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Fat Burning Recipes Breakfast to Dinner by Weight Loss Philadelphia



Lose 2-5 lbs a week in our medical weight loss program with these delicious recipes. In our weight loss plan you get to enjoy real food while losing weight. While the weight loss pills suppress your appetite.

Here are a few of my favorite recipes from breakfast to dinner.


Roasted Fish Recipe


  1. 6 – 8 ounces of tilapia, salmon, trout, bass or cod fillet
  2. salt and pepper to taste
  3. 2 teaspoons of olive oil


Place a small roasting pan in the oven and preheat to 450°F – 500°F. Season the fish on both sides with salt and pepper any other spices that you may like. Coat a piece of foil with the olive oil and set the fish on it. place the foil with the fish on it on the hot pan in the oven and roast for approximately 8 – 10 minutes. There should be no need to turn the fish it should roast quite nicely on the foil. Take out the fish and let it sit for a minute.

You can use the fish to put overtop a huge salad or a plate of roasted vegetables, you can make a fish sandwich using lettuce leaves, you can make a great soup of placing the fish and a huge bowl of candy low-salt chicken broth and veggies.

Tuna Salad

  • 1/4 cup of finely diced onion
  • 1/4 cup of diced tomato
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley or basil
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • a pinch of salt
  • a pinch of black pepper
  • 2 large hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 4 – 6 ounces of canned water packed tuna, drained

combine all the ingredients except the 8 and tune it in a bowl and toss gently. Place the egg slices and tuna on top of everything and enjoy.

Herb Roasted Chicken Breast

  • 1/2 tablespoon of mixed fresh herbs, oregano – Parsley – chives – thyme – etc…
  • 2 teaspoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 5 ounces of boneless skinless chicken breast

We are going to preheat or oven to 350°F. Then in a small bowl we are going to combine herbs, lemon juice and oil. Add the chicken and coat with the herb mixture. place in a baking dish and bake for 12 – 15 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink in the center.


  • 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • one15.5 ounce low-sodium canned of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 garlic close cut into several smaller pieces
  • 1/4 cup of low sodium veggie broth or water just to make things a bit more thin

place all of the ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Refrigerate in an airtight container for no more than 5 days. This makes approximately 6 servings with a serving size measuring approximately 1/3 cup.

Regular Dinner Salad

  • 2 cups of next screens
  • 1/4 cup of 4 different vegetables and the ones that you like

you can have this salad with any type of protein and you can have one of our delicious vinaigrette dressings overtop the salad.

Cobb Salad

  • supersized portions of spinach, lettuce and arugula
  • supersized portions of shredded carrots and chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 ounce of grated cheddar cheese
  • 3 large hard-boiled egg whites sliced
  • 1 cup of cubed or shredded chicken

next we are going to toss the greens, carrots and tomatoes together in a large ball and top them with the cheese, egg whites and chicken and drizzle with your favorite balsamic vinaigrette dressing.


You can have this dish also with a pound of protein – chicken – beef – fish or even tofu.

  • olive oil spray
  • 6 – 10 shiitake mushrooms
  • a minimum of 1 pound of assorted vegetables – you can try the broccoli, carrots, baby corn, asparagus, snow peas, being sprouts, water chestnuts
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup of raw cashews
  • 2 tablespoons of diced jalapenos
  • 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 cups of cooked quinoa

we are going to spray in large skillet with olive oil and heat over medium – hygiene. Add the mushrooms and sauté for 4 minutes. toss in the rest of the veggies, garlic, cashews, jalapenos and red pepper flakes and cook for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally. When the veggies are nice and tender toss with lime juice. You can put the quinoa over the vegetables.

Roasted Tomatoes

  • 3 pounds of ripe tomatoes with the cores removed
  • 1 whole head of garlic card and half encoded with olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh herbs

we will then preheat the oven to 450°F. Toss everything together except the herbs. Place all the ingredients in a roasting pan and cover with foil and roast for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Then remove and let it cool. Then press the garlic from the skin and combine with the tomatoes and fresh herbs.

You can use these to blend into a soup, serve as a sauce or condiment or combine with chicken and more veggies for a complete meal.

Roasted Yam Hashbrowns

  • 1 cup of cubed sweet potatoes
  • a pinch of salt
  • a pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of your favorite dried herb
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil

Start by preheating the oven to 400°F. Put the sweet potatoes in a ball and season with salt and pepper and the herb of your choice. Spray with olive oil and toss to coat. Then place on a sheet of aluminum foil for a cookie sheet. Roast for approximately 30 minutes or until soft when proved that the tip of the knife.

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Veggie Omelette

  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 ounce of cream
  • 1 tablespoon shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup of chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup of chopped red onions
  • 1/4 cup of chopped red peppers
  • talked with 2 ounces of sliced avocado
  • topped with 2 tablespoons of fresh salsa

Mega Salad

  • 2 cups of mixed salad greens
  • 2 ounces of chopped onions
  • 2 ounces of chopped carrots
  • 2 ounces of jicama
  • 2 ounces of cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces of chopped or shredded chicken
  • 1/3 ounce of sesame seeds
  • 1/2 ounce of chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons of oil based dressing

Salmon and Vegetables

  • 6 ounces of broiled salmon
  • 6 ounces of steamed asparagus with 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 6 ounces of steamed zucchini with 1 tablespoon of butter

Chicken Club Lettuce Wrap

  • 3 large lettuce leaves
  • 4 ounces of cooked a chicken
  • 1/2 cup of sliced red pepper
  • 1 medium plum tomato
  • 1/2 of the whole avocado
  • 1 teaspoon of mayonnaise
  • Mix everything together and place in lettuce leaves instead of bread.

Beef Stir-Fry

  • 4 ounces of sliced beef steak
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 medium sliced zucchini
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 1/2 cup of sliced bamboo shoots
  • 1/4 ounce of sesame seeds

Coat a large stir-fry pan with coconut oil. Then cook the beef first then add the vegetables.

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Fast Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes by Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia

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weight loss smoothie recipes

Smoothies are one of the easiest ways to lose weight and improve your overall health. They are especially god for breakfast when you are short on time. Here are several of my favorite weight loss smoothie recipes.

Slender Sauce

A combination of a low glycemic load, high fiber, and a large quantity of antioxidants and blood sugar stabilizers make this the near-perfect diabetic smoothie. Better still, it’s low calorie. It even tastes like a decadent Bloody Mary. The citrus helps prevent oxidation, so feel free to take this one with you for lunch.

  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish
  • 1 lemon wedge, peeled
  • 1/4 lime, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Combine all of the ingredients into a blender , blend and enjoy.

Skinny Margarita Smoothie

For those margarita nights with the girls, don’t feel left out! You’ll find this is a pretty good substitution. If you prefer, feel free to juice it instead of blending.

  • 4 celery stalks
  • 2 apples, cored and quartered
  • 2 limes, peeled
  • 1 cup water
  • Combine all of the ingredients into a blender , blend and enjoy.

Super Veggie Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with antioxidants, detoxifiers, and low-glycemic foods that help reverse insulin resistance. Plus the fiber will slow sugar absorption down even further. 2 cups spinach

  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 artichoke heart
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cucumber, quartered
  • Combine all of the ingredients into a blender , blend and enjoy.

Italian Veggie Blast

A bit reminiscent of spaghetti sauce, this tastes great and has amazing benefits for your health as well. You’re gonna love it!

  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper, de-stemmed
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 green onions
  • 3 oregano leaves
  • Combine all of the ingredients into a blender , blend and enjoy.

Antioxidants Max

This delicious vegetable-flavored drink tastes like that veggie blend that you buy in the store, only better. It’s packed with age-defying, disease-fighting antioxidants, too.

  • 1/2 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1/8 head cabbage
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 6 kale leaves
  • 1 green bell pepper, de-stemmed
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tomato
  • Combine all of the ingredients into a blender , blend and enjoy.

Healthy Veggie Treat

Even the pretty color of this one will make your liver smile. This smoothie is packed with as much flavor as nutritional value, and will keep you coming back for more.

  • 1 beet with greens
  • 1 inch slice ginger
  • 1 carrot with greens
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 apple, cored and quartered
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Combine all of the ingredients into a blender , blend and enjoy.

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Chicken with Artichokes Low Carb Recipe by Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia

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phila medical weight los slow carb recipes

Hello everyone.  This is another awesome delicious recipe that is low carb low sugar and not only tastes good but is conducive to your losing weight and achieving your weight loss goals.

In our medical weight loss program we believe that our weight loss patients should be able to eat delicious food and still be able to lose weight. So with that being said here is another one of our delicious recipes I hope you enjoy it.

  • Chicken with Artichokes
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 can quartered artichoke hearts drained
  • one half red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed
  • quarter cup of dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme

Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat and sauté the chicken breast until their golden dish should be approximately 5 to 7 minutes per side. Then remove them from the skillet. Melt the remaining tablespoon of butter and toss the artichoke hearts, pepper, onion and garlic into the skillet. Sauté this about 3 minutes or so stirring frequently. Pour the wine into the skillet and sprinkle the thyme over the vegetables. Place the chicken breast over the vegetables, turn the heat to medium low cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.

This makes approximately 4 servings each with 8 g of carbohydrates and 4 g of fiber for a total of 4 g of usable carbs and 26 g of protein.

If you need help with   losing weight or have hit a plateau in your weight loss progress give us a call at 215-821-7336.

This recipe is taken from the 1001 low-carb recipes book by Dana Carpender

Chicken Cacciatore Low Carb Recipe by Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia

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medical weight loss low carb recipe

This is a slow cooker version of one of my family favorites. This recipe brings back fond memories of when I was a young boy. When my great-grandmother would make this the entire house smelled so good, it was unbelievable. Just thinking of it right now actually makes my mouth water, it was really that good.

Although nothing can compare to my great grandma’s chicken cacciatore this recipe is delicious. It is also low-carb and packs quite a bit of good healthy protein that we know was necessary for healthy and successful weight loss.

So if you are tired of eating plain old cardboard tasting diet food I suggest that you give this recipe a try. And if you are one of our existing patients you know that we have tons of delicious recipes that not only taste good but they help you lose weight. So here is our low-carb version of chicken cacciatore. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.


  • 6 skinless chicken leg inside quarters
  • 2 cups of no sugar added spaghetti sauce
  • 8 ounces of whole mushrooms drained
  • 2 tablespoons of dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onion
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 close of crushed garlic
  • 1/4 cup of dry red wine

Simply put everything in a slow cooker and stir to combine. Cover the slow cooker, set it to low, and let it cook for 7 hours. When the time is up, remove the chicken with tongs and put it in the big serving bowl. Thicken the sauce up a little bit by adding xanthan or guar if you need it to be a little bit thicker. Then just ladle the sauce over the chicken. Line this makes approximately 6 servings each with 42 g of protein, 11 g of carbohydrates, 4 g of dietary fiber, 7 g of usable carbs. This is an awesome recipe and again it’s one of my family favorites.

So there you have it an awesome Italian style delicious weight loss meal that will analyze your taste buds and leave you with a smile on your face and a happy tummy.

If you need help with weight loss please give us a call for a free consultation at 215-821-7336 and let us help you achieve your weight loss goals.

Please come back in a day or 2 to her website because we are constantly adding awesome low-carb low sugar weight loss recipes to our website. or goal is to give all of our patients at least 2 – 5 new weight loss recipes every week.

Again if you would like help with your weight was just call us at 215-821-7336.

Hottie Delicious Eggs for Burning Fat by Weight Loss Philadelphia

fat burning recipes to eliminate hunger medical weight lossBurn fat and stop your cravings with this delicious recipe. In our goal to have our weight loss patients lose 2 – 5 pounds we are constantly giving you new and delicious fat burning recipe. Here is one of my favorite egg recipes. It is spicy hot so if you would like to decrease the spicy hotness of the recipe you can always decrease the amount of chile and red pepper flakes or you could just eliminate them altogether.


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and finely diced
  • 4 cups of tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 extra-large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh flat leaf parsley


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Heat the oil in a large heavy frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook stirring often for 5 minutes. Stir the bell pepper and Chile and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are soft and aromatic, this should take about 10 minutes or so.

Stir in the tomato sauce and tomato paste, along with the cumin and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper to taste and caulk, stirring frequently, just until the sauce begins to reduce slightly this should take about 10 minutes. (You can make the sauce and story, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Receipt and proceed with making the final dish. In this way you can use only as much sauce as is needed for one or 2 weeks of the time rather than all 5 at once.)

Crack one a good time in your small custard cup. Carefully pour it out each egg into the simmering sauce in even spacing, slightly in from the edge of the pan. Place the final egg in the center.

Transfer to the preheated oven and bake just until the whites are set and the yolk still running, about 12 min Remove from the oven and sprinkle with parsley.

Now all you have to do is enjoy this delicious recipe with your family.

This recipe is taken from the brain grain cook book by David Perlmutter, MD

If you need help with losing weight or improving your health and wellness call us for a free consultation at 215 821-7336

Low Carb Weight Loss Chicken Recipes

Hello everyone this is Dr. Kenny. In our weight loss program we like our weight loss patients to eat delicious food that will make you lose weight. So in this article I am going to give you several of my favorite chicken recipes. Throughout our website I have many recipes for weight-loss shakes, smoothies, desserts, appetizers and entrées and when it comes to entrées it seems that chicken is the favorite of most of my patients.

Here are a few of my favorite chicken recipes:

Balsamic Vinegar Roasted Chicken:

  • 1 cut up boiler – fryer
  • bay leaves
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/2 cup of dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons of Bell sonic vinegar
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Tuck a bay leaf or 2 under the skin of each piece of chicken. Sprinkle each piece with salt and pepper and arrange them in a roasting pan. Drizzle the chicken with olive oil and dot them with the same amount of butter. Roast in the oven for ones and a half hours, turning each piece every 20 – 30 minutes. When the chicken is done, put it on a platter and pour off the fat from the pan. Put the pan over medium heat and pour in the white wine and Bell sonic vinegar. Stir this around, dissolving the tasty brown stuff stuck to the pan to make a sauce. Boiled this for just a minute or two, pour into a sauce boat or a pitcher, and serve with the chicken Discard the Bay before serving. This makes 4 servings. Each with 2 g of carbohydrates, a tracer fiber and 44 g of protein.

Roasted Chicken Greek Style:

  • 3 to 4 pounds of chicken – whole, split in half, cut up or any type of chicken that you like.
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
  • Wash the chicken and patted dry with paper towels. Combine the lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper and stir them together well. If you’re using a whole chicken, rub it all over with some of this mixture, making sure to rub planning inside the body cavity as well. If you’re using cut up chicken, put it in a large resealable plastic bag, pour the marinade over it and seal the bag. Let the chicken marinate for at least an hour or as long as a day. At least one hour before you want to serve the chicken, pull it out of the bag. You can either grill your chicken or you can roasted in a 375°F oven for about one hour, which ever way you choose to cook your chicken, cook it until the juices run clear when it’s pierced to the bone. This makes about 5 servings. Each with less than 1 g of carbohydrates, a bear trace of fiber and 52 g of protein.

Tarragon Chicken:

  1. one cut up chicken
  2. 2 tablespoons of butter1 teaspoon of salt
  3. pepper to taste
  4. 3 tablespoons of dried tarragon leaves
  5. 1 clove of garlic crushed
  6. a half cup of dry white wine
  7. If your chicken is in quarters, cut the legs from the size and the wings from the breast. Melt the butter in a heavy skillet over medium – high heat and brown the chicken, turning once or twice until it’s golden all over. Pour off most of the fat and sprinkle the chicken with the salt and just a dash of pepper. Scatter the tarragon over the chicken, crushing a little between your fingers to release the flavor, and then add the garlic and the wine. Cover the skillet, turn the heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes, turning the chicken at least once. Spoon a little of the pan liquid over each piece of chicken one serving. This makes approximately 4 servings each with 2 g of carbohydrates, a trace of fiber and 44 g of protein.

Curried Chicken:

  • 4 – 5 chicken quarters cut up and skinned
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 rounded tablespoon of curry powder
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 3 – 4 cloves of garlic crushed
  • a half cup of water
  • Pre-to oven to 370°F. Arrange the chicken in a shallow baking pan, chop the onion and scatter it all over the chicken. Melt the butter in a small heavy skillet and sauté the curry powder in it for a couple of minutes, just until it starts to smell good. Mix together the cream, garlic, water and sautéed curry powder and pour the server the chicken. Bake it uncovered for one hour – 1 hour 20 minutes turning the chicken over every 20 – 30 minutes so that the sauce flavors both sides. To serve, arrange the chicken on a platter. Take the sauce in the pan and scrape it all into your blender. Blend it with a little more water or cream, if necessary, to get a nice rich golden sauce. Pour it over the chicken and serve. This makes about 4 big servings. Each with 6 g of carbohydrates and 1 g of fiber for a total of 5 g of usable carbs and 42 g of protein.

Lorenzo’s Chicken:

  • 3 chicken quarters
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 8 ounces of plain tomato sauce
  • 4 ounces of mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup of dry red wine
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 – 2 cloves of garlic crushed or 1 – 2 teaspoons of chopped garlic and oil.
  • 1 – 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried oregano
  • 3 ounces of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • You can also sprinkle some Parmesan cheese over everything if you would like.
  • Strip the skin off the chicken and cut the leg inside quarters into at the leg joint. Warm the olive oil in a big heavy skillet and brown the chicken and it over medium heat. Pour in the tomato sauce, mushrooms and wine. Add the green pepper, onion, garlic and oregano. Cover the whole thing, turn the heat to its lowest setting and forget about it for about 45 minutes – 60 minutes. When the chicken is cooked through, remove the pieces from the skillet and put them on the serving plates. If the sauce is in good and sick by now turn up the heat to medium – hi and let the sauce boil down for a few minutes. While the sauce is thickening sprinkle the shredded mozzarella over the chicken and warm each plate in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds on 50% power to melt the cheese. Spoon the sauce over each piece of chicken and serve. You can sprinkle a little bit of Parmesan cheese over your chicken if you would like. This makes about 3 servings each with 16 g of carbohydrates and 4 g of fiber for a total of 12 g of usable carbs and 49 g of protein.

I hope all of you enjoy this recipe please come back soon for more delicious weight loss recipes, health wellness and weight loss tips.

If you would like help with your weight loss or if you have any questions just call us at 215-821-7336.

Confessions of a Medical Weight Loss Diet Doctor

Good morning everyone, this is Dr. Kenny.  Usually most of my post on our website are happy, upbeat and are usually about healthy and delicious recipes, how to lose 2-5 lbs a week, weight loss exercise routines and information on some of the newest research on the weight loss, health and wellness.

But today this post is going to be more personal. If you are one of  our patients you know that Dr. Duffield, myself and our staff are very friendly and personable. And in fact many of you know just as much about us as we know about you.  And this is the way we like it.

Everyone knows that Dr. Duffield’s son is doing research at Drexel medical school, his daughter is in college and wants to be a teacher and that his younger son is a hockey superstar.

And that my older son and daughter are both in law school and my youngest son is a senior in high school and is trying to decide between attending Penn State University, Maryland University or Boston University.

In our weight loss practice we think of everyone as part of our family and this creates a warm and nurturing environment. This type of environment is not only beneficial to you our patients but it’s also beneficial to us. Each and every day we have the opportunity to assist people to not only  lose weight but to help them improve their overall health.

It is extremely gratifying to help a person lose 30 pounds and have them tell us that they have never felt better in their life, that they are taking less medications and conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and hyperthyroid are improving.

 Now with all of this being said I am going to tell you that at the young age of almost 51 years young I have been diagnosed with type II diabetes. It seems that genetically the cards were stacked against me.  My Mother has diabetes.

 As good as my diet has been it has not been perfect. And because of slacking in my diet and my genetic predisposition, I am now diabetic.

But there is a silver lining in this cloud. With following the proper diet and taking one tablet of metformin a day my blood sugar level has decreased over 150 points in just 1 week. And I have lost 7 pounds. Surprisingly even my complexion has improved and people are telling me that I look younger.

So being diagnosed with type II diabetes was probably a blessing in disguise. It was a wake-up call that I had to start making the time to take care of myself.

To exercise a little bit almost every day even if it is just a quick walk and to start following the proper nutrition and diet program.

You see for the most part I was following a pretty good diet although I confess that I probably did over indulge in my breads, pastas, rice, beans and of course pizza.

I knew that I was a good 15 pounds overweight but I figured that I am almost 51 years young so I convinced myself to be comfortable with the way I looked and the way I was feeling.

Even though I was not feeling my best. I just convinced myself that this is the way 51-year-olds should feel, and that I was getting older.  Sadly I just accepted all of this and really did not put forth any extra effort to eat  100% right and get more exercise.

So being diagnosed with diabetes was indeed a blessing.  It was a punch right on the chin that knocked me out.  But to quote a phrase from the last Rocky Balboa movie “It’s how many times you get up after you have been knocked down that makes you a champion, that makes you a winner.”

I have decided to get up from the diabetic knockout punch. I have decided to follow the proper diet to reduce the sugar levels in my blood, the proper diet that will decrease insulin spikes in my blood and the proper diet that will help me lose weight and be not only more thin but more importantly, healthier.

It’s surprising that this diagnosis came a week before I was a guest on a local radio show, “Did You Know” with Bryant Greene on 900 AM, and one of Mr. Greene’s questions was, “Does diabetes decrease your life span?”

Shockingly diabetes does decrease your lifespan by as much as 8.5 years. This is because diabetes can cause other health issues like high blood pressure, stroke, neuropathies, heart attacks and even blindness.

So many people called into the radio show with questions on diabetes. Questions like, “What is the best type of diet for a diabetic and what is the best type of exercise program if you are diabetic? “

It totally amazes me that there is so much bad information out there on diabetes. Even information that is on some of the websites of supposed authority organizations  is wrong.

This is why diabetes is killing people. This is why people are having to take increasing dosages of medications and insulin injections for their entire life.

Now, please do not misunderstand me, medication is needed especially when you are first diagnosed with diabetes. Medication is not a bad thing.

But you are doing a disservice to yourself if you are not going to make an effort to follow the proper nutritional plan to help decrease your sugar levels and get your diabetes under control.

When I was first diagnosed, my doctor told me that I would probably need to be on 2 or 3 medications and eventually insulin injections.  But now he is not so sure about that. He’s totally amazed how quickly my sugar levels  have decreased with taking just one medication and following my  anti-diabetic nutrition plan.

My anti-diabetic nutrition plan is strict,  but it is effective, for not only myself, but also for other patients that have consulted with us.

I know that this has been a very long  article and I do apologize for its length. I have written this in the hopes of helping others who suffer from diabetes and just don’t know what to do about it.

It’s very surprising that following the proper nutrition plan can help with health conditions and diseases like diabetes, hypothyroidism, high blood pressure etc.

If a friend, family member and/or loved one suffer from any of these conditions please have them read this article and I do hope it inspires them to take their health into their own hands.

And if they need help have them call us at 215-821-7336

Why Aren’t I Losing Weight & What To Do About It

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difficult weight loss made easy

If you have tried every diet and exercise program and still can’t lose weight it’s not your fault. Yes, I said it’s not your fault. Want to know why?

If you want to know why you are not losing weight read this article and if you have any questions call us at 215-821-7336

In our weight loss center we see patients that need to lose anywhere from 20 pounds to over 100 pounds. For the majority of our patients losing weight is fast and easy if they follow our program. We also have just as many patients that have had a difficult time losing weight in the past. And it’s not from a lack of effort that they are not losing weight. But it is because a large part of our society are having difficult time losing weight because of other health conditions like diabetes and hypothyroidism and also from medications that they may be taking.

Some of the health problems that make it almost impossible for people to lose weight are: diabetes, hypothyroidism, having and suffering from chronic stress, polycystic ovary syndrome, Cushing’s syndrome, syndrome X, depression and especially the hormone changes that woman have to deal with during pregnancy and when they are peri-menopausal and in the menopause.

There are also a multitude of medications that make it very difficult for people to lose weight. Medications that can make it very difficult to lose weight are some of the most common medications that people take for treating type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, some heart conditions, hormone replacement therapy, birth control pills, corticosteroids taken for conditions like asthma and lupus, antiepileptic medications taken to control seizures and even medications that are used to treat depression. (But you must not ever stop any medications unless your medical doctor tells you to.)

It is well known that some of the drugs used for taking depression may increase your appetite even lower your fat burning metabolism. Beta blockers can also decrease your metabolism and some hormone replacement therapies increases the body’s level of estrogen which is a fat storing hormone.

So because of this you could be following the latest fad diet and exercising eight hours a day but will never be able to lose the weight. But to not give up hope. We have diet weight loss nutritional plan designed specifically to help these difficult weight loss conditions.

You see we have weight loss programs designed specifically for people who have diabetes, hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome and even women going through menopause. And let’s not forget our programs for ladies who are having a difficult time losing weight after the birth of their child.

Each of these situations or conditions have a very specific nutritional plan. And the majority of people following these plans do lose weight and achieve their weight loss goals. Most not only lose weight but they also have an increase in energy and sleep better.

So if you are having a difficult time losing weight in achieving your goals give us a call for free consultation with us. Call us at 215-821-7336 and Elyse or Jackie would be glad to schedule your appointment for free consultation.