMI, systolic blood...

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The latest health food

Have you heard about the latest health food?  The newsmedia says it will cure cancer and cause dramatic weight loss.  Sounds too good to be true. That's because it's not true. Every few months, the newsmedia catches upon a tidbit from a medical journal and then blows...

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Bariatric surgery cause of cancer

As a result of a recent study, some patients are choosing a medical weight loss clinic over a surgical weight loss clinic. At Dr. Marlowe's Weight Loss Institute, we perform medical weight loss, not surgery. For the majority of patients who experience weight loss...

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Probiotics Help Weight Loss

Small studies begin to suggest that probiotics may help further weight loss attempts. In previous studies, patients have included probiotics after their bariatric surgery and have lost more weight than patients who did not consume probiotics. In this most recent...

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Cancer gene promotes obesity

Cancer researchers working with mice discovered the most interesting phenomenon. When the researchers bred a group of mice who lack the PIKE cancer gene, the mice resisted developing obesity. Researchers fed a high-fat diet to both normal mice and PIKE-free mice. The...

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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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