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  1. 5 Common Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

    You eat healthily and exercise regularly yet are still having a tough time losing the unwanted pounds. Sound familiar? Believe it or not, this is a very common issue that men and women from all walks of life face. Below, we’ll discuss several of the most common reasons you may not be losing weight despite…

  2. How Much Water Should You Drink in a Day?

    Adequate water intake is a foundation of healthy living. But, with so many different recommendations floating around the internet, it’s hard to know how much water you should drink in a day.  The Myth Historically, we’ve been told that we should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day for a total of 64 ounces….

  3. 7 Guilt-Free Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    It’s no secret that sugar cravings can sabotage your weight loss goals if you let them. And we also know that restrictive fad diets are difficult to sustain for the long-term and are likely to lead to periods of binge eating.  Although Total HealthcareMD is a physician-supervised medical weight loss and wellness center, our goal…

  4. 7 Ways to Burn Calories Without Going to the Gym

    No matter your intentions or how well you plan ahead, sometimes life just gets in the way. Don’t let missing one or two gym sessions derail you from your fitness goals. Here are seven simple, everyday ways that you can burn calories without going to the gym:  1. Take the Stairs As often as you…

  5. Essential Gear to Help You Lose Weight

    Whether you’re scrolling through your Facebook feed or out running errands, it seems like you are constantly bombarded with advertisements for the latest piece of exercise equipment or a new line of workout apparel. Sure you may use them a few times, but before you know it, you have a closet full of stuff taking…

  6. 9 “Healthy Foods” That May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

    In your quest for overall health and wellbeing, you and your doctor may decide that weight loss should be one of your goals. The CDC has some basic tips on weight management like how to balance diet and activity and information on calories to help get you started. But, while a lot of diet-based weight-loss…

  7. Healthy Eating: Changing Your Diet with the Seasons

    One of the common complaints that we hear is that people assume eating healthy has to be boring and restrictive in order to be effective. That couldn’t be further from the truth. At Total HealthcareMD, we believe that one of the best ways to create sustainable healthy eating habits is by changing your diet with…

  8. Understanding Food Labels

    When it comes to reading the label on the back of any food or drink, it is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the ingredients and nutrition facts. This is especially difficult for those who have only recently started to focus on the importance of nutrition while trying to live a healthy lifestyle. While…

  9. Why Fad Diets Don’t Work

    One of the most challenging parts about eating well consistently is figuring out what miracle trends are really effective in helping you live a more fulfilling and healthier lifestyle. It seems these days that every nutrition guru has exactly the right recipe to help you shed 10 pounds in 10 minutes by just following their…

  10. 5 Drink Swaps You Should Make Right Now

    Most traditional weight loss programs and fad diets focus on what you eat, but how about what you drink? That myth that liquid calories don’t count simply isn’t true. Beverages, some of which may be disguised as healthy, are full of sneaky calories and added sugar. Did you know that drinking just one 20-ounce bottle…