The Financial Impact of Obesity
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The Financial Impact of Obesity

Being obese comes with an increased risk of developing certain types of cancer, coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and significant increases in early mortality. What’s less known is the financial impact of obesity. From additional health bills, lost productivity at work and reduced employment opportunities due to discrimination, obesity can hit your…

How Small Changes can Make or Break a Weight Loss Strategy
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How Small Changes can Make or Break a Weight Loss Strategy

Actions we take every day eventually become habits.  These habits compound over time to either make it easier or harder to maintain a healthy weight. Thus what we do everyday is a major factor in the success of any weight loss strategy. Sometimes changing to a new environment can cause changes in lifestyle habits that result…

Steps to Tackle Obesity in Children and Teens

Steps to Tackle Obesity in Children and Teens

Throughout the past 30 years, childhood obesity rates have more than doubled in the United States. Here is how we can reverse this growing trend: 1. Take it Seriously Being an overweight or obese child or teen is no laughing matter.  Childhood or teen obesity is a serious disease that can severely affect other aspects…

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss – Do’s and Don’ts

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss – Do’s and Don’ts

If you are about to begin a weight loss program, there is a very good chance that it involves eating less.  When “eating less” involves skipping one or more meals, then we say that you are following a “fasting” strategy. The most popular of the fasting techniques is “intermittent fasting” which involves skipping meals on…

Maximize Results By Sticking to Your Weight Loss Program

Maximize Results By Sticking to Your Weight Loss Program

At Dr. Amir’s Weight Loss and Metabolism Center, we create weight loss programs that are carefully balanced to deliver optimal weight loss results. As you follow the customized plan that we provide you it is important to stay away from foods and off-the-shelf products that are not prescribed by the program. Why? Because straying from…