The term lipotropic means “fat loving,” and these agents play an important role in how the liver metabolizes fat. Lipotropic injections contain a combination of B vitamins, an amino acid, and other nutrients to help drive the breakdown of fat. Through their involvement in fat metabolism, they can help maintain a healthy liver but may […]
Everyone knows that eating vegetables contributes to good health and is helpful for weight loss. Many of our patients report that they have replaced at least one meal with a salad. However, I was shocked at the number of calories (not to mention chemical preservatives, fat, sugar and salt) in some popular salads.
How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution It’s that time of the year when you reflect back on the last 365 days. Did you accomplish what you set out to last January 1st? If not, maybe you made some common mistakes, like trying to change too much all at once.
At Olivera Weight Loss we want you to have a happy AND healthy holiday season. We know that eating healthy during the holiday season at social gatherings can be a challenge. Here are some ABC’s on how to do it right: Anticipate the challenge and plan ahead!
Fiber is an essential part of a healthy diet. Foods naturally high in fiber are also high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients (found in plant based foods). Due to the chemical makeup of fiber, it cannot be broken down and absorbed by the body. But don’t worry. We do not have to absorb everything […]
Everyone knows that vegetables are good for you. But many of my patients at Olivera Weight Loss tell me that, even though they know vegetables are healthy, they just don’t like them. There are hundreds of ways to prepare vegetables. If you are one of those vegetable haters, maybe you just haven’t had them cooked […]
We often hear from patients that it is difficult for them to afford a healthier lifestyle. Here are 7 ways for eating healthy on a budget. While it’s true some “real food” can be pricier than processed food, there are many ways to eat healthier for less. Even on a limited income, making small changes […]
Do you think that any recipe made with granola must be a healthy granola recipe? Think twice: Some brands of granola have as many as 28 grams of fat in one cup! That’s like adding 2 big slices of butter to your plate! At Olivera Weight Loss, we help you lose weight and be healthy. […]
I had never tasted kale, then my daughter made AMAZING SOUP for me from “Eat Yourself Skinny.” It’s not only good for you, but also delicious! It’s great for dinner if you’re working late and need something filling yet low in calories and fat. And it goes well with low-fat, whole wheat crackers.
Broccoli, the vegetable we all easily forget about. People report that broccoli is one of their least popular vegetables, but current research is showing that it may be one of the BEST for you!! Here are some of the most important benefits: