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What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Weight Loss

Since the most common weight loss advise to count calories and exercise more hasn’t worked, pharmaceutical companies have finally garnered approval for two new “obesity” medications -- namely, Belviq and Qsymia. Belviq was rejected by the FDA in 2010 due to the development of heart valvular defects, yet recently received approval with acknowledged side effects [...]


It seems there is massive confusion about what to eat. The short answer is real food. We will not be hungry if we eat ten vegetables and fruits a day. I truly understand why you are confused. One day you read that soy is good, then you read that it is bad. Then there is [...]

Weight Loss ~ European Style

Why do you gain so much weight as you age? Why is there so much loss of muscle as you age? Why is there so much fat accumulation in your belly? Can you ever get lean again? Why do you keep losing weight and regaining it...plus some? Patients tell me that despite exercise devotion and [...]

The HCG Diet

The Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) diet actually helps you lose fat, even those proverbial last ten pounds nearly everyone complains about. The HCG diet was researched and developed in Italy by A.T.W. Simeons, M.D. in Italy around fifty years ago. Many moons ago I learned that this is how many Europeans lose fat. Originally, I [...]

RFM Notes 05/23/09

Obesity has doubled since 1980 and obese Americans now outnumber those who are overweight. Carbohydrates which are refined, meaning white flour and white sugar, are reflected in your blood work as triglycerides, hsCRP (measure of inflammation), Insulin, C Reactive Protein, Albumin, Protein, etc. So I have a good idea what you are eating and how [...]

Medical Weight Loss

First of all, stop dieting. So you are not your ideal weight. This is not necessarily your fault. Most of us are scurrying with frightening rapidity as we navigate our lives. And not only is the medical information confusing, eating for ideal weight is difficult in this country. As a physician I may say [...]

How Metformin Works

In the event you are taking the medication Metformin (also called Glucophage), here is how it works:     Increases Insulin sensitivity (most have Insulin Resistance)   Inhibits destructive binding of glucose to proteins (including tendons and ligaments)   DECREASES absorption of glucose/sugar - which does not mean one can overeat   Improves circulation   [...]

Hormones and Hunger

This is how we gain weight over the decades -- •chronic stress •increase steroid and Insulin production •increase appetite •portions too large •store belly fat which produces inflammatory hormones •liver becomes  inflamed and filled with fat •secondary to overeating, we are now Insulin Resistant •Pancreas makes more Insulin, and eventually we get Diabetes •very hungry [...]

HCG Inner Sanctum Secrets

There are three major kinds of fat...…. . 1. Structural fat which cushions your organs and the bottom of your feet, 2. Reserve fat in case you don't eat for a day or two, 3. Abnormal fat that accumulates over decades, contains toxins, causes cravings, and is nearly impossible to lose. The obesity epidemic will [...]


THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION DECLARES OBESITY A DISEASE The American Medical Association (AMA) has finally acknowledged the elephant in the room and has declared obesity a disease. It seems we are a species that has evolved to survive starvation, but not to resist abundance. As a result, too many are taking medications for high blood [...]