Category: Weight

What’s Inflammation Got to Do with It?

  Dr. Dave talks to Austrian scientist, Dr. Atanas Atanasov, in Vienna about inflammation, why it’s bad and why we can’t live without it. Dr. Atanasov also weighs in on the recent announcement by World Health Organization (WHO) that meat causes cancer. Sponsored by WebMD.com/heart-health

Changing the Course of History–Part I

Nickie tells the story of how she changed her risk factors and the course of her life by using practical, life-long principles to lose a large amount of weight.     A good one! “Rethinking what’s at stake. Rebranding Health.” RT @dmontgomerymd: blubrry.com/health_mastery… fb.me/1WiTxoh5g — blubrry (@blubrry) September 17, 2012

Anti-obesity Pill

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in America and across the globe.  But until now, anti-obesity drugs have been fraught with problems and complications. There has not been an anti-obesity drug since 1999 that successfully entered the US Market. Qsymia, a new combination pill of phentermine and topiramate , has been approved.  Phentermine is an appetite suppressant used for a …

Green Bean and Mushroom Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds haricots verts or tender green beans 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt 2 lemons 2 large shallots, sliced 10 ounces cremini mushrooms, very thinly sliced 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/2 to 1 teaspoons sugar 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley Freshly ground pepper Directions Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a rolling boil. …

Campfire Salad

    Ingredients Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup sherry vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salad: 2 pounds asparagus, ends trimmed 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into pieces 3 large carrots, shredded (about 2 cups) 1 cup canned black beans, drained …

Calorie Economics 101: Balance Your Caloric Checkbook

Calorie Economics Series Step 2:  ”Balance Your Caloric Checkbook” Let’s face it depriving yourself of stuff you’ve loved your entire life, as a method for weight loss and healthier living, is extremely difficult to maintain. In short, DEPRIVATION DIETS DON’T WORK! Cutting out a major nutrient (ie carbs) or an entire food group from your diet may …

Calorie Economics 101: Waste Your Food!

Step 1:  Get in the habit of ‘wasting your food’! Medical research scientists know something about calories that not everybody knows: the more calories you consume the shorter your lifespan and the sooner you age. Add to this to the well-known fact that you simply gain weight if your caloric intake isn’t exactly balanced by caloric use (daily …