When some people think of the holidays, they are overwhelmed by unpleasant thoughts of large family gatherings, travel, excessive shopping, financial worries and endless “to do” lists. Not to mention the added temptations of comfort foods, sweet treats and holiday drinks. With all this added stress it’s no wonder people turn [...]
We’ve all been there. A busy, stressful day at work or an argument with your partner turns into a drink or two, your favorite junk food and a Netflix binge. While these things feel necessary at the time, they all work directly against your health and fitness goals.
You became a physician because you wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. You care deeply about others and help your patients improve their health and well being. National Doctor’s Day is on March 30th – so on this day, it means we are celebrating YOU. National Doctor’s Day was established to recognize physicians, [...]
It’s that time of year again! The holidays have come and gone and while it was a wonderful few days spent with family and friends, most of us are left feeling off track and out of sorts. Whether it was one too many treats, an extra helping of your favorite side dish or lack of exercise, the upcoming new year offers everyone [...]
It is ironic how in medical practice, many professional demands make it more difficult to be healthy rather than enhance our ability to model good lifestyle choices for patients. The stress and demands of medical practice can also foster unhealthy habits, such as inadequate sleep or the consumption of convenience foods.
Food Journal: A Powerful Tool for Healthy Eating The first step to fixing an unhealthy habit is to acknowledge a change needs to be made. Studies show regularly tracking of the foods you eat in a food journal is one of the most effective ways to help you lose weight. It has been proven as an extremely powerful tool in [...]