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Being Overweight Is A Lifelong Battle With Lots Of Pain

You Don’t Want The Lifelong Battle of Being Overweight

lifelong battle weight lossWe can help see why most overweight people have tried losing weight, but either fail or gain the weight back. It can be a lifelong battle.

As a fat ER doctor who lost 40 pounds and kept it off, I know how tough this is.

When I set up Smart for Life in Boca Raton to help people lose weight 10 years ago, our program was very successful. Since then we have made it even better.

 

-Ask yourself if the program you are doing or considering answers yes to all these questions.
-Are you seeing a doctor who concentrates on weight loss?
-Is he/she a member of the ASBP and ABBM and do they follow these best practices?
-Do they have natural ways to suppress appetite and if these fail do they have appetite suppressant prescription medication (pheteramine or Phendimetrazine) to dispense right at the office in Boca Raton?
-Do they have methods to break down your eating habits so you start eating correctly, small multiple meals through the day?
-Do the have other modalities to help you if you need it such as , HCG, MIC, B12, Lipotropic injections and more?
-Do they asses your metabolism with blood test? Caloric assessment and more?
-Do they assess how your weight affects your health such as body composition analysis, Lipid testing and more.
-Do they take most insurance?
-Do they do have studies to prove that there program works?
-Do they teach you to maintain your weight loss once you lose it?
-Do they have a supporting and friendly staff who truly care about people.
-Do they have a number you can call 24/7 ?

Dr. Sass and his team can say yes to all of the above. Dr. Sass has also lectured and been featured in many news articles and shows as a weight loss expert. People from all over come to Boca Raton to lose weight and get healthy. No matter what you do, lose the weight and stop your pain.

Start losing weight today! -Dr Sass Moulavi

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Weight Loss Can Be Affected By Portion Control

portion controlWeight loss can be affected by portion control, according to a new study.

“People don’t think that something as simple as the size of a bowl would influence how much an informed person eats,” Brian Wansink, psychologist at Cornell University and study leader, told the Indo-Asian News Service.

“Most of us have too much chaos going on in our lives to consciously focus on every bite we eat, and then ask ourselves if we’re full. The secret is to change your environment so it works for you rather than against you,” he continued.

Portion Control Studies

Dr. Sass reported that Dr. Wansink has performed several studies to this effect, including one that focused on 168 movie goers, who ate either fresh or stale popcorn from different size container, according to a Cornell University statement.  His research also found relevance in drink size: he noted that people pour about 37 percent more liquid in short, wide glasses than in tall, skinny ones of the same volume.

The findings even extended to children’s cereal bowls: a study showed that children of differing weights who were given a 16 ounce bowl were more likely to serve themselves up to twice as much cereal than children given an eight ounce bowl.

Another myth debunked by Dr. Wansink had to do with the idea that people can tell when they’re full and know when to stop eating.  He performed a study that showed people losing up to 2.2 pounds of weight after making a few simple changes in their eating environment — the example that was given was to use smaller salad plates for portions instead of large dinner plates.

“These discoveries are nothing new” Dr. Sass says.  “I always find it amazing that people are so programmed to finish everything on their plate, no matter how much is in front of them”.  Dr. Sass urges people to slow down when eating as well and try to ask yourself mid-way through your meal if your stomach is really satisfied at that point before taking another bite. We will help you lose weight and get on track.

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Eat Cookies and Lose Weight Dr. Sass Says It’s True

Eat Cookies and Lose Weight!

eat cookies lose weightDr. Sass spoke about how you can eat cookies and lose weight, the Smart for Life program and highlighted how the cookies and protein bars work to suppress your appetite and help you lose weight. He also mentioned that there are three weight loss centers in the Los Angeles area including one in Beverly Hills. He urged viewers to check out SmartforLife.com to learn more about the program. Additionally, Smart for Life weight loss success story, Shirley Caddell accompanied Dr. Sass and shared experience using Smart for Life and shared how anyone can eat cookies and lose weight.

Eat Cookies Lose Weight KCAL9

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2011/07/07/eat-cookies-lose-weight-dr-sass-says-its-true

Smart for Life Diet Featured on Fox 13 Good Morning Memphis

Welcome To The Smart for Life Diet

weight loss boca raton-smart for life dietMemphis, TN – Eating cookies to lose weight? Dr. Sasson Moulavi says the Smart for Life weight management program will help you do just that. Hear the whole story on this video with Dr. Sass from Fox 13 Memphis.

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Smart for Life featured on Good Morning Arizona

Phoenix- Good Morning Arizona – Three women share their stories of weight loss on three different diet plans. One woman used Medifast, another used Smart for Life and a third woman used an ice cube diet. All three lost 100 pounds or more.

Watch video at http://www.azfamily.com/good-morning-arizona/Three-women-lose-weight-on-different-diet-plans-121895894.html

Dr. Sass Featured On Mom Blog Rich Mama Secrets

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Our own Dr. Sass was just featured on the biggest mom blog “Rich Mama Secrets”, and they asked him if it was okay to put a tween on a diet. Share with your friends and share your comments with us about it.
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What You Really Need To Know About Going Gluten-Free

A lot of celebrities like Gweneth Paltrow & Elisabeth Hasselbeck are promoting gluten-free diets, but did you know that the diet was actually created for those who are gluten intolerant?

Gluten-free diet

Celiac disease is a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing parts of food that are important for staying healthy. The damage is due to a reaction to eating gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly oats.

Alene Schwartz was diagnosed with this disease three years ago. She is a patient of Dr. Sasson Moulavi M.D., the Medical Director of Smart For Life. Alene says after switching to a gluten-free diet, she lost more than 125 pounds after being diagnosed with Celiac’s Disease.

So, what does a gluten-free diet mean?

Dr. Sass says all gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that contain those grains should be eliminated from your diet. He also says countless food products including pasta and bread also should be eliminated from your diet for a gluten-free diet.

Does it work?

“Yes, changing to a gluten-free lifestyle does in fact help. Ask Alene!” Dr. Sass says.

These dietary changes to cut go gluten-free, Dr. Sass says, have people eat whole foods including fish vegetables and red meat, which are an excellent source of many needed nutrients.

Some symptoms to look out for include:

1. Low energy
2. Gastrointestinal problems (similar to bloating, diarrhea, cramping and constipation)
3. Acne

He says Celiac patients can also develop headaches, fatigue, muscle pain, tingling, skin rashes and joint pain. These symptoms are due to the autoimmune attack at the root of the disease which gradually erodes your intestine wall. Dr. Sass says this then leads to poor absorption of iron, folate and other nutrients that affect energy and brain function.

How much gluten is normal?

If you have Celiac’s Disease, you must commit to a completely gluten-free diet, Dr. Sass advises. But for people with gluten sensitivity, this is not the case, because sensitivity to gluten has not been linked to intestine damage and long-term health problems. Dr. Sass advises to eat as much gluten as you feel comfortable and can handle without feeling sick.

If you think you may have Celiac’s Disease, Dr. Sass advises to see a doctor so that they can run a blood test to diagnose gluten sensitivity. He says that many patients have to experiment through trial and error, measuring their gluten sensitivity through foods.

For more information check out http://www.abc15.com/dpp/lifestyle/family/what-you-really-need-to-know-about-going-gluten-free.

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SmartforLife Protein Bars Featured On Fox 2 St. Louis

KTVI- FOX2now.com)— SmartforLife protein bars are the best in class. Now more and more people are turning to protein bars. A healthier alternative to candy bars and in many cases they’re just as tasty.

Ellie Huff, a registered dietician and co-owner of Nutriformance joins us.

You help athletes reach peak performance and protein bars are part of it. But they’re not just for athletes, right?

What about fat, calories and sugar are some too sugary and sweet?

Best advice when buying them and incorporating them into a diet, is it a meal replacement or a snack?

Zone Perfect: 210 calories / 15g protein

We believe a creative life is a flavorful life and that inspires the way we approach the creation of our products. We believe a nutrition bar can be more than a nutrition bar. With the right amount of creativity – protein, vitamins and minerals can be harmoniously combined with amazingly great taste in a way that was once thought impossible. Suddenly a nutrition bar is something else. Something you can’t wait to eat. www.zoneperfect.com Box of 24/$36.00

Fun Fact: In 2009 Zone Perfect partnered with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. To date, they’ve donated over $300,000 that’ll be used to help keep music programs alive in public schools across the nation.

Luna: 170 calories/ 9g protein

We use 100% natural, organic, wholesome ingredients good stuff like heritage whole grains, soy protein, nuts and seeds. And we’ve got you covered on the nutrients women need most like calcium and Vitamin D, folic acid, and iron. Our food has no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives either. www.lunabar.com Box of 15/$18.75

Fun Fact: Luna created Team LUNA Chix to bring together women interested in learning new sports, staying active and inspiring others to do the same, all while raising money for the Breast Cancer Fund.

SmartforLife Protein Bars

Smart for Life: 180 calories/ 18g protein

This Protein Blend in SmartforLife protein bars provides you with a balanced amino acid blend from many sources to help you gain muscle and keep your hunger under control. Smart for Live only uses canola oil – oil packed with Omega-3 Fatty Acids which means it’s actually good for you and your heart. www.SmartforLife.com, Box of 12/ $15.00

Fun Fact: Smart for Life protein bars have more protein per calorie than other major brands

PowerBar Pria: 110 calorie/ 4g protein

PowerBar Pria is specially formulated to help fuel active women’s lifestyles without weighing them down. The PowerBar Pria 110 Plus nutrition bar is an excellent combination of calorie-smart nutrition and rich, indulgent flavor. www.powerbarstore.com Box of 15, 14.99

Fun Fact: One bar contains as much calcium as a glass of milk

22 Days Nutrition- 230 calories/ 6g protein

Celebrity trainer Marco Borges has created the perfect vegan 22 Days Nutrition bars to help you kick your cravings and get back on track with your health. These bars are full of vitamins and minerals, and are safe for all ages. www.22daysnutrition.com Box of 12/35.88

Fun Fact: It takes 22 days to break a bad habit! Get started with SmartforLife® protein bars today and “get your sexy back”.

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