Don’t Let Your Job Sabotage Your Weight-Loss Goals

Your job is crucial to your savings account’s bottom line, but probably not so friendly to the bottom you sit on for eight hours each workday. Plus, the typical office is a veritable minefield of temptation: vending machines with tasty (and fattening) snacks, birthday celebrations complete with cake, meetings that start with donuts, coworkers who […]

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July 6, 2016

No Gym for Exercise? No Problem!

It doesn’t take a math degree to understand the diet plan equation: fewer calories IN than OUT equals weight loss. That means that the #1 tool in the fight against fat is a well-planned, healthy diet, but it also means that you need to get moving; exercise is your friend if you want to lose […]

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

You eat right. You exercise regularly. You visit your Beach Cities Medical Weight Control center for the best in weight loss practices. You aim for a minimum of seven hours sleep each night, because you know that a lack of quality sleep is strongly connected to many health problems, including: Depression High blood pressure Lowered […]

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June 14, 2016

Change Your Environment to Aid in Weight Loss

When it comes right down to it, a great deal of weight gain is due to a preference for convenience. We all do it; drive through the fast food joint to save a few minutes spent cooking a healthy meal, hit the snooze button instead of getting up for that early morning exercise class, eat […]

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Quench Your Thirst and Boost Your Health with Fruit-Infused Water

Water. It’s the very basis of life – you can’t survive much longer than three days without it. A well-hydrated body is a happy body and if you don’t take in enough fluids, you’ll feel the consequences: Dry eyes, mouth and skin Headaches Fatigue Slowed metabolism Irritability Lightheadedness Digestive upsets Increased hunger Having said all […]

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May 21, 2016

Get Your Abs in Shape with These 5 Easy Exercises

Sure, you want to lose weight fast, not only to look your best, but also to feel your best. But it’s not enough to simply lose weight: after all, thin but flabby isn’t anyone’s dream goal. You’ve heard it before and you know it’s true; the best way to lose weight is a combination of […]

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The Health Advantages of a Home-Cooked Meal

Your life is hectic, and it sometimes seems like taking the time to prepare a home-cooked meal just isn’t possible. But if you’re serious about losing weight, cooking at home is time well spent. Besides, there are lots of fast and easy dishes that serve up in the same time it would take you to […]

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April 28, 2016

Finding a Weight-Loss Buddy

We understand…. You have the best intentions and the firmest of goals for weight loss, but sometimes, the going gets tough. Maybe it’s been a rough day, and the call of the ice cream that was supposed to be for your kids is too strong to resist. Or maybe you’re tired, and that fast-food drive-through […]

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April 20, 2016

The Benefits of Rest

You’re certainly familiar with the after-effects of a lousy night’s sleep: fatigue, irritability and brain fog. You might also be aware that a lack of sleep is closely associated with lowered immune function; when you’re overly tired, so are your T-cells, the white-blood-cell warriors of your immune system. Prolonged fatigue reduces the function of these […]

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March 22, 2016

How to Give Your Morning a Boost

How to Give Your Morning a Boost The sun is up and your alarm clock is ringing. It’s the beginning of a new day, so why not get it off to the best start possible? After all, the mood you’ve got in the morning is going to set the tone for all the hours ahead […]

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March 15, 2016