Monthly Archives: September 2022

Are Peas A Good Choice?

  We have always heard that dietary approaches loaded with fruits and vegetables are “good” for us.  However, when focusing on weight control, prioritizing protein intake is paramount to success.  Vegetables are a good source as well but not all vegetables are “created equal” as this relates to weight control.  There are a number of […]

Keeping Your Enemies Farther Away

  Many patients have used the word “sweets” to describe the derailing food sources that thwart their weight control efforts.  They are referring to the myriad of sugar-laden snacks, desserts and other food items that have a sugary (or sweet) taste.  As soon as I hear a person use the word “sweet” I immediately interject […]

The Importance Of Compartmentalizing

  Here is a definition of “Compartmentalize”:  To compartmentalize something means to divide it into separate sections. Some people compartmentalize their lives and don’t mix their personal and professional pursuits.  Often, compartmentalizing is a defense mechanism in which people mentally separate conflicting thoughts, emotions, or experiences to avoid the discomfort of contradiction. Focusing on weight control:  Stress […]