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Two Important Travel Tips – Medical Minutes #44

Two Important Travel Tips Hi, it's Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss Center. I'm going to talk about travel, as the world starts to open up and people are traveling again. We have to learn how to do it safely and effectively. Focus on Weight Loss or Weight Maintenance? And so the first couple things when you travel is to determine is this going to be a weight loss week or a weight maintenance week? What we don't want is it to be a weight gaining week. And so most people who are in our practice are doing meal replacements.   With meal…

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Water for Weight Loss

Water for Weight Loss Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Primack and today's medical minute is about drinking water. I'll be honest. We know water helps in weight loss, but there aren't a lot of studies about how much you should drink or when you should drink it. The studies that do exist talk about drinking water about a bottle or 16 oz 20 to 30 minutes before each of your three big meals. Hiking and Water Let me tell you a story. I practice here in Scottsdale, Arizona. We have many, many days over 100 degrees. I had lost weight myself about 15…

Should I Use Artificial Sweeteners? Medical Minutes Episode 17

Should I Use Artificial Sweeteners? Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Primack and welcome to another Medical Minute. Artificial Sweeteners Today about artificial sweeteners. The question is, should I use artificial sweeteners as part of a diet or weight loss plan? So, it's not a simple question and it isn't a simple answer. The first thing I can tell you is absolutely water is the best without sugar, without artificial sweeteners. It is the best beverage to take to keep us hydrated and to use throughout the day. I can also tell you that we know that sugar itself is the worst. If water…
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