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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Active.com – 11 Surprising Things that Happen When You Lose Weight

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Active.com – 11 Surprising Things that Happen When You Lose Weight

When I set out to lose 75 pounds seven years ago, I knew things would be different once I met my goal. After all, losing weight improves your overall health, reduces your risk for certain health conditions and changes the way your body looks and feels. But while dropping a few pounds can be overwhelmingly positive, there are some surprises (and not always good ones) that you might not be ready for. Read More
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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to PYMNTS.com – Noom’s New Approach To Solving The Obesity Epidemic

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to PYMNTS.com – Noom’s New Approach To Solving The Obesity Epidemic

Despite the fact that Americans spend over $60 billion per year trying to lose weight in the U.S., obesity in the United States has reached epidemic levels. According to a late 2017 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 40 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent of adolescents are obese — the highest rates in U.S. recorded history. And while the problem is everywhere, it is growing faster in some places than others. Rural areas tend to have both higher obesity rates and much greater rates of what medical researchers term “severe obesity,” which is a BMI […]
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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Women’s Health – What Is Noom—And Can It Help You Lose Weight?

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Women’s Health – What Is Noom—And Can It Help You Lose Weight?

So, Noom claims to be the “last weight-loss program you’ll ever need,” according to its website. It’s like having a trainer, nutritionist, and health coach all in one place (i.e., your phone). After filling out a quick questionnaire (mostly just your current weight, goal weight, and current issues with weight loss), you’ll set goals and get a full plan to attack pounds over the course of 16 weeks. Each day after that initial set-up, you’ll get a customized list of steps to check off throughout the day to get you closer to your weight-loss goals. You’ll also have to […]
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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to First For Women – Combat Weight Gain and Joint Pain With This Simple Anti-Inflammatory Meal Plan

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to First For Women – Combat Weight Gain and Joint Pain With This Simple Anti-Inflammatory Meal Plan

If you spend time searching online for health and diet tips, you’ve probably come across the anti-inflammatory diet. Based on the simple idea that the foods you eat can decrease inflammation in the body — and consequently reduce your risk of certain diseases — this style of eating has, not surprisingly, become one of the most talked-about diets lately. What is the anti-inflammatory diet? The anti-inflammatory diet isn’t one specific diet. It’s really a scientifically based way of eating that optimizes your health by bringing more nourishment to the body. The basic premise behind the anti-inflammatory style of eating is simple: When you add nutrients such […]
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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Women’s Health – 3 Ways to Minimize Stubborn Face Fat

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Women’s Health – 3 Ways to Minimize Stubborn Face Fat

Maybe you’ve put on a few pounds “all in your face.” Or maybe you’ve lost weight, but your face hasn’t gotten the memo. What’s behind suddenly rounder cheeks? “Generally speaking, when we gain or lose weight, we are not increasing or decreasing the number of fat cells, called adipocytes,” says Stephen S. Park, M.D., F.A.C.S., president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. “Instead, the cells themselves are enlarging or shrinking. That is why some people will report always having a problem area, regardless of weight. They have more fat cells in that area than other people […]
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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to The Times – Is testosterone the cure for middle age?

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to The Times – Is testosterone the cure for middle age?

At the age of 78 Jeffry Life has the ripped physique of someone decades younger. Ropes of veins bulge in his arms and neck and the balding, grey-haired grandfather has powerful shoulders, sculpted abs and an impressively flat stomach. Married to a woman who is nearly two decades his junior, he says that his sex life is “great” and that he has as much, or more, energy than when he was in his thirties. Read More
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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to The Sun – Crisps, alcohol, pastries…and 7 other foods that are actually making you HUNGRIER

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to The Sun – Crisps, alcohol, pastries…and 7 other foods that are actually making you HUNGRIER

IF you’re feeling peckish, it’s probably a good idea to have a snack. But choose wisely, because some foods may actually make you feel hungrier than you were before you dug in. Weight-loss specialist Dr Sue Decotiis told Health.com: “Hunger is the result of many complex interactions that occur in the stomach, intestines, brain, pancreas and bloodstream.” These foods can all make you feel like you’re running on empty… even when your stomach’s stuffed. Read More
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    Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Everyday Health – The Risky Side of Weight-Loss Drugs: Disrupting Heart Rhythm

Dr. Decotiis Contributes to Everyday Health – The Risky Side of Weight-Loss Drugs: Disrupting Heart Rhythm

For millions of seriously overweight Americans, popping a pill to get to a healthier weight quickly might seem appealing. But for many people, weight-loss drugs could dangerously change the rhythm of their heartbeats. A variety of these drugs are available, both by prescription and over the counter. Here’s what you need to know about weight-loss drugs and your heart rhythm. Weigh the Medication Risks and Benefits People who are overweight or obese are at risk for serious health problems, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. On top of all that, extra weight makes your heart work harder. Read […]

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    Dr. Dicotiis Contributes to Fox News Health – Is it safe to lose 105 pounds in four months?

Dr. Dicotiis Contributes to Fox News Health – Is it safe to lose 105 pounds in four months?

Penn Jillette surprised fans with his shocking 105-pound weight loss transformation going from 330 to 225 pounds. The 6’7” magician told People that he completely altered his lifestyle after poor health sent him to the hospital. “I was on six very powerful meds to bring the blood pressure down,” Jillette, 60, told People. Doctors told him that losing weight would help bring his blood pressure under control and added that if he could get below 230 pounds he could possibly be taken off medications all together. Read More