What to drink and not drink when intermittent fasting

What to Drink When Intermittent Fasting – And What to Avoid

It might sound horrible if you’re a foodie, but if weight loss is on the agenda this year, intermittent fasting could be the jump start you need.  You may not believe it, but Dr. Irving Penn, the founder of our program,  was one of the first pioneers in the USA to recommend intermittent fasting for […]

foods that cause inflammation

Four Foods That Cause Inflammation and Why It Matters

Inflammation has been blamed for everything from heart attacks to arthritis. In reality, it’s more complex than that, and inflammation is part of our immune system. It is a way for your body to heal itself. Inflammation only becomes a problem when it becomes chronic—meaning it never goes away. If you have chronic inflammation, some […]

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How to Eat Healthy as A Picky Eater

Children are often picky eaters. They don’t like slimy green things (like most vegetables), and they refuse to try new foods. Luckily, most of us grow out of that phase and learn to enjoy a balanced diet.  But not everyone.  At our California weight loss clinics, we teach our clients to eat intuitively while sticking […]

good carbs vs bad carbs

Good vs. Bad Carbohydrates – Here’s the Difference

Food isn’t our enemy, and it seems like we have so many choices to make. Our intuitive eating plan for you at our California weight loss clinics is designed to help you make healthier choices.  Lean protein helps maintain your muscle mass and keep your organs healthy. Fats are essential for cell growth, hormone production, […]

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Tips for Losing Weight After Pregnancy

The media (especially here in California) is obsessed with celebrities that are back in their size two jeans just days or weeks after giving birth. Not only is this unrealistic for mere mortals, but it’s also not healthy. Your body has gone through a traumatic event, and you’ve probably gained 25-35 pounds (or more). It’s […]

Weight loss myths

3 Common Food and Nutrition Myths

We all know someone who believes everything they read on the internet about food and nutrition.  They’ll read on a forum that gluten makes you fat and bloated, so now they’re a gluten-free zealot. The next week it’s dairy, meat, or eggs that are bad for you. Before long, they’re living off raw broccoli and […]

How drinking alcohol affects weight loss

3 Ways Alcohol Consumption Sabotages Your Weight Loss

The holidays are over. You likely attended several parties with too many treats and flowing champagne. Like many people, you now want to lose weight and shape up. You know it’s time to clean up your diet and hit the gym. Your weight loss clinic can give you a great eating plan, but how about […]

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How to Train Your Brain to Crave Healthy Food

It’s one thing to eat healthy because you feel you must. However, it’s something else to actually crave healthy food. I mean… who does that? If thinking about healthy food brings up visions of stringy boiled chicken with raw broccoli, you’re not alone. Many who seek help at our California weight loss clinic have the […]

5 Weight Loss Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

In the first week of the new year, you’re filled with motivation and enthusiasm to get fit. Perhaps you’ve started a diet or joined a gym. But if you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably set some vague weight-loss resolutions to lose weight and shape up.  The problem with vague resolutions is they usually lose steam […]

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5 Interesting Reasons More Water Leads to More Weight Loss

Water is essential to life, and if you want to lose weight and get your health back, then you need to start focusing on drinking more water and staying hydrated. When you stay hydrated and drink more water it can have a significant impact on your weight. Below are four interesting ways water supports a […]

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