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Does Drinking More Water Help You Lose Weight?

In Fitness, Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD September 17th, 2021

The short answer is yes, drinking more water can help you lose weight! Staying properly hydrated is essential to your overall well-being for a myriad of reasons, one of which is to help you maintain a healthy weight. But how does water help you lose weight? Let’s find out. Water Helps Burn More Calories  Drinking more water has been linked to an increase in the amount of calories that you burn during a non-active period, …

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How to Successfully Detox your Body

In Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD September 13th, 2021

Detoxification is the process in which toxins and other harmful substances are removed from the body. Naturally, the body has its own detox methods, but there are also supplements you can take to enhance your body’s natural detoxification system. With tons of people on a health journey wondering how to detox, we’ve compiled some of the best ways to begin.  Ways to Naturally Detox Our bodies are extremely durable and are capable of ridding itself …

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Back-to-School Weight Loss Tips

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD August 20th, 2021

Being a parent isn’t easy, especially when school is back in session. While summer probably went way too fast, there is a positive side to the new school year, which is getting a routine back. A routine can help you stay on track and create healthy habits, so that you maintain or reach your goal weight. Before we dive into the new school year, now is the time to lay the groundwork and set your …

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4 Ways To Practice Better Self-Discipline

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD June 22nd, 2021

Self-discipline is what tells us to not do something that our ego asks us for because we know what’s best for us in the long run. If you struggle with self-discipline or motivation, know that you are not alone. While there are many factors and variables that play into our success and well being, self-discipline can determine how far we’ll go to achieve our goals. Falling off the wagon here and there is nothing to …

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Staying On Track During Family Gatherings

In Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD June 22nd, 2021

Nothing is better than being surrounded by your family and friends, enjoying a cookout in the backyard, and playing cornhole all day. However, if you are on a weight loss plan, family gatherings may seem daunting.  It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and indulge in refreshing cocktails, chips, greasy burgers and dessert. It’s important that you find a happy medium in which you can enjoy your time with your family and friends …

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Health Tips for Burning Fat

In Fitness, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD March 9th, 2021

When trying to lose those stubborn pounds, it can be helpful to find fat-burning tricks to eliminate or burn more calories. Whether you plan to lose weight through your workout program, nutrition plan, or both, burning fat is the ultimate goal. Here are five simple tips that will help turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Stick to a High Protein Diet Like any other nutrient, protein is an extremely important part of our diet …

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Dining Out Tips for a Healthy Valentine’s Day

In Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD January 26th, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. From indulgent, intimate meals to delightfully rich desserts, couples around the world will be dining at their favorite restaurants on February 14th. However, for those who are trying to stick to a healthier lifestyle, going out to eat on Valentine’s Day can be daunting.  Whether you are going out to dinner with your significant other or enjoying your own company this Valentine’s Day, …

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How to Survive Thanksgiving & Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD October 29th, 2020

Fall is a great time to focus on weight loss and fitness. The crisp weather is perfect for outdoor walks and hikes, and there are roughly eight months until you can show off your new and improved body in a swimsuit. It’s all dependent on how you approach the holidays, especially Thanksgiving. If you’re struggling to lose or maintain weight, Thanksgiving might be a holiday you want to skip. While you already know there’s nothing …

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Phentermine for Weight Loss

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD October 8th, 2020

Phentermine is one of the most common over-the-counter weight loss medications on the market. It is usually prescribed for a short duration and works by suppressing the appetite. In combination with a low-calorie diet and regular exercise, phentermine is one of the best medications to speed up healthy weight loss.  It goes by many different brand names, such as Lomaira and Suprenza, but they all work in the same way. They are all appetite suppressants, …

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The Role B12 Injections Play in Weight Loss

In Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss by R. S. Armstrong, MD February 27th, 2020

According to the National Institute of Health, around 5-15% of the population has a vitamin B12 deficiency. Having a B12 deficiency can make it difficult to lose weight because vitamin B12 helps you metabolize your food. B12 injections are terrific for any individual who is deficient as well as anyone on a weight loss journey.  Why is vitamin B12 important? Vitamin B12 assists in energy production. In the digestive system, vitamin B12 converts carbohydrates into …