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Dr Marlowes Weight Loss - Charlotte

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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...