• The 5 Key Components of Setting SMART Goals

  • How to Make Healthy Eating Easier

  • How to Stay Motivated through the Tough Times

  • New Meds on the Block

  • About the HMR Program for Weight Management™

  • Is Your Allergy Medication Making You Gain Weight?

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The 5 Key Components of Setting SMART Goals

When you set out to make any sort of change, no matter what it may be, setting a goal to work towards, or many small goals to break up the long road ahead, gives you a way to measure success.

Jul 14th, 2019
How to Make Healthy Eating Easier

Wouldn’t it be great if the day you started a diet, you stopped craving any other foods? The reality, however, is that we all have food temptations that ride right alongside our best intentions for weight loss.

Jun 3rd, 2019
How to Stay Motivated through the Tough Times

Sometimes, you’re on a roll with your diet and exercise/weight loss, but other times… not so much. How do you stay motivated at times like that? How do you stay committed? How do you maintain a sense of control when you don’t see the weight loss you were h

May 1st, 2019
New Meds on the Block

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonists are among the latest classes of diabetes medications to receive approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Apr 19th, 2019
About the HMR Program for Weight Management™

For the past four years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the program created by HMR and offered by Atlanta Endocrine as a No.1 Best Fast Weight-Loss Diet. Losing weight quickly is motivating and can help you stick to the diet longer.

Apr 10th, 2019
Is Your Allergy Medication Making You Gain Weight?

When histamine receptors are blocked by an antihistamine medication, the brain doesn’t receive the “I’m full” signal like it normally would. The body also can’t burn calories effectively when the histamine receptor is blocked, lowering metabolism.

Mar 19th, 2019
7 Ways to Get Physical Activity

Physical activity, also known as “exercise” is something that’s easy to miss if any roadblock comes in the way. Everyone knows the health benefits of regular physical activity but making it a daily habit can be a challenge. Find different types of physical

Mar 18th, 2019
February is National Heart Health Month

Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger adults more and more often. This is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages.

Jan 30th, 2019
# 1 Again!

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the HMR program offered at Atlanta Endocrine Associates the #1 Best Fast-Weight Loss Diet for 2019. (41 different diet plans were evaluated.)

Jan 3rd, 2019
How to Outsmart Food Triggers and Traps

When it comes to eating right, knowledge is definitely power. And prevention is key. With solid planning and a weight loss program that keeps you prepared, it’ll be easier not to fall for food traps or succumb to triggers.

Jan 1st, 2019
January is Healthy Resolutions Month

Some people's challenges are more daunting than others, and it can be disappointing when we abandon our resolutions after only a few weeks. No matter what you have resolved to do this year, it is always best to approach it with a plan.

Dec 27th, 2018
HMR® at Home

HMR at Home® is an intensive weight loss program for people who are unable to attend the in-clinic HMR program and need a more flexible option. You can lose weight rapidly and build healthier routines that last with this home version of the HMR program.

Dec 27th, 2018
Mindfulness-Based Eating Helps People Lose Weight

Obesity is a disease, not a lifestyle choice. Overeating is caused by out of control hunger hormones. Weight-gain and obesity can result from hormonal imbalance leading to chronic and maladaptive eating-related behaviors.

Dec 20th, 2018
Yo-Yo Dieting Linked to Increased Risk for Early Death

Successful weight loss is permanent weight loss. It can be so frustrating when you work hard to lose weight only to see it creep back on over time. Long term weight loss can be difficult, requiring the help of a specialist.

Dec 9th, 2018
The Next Generation in Weight Loss Medications

Belviq and Belviq XR (lorcaserin) are second-generation versions of fenfluramine that are considered safe for the heart because they are specific for the 5-HT2c receptor which is only found in appetite centers of the brain.

Jul 18th, 2018
A Diet Plan to Lose Weight Fast

Health Management Resources (HMR) made the top of the list of best diet plans because you can lose up to 66 pounds in 26 weeks on the Decision-Free plan. You can also lose 37 pounds with the Healthy Solutions option.

Jun 27th, 2018
Very Low-Calorie Diets Can Reverse Diabetes

I recently presented research at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in Boston, Massachusetts demonstrating the benefits of very low-calorie diets (VLCDs). VLCDs have made a resurgence in the past few years. Th

May 27th, 2018
Which HMR diet program is right for you?

At Atlanta Endocrine Associates and the HMR Weight Loss Program we are here to help you attain your weight loss goals. But we know that everyone is an individual and what works for one person, may not work for another. HMR has multiple diet options to suit

May 12th, 2018
Top Five Reasons Most Diets Fail

If weight loss was as simple as cutting back on high-calorie foods, more dieters would find success at keeping weight off. Most plans take an approach to dieting that fails to address issues vital to losing weight permanently.

Apr 17th, 2018
Sweet Tooth Gene Linked to Lower Body Fat

The researchers found that people with a variation of the FGF21 gene have slightly less body fat than others. They also found that people with this genetic variation crave more sugary foods, have more carb cravings or have sugar addiction.

Apr 13th, 2018
Medical Treatment for Food Addiction

Food addiction can have different symptoms including binge eating, intense cravings, sugar cravings, eating for pleasure, stress eating and binge eating. There can be especially intense cravings for sugar, fat and salt.

Apr 6th, 2018
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