Stay Healthy Blog Article

How to Lose Weight: Baby Steps You Can Do Now

Did you know that half of all adults in America are considered overweight or obese? In addition to how we look and feel, being overweight can lead to serious health problems, such as heart disease or diabetes.

If this is something you’re concerned about, there are steps you can take now to lose weight, improve your appearance, and reduce your risk for serious health problems. The amount that you actually need to lose may be less than you think!

In this weight loss video, Nurse Barb speaks with Chef Jacques Wilson, Dr. Mariam Manoukian – author of The Alpha Plan, and Dr. Manjul Patwardhan - family and bariatric medicine. They offer tips on small steps you can take now to lose weight and improve related health conditions. Topics covered include:

  • Diet & Cooking Recommendations
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Diabetes & Heart Disease
  • Sodium Intake Guidelines
  • The Value of Baby Steps for Weight Loss