Why Are Multivitamins Important for Weight Loss?

multivitaminsIt seems that when it comes to multivitamins, people have strong opinions.

Some are religious about popping a daily pill, while others think vitamins are an unnecessary invention designed by nutrition companies to make money.

Still others think that multivitamins might be a good idea if you’re pregnant, sick, or eating an unhealthy diet, but as long as fruits and vegetables are part of the daily rotation, you don’t need them, right?

Not exactly.  Continue reading

Medical Weight Loss Recipes

tomato-pesto-frittataMedical weight loss recipes don’t have to be boring, bland, or tasteless. 

Here at GreenLite Medicine, we strive to make sure our clients have a wide array of foods to choose from during the weight loss phase, as well as inspiration to keep cooking healthy for the rest of their lives.

All of our medical weight loss recipes are based around a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet plan, which supports fast weight loss.  Continue reading

Vitamin D: What it Means for Your Waistline – and Your Brain

vitaminsIf you follow the news at all, you may be wondering what the hype is all about when it comes to vitamin D.

Research is beginning to show that vitamin D deficiency may be associated with everything from heart disease and depression to fibromyalgia and infertility.

But there are other reasons why you may want to get your vitamin D levels checked – and some of these reasons are why vitamin D is a standard measurement we look at when evaluating our patients here at GreenLite Medicine.  Continue reading

5 Tips for Effective Weight Control

file5419c94194822Weight loss is one thing, but keeping it off is quite another. 

When it comes to effective weight control, it’s important to understand that you’ll inevitably see ups and downs on the scale – our bodies fluctuate depending on what we’ve eaten, how much we’re moving, and how our hormones are behaving in response to lifestyle factors like stress.  Continue reading

Zucchini and Shallot Frittata (Low-Carb and Gluten Free)

zucchiniWhat we like about this frittata recipe is that it’s easy enough for a simple breakfast but fancy enough for company. 

Just triple the recipe for guests, use a cast iron pan, and finish it in a hot oven, recommends the team at Big Girls Small Kitchen (original recipe there). Don’t have zucchini on hand? That’s OK. Substitute another veggie and you’re good to go.  Continue reading