Managing Portion Size

It’s pretty likely you’ve heard the overwhelming public outcry over – well – overwhelming portion sizes. Movies like Supersize Me and the bestseller Mindless Eating both show convincingly how ‘portion distortion’ contributes to obesity. You may wonder how well you’re able to manage your portions given how large average serving sizes have become. The Doctors Weight Loss Center of Cary...
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Choosing the Healthiest Salad

“Oh, I’ll just have a salad.” Is that your first thought when you head to lunch with your friends, or out to dinner with your spouse? Chances are, it’s your go-to choice on the menu, and one that leaves you feeling pretty virtuous. While your instincts are right on, salad can be one of the most unwise choices you can make for your medical weight loss program. But it doesn’t have to be. Make the...
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Eating Out Without Overeating

Eating out is not only a fact of life, it’s fun! And there’s no reason you shouldn’t eat out while working with Doctors Medical Weight Loss of Cary maintenance plan. Staying on track at a restaurant requires planning, though: We all know that. In previous articles, we’ve discussed how to choose wisely when dining out no matter what type of cuisine you choose. In this article, we discuss...
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Dining Out: Decoding the Menu

The thought of dining out can quickly turn someone on a weight loss program into a split personality: Part of you says “Yay!”—the other part “Yikes!” Finding the middle ground between these two emotions is key to eating out successfully while losing weight. Let’s look at some dos and don’ts to help you stay in charge the next time you head out to a restaurant. Find out how Doctors Weight Loss...
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Easy Tips for Healthy Home Cooking

Sodium, fat, and sugar: Three sins restaurant and take-out meals are famous for. Oh, and let’s not forget the cost: Personal finance experts estimate that many American households could save thousands each year by simply eating out only once a month. We won’t even discuss average portion sizes of most prepared foods. While it’s fine to eat out once in a while, we all know it’s something we...
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