Exercise, Nutrition and then Weight Loss, but WHY?

We do not “do” weight loss. What we do is exercise and manage our nutrition. When this is done right, weight loss will most often follow. This point is simple to understand but is sometimes hard to put into practice. To do more exercise or make changes to our daily nutrition calls upon us to step out of our comfort zone and do something different. This means work. Progress usually does mean work and ...

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Weight Loss Advocate at New Horizon

Patient advocate: By popular demand New Horizon has established the position of patient advocate so that each patient can have program related questions answered at each visit. At New Horizon, a lot of information is provided to patients by the medical team and our advocate will help clarify any aspect of a patient’s visit before they leave. The advocate will also carefully monitor week to week progress of patients.

Our weight loss patients know that we have ...

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Celebration!

Yes, today we had yet another patient reach a goal, in her case 50 lbs of weight loss in 26 weeks. On the surface this may not seem to be a big deal, but her program did not include any medications or artificial food products. She took the slow healthy road of working with the New Horizon staff on her nutrition, fitness and behavior modification. Because she has successfully modified her bahavior around nutrition and exercise, she ...

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OPTIFAST

OPTIFAST is a state -of-the-art weight management program that combines the talents of many people to provide a personalized weight loss experience. To lose weight, you must increase your energy expenditure and decrease your energy intake to create a negative energy balance. When you burn more calories than you consume your body begins to use stored energy (body fat) to meet your energy demands. It sounds simple but a great deal of determination and motivation is required to ...

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Norwood MA Weight Loss the right way

After all of the expensive weight loss programs you have endured, wouldn’t it be nice to discover a program that could be covered by the health insurance you and your employer pay for every month? It only makes sense that if insurance pays for preventive care now, it can avoid larger claim pay outs later when a person has for example become diabetic. New Horizon will help explain how this revolutionary approach can work in your favor. ...

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New Year Resolution Time

The winter solstice has passed and the days are getting longer. Plans for spring are already brewing as we patiently wait for the new fallen snow to melt. As we finish celebrating the holidays and begin to turn our attention to meaningful resolutions for 2013, health and weight loss seem to surface as a priority.
There are so many options, one can get lost in the quagmire and even forgo taking action because they are engulfed in confusion. A sensible ...

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CorporateWellness Partnerships

As we slide into 2013, we have received calls asking about corporate wellness programs to address weight loss, obesity and related diseases in the work place. These are great inquires as new legislation is encouraging employers to make available specific wellness programs to their employee population. Employees that actively participate in a comprehensive health and wellness program are found to be healthier because they have lost weight, lowered blood pressure and cholesterol, have improved their confidence and attitude, ...

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Pericardial Fat Concerns

Hidden fat surrounding the heart can be as responsible for cardiac disease as visible fat found at the waistline, thighs and butt. Hidden behind the rib cage is a fat known as pericardial fat which new studies are finding can be responsible for the build-up of plaque along coronary artery walls. Pericardial fat can lead to heart attacks and it is linked to obesity and overweight conditions.

Two-thirds of our population is overweight or obese which constitutes a national epidemic in ...

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Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes is a disease that affects over 25M Americans and almost 25% of them are not aware that they have it. The reason for this is that many of them do not understand the disease itself and are not aware of the symptoms related to the early onset of diabetes. Type II diabetes which is the most common form will usually show up in adults. However, in America we are seeing an alarming increase of Type II ...

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