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Over 50 and want to lose weight?
August 7, 2018

As people age, if they do not do something to stop it, there is a loss of muscle mass. We know.

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Can I compete as a bodybuilder without using anabolic steroids?
July 31, 2018

It seems I can’t watch more than 20 minutes of golf or football without seeing an ad for Androgel to treat.

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Calories vs. Carbs, which matters more?
July 25, 2018

6 years ago, the NY Times published an article titled,"In Dieting, Magic Isn't a Substitute for Science."  I thought then it.

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Different Types of Belly Fat (POPSUGAR)
July 20, 2018

This article discusses different kinds of belly fat and how to get rid of it.  (Thanks Jen Glantz for including me.

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Ketogenic Diets and Gut Health- Featured on Insider
July 16, 2018

I am not a fan of the ketogenic diets for many reasons, and its impact on the GI tract is certainly.

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Patient Story
July 11, 2018

I saw a patient yesterday who started with us last June at 172 pounds. By February (8 months/32 weeks), she was.

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Thinking of trying the Keto Diet?
June 27, 2018

I am not a fan of anything drastic, and severely restricting carbohydrates for the rest of your life is certainly drastic. .

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Think you can’t enjoy happy hour and lose weight? THINK AGAIN!
June 21, 2018

With a little bit of planning, you can get your drink on (responsibly) and eat great food while still progressing toward.

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Thoughts on CoolSculpting
June 14, 2018

CoolSculpting seems to be everywhere, so I was excited when Prevention reached out to ask me my opinion on it. If.

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Busting Weight Loss Myths: Talk from Be Well Philly Boot Camp
June 13, 2018

I gave this talk at the Be Well Philly Boot Camp. I think it has a lot of very valuable information.

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Stress and Weight Gain
June 12, 2018

Stress can cause not only weight gain, but weight gain in the most dangerous area of the body. I explain why.

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Be Well Philly Boot Camp Saturday
May 31, 2018

I am looking forward to the Be Well Philly Boot Camp this Saturday. From 10:30-11:00, in "The Lounge," I will be.

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Watermelon and Feta Salad
May 14, 2018

I made this simple, low-calorie salad the other night and wanted to share it. (The amounts are just estimations; I did.

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The Philly Sugar Tax (But not just sugar…)
May 9, 2018

I went into Vitamin Shoppe yesterday and was dumbfounded to find out that my Isopure (zero carbs, 40 grams of protein).

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If you don’t know what biltong is, you need to!
May 2, 2018

Biltong is a form of dried, cured meat that originated in Africa. It is similar to beef jerky and is very high in protein and low.

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Does the Blood Type Diet Work?
April 27, 2018

I think Claire Nowak did a great job outlining the different schools of thought on this "diet" in Reader's Digest Online..

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Anti-Aging Treatments that Doctors Actually Use
April 25, 2018

Clicking the picture below will take you to a Reader's Digest article that has some of my thoughts in there. Here.

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FitExpo Philadelphia 2018 – April 28th and 29th
April 24, 2018

The Dr. Seltzer Team and I are really excited to be part of the 2018 FitExpo Philadelphia hosted at the Pennsylvania.

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Should You Take a Magnesium Supplement? And If So, Which One?
April 19, 2018

Magnesium supplementation can lower blood pressure and help you relax before bed. However, if you pick the wrong one, you could.

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Women, Toning and Myth Busting
April 18, 2018

“Toning” is a very common term in the context of fitness.   I have always been fascinated when I hear, or.

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How Many Carbs Should You Eat to Lose Weight?
April 18, 2018

Carbohydrates are often unfairly vilified.  However, modulating carb intake can be an invaluable tool in losing body fat.  I wrote this.

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What do our patients eat to lose all the weight they do?
March 29, 2018

Weight loss is simple: Eat fewer calories than you burn. Doing this in the context of your life is what becomes.

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Drinking Calories
March 22, 2018

People ask me all of the time if things are healthy, and while it seems like a simple question, I am.

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High Protein Breakfast Ideas
March 12, 2018

This great article from Women's Health Magazine includes two of my favorite recipes. You don't NEED to eat breakfast, but if.

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What is your BMI? And should you care?
March 12, 2018

If you are looking to improve your health, following you Body Mass Index (BMI) should be toward the bottom of your.

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Lose Weight AND Eat Jellybeans
March 12, 2018

Doing this interview was amazing. I think this information is invaluable if you're interested in losing weight permanently.

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Tips to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution
January 1, 2018

If weight loss is on your New Year's Resolutions list this year, here are three things to increase the likelihood of.

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The Truth About Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss
December 7, 2017

Crash diets, which almost always include drastic carbohydrate reduction, do cause an initial drop in the scale, but this “weight” decrease.

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When Life Gives You Lemons
November 7, 2017

I have Parsonage Turner Syndrome. This is a rare condition in which there is damage to or complete destruction of nerves that control the muscles of the.

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Dr. Charlie Seltzer Weighs In On The Diet Soda Lawsuit
November 5, 2017

Here is my interview with 6 ABC Action News talking about the new class action lawsuit that essentially claims that diet.

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When is Your Last Meal of the Day?
October 16, 2017

I frequently emphasize personal experimentation in regard to when, and how, we consume our food. We often hear it is best.

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Is a calorie a calorie?
October 12, 2017

Is a calorie from an apple the same as a calorie from potato chip? While most people intuitively know that an.

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Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal?
October 9, 2017

From television commercials advertising large bowls of morning cereal, to food-pyramid nutrition taught in elementary schools, America is rooted in the.

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Are You Resisting Change?
October 2, 2017

By Dr. Charlie Seltzer People don't resist change. They resist being changed. - Peter Senge Motivational speakers and life coaches love.

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Can Lifestyle Changes Improve Thyroid Function?
April 17, 2017

This article does a great job of demonstrating different philosophies regarding medicine, health and wellness. Hopefully my comments make sense.  .

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Weight Fluctuations and How to Deal
September 16, 2016

Emily and I work with a lot of females in college and grad school, and like in the general population, eating.

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Philly Beer Garden Snacks for Any Calorie Budget
August 11, 2016

Emily Northington put this guide to Philadelphia’s many summer beer gardens together. Eat it. Drink it. Enjoy it. But make sure you.

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Multi-Level Marketing Protein Bar–Good? Bad? Ugly?
July 8, 2016

One of my patients gave me a bar from a very well-known multi-level marketing company. Since so many people use these.

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The Paleo Diet vs. The Paleo Mentality
June 22, 2016

The foundation of the Paleo diet is we should only eat what our ancestors were eating in the Paleolithic era. If.

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The Coffee Lover’s Survival Guide
June 15, 2016

If you’re getting derailed on your coffee run, use this survival guide to pick up a sensible option that you can.

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Happy Hour Survival Guide
June 14, 2016

Yes, You Can Still Go to Happy Hour Summer is here, the season of happy hour.  Center City Sips is in.

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Anything Is Possible With The Right Plan and Attitude
April 20, 2016

I have never posted a lifting video, but I have put my own self-consciousness aside to demonstrate what is possible with.

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Can You Avoid Diabetes? I Am Not Sure I Can.
April 12, 2016

I have an extremely strong family history of diabetes, and there is a significant likelihood that I am going to get.

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Beating Binge Eating
March 17, 2016

Congratulations to my client, Tawny Clark, who is featured in the August issue of Oxygen Magazine. The article talks about Tawny’s battle.

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Exercise Equipment and Workouts
March 14, 2016

I want to do my exercise at home.  What do I need? I suppose one could argue that the type of.

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Client Tawny Clark on the cover of PhillyFit Magazine
February 17, 2016

I am so happy for Tawny. She looks incredible, and more importantly, she feels incredible! As an aside, for those of.

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Basic Weight Lifting Workouts
July 12, 2012

I used to weigh 240 pounds and in my earlier 20’s I had back pain so bad that I couldn’t even.

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