long-term weight maintenance

Menopause and Weight Loss

Editor’s note: If, like so many women, you’re confronting the issue of weight gain and menopause, here’s some advice from Dr. Deena Solomon, a Santa Monica-based weight management expert and the author of Immaculate Consumption: The Path to Lifelong Weight Management:

Develop Patience: Neutralize your mindset by reframing menopausal types of experiences. Being informed about the effects of estrogen provides a greater sense of control. First and foremost, women will need lots more patience to […]

Take a Healthy New Approach to the Jewish Fast Days

My old friend Howard Steinberg, a practicing Orthodox Jew for over five decades, loves to fast. He sees it as a detox from accumulated sin that deprives him from greater spiritual growth.

“Fasting is about my spirituality,” he said. “Even though I feel hunger, I focus on the meaning of the day, and my relationship with people and God. It is a total focus on my spirit. If I think of food, then I am thinking of […]

Doctors Say We Actually Need Salt in Our Diet, but It’s All About Moderation

Salt sometimes gets a bad reputation. While we know we’re not exactly supposed to let those white crystals snow on everything we eat, it’s actually not that bad for us in many circumstances. We may avoid it in an effort to be healthy, but it’s also often something necessary and helpful to becoming healthier. Many people don’t realize that salt, or sodium chloride, is composed of vital components our body actually needs.

“We lose salt when […]

According to Experts, This Diet Rule Is the Key to Weight Loss

When trying to lose weight, the specific diet plan you’re on might not matter much. What experts say gets you pound-shedding results is an equation called CICO or “calories in, calories out.” For weight loss to work, you have to restrict calories in some way, so it doesn’t quite make a difference if you’re eating keto, Whole30, Paleo, or gluten-free, so long as you’re making sure you take in less calories than you’re burning.

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The Incurable Addiction: Food

An Incurable Addiction: Food - blog post by Weight Management Expert Dr. Deena Solomon

The Incurable Addiction: Food

The search box in Wikipedia brought up this article after the word addiction was typed in. Replace the word Food instead of Opioid and/or drug in the following discussion.

Opioid dependence

From Wikipedia.

Opioid dependency is a […]