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Top 3 Weight Loss Tip for Busy Professionals

Losing weight can be a big challenge if you are a busy professional because tight schedules and long working hours can translate into missed meals and skipped workouts. However, you can overcome this challenge by making the following lifestyle modifications.

Exercise in the Morning

Exercising in the morning is one of the best things you can do to achieve your weight loss goal because of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. This simply means that morning exercise boosts your metabolism and helps your body burn more calories during the rest of the day. Continue reading


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Top 3 Weight Loss Spices

Weight loss spices are great additions to any diet since they add tons of flavor to food as they boost the metabolism and help the body burn more calories.

Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper which is also known as capsicum annuum, contains a compound known as capsaicin which is said to shrink fat tissue and lower fat levels in the blood. Continue reading


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Personalized Medicine: Mapping Out Your Code

As a physician, I see many patients who have similar conditions. However, I also realize that every patient will need slightly different combinations of medications. I have also noted that not everybody responds in the same way to similar treatment.

I have often wondered if there was a way to “map out” the “code” of how an individual’s body produces the enzymes that break down the medications.

What if we could use this map to check for an error that leads to the production of an enzyme or a co-factor in the body that may hinder optimal biochemical production?

Or, what if we could counsel patients to take certain supplements and correct these errors? Continue reading


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Top 3 Weight Loss Herbs

Herbs have been used for centuries to cure many ailments and studies have now shown that they can also be used to aid natural weight loss.

Green Tea

Green tea which is also known as Camellia sinensis, has been shown to be a mild appetite suppressant (1). Continue reading


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Top 3 Dairy Weight Loss Snacks

Perfect weight loss snacks should be packed with nutrients and ideally provide you with between 150 and 200 calories to keep your energy levels up. These healthy snacks should also preferably contain 10 to 15 grams of protein and 5 to 10 grams of fiber to help you feel full between meals.

Weight loss snacks should also keep your metabolism revving so that your body can burn more calories even when you are resting. They should also prevent your blood sugar from rising too sharply after they are consumed since leads to the storage of sugars as fat in the body. Continue reading