Health and Wellness

Get Off the Yo-Yo Dieting Train

Posted by Marjorie Broussard, M.D. on Feb 25, 2017 8:48:00 AM

Quick! Name all the fad diets you’ve gone on! If you’re like most people, chances are you could name more than a few, and these diets likely contributed to several cycles of yo-yo dieting for you. The bad news is that yo-yo dieting is often tiring, difficult, discouraging and takes a lot of work with little long-term reward. The good news is that you can get off the yo-yo dieting train. 

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Topics: dieting, yo-yo dieting

Do Your Homework Before Jumping onto the Fad Diet Bandwagon

Posted by Puja Sehgal, M.D. on Apr 25, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Diet trends are nothing new. It seems as if every year there’s a new trend being touted or disparaged. Among the newest fads are the gluten-free diet and the recent focus on coconut oil as a weight-loss aid. While these may not be inherently bad for you, it’s important to remember that all aspects of nutrition have to be integrated into an overall healthy diet in order to see long-term benefits.
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Topics: lose weight, dieting, coconut oil, diet, nutrition, gluten-free, weight loss, good fats

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