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Mindful Versus Autopilot Eating

Sometimes, the mind just goes into autopilot. Some people drive to work and can’t remember a single thing about their commute. Others will write dates with the wrong year time and time again, because their mind is so used to writing the previous year. The same kind of behavior happens with food. Sometimes we don’t […]

Sugar Alcohols: What are they, and how do they affect us?

Health snacks and alternative ingredients are increasingly abundant in our world, as people become more concerned with what goes into their bodies. But food labels are trickier to read than ever before, as food manufacturers find new sugar substitutes and sweeteners to make their products taste better. Sugar alcohols are a great example. Many products […]

Obesity Treatment: Why It Must Be Comprehensive

One patient came into our clinic weighing nearly 400 pounds. After losing 200 pounds, more than 150 inches and finally being able to fit in a size she was proud of, she looks back and remembers something important: she was treated with dignity from the beginning. Many different stereotypes swirl around about obesity, tying it […]

The Reason You May Not Be Losing Weight

Exercise plans, gym memberships, diet books, exercise equipment, and the like all promise to help you lose weight and achieve the health and body you desire. Despite the promises of fad diets and kooky weight-loss supplements, there is no secret “trick” to losing weight. Eating a healthy, balanced diet and getting regular exercise will always […]

Weight Loss for Men

Did you know that June is Men’s Health Month? At Idaho Weight Loss, we are joining the celebration by offering 50% off all startup labs for men in the month of June! Overweight and obesity as a disease occurs in men just as often as women, but men are less likely to seek the medical […]

3 Signs It’s Time to Lose Weight

Like many things in life, weight loss is a topic that’s easier to talk about than it is to accomplish. We’ve all more than likely experienced the frustration of “yo-yo” dieting—a few weeks of good dieting that slowly devolves into old habits and tendencies. Motivation wanes and stress and cravings take their toll over time […]

The Steps of Weight Loss

Losing pounds to achieve a healthy weight is a wonderful goal. Living at a healthier weight reduces risks for many diseases and conditions, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, and even certain types of cancer. Even small weight changes produce health benefits as long as these small changes are maintained. So, what are some steps to healthy […]