Eating Healthy On A Low-Budget

There's this misconception that eating healthy is expensive and not low-budget friendly. The truth is that each person shapes how expensive or low-budget their lifestyle is, it all depends on what you buy. Here are a few tips on how to eat healthy while maintaining a low-budget.

1. Snacks 

Your snacks can be as simple as having celery, watermelon or almonds. There's no need for those fancy health bars that cost $3.29 if you're on a low-budget. Those can be …


3 Tips for Eating Healthy in College

Eating healthy in college is something that many college students struggle with, especially freshman who are just adjusting to the new structure.

College can be a stressful and busy time. A busy schedule can lead to neglect when personal-care is most critical.

Eating healthy while in college sets you up for success as it gives you energy and reduces your stress. Here are a few tips for eating healthy in college.

1. Meal Prep

I know Sundays are your study …


Food is Fuel: 4 Things To Get You Started

We tend view food as something that simply satisfies our hunger or cravings. As you can tell from the title, I'm  here to tell you that food is more than that. Like sunlight is to plants, food is to you. Food is fuel; the food you eat should give you energy, not waste your body's energy trying to breakdown those complex sugars and fats.

I want you to take a different approach with your eating habits. Think of how your …


5 Tips to Eating Healthier when Eating Out

Eating out and healthy don't seem to go together and your friends just made plans to eat out. Now you start overthinking how you can fit the restaurant's menu options into your dietary goals.  Here are a few tips to eating out and not completely throwing away the progress that you've made.

1. Ask Questions.

Majority of the time, the menu doesn't tell you everything that's in your dish. Don't be afraid to ask, in the end, it's the waiter's …


UltraMetabolism® Myth # 3: Eating Fat Makes You Fat

When Fat Makes You Thin

When Joe first saw me he was desperate. At 42 years old he had his first bypass. Terrified he would die before he was 50 years old; he followed his doctor’s advice perfectly. He ate a perfect low fat diet, exercised daily, took an aspirin, a cholesterol lowering medication and a beta-blocker to protect his heart.

After 8 years he once again developed chest pain and went to see his doctor. Another angiogram showed that


UltraMetabolism® Myth # 2: The Calorie Myth

“The concept that “a calorie is a calorie” underlies most conventional weight loss strategies.  According to this principle, obesity results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditures.  The proposed cure is to eat less and exercise more.  However calorie restricted, low fat diets have poor long-term effectiveness in the outpatient setting.  In a sense, these diets may constitute symptomatic treatment that does not address the physiologic drives to overeat.  From a hormonal standpoint, all calories are not alike.”

--David …

UltraMetabolism® Myth #1: Eat Less + Exercise More = Weight Loss

UltraMetabolism™ Myth #1: Eat Less + Exercise More = Weight Loss

Joanna, a 53-year old executive secretary and mother of 3 was a bundle of frustration and resignation. She recounted a story I had heard from hundreds of patients.  She had tried every diet – liquid diets, low carb diets, low fat diets, high ‘fad’ diets, shakes, prepared meals, and raw foods.  And every time the same thing occurred – she lost weight initially, only to gain it all back,


Top 10 Best Practices for Eating

January often means time to make some New Year’s Resolutions. Countless Americans will no doubt wake up tomorrow and resolve to do things like lose weight, get in shape and eat healthier. These are among the top resolutions made every year.

To help those of you who decide this is the year to lose weight and be healthier, I have come up with a Top 10 List.  Here is my Top 10 list of things you can do to improve …