Tag: Weight loss

02 Feb

Super Bowl Diet Survival Guide

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Super Bowl Sunday is the first “holiday” of the year that can derail your New Year’s diet and exercise resolution. You don’t have to let that happen.
27 Jan

Borderline thyroid tests: When should you take thyroid medication?

When facing weight gain, people go to the doctor, suspect the thyroid, get the routine “TSH” test and are told it is probably not the problem. But often it is.
19 Jan

Is Your Doctor Missing a Thyroid Problem?

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When weight problems begin, you might suspect that the thyroid gland may be at fault. You may have noticed other symptoms, such as a fatigue, diminished sex drive, mood swings, constipation, dry skin, hair loss or feeling cold. But when you go to the doctor, you get a standard “TSH” test and are told everything is fine. As an endocrinologist, I’ve seen this many times. The truth is you still could have a thyroid problem.
05 Jan

10 Ways to Get Healthier in 2011

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Losing weight and getting healthier is the number one resolution for the New Year. A new year brings a fresh start and new hope when you have been stuck in a rut. My advice for starting off your healthy habits is to just get started. Here are ten suggestions for you to start getting healthier in 2011.
22 Dec

Using the Cold to Boost Your Metabolism

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Everyone has been talking about a new kind of dieting called thermal dieting. The idea is that when your body is cold, it burns more calories. By going out in the cold, taking a cold bath or swimming in a frigid lake, you force your body to rev up metabolism. Aside from the obvious dangers of hypothermia, the basic idea makes sense.
15 Dec

How to Start a Diet in the Middle of December

weight loss scale The middle of December is one of the best times to lose weight. Why? While everyone else is gaining weight, you can get a head start on the New Year’s weight loss bandwagon. You can lose weight now while the world continues to gain. Losing weight in December is like having a double weight loss.
26 Nov

Welcome to the blog of Scott Isaacs, M.D.

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Dr. Scott Isaacs, MD Today, I am launching my new blog, "Outsmarting Your Hungry Hormones" as well as my Facebook fanpage, Twitter profile and YouTube channel. Please check out my various social media profiles and click "Like", Follow Me, and become a subscriber!
13 Jul

Study Shows Weight Loss Supplements No Better than Placebo

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In a placebo-controlled, randomized study by Dr. Thomas Ellrott, 9 commonly used weight loss supplements were found to be no better than placebo.
25 Aug

Jillian Michaels’ New Book, “Master Your Metabolism”

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
I was very impressed with Jillian Michaels’ New York Times bestselling book Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body! The book is extremely well researched, well written and embraces the philosophy of hormones and your weight.
02 Jan

January Diet Resolutions – Feeling the Pinch?

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When it comes to losing weight this year, you may be feeling the pinch…in your waistline and your wallet. Although joining a diet program may seem like a luxury, it could actually save money now, and in the long run as weight-related surgeries, medications, co-pays, and other medical expenses are reduced or eliminated.
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