I couldn’t resist talking about resistant starch (RS)! Why? Well, it’s a type of starch that’s been considered to be the third type of fiber found in food, and just may help your weight loss goals in many ways. Find out how.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we will continue to post a relevant topic for you each week. If you missed last week’s post on going beyond pink and feeding your body with a rainbow of colors, click here. This week we are highlighting the importance of maintaining a healthy weight for breast cancer […]
There is no question that obesity has reached a critical level and dramatic personal and societal changes are needed. Not so long ago I was asked “What an orthopedic spine surgeon knows about nutrition?” Although I believe most physicians should be experts in nutrition, the question was actually not that surprising because the standard medical […]
Reboot = Less Counting and More Eating/Drinking In today’s diet-crazed culture, calorie counting and tracking daily tallies for protein grams or fat percentages are rampant. A quick search for “diet” shows that there are hundreds of free or inexpensive iPhone apps to track the details of what you eat, your exercise and weight loss. Google […]
Being overweight is not harmless – excess fat is the major factor responsible for insulin resistance and resultant type 2 diabetes, and a risk factor for a plethora of conditions including heart disease, stroke, hypertension, high cholesterol, liver disease, gallbladder disease, respiratory problems, arthritis, and infertility. Obesity is thought to be responsible for over 100,000 […]