Instead of Resolving to Lose Weight, Resolve to Do This

New Years ResolutionsThis is one of my favorite weeks of the year because I usually get to spend an entire week with my wife and kids as I look forward to the New Year. Unfortunately, a lot of people quickly leave the joy of Christmas behind and become depressed or feel guilty about how they look, their relationships, or their career.

This helps to explain why nearly half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Of course, the most common resolution is to lose weight, whether that means going to the gym or trying the latest fad diet.

The problem with the average exercise regimen is that most are unsupervised. Instead of following a customized fitness program developed by a professional, most people do what they see other people do – run on the treadmill, lift weights, take an aerobics class, and so on. Continue reading

About Dr. James Proodian

Dr. James Proodian is an accomplished chiropractic physician, health educator, and professional public speaker who founded Proodian Healthcare Family of Companies to help people feel better, function better, and live longer. His expertise is in identifying clinical imbalances and restoring the body to health and functionality. Contact: jproodian@naturalhc.com or (732) 222‑2219.

Washington Finally Does Something about Bogus Weight Loss Ads

Diet Pills dont workIf I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times. You die on a diet. Radical weight loss is beyond unhealthy. It’s flat out dangerous for the human body.

But some of the mind-numbingly ridiculous weight loss ads on television, radio, the internet and in magazines prey on people’s insecurity and desperation by making claims that are just silly.

If you feel you can lose weight by rubbing some kind of ointment on your skin, raise your hand.

If you feel you can lose weight by sprinkling magic powder on your food, raise your hand.

If you feel any type of non-surgical weight loss is possible without exercise or proper nutrition, raise your hand.

I don’t see any hands.

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About Dr. James Proodian

Dr. James Proodian is an accomplished chiropractic physician, health educator, and professional public speaker who founded Proodian Healthcare Family of Companies to help people feel better, function better, and live longer. His expertise is in identifying clinical imbalances and restoring the body to health and functionality. Contact: jproodian@naturalhc.com or (732) 222‑2219.