taking Ozempic for weight loss

What do you need to know if you are considering taking Ozempic for weight loss? Do you have all the medical facts?

In my July blog, I discussed questions people should ask so they can make an informed medical decision as to whether or not to take Ozempic. If I don’t take this medication for life, what happens to my weight when I stop? If I take the…
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Long Island Dietitian Tips on How to Maintain Weight Loss after Ozempic: Lose Weight and Keep it Off

In my last blog I discussed the Ozempic-Wegovy weight-loss boom. These medications are being publicized as the latest magic to lose weight. Beware because the bigger problem is keeping the weight you lost off. Achieving meaningful weight…
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Long Island Certified Nutritionist Discusses OZEMPIC AND WEGOVY – Is this the new miracle weight loss drug??????

The news has been flooded with reports of Ozempic and Wegovy. Originally developed to treat diabetes, people have experienced rapid weight loss when taking these medications.  As a registered dietitian with over 30 years working with…
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Treat or Reverse Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) with an Individualized Diet Plan from a Long Island RDN

Question: Should I be worried about nonalcoholic fatty liver disease? Answer:  Yes, you should be concerned. You need to learn what you can do to reverse this progressive disease.   Your liver is one of the largest organs in your…
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Why Are You Always STARVING? – Long Island Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Hunger Management & Weight Loss Tips

Many of my patients complain they are always starving. Assuming they are experiencing real hunger, the need for food that comes from the stomach, not head hunger or appetite, the desire for food, there are explanations and solutions. As…
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CAN INTERMITTANT FASTING REVERSE TYPE 2 DIABETES?  Long Island Certified Clinical Nutritionist Discusses Advantages of Time-Restricted Eating

In two of my recent blogs, I explained Chrononutrition and Circadian Rhythm (biological clock). The discussion was the related to the effectiveness at as strategy for weight loss. As important, if not more important, is the potential…
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A Long Island Dietitian Nutritionist explains the Benefits of Time-Restricted Eating: Chrononutrition and Weight Loss

As a NYS certified dietitian nutritionist, I work with many individuals who need to manage their weight as well as health issues such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (cardiometabolic diseases). In my last blog I explained and discussed…
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Long Island Dietitian Tips to Lose Weight, Nutritionist Warns Against Fad Diets and Cheating

The Cheating Strategy for Dieting, Is it Effective? Ask an RDN.   Before I explain my viewpoint, I must define the word cheat from Merriam-Webster. To deprive of something valuable. Question:  What food are you…
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Additional strategies and nutrition recommendations to manage food cravings, explained by a Long Island Certified Dietitian Nutritionist

Last week I discussed some physiological, emotional, and psychological reasons we experience cravings. Now that you have a better idea of why you have cravings and have started implementing the strategies I recommended in my last blog, it…
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CRAVINGS discussed by a Long Island registered dietitian: what causes and how to manage your food cravings

    If you experience food cravings, be assured you are not alone.  Some surveys estimate that close to 100% of young women and 70% of young men have experienced a craving for food during the past year. So regardless of…