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The Obesity Epidemic – Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late


By Murtaza Ahmed MD There is no doubt that the third, fourth and fifth decades of life are a crucial and important period of life when it comes to our health and well being.  This is the transition stage from … Continue reading

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The Fish Oil diaries – Part 1- high fat diets and heart protection


By Julian Booker, MD The fish oil diaries may be controversial and upset some people. Fish oil therapy has become a staple of many American’s fight against heart disease. Some take prescription fish oil, over the counter fish oil, cod … Continue reading

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Help! I’m fat and on a diet but can’t seem to lose any weight.


By Murtaza Ahmed MD “I just don’t understand. I’ve tried every diet under the sun, I hardly eat anything, I’m exercising, but I just can’t seem to lose any weight. There must be something medically wrong with me!” This is … Continue reading

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Will My Muscle Turn to Fat if I Stop Lifting Weights?


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD One of the most damaging but commonly believed myths out there about exercise is the thought that if you stop exercising, all of the muscle that you have built or developed will be converted to. … Continue reading

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Ten tips for successful weight loss


By Murtaza Ahmed MD So you’ve made the decision to lose weight and get healthy, you have an idea what you should and shouldn’t be eating and you can’t wait to start seeing the results.  This is great and you … Continue reading

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Why do we gain weight? – Energy Balance


By Murtaza Ahmed MD A lot of the information you read out there on random websites is based on nothing more than people’s opinions or experiences.  Although this can sometimes carry some merit it should be taken very carefully as … Continue reading

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Breakfast


By Murtaza Ahmed MD There are many different ideas, misconceptions and somewhat plain untruths out there about breakfast.  You’ve probably heard it being referred to as ‘the most important meal of the day’ or been told that a big breakfast … Continue reading

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Step One


By Murtaza Ahmed MD So now you understand that dieting isn’t about following some dictated, pre-formed set of rules and you know what food is made up of, I think you’re ready to take the first steps to improving your … Continue reading

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What’s in my food?


By Murtaza Ahmed MD One of the key mistakes I see in so many diet plans and programs is telling people or clients what to eat without properly explaining why they should choose those foods.  After all we are all … Continue reading

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