Diabetes And Heart Disease By Julian Booker MD When I am in clinic, there are very few things that drive me crazier than trying to impress upon a patient the importance of managing their cardiovascular risk. Diabetes and heart disease is an extremely important topic. Once a patient has a heart attack or heart […]
Read If You Can’t Lose Weight Whatever You Try!
“I just don’t understand. I’ve tried every diet under the sun, I hardly eat anything, I’m exercising, but I just can’t lose weight. There must be something medically wrong with me!” This is an all to common complaint and a question that baffles many people on a daily basis. “I Can’t lose weight Doctor” is […]
Will Muscle Turn into Fat if You Stop Lifting Weights?
Will Muscle Turn Into Fat if You Stop Lifting Weights? By Murtaza Ahmed MD One of the most damaging but commonly believed myths out there about exercise is the thought that if you stop exercising, all of the muscle that you have built or developed will be converted to fat. Several people who I have […]
Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss?
Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss? By Murtaza Ahmed MD There has been much publicity and hype about the Paleolithic or ‘Paleo diet’ over the past few years, and for good reason. It is a novel approach to things, and a welcome change from all the ridiculous fad diets such as the […]
Weight Loss Secrets – How To Beat Cravings
How To Beat Cravings By Murtaza Ahmed MD Cravings are probably the biggest reason why diets fail, so it prudent we should spend some time discussing them. I am actually writing this piece because I myself just spent the past hour battling a craving for chocolate. It goes without saying that I beat it and […]
The Benefits Of Weight Training
The Benefits Of Weight Training By Murtaza Ahmed MD In the previous post I talked about why you should exercise, but when it comes to exercise there are two major types, aerobic (‘cardio’) and resistance (weight). These two forms of training are very different in their execution (although they can both provide an element of overlap) and […]
The Benefits Of Exercise
By Murtaza Ahmed MD When it comes to our health, exercise is one of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal, yet so many of us choose not to utilize it and aren’t gaining the benefits of exercise. In the modern day world we have begun to see exercise as a chore, something […]
Ten Tips For Weight Loss
By Murtaza Ahmed MD So you’ve made the decision to lose weight and get healthy, you have an idea what you should and shouldn’t be eating and you can’t wait to start seeing the results. This is great and you are well on your way, so the last thing you want to do is make […]
Weight Loss Secrets – Why Do We Put On Weight?
By Murtaza Ahmed MD A lot of the information you read out there on random websites is based on nothing more than people’s opinions or experiences. Although this can sometimes carry some merit it should be taken very carefully as there is often no basis behind the claims. It is often very misleading as people […]
Weight Loss Secrets – How To Start A Diet
By Murtaza Ahmed MD Knowing how to start a diet is something that often troubles people and getting it wrong can lead to poor results. When aiming for weight loss, I cannot overstress the importance of taking a new diet regime or healthy eating plan one step at a time. Again and again I see […]