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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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Product Spot Light: Free Dietary Consultation with Our In-House Nutritionist

Product Spot Light: Free Dietary Consultation with Our In-House Nutritionist

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

Are you struggling with weight loss because you're just not sure what to eat to see results? Have you put off making a lifestyle change because you don't feel as if you'll make the right dietary choices that will help you lose the pounds? At Doctor's Best Weight Loss, not only do we offer a large variety of delicious medical-grade weight loss products, we help to guide you through your journey with individualized  assistance from our in-house nutritionist...and the best part is, your first 20-minute consultation is free and with no obligation.  During your 20-minute call, your personal nutritionist will...

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How to Measure "Mindful Eating" and Use it for Weight Loss

How to Measure "Mindful Eating" and Use it for Weight Loss

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

You may have heard the term “mindful eating” which means eating with intention, avoiding mindless calorie intake during boredom, stress, or socialization. The concept of mindful eating can be very beneficial for weight loss, however, it can be difficult to define and measure. A general rule of thumb to follow is to listen to your body and eat consciously. Eating consciously means eating when you are hungry and stopping when you are 80% full. It is easier said than done sometimes but when we eat consciously, we avoid eating out of boredom, stress or social pressure. Also, it is best...

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The Best Fruits for Weight Loss

The Best Fruits for Weight Loss

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

If you have tried other weight loss programs, you may be aware that many of them do not allow fruit due to sugar intake. At Doctor’s Best Weight Loss, we offer meal plans (click here to see them!) that give you the flexibility of adding in some fruit since we know how important fruits are for micro-nutrients and antioxidants. Not to mention, many of us love our dose of fresh and sweet produce! Of course, your weight loss goals will be expedited if you choose the best fruits that are low in sugar. Below are the top five fruits for...

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The Glycemic Index: What it is and How to Use It

The Glycemic Index: What it is and How to Use It

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

For millions of people, managing carbohydrate intake has proven to be beneficial for weight loss and improved blood sugar results. One thing to keep in mind, though, is that all carbohydrates are not created equally—different types of carbs have different effects on the body. The Glycemic Index (GI) measures the effect of carbohydrates on our blood sugar levels, so all carbohydrates are assigned a ranking (from 0-100) in terms of how quickly they cause glucose to be released into the blood after consumption. Pure table sugar is given the score of 100 (being the worst) and all other carbs have...

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Creamy Diet Hot Chocolate Product Spot Light

Creamy Diet Hot Chocolate Product Spot Light

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

While we are (hopefully) finishing up with this incredibly cold winter, we would like to share one of our top 50 selling products that will be sure to keep you warm before we jump into Spring! Doctor’s Best Weight Loss Creamy Diet Hot Chocolate is high in protein, low in carbs and sugar, and absolutely delicious in taste. Boasting 12 grams of protein per serving, with only three grams of sugar, this creamy diet hot chocolate is a tasty treat will keep you warm and help you lose the weight. An added bonus, one hot chocolate gives you 10 percent...

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Nutriwise Cream of Chicken Soup Product Spot Light

Nutriwise Cream of Chicken Soup Product Spot Light

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

With this winter’s freezing temperatures all over the country, a nice bowl of hot soup is a dinner staple, but so many soups are filled with calories, carbohydrates, and fat, making them unfriendly for our weight loss goals. This week’s product spotlight goes to our Nutriwise Cream of Chicken Soup as it will warm you up while giving you the macro-nutrients you need to assist with your weight loss success. Nutriwise Cream of Chicken Soup is high in protein, with 15 grams in each serving, which is sure to keep you full for hours. This soup is also a low-calorie,...

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Kick Your Sugar Habit with These Five Tips

Kick Your Sugar Habit with These Five Tips

Authored By Aimee Aristotelous

Undoubtedly, sugar addiction can be the most difficult aspect of the weight loss journey. Sugar is habit forming and unfortunately, excessive sugar is the primary culprit of weight gain as sugar turns to fat if not burned. An added concern, sugar consumption is directly linked to pre-diabetes and type II diabetes so it is critical to cut down on sugar for, not only, weight loss but also, blood sugar levels. Kicking a sugar habit can be just as difficult as quitting smoking, but there are different tactics to use that will assist with cutting down to acceptable levels. Keep in...

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