Category Archives: Healthy Eating

  1. 6 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

    Carbs get a bad reputation in the health and fitness industry. Many people believe that all carbs are unhealthy and will hinder their weight loss goals. Well, we’re here to inform you that this is not the case.  Believe it or not, there are some carbs that are good for you and can actually help…

  2. Simple Food Swaps to Help You Lose Weight

    You probably already know that you truly are what you eat. This means that you could spend hours a day working out but still not see results if you’re not eating right. Fortunately, you can improve your diet and complement rather than hinder your exercise routine by swapping certain foods other for others. Here are…

  3. 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….

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. Total HealthcareMD – Healthy recipes for your holiday table.

    The holidays are coming. It’s a special time of year, filled with love and laughter. Here at Total HealthcareMD we would like to wish you all the best – may the peace and joy of the holidays be with you today and throughout the New Year.   The end of the year is a great…

  10. Weight​ ​loss​ ​center near Raleigh – How to keep your weight loss goals at the Thanksgiving table?

    It’s this time of year again. The table will overflow with amazing foods – turkey, yams, pies, and other tasty treats. But you’re on a diet! How will you ever endure that torture?!   Well, we’re here to tell you a secret – a one-day binge won’t ruin all of your hard work. On the…