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Blogs and Journals: How Making a Written Commitment Can Help You Lose Weight

There is no denying that sustainable weight loss is a complicated process that requires significant lifestyle changes. For many people, writing can play a surprisingly effective part in their efforts ...
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Should Cancer Patients Exercise?

Oncology care professionals generally do recommend that cancer patients enjoy light exercise. In this case, weight maintenance is the goal, not weight loss. Even if a cancer patient was actively ...
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Look Younger in Less Than an Hour!

A one-hour treatment that promises to take five to 10 years off your appearance without needles or scalpels might sound too good to be true, but this video is proof that Ultherapy really does work. ...
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Creative Ways to Blend Your OPTIFAST Powders

The OPTIFAST diet is an effective weight loss program available from Dr. Maria Briones, who serves Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County. Some people find that they enjoy the OPTIFAST ...
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The Whys and Hows of Using OPTIFAST Before Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgeries, such as gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy, involve drastic anatomical alterations in order to facilitate weight loss. Before considering bariatric surgery, your doctor will ...
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How an Internist Can Help You Manage Heart Failure

Internal medicine practitioners are similar to family physicians, as they diagnose, treat, and work to prevent diseases and conditions. However, unlike family doctors, internists focus exclusively on ...
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Give the Gift of Ultherapy This Holiday Season

Some people are easy to shop for, such as young children who are happy with virtually any toy they receive. But what should you get for an adult who already has plenty of material possessions? One ...
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Lose Weight Despite Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Weight loss is difficult even in the best of circumstances. When you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, it might seem downright impossible. People with special medical concerns who are having ...
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How Cryolipolysis Works

Cryolipolysis is the process behind CoolSculpting —a popular fat reduction treatment. To find out if CoolSculpting might be right for you, visit a weight loss clinic in Mt. Kisco or the ...
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No-Stress Diet Tips for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about being with family and friends, although the food also has a starring role. If you’re worried that the upcoming holiday season will derail your diet, consider booking an ...
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Better Than Butter: Smart Substitutions to Try

Americans eat more butter than ever before. Like other indulgences, butter can be part of a meal plan in limited amounts, but if you’re trying to lose weight, it’s best to find healthier ...
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After OPTIFAST: Keeping the Weight Off for Good

OPTIFAST is a highly structured diet program available from weight loss specialists in Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County. It can be an ideal choice for people who struggle to lose ...
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Getting Great Results with CoolSculpting

If you’d like to trim your thighs and flatten your tummy, consider giving CoolSculpting a try. CoolSculpting is available in Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County for individuals who ...
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Only Have 15 Minutes? Try These Effective Workouts

To lose weight, residents of Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County don’t have to force themselves to do marathon workout sessions at the gym. Exercising for hours on end isn’t ...
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How Long Does OPTIFAST Take?

Small changes made over time help many people lose weight. Others need a more structured approach, such as OPTIFAST. The OPTIFAST program is only available from healthcare providers, such as Dr. Maria ...
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Conquering Stress Eating with Mindful Meditation

Stress is so deeply ingrained in modern society that it often seems like a natural, inevitable part of life—but it doesn’t have to be. Conquering your stress should be a top priority, ...
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Where Can Ultherapy Be Used?

Ultherapy is an in-office anti-aging treatment. It’s unique because it’s the only cosmetic treatment to use ultrasound energy, and it’s the only FDA-approved treatment to ...
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Collagen and Your Skin Health

Collagen is a protein that gives skin its structure, resiliency, and strength. Smooth, youthful skin looks that way thanks to the presence of plenty of collagen. Over time, your body no longer ...
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Getting Ready for Day One on OPTIFAST®

Some weight loss programs suggest making small changes that add up over time, while others propose more restrictive, but short-term dietary changes that give patients a jump start on their weight ...
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Reclaim Your Body with CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is a popular treatment in Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County. It’s an effective way to selectively target the bulges of fat that haven’t been responding well to ...
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Are You Making These Common Weight Loss Mistakes?

Losing weight isn’t easy, but many people make it even harder to achieve because of simple mistakes. Perhaps the most impactful mistake is assuming that following a weight loss program by ...
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Focusing on Lipo-Light

Patients in Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County have seen great results with Lipo-Light. Dr. Briones can use this innovative technology to gently and effectively help patients lose weight ...
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What Is Visceral Fat?

Unless your tummy is trim, you probably have excess visceral fat. This is the fat that’s stored in your abdomen, and it’s actually more harmful for your health than the fat stored ...
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A Look at the Conditions That Can Be Treated with Functional Medicine

At a typical appointment with a family physician, the doctor evaluates the patient’s symptoms, performs an exam, delivers the diagnosis, and prescribes medications. This approach serves a ...
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Managing Your Appetite with Mindful Eating

During a typical day, an average person might hastily grab breakfast on the way out the door or in a fast food drive-thru. He or she might work while eating lunch and watch TV while eating dinner. ...
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