Sleep and Weight Loss

August 29, 2018

According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, dieters that were getting adequate sleep (7+hours per night) were losing body fat, not muscle mass. Dieters that were not getting adequate sleep experienced 55% less fat loss than dieters getting adequate sleep. The whole concept of over eating is much more chemical than […]

Should you weigh yourself on vacation?

August 29, 2018

To weigh yourself on vacation, or not to weigh yourself on vacation, that is the question. Get my thoughts here: How Using a Scale May Help You Avoid Weight Gain During Vacation published in Healthline. The Journal of Obesity Medicine writes: “Research suggests adults often gain between 0.4 and 0.9 kilograms (or about one to two […]

Depression and weight gain

May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Charlie’s Story

August 29, 2018

May is mental health awareness month, so I thought it was a good time to write about where I am with my mental health issues. For me, getting my thoughts on paper is helpful in solidifying a plan to move forward. Hopefully, this may spur anyone struggling with similar issues to take action. I have […]

Summer is coming…

August 29, 2018

Summer is almost upon us, and with it, the slew of magazines chock full of pre-summer workouts and diets promising the “perfect beach body in 6 weeks or less” are everywhere I look. Per usual the models used to tout these diets etc. are ALREADY perfectly lean, tanned and muscled. I don’t know about you […]

Lose 5 Pounds with a 5 Day Cleanse. OMG…

August 29, 2018

TGIF… just got an email telling me I could “Lose 5 Pounds with a 5 Day Cleanse.” Who sends a weight loss doctor, advertisements for weight loss? Insert head into hands. My advice? Please don’t do this. Maybe you can lose 5 pounds in five days, but I guarantee that it will not be fat […]

They say a picture’s worth 1,000 words.

August 29, 2018

They say a picture’s worth 1,000 words, so on this Motivation Monday I give you before and after shots of my patient Marnie Bejarano taken exactly 1 year apart. WOW! Marnie has been so dedicated and looks FABULOUS – she certainly deserves a shout out and then some. In my weight loss practice we don’t do diets […]

What’s the secret to weight loss success?

August 29, 2018

Check out the before and afters of this dynamic duo. Combined they’ve lost 100 lbs. People ask me, “what the secret to weight loss success?” I tell them honestly: there is no secret. Weight loss happens when you consume fewer calories than you burn. The SECRET lies in finding a plan that allows you to […]

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Happy New Year

August 29, 2018

Well, it’s almost 2019. On the brink of a brand new year, I want to share an experience I’ve been dealing with for the majority of 2018. Several months ago, the nerves in my shoulder became paralyzed. At the point this happened I was in super good shape. I felt amazing and was working out […]

Over 50 and want to lose weight?

August 29, 2018

As people age, if they do not do something to stop it, there is a loss of muscle mass. We know that muscle is more metabolically active than fat. Though it is less significant than previously thought, over years it makes a giant difference. Fat storage generally increases with age, which can lead to insulin […]

Calories vs. Carbs, which matters more?

August 29, 2018

6 years ago, the NY Times published an article titled,”In Dieting, Magic Isn’t a Substitute for Science.”  I thought then it raised interesting points, and they are still just as relevant today as they were in 2012. The article discusses a study which found low carbohydrate diets are superior for weight loss when compared to […]

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As the only physician in the country to be board-certified in Obesity Medicine and certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Clinical Exercise Specialist, Dr. Seltzer has a proven track record of helping people transform their lives for good.

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