Blog Archive

It's all about perspective Aug 26th, 2019

                I started blogging again to support the marketing efforts of my internal medicine and weight management practices in Schaumburg and Vernon Hills, and at the same time, starting to write again has been a gift.  It’s giving me a platform to talk about life changing ideas that I’ve discovered...

A Contemporary Approach To Being Well Aug 15th, 2019

  Is this you? Your alarm goes off at 6am and you tumble out of bed to make your first cup of coffee.  You get the kids going and start navigating a multitude of mini-crises before everyone is out the door.  Then it’s either off to work or on to...

The Hunger Wars in the Weight Loss Aug 11th, 2019

The last post on yoyo dieting explored the very real phenomenon of weight regain and talked about some strategies that you can use to keep the body from bouncing back up to a predetermined set point.  We talked about how there are many factors that cause a person to gain...

Weight Loss Help for the Yoyo Dieter Jul 30th, 2019

If you’re a veteran dieter, you’re probably aware that there are countless weight loss strategies to choose from.  Maybe it feels like you’ve attempted many of them.  People often find it somewhat easy to lose the weight, but as soon as you let your guard down the pounds start creeping...

Gratitude Dec 21st, 2017

GRATEFULNESS “It doesn’t matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be thankful that you have a glass and grateful that there’s something in it.” – Unknown Stop for a minute. Take 1-2 minutes right now and think about a couple things that you are thankful for today…It can be...

Obesity Medicine Summit Highlights Oct 23rd, 2017

Are you ready to hear the latest and greatest in the world of obesity medicine? Our team had the privilege of attending The Fall Obesity Summit 4 weeks ago in San Antonio. We’ve brought back information from top researchers and clinicians from around the country for you. Here is our...

Sleep deprivation, cravings, and what that means for your waistline Sep 15th, 2017

Ever wonder why after a restless night of sleep or after only getting 4-5 hours of snooze in, you find yourself reaching for that oversized blueberry muffin while at the Dunkin Donuts?  Well, there is a ton of science out there showing that sleep deprivation could be contributing to why...

What is "Mindfulness" and Why Should I Meditate? Aug 28th, 2017

What thoughts arise when you hear the word “mindfulness” or “meditation”?  As the scientific studies confirming the benefits of this practice keep pouring in, these are words we are hearing more frequently but may not completely understand.  Many believe that to “successfully” meditate we must clear our minds of thoughts....