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True You Weight Loss was founded by physicians specifically to serve people just like you. We don’t recommend internet-sensation diets or military-grade workouts. True You provides safe, effective, non-surgical, outpatient weight loss procedures that deliver surgical-level outcomes allowing you to fully experience life again. Several members of our team consistently contribute articles on nutrition and advancement in weight loss to help you shape the habits needed to live the life you want.
Get Your Fats Straight: Fatty Acids Explained

If you are trying to get healthy, it is easy to get caught up in fad diets focused on changing one element of your diet such as cutting carbohydrates or loading up on antioxidants. While there can be benefits to lowering your carb intake for most Americans, you will typically have to do more than […]

Filling in the Gaps: The Importance of Nutrition Density

It is not without some irony that the food many people eat in the United States is called the Standard American Diet, or “SAD.” With obesity rates going up every year, more and more people are finding that the foods we are used to eating may not be as healthy for us as we think.  […]

Weight Loss Medication Wegovy Approved by FDA

For the first time since 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug treatment for chronic weight management. The drug, called Wegovy (generic: semaglutide), was initially prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but researchers have found that it also can be helpful for people with a high BMI who […]

Five Tips for Managing Meal Expectations After an Endobariatric Procedure

Endobariatric weight loss procedures can be completely life-altering—offering patients rapid, long-term weight loss that can lead to a fuller, healthier life. Yet, like any weight loss procedure, patients will have to navigate a series of changes that can be overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect. Former bariatric patient, registered dietitian and nutritionist Laura […]

What to Do About Compulsive Overeating

Everyone overeats from time to time, and it usually happens during Thanksgiving or some other holiday where elaborate feasts are prepared. Yet for some people, overeating can become an ongoing habit that dominates daily life. In addition to the very real psychological concerns about this kind of food addiction, overeating can also become a cause […]

What a Pain: Obesity and Chronic Knee Pain

It is well known that being overweight can put you at higher risk of conditions such as heart disease and hypertension, but these high-profile conditions are just the tip of the iceberg. Many other conditions can arise as a result of, or be worsened by, being overweight.  Though it doesn’t get the same attention as […]

An Honest Look at the Cheat Day

So, you decided to get serious about your health, and have been keeping to a strict diet. All that healthy eating is starting to show benefits, but as time goes on, you are starting to get a craving for carbs that just won’t quit. Is it ok to add in a cheat day without undoing […]

Massive Limitations: Understanding the Body Mass Index

Knowing that the scale, or the tape measure, is showing you a number you don’t like is easy, but how do you know whether your body weight poses a risk to your health? For children, growth charts and other forms of evaluation help us get a picture of what might be a healthy weight range. […]

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Most people have been on a diet at one point or another during the course of their lives, and that usually means starting a process of figuring out what they’re “allowed” to eat and drink while on the diet. Some foods with high fat or sugar content, like cakes and cookies, are pretty clearly not […]

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