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07 Feb

Scientifically Based Weight Loss with Proven Results

Metabolism, Weight Loss 7 Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
Many people gain weight despite eating healthier and getting more physical activity. If you are working hard at losing weight and are not seeing results, you may have a medical problem. We specialize in the medical and hormonal evaluation and treatment of abnormal weight gain and diet-resistant obesity.
28 Jan

2013 Superbowl Food Statistics

Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
The Superbowl has become one of the largest events of all time. It boasts the largest crowds, largest parties, and most antacid sales the day after. Below are some interesting facts about the Superbowl that you probably never knew about. The information gathered in this page are from various sources around the web at various times.
24 Jan

Exercise lengthens your life – even if you’re overweight

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
Researchers from the National Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and other organizations analyzed six different prospective cohort studies of more than 632,000 people ages 40 and older. The studies had a median follow-up period of 10 years, with roughly 82,000 reported deaths. Regular, moderate intensity exercise was associated with an increased life expectancy, even when the person exercising had an unhealthy Body Mass Index (BMI).
04 Jan

Losing Weight: It’s Not Just About Willpower

Beat Overeating Now! There is not a simple explanation for why some people struggle to lose weight. There is no one-size-fits-all formula to shed extra pounds. Many people gain weight due to hormonal imbalances that make it nearly impossible to slim down without medical help. Other people may be eating the wrong foods, disrupting hormone levels and triggering hunger and, as a result, overeating.
30 Nov

Veg Out!

Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
Eat a cup of veggies before 10 a.m. as a morning ritual. Think of it as taking a vitamin instead of part of your diet. Even if you don't do it every day, try it for one day. What do you have to lose.
27 Nov

Peel Off Pudge With Pepper

Hormones, Metabolism, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
A grind of pepper doesn’t just add flavor–it may ward off fat, researchers say. Turns out piperine, a core component of the spice, impedes the body’s process of forming fat. “It makes fat cells less likely to develop, mature, grow, or multiply,” explains Scott Isaacs, MD, an endocrinologist in Atlanta.
19 Nov

Children Learn What They Live

Uncategorized No Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
If children live with healthy foods, they learn how to eat.
15 Nov

How to Spot (and Prevent) Thyroid Cancer

Uncategorized 1 Comment by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
“We’re not yet sure why thyroid cancer affects more young women than men, but thyroid disorders themselves are more common among women,” says endocrinologist Scott Isaacs, MD, clinical instructor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. “Thyroid cancer just moved up the list of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women, and now sits at fifth.”
14 Nov

How to Boost Testosterone Levels

Testosterone 2 Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
If you’re overweight, exercise can improve your testosterone levels by helping you shed pounds, says Isaacs, the author of Hormonal Balance: How to Lose Weight By Understanding Your Hormones and Metabolism.
05 Nov

How to Flatten Your Belly

Diabetes, Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
If a genie gave you the chance to change one thing about your body, what would you wish for? If you'd ask for a flatter belly, you've got plenty of company—72% of women ages 45 to 64 named the abs the body part they felt most insecure about, according to a recent survey by the research firm Mintel. It's no wonder. The more birthday candles you blow out, the more difficult it is to keep belly fat at bay.
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