The Side Effects of Wegovy and Ozempic

The Side Effects of Wegovy and Ozempic   While you may not need to rule out weight loss medications such as Wegovy or Ozempic from your weight loss strategy, there are some side effects to be aware of.   Wegovy is a prescription medication that was developed to help adults with obesity to lose weight and manage their weight. Ozempic is a prescription drug that was originally developed...

How to Maintain Weight Loss

How to Maintain Weight Loss — Dawn M. Sweet, Ph.D. Once you reach your goal weight, try these strategies to prevent gaining it back. You’ve worked hard and built healthy lifestyle habits that have resulted in achieving your weight loss and overall health goals. You feel great because your overall health has improved, and you like your routine of eating healthy and increased physical...

How Does Consuming Fast Food, Candy and Sugary Drinks Affect Type 2 Diabetes?

How Does Consuming Fast Food, Candy and Sugary Drinks Affect Type 2 Diabetes? — Dawn M. Sweet, Ph.D. Reducing ultra-processed foods, such as sweetened cereal, cookies, and sugary drinks, can mitigate dietary risks associated with metabolic disorders. Ultra-processed food has been linked to many diabetic complications, including insulin resistance, unhealthy BMI, and a clinically increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes.1,2 They...