Discover the 5 foods that will help speed your results on a keto diet.
Discover the 5 foods that will help speed your results on a keto diet.
From constipation to diarrhea to bloating, digestive disorders are not only unpleasant, they can wreak havoc on your life. But there is hope! A therapeutic diet can help reign in your symptoms.
A pint of ice cream after a stressful day might provide temporary comfort, but it doesn’t address the underlying issues. Find out how you can take control of emotional eating and get to the root of the problem once and for all.
It’s easy to let loose and pack on a few pounds when you’re on vacation, but it’s possible to have a great time and still maintain your weight loss. Here are seven expert tips for keeping your figure while you’re showing it off on holiday.
Mediterranean-style diets receive a lot of praise, all of it well-deserved. Imagine a diet that fights cancer like a superhero, dials back cholesterol, and wards off chronic diseases to leave you leading a longer, healthier life.
If work you’re always ordering take-out at work, or reaching for a snack from the vending machine, it’s time to revise your habits. Eating healthy at work isn’t complicated, as long as you prepare in advance.
Building a healthy salad for lunch or dinner gives you a nutrient-dense meal that tastes delicious, boosts your energy and balances your blood sugar.
Feel like you’ve tried all the diets out there? It might be time to try the keto diet — an evidence-based meal plan that involves low-carbohydrate, high-fat foods. Studies have shown that following the keto plan can help you lose weight and improve your ov
Mindful eating is a great way to eat better, enjoy your food, and, here’s where it gets really interesting, lose weight. If you want to reap the incredible benefits of mindful eating, here are eight tips to get you started.
Building a lifestyle around seasonal food facilitates the body’s natural healing process.
What you eat literally controls almost every function of your body and mind. Food connects us to one another and to our bodies.
Various holiday recipes.
It has been an extremely difficult couple of weeks for people in our community and beyond, the fires were the worst to ever hit California, the loss of lives, pets and homes all has been in the hearts and minds of us all.
This award-winning article was originally published in the Marin Medical Society Journal.
Marin Weight Loss and Wellness is excited to offer some of our hydrating, flavorful drinks on special for the month of June.
The health benefits of vegetable nutrition are enormous.
Most of us have spices in our kitchen cabinet that we haphazardly throw into various recipes, but how often do we think about the nutritional value or health benefits of these spices?
Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”, is a fat-soluble vitamin that can be hard to obtain in adequate amounts because our primary source is from sun exposure.
Let’s face it, the stress we experience today is here to stay!
Your body is comprised of about 65 percent water which is needed for various physiological processes and biochemical reactions, including blood circulation, eliminating toxins and metabolism.
How often do you sit down to eat in front of the TV or your laptop, or eat in the car “on the go”, and before you know it, you’re finished and you haven’t even tasted a bite?
Are you getting enough protein throughout your day?
Next to water and food, sleep is essential for survival.
Today we are going to give you the “skinny” on healthy fats.
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been around since 5000 BC.
Starting your day with a glass of warm lemon water can revitalize the body and mind.
Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy.
Although diet and exercise are widely known as the keys to weight loss success, there is another, lesser known contributor to losing – or gaining – weight.
But some families become constrained when trying to get drugs from the Web because they don’t know what is existing.
If you’re going to avoid vacation weight gain, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Providing a healthy dose of Omega-3s, the warming spices such as cumin, cayenne and paprika add robust flavor and complexity to this dish.
This bowl of goodness is infused with delicious flavor.
Today I would like to put the Happy back in Happy and Healthy.
This salmon dish will provide you with a healthy dose of Omega-3s needed for heart and brain health as well as helping our immune system stay in fighting shape.
Enjoy this light yet aromatic chicken dish containing healing properties.
The warming spices contained in this mediterranean dish complement the richness of the lamb, a great source of B vitamins.
This plant-based treat is loaded with healthy goodness.
It’s almost Thanksgiving and, if you’re like most people, you’re getting ready for one of the largest and most festive meals of the year.
Hooray for Ms. Hawaii!
Maintaining weight loss can be challenging but with the right attitude, commitment and willingness to discover what works for you it is possible and rewarding.
There is no denying the fact that not getting enough care about health may increase your risk of countless troubles.
This protein-rich recipe makes a perfect breakfast to kick start your day.
Infused with flavor, this chicken dish is full of ingredients to support healthy digestion.
We all love to dip. A lot of times, but all that dipping adds up to quite a few extra calories, mostly fat.
We get up in the morning and we’re ready for action. We’re gung ho. We’re enthusiastic. We imagine the day.
Another year, another holiday season.
This article is adapted from Mark Gorkin, “The Stress Doc.” Dr. Gorkin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is a nationally recognized speaker, workshop leader and author on stress, reorganizational change, anger, team building, creativity and humor.
So many of my patients have been kind enough to write a testimonial for The Altschuler Center.
By this time you’ve learned the importance of planning your meals.
The robust flavor of this dish complements any meal.
Do you struggle with your body image?
It’s great to see people in the office.
People say to me all the time… “Just tell me what to do!”
People with diabetes often dread the holidays.
One of the questions I get asked a lot by my patients and friends is “how do I eat out and not kill my diet” or “we are celebrating a family birthday by going out to a restaurant but I don’t want to ruin the progress I’ve made.”
A healthy self-esteem is a starting point for a happy life.
Small changes can have a big and meaningful effect.
As we approach this busy holiday season, the best question you can ask yourself is…
“And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” ~ Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing
We live in a culture where 70 percent of the people are overweight or obese.
Three natural energy and mood boosters
It’s amazing how just a few little words, when put together in just the right way, can have a lasting impact on your life.
Stress can occur for any reason, without warning.
For those who are losing weight through the help of a medical weight loss program and are looking for new, exciting ways to exercise and get in shape, one great option to consider is training for a 5K walk or run.
Whether you are looking for a weight loss program or are in the midst of your weight loss journey, you know that it takes more than just signing up for a gym membership to get fit.
“True life is lived when tiny changes occur” –Leo Tolstoy
Have you ever been at a party, laughing with friends and enjoying yourself, and then you look down at the big bowl of chips and there are only crumbs left?
Communication helps the world go round.
Craving pasta? This simple, flavorful recipe will do the trick with more nutritional value than traditional pasta noodles and far fewer calories at only 42 calories per cup.
During your medical weight loss program you’ll be encouraged to make long-term changes to your diet.
During medical weight loss, you’ll make a number of changes to your current lifestyle.
To lose weight and keep it off, you often have to make several lifestyle changes that support that goal.
In early December of 2013 Harvard released a report about the cost of healthy eating.
Are you an optimist or a pessimist?
“The greatest wealth is health” ~Virgil
Running is a common and increasingly popular form of exercise.
Proper hydration is an important aspect of any medical weight loss program.
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” ~ Lao Tzu
During your medical weight loss program in Marin County, Dr. Altschuler will want you to incorporate exercise into your day-to-day life.
There is a rumor out there that eating healthy is too expensive.
Spring is here again, and that means it’s time to reaffirm your commitment to medical weight loss.
If you’ve spent any time in a gym lately, or surfing the web looking at popular gym workouts, then chances are you’ve stumbled across the term “interval training.”
There are millions of weight loss tips around the internet, and the majority of them aren’t true.
Sometimes, the desire to eat is driven more by the mind than the stomach.
If you are trying to lose weight, then you may have started to pay closer attention to what you eat every day.
Travel is always easier when you have a home to go back to.
A weight loss plateau is a common obstacle encountered during a weight loss program.
During your medical weight loss program you’ll be encouraged to make a series of behavioral changes that can lead to long-term weight loss success.
Spices aren’t just a colorful easy way to add flavor to healthy foods during medical weight loss in Petaluma,
If you’ve started a medical weight loss program in Petaluma, Greenbrae or Novato, there’s a good chance that you’re open to trying new things.
As you lose weight in Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Greenbrae or Novato this fall, try one of these indoor workouts to heat things up
A guide to finding the perfect pre-workout routine as you lose weight in Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Greenbrae or Novato
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. – Arnold H. Glasow
How making your lifestyle more active can help you burn calories and lose weight
During medical weight loss, an exercise partner can help you get more out of every workout
Fitness may be fairly new as you begin medical weight loss in Greenbrae or Novato, but you’ll quickly find yourself adjusting to your exercise routine.
You have probably heard someone refer to a new job or the loss of a loved one as the start of a new chapter in their life.
Eating healthy is a noble goal, but if you don’t love your diet every meal can be an uphill struggle.
Recently, the Supreme Court decided to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA),