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Are there any over-the-counter or internet weight loss pills that are helpful?

I am asked almost daily from patients and from friends about my opinion on over the counter, or over the internet weight loss products. My answer is usually “there is really no scientific evidence that X product will work, so it is not something I would recommend.” I get it. I’ve been obese before. I remember feeling so bad about myself, and feeling frustrated that I wasn’t able to lose weight and wanting a quick fix so badly. I remember reading advertisements about a new …

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What is the Keto Diet, and is it the same as the Atkins Diet?

The ketogenic diet, the Atkins diet and South Beach diet are all considered low carbohydrate meal plans (I’ll call them low carb meal plans in this blog), although there are some differences. Before we talk about the differences low carb meal plans, let’s look at the history of the low carb diet. A low carb diet was used initially to treat diabetes and epilepsy The first low carb diets were used in the 1800s for kids who developed type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). Insulin was …

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What happened to the low fat diet that was so popular in the 1990s?

If you follow dieting trends, you probably haven’t heard much about the low fat diet since the 1990s. However, the low fat diet is still an effective meal plan for weight loss.  Let’s take a look at the history of the low fat diet so we can understand these trends. History of the origin of the low fat diet The American diet in general was high in fat in the 1950s to 1970s.  Heart disease was common, and there were eight U.S. Senators who died …

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