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Healthy Eating Basics: Eat the Rainbow Jun 4th, 2018

What does eating healthy actually mean? Experts might disagree if one should eat red meat or no red meat, oils (such as olive oil or peanut oil or grapeseed oil) or no oils, grains or no grains and even if one should take nutritional supplements such as calcium or  magnesium. But...

Create a Mindful Morning Routing Aug 14th, 2017

Create a Mindful Morning RoutineAt Physicians Weight Loss Centers we often talk with clients about the daily habits that lead to successful  weight loss. Eating triggers are difficult to unravel, but being mindful can put a breather between the trigger and the decision you make to eat. It allows you...

Health Coaches Pave the Way for Effective Weight Loss Jun 17th, 2017

Thanks to Holli Thompson for posting this blog that highlights the value of the nutritional counseling we provide.Guest Post by Joshua RosenthalFounder, Institute for Integrative NutritionAs policy makers continue to debate the future of healthcare in America, there is an often overlooked, yet important, part of our healthcare system. Think...

Got Milk? Let's Talk Healthy Plant-Based Alternatives May 14th, 2017

If the “Got Milk?” campaign ran today, many people would answer that question with a resounding no. But while the white mustache look may have gone out of style, plant-based milks are more popular than ever. And whatever the reason you’ve decided to ditch dairy——you may need help navigating the now...

How Much to Walk for Weight Loss & More May 2nd, 2017

In this day and age of high-tech fitness, it's important to know that a simple walking habit can still go a long way towards keeping you healthy and fit. It can also help to improve existing symptoms of certain conditions, such as high blood pressure and Type 2 Diabetes. As...

Is Sugar Bad for Your Health as Well as Your Waistline? Feb 20th, 2017

Excerpted and adapted from an article written by Dr. Josh Axe of “Dr. Axe, Food is Medicine”.Is sugar bad for you? Can it really have an impact on the entire human body? When we’re talking about added sugar, the answer is definitely “yes.” Although the sugar industry has actively fought to...

Picture This! Feb 1st, 2017

It’s common to avoid situations that may make you feel worse about yourself.  You may fear you will not do well in a weight loss program.  Fear of failure is very common.  For example, before some major sports competitions, some athletes injure themselves on purpose or unconsciously to avoid having...

Why Body Composition is So Important to Your Health in 2017 Jan 27th, 2017

Editor's Note: This article is adopted from one written by Dr. Michael Mong, an ophthalmologist and obesity specialist who works with InBody devices. Dr. Mong is board certified in Ophthalmology and Obesity Medicine with a special interest in the prevention and reversal of pre-diabetes and diabetes, as well as Functional Medicine. Now is...

TIPS FOR FINDING THE RIGHT DIET PLAN Oct 3rd, 2016

Have you tried multiple diet programs, yet haven’t seen any lasting results? Perhaps your friend gave rave reviews to a diet program that simply didn’t do anything for you. Finding the right program can be challenging and it’s important to keep in mind that what works for one person might...

ACHIEVING FASTER WEIGHT LOSS WITH MEDICAL HELP Oct 3rd, 2016

Unfortunately, most diet programs don’t provide you with the support, tools, and personalized guidance that is necessary for success. That’s why so many people have turned to weight loss doctors in Fairfax, VA for help. Medically supervised diet programs can not only help you achieve your goals; they can also...

BODY COMPOSITION ANALYSIS 101 Oct 3rd, 2016

At Physicians Weight Loss Centers of Fairfax, we rely on the InBody 570 system to perform body composition analysis for our patients. These analyses allow our weight loss doctors in Fairfax, VA, to devise the right plan for you.During a body composition analysis, you’ll remove your shoes and socks and...

FOOD CRAVINGS 101 Oct 3rd, 2016

Fortunately,weight loss doctors in Fairfax, VA, can give you the strategies you need to successfully overcome this obstacle. It’s commonly thought that food cravings are an indication that your body needs a specific nutrient. But the science expert in this featured video debunks this theory, noting that nutritional deficiencies only...

HOW CHANGING YOUR WEIGHT CHANGES YOUR LIFE Oct 3rd, 2016

Many people in the Fairfax, VA area want to lose weight to improve their health, particularly if they are at risk of heart disease and diabetes. However, the benefits of structured diet programs extend well beyond improving overall health. You’ll likely find countless little ways that losing weight has benefitted you...

WEIGHT LOSS PRODUCTS THAT CAN HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOAL Oct 3rd, 2016

Physicians WEIGHT LOSS Centers offers high-quality weight loss foods and other products that can help you rapidly achieve your target weight. When you become a client at our weight loss center, a doctor will discuss the health pills and natural appetite suppressants that may be useful to you during your...

IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN OBESITY AND DEPRESSION? Oct 3rd, 2016

One often overlooked impact of weight gain is depression. In some cases, depression leads to weight gain, while in other instances, weight gain can lead to depression. When you lose weight, you may find that your mood changes and that any depression you are suffering from could ease. Talking to...

TIPS FOR OVERCOMING YOUR FOOD CRAVINGS Sep 28th, 2016

When the urge to eat foods that aren’t part of your diet meal plan in Fairfax, VA, become overwhelming, what can you do? Stay on track to lose weight and reach your goals with these tips.Consider the SituationSometimes, stepping back and considering why you may be craving something can be...

THE ROLE OF MEDICAL SCREENINGS IN WEIGHT LOSS Sep 28th, 2016

Everyone has different health issues and some of them may affect your diet program. These include diabetes and heart disease. Before you begin your diet program, your medical provider will conduct a thorough medical screening. You’ll be asked to provide your full medical history, including any medical conditions you may...

COMPARING STRENGTH AND CARDIO WORKOUTS Sep 28th, 2016

 Working out is secondary to working with weight loss doctors and eating weight loss food, but exercise can burn off a few extra calories and improve your overall health. Fitness experts recommend getting a mixture of cardiovascular and strength training exercise each week to burn calories and strengthen muscles.When you...