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How to Prevent or Manage Type II Diabetes with Proper Nutrition

How to Prevent or Manage Type II Diabetes with Proper Nutrition

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

If you have been diagnosed with type II diabetes and your doctor said you can manage it with proper nutrition, Doctor's Best Weight Loss has put together the following recommendations for you. There are some cases of diabetes that do require medication so please follow your doctor’s orders. If you are currently trying to combat type II diabetes or you are taking preventative measures, the below guidelines may assist you. Limit or Eliminate Sugar The reality of fighting or avoiding type II diabetes comes down to severely limiting sugar. Consuming sugar is directly related with raising our blood sugar which...

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A One-Week Meal Plan Just for You!

A One-Week Meal Plan Just for You!

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

At Doctor’s Best Weight Loss, our Certified Nutritionist will formulate your very own meal plan (and it’s free!) based on your food preferences, but today you can see an example below if you’d like to try it out! We do offer meal plans that entail five products per day and a sensible dinner--if you’re not sure what to make for dinner, you will see seven examples in this blog. In addition to our meal plans (five products per day plus a sensible dinner--click here to view), we offer super saver bundles of shakes, soups, and bars so essentially, you can...

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Sea Salt and Vinegar Protein Chips Product Spot Light

Sea Salt and Vinegar Protein Chips Product Spot Light

When you think of losing weight, you probably don't expect the ability to keep particular food items as part of your daily regime. Potato chips are most likely one of those items you would never even imagine being able to enjoy on your diet. This week's Doctor's Best Weight Loss Product Spot Light goes to NutriWise Protein Chips since they are a game changer when looking to keep your weight loss nutrition plan successful, while still delicious. With only 130 calories per bag and 10 grams of high quality protein, you can enjoy the crisp, salty satisfaction of potato chips...

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The Five Most Effective Ways to Lose the Weight

The Five Most Effective Ways to Lose the Weight

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

We all want tips on how to lose weight but there are so many different opinions on the internet, as well as from nutritionists. To lose weight safely and effectively, the below tips are the ones I always recommend as they tend to work for most people if followed accurately. The good news is that if you don’t enjoy working out or you just don’t have time, this list is based only on food and nutrition because yes, you can lose weight without exercise. If you do, in fact, like going to the gym then your results will be expedited...

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The Commercial Fruit Juice Myth

The Commercial Fruit Juice Myth

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

Commercial fruit juice is a conventional beverage that is included in many wellness and weight loss diet regimens. Fruit juices do contain some essential vitamins but those vitamins come with a cost and that cost is an overabundance of fructose (sugar from fruit). The average American consumes eighty-eight grams of sugar per day—that’s equivalent to twenty-two teaspoons! It is a common misconception that sugar from fruit juice is harmless since it comes from a natural source. Unfortunately, whether you consume sugar from a candy bar or sugar from a glass of juice, your body will have the same reaction—raised blood...

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Protiwise Meal Plan Product Spot Light

Protiwise Meal Plan Product Spot Light

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

If you have heard of Ideal Protein and are looking for something similar, you are in luck as we have the products for you! Our Protiwise line of products is formulated in the same manner as Ideal Protein, however, our in-house nutritionist will assist you with creating a meal plan that has more leniency (with just as much success) if a strict nutrition regimen is not your style. In fact, you can schedule a free 20-minute nutrition consultation here to start working on your individualized program. If you’re unfamiliar with the way our meal plans work, please refer to the...

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Six Ways to Avoid Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals During Holiday Meals

Six Ways to Avoid Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals During Holiday Meals

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

With Easter on the horizon, yet another delicious holiday meal is in our near future. Although Easter doesn’t tend to be as large of a food festival as Thanksgiving or Christmas, it still tends to be a day of more than average caloric intake. First of all, if you plan to take a small hiatus from your nutrition plan to have a cheat meal…or even a cheat day, that is perfectly fine--you deserve it after all of the hard work you have been putting into your goals. Now, if you’re someone who still aims to stick to your regimen during...

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The Lowest-Mercury Seafood Selections

The Lowest-Mercury Seafood Selections

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

Fish and shellfish are some of the healthiest proteins and fats in our food supply and of course, protein and fat assists with weight loss and maintaining ideal blood sugar levels. You may be wondering if consuming seafood on a regular basis may be detrimental to your health with regard to potential environmental toxins such as mercury. And yes, while there are some fish to avoid, there are still plenty seafood options that have all of the beneficial macro-nutrients while remaining relatively low in toxins. Larger and older fish tend to have higher mercury content as they have been around...

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