Weight Loss Tips

Lose weight…your health depends on it!

Posted: Oct 12 in Weight Loss Tips by
Lose weight…your health depends on it!

The list of health reasons for losing weight continues to grow. The public seems to be aware that excess weight can increase the risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, but many Americans are not aware that carrying extra weight can increase the risk of developing at least 13 types of cancer. The CDC (Centers […]

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CLEAN Eating…What’s That???

Posted: Jul 19 in Latest News, Weight Loss Tips by
CLEAN Eating…What’s That???

The term “clean eating” can be intimidating, but this new, healthy living concept is quite simple. It’s easy to get stuck in the convenient routine of grabbing any breakfast bar that claims to be nutritious, or to stock up on those “healthy” yogurts that are actually filled with preservatives and added sugar. But the idea of eating clean doesn’t have to be a complicated transition. [Read more]

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Make Time For Maintenance

Posted: Jun 19 in Weight Loss Tips by
Make Time For Maintenance

Almost every patient that comes to CONCI tells us the same thing.  They tell us their mistake with previous weight losses was that they did not follow through with a maintenance program.  Sadly, after losing weight again, patients seem to forget their comment and, again, fail to commit to a maintenance program.  Unfortunately, this often […]

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Journaling and Your Weight Loss Plan

Posted: May 12 in Weight Loss Tips by
Journaling and Your Weight Loss Plan

Most dieters know the importance of journaling during weight loss, but it might be just as important to journal prior to starting your weight loss journey. Important questions to ask yourself might be: “Why do I want to lose weight?” “What is the big picture?” Answers and thoughts might be: [Read more]

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The 5 R’s of Motivation

Posted: Mar 22 in Weight Loss Tips by

Dr. Ard recently appeared on “The Balancing Act” segment with Olga Villaverde airing on Lifetime Television. Dr. Ard explained the 5 R’s of motivation and how the OPTIFAST program can support patients on their weight loss journey. [Read more]

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