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Finish Off Your Weight-Loss Journey With Non-Invasive SculpSure Body Contouring Apr 3rd, 2019

Nothing can be more frustrating than diligently counting calories and sweating away at the gym only to find that your unwanted fat stays stubbornly in place. That’s because there’s more to losing fat than diet and exercise, your genes can also work against you. But you don’t have to turn...

When Are Appetite Suppressants Useful? Mar 26th, 2019

Lasting weight loss requires changing your thoughts and behaviors toward food. Changing the day-to-day habits that lead to being overweight is key to trimming down and keeping the excess weight off for good. That’s why the start of every weight loss journey involves making changes to your eating habits. Our...

Why Weight-Loss Programs Built Around Whole Foods are More Successful Long-Term Feb 25th, 2019

At Sound Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics we believe that diet quality is the key to weight loss, and recent studies have confirmed this. That’s why our medically supervised weight loss program consists of real whole foods and not prepackaged, processed meals, snacks, and meal replacements. Learn why a plan...

Holiday Eating Guide: 6 Tips to Avoid Social Pressure Nov 21st, 2018

For many people, the holiday season can feel like walking through a minefield of sugar bombs awaiting to tempt you away from your healthy eating plan. With the added pressure from well-meaning friends and family, how can you avoid the ever present danger of giving up and giving in? The...

Dr. James on Kiro Talk Radio Nov 6th, 2018

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4 Things You Should Know about Safe Pregnancy Weight Gain Oct 8th, 2018

Weight gain is a major topic of discussion throughout a woman’s pregnancy. It’s not uncommon to hear of women gaining upwards of 60 pounds - but is this healthy? While it’s important to provide your baby with optimal nutrition, gaining excess weight during pregnancy can put both you and your...

Exercise Tip: Cardiovascular Exercise Strategies Jun 19th, 2018

What NOT to do when doing Cardiovascular ExerciseWhen starting an exercise program, especially with the goal of weight loss in mind, many people make the mistake of trying to do too much, too soon. This can lead to stress injuries, exhaustion, and an unsustainable pace.Best practicesYou’re much better off starting...

Exercise Tip: 3 Easy Indoor Exercises Jun 19th, 2018

Here are 3 easy indoor exercises that will help you burn calories, strengthen your muscles, stay limber, and keep moving. They’re easy enough to do anywhere — so no excuses!Easy Indoor Exercises1. Leg liftsStand up and hold on to a wall or a sturdy chair. Lift one leg to the...

Exercise Tip: Hit the Floor! Jun 19th, 2018

When you hear exercise, what comes in your mind is that the equipment the you use while doing exercise. Other worries the need to own equipment just to do the exercise. However, exercise can just actually be performed without needing the requirement. You just need your self ready for the...

How to Set Effective Goals Jun 19th, 2018

Setting effective goals is essential for success. But HOW you set goals determines whether you are  poised for achievement or frustration. In Harvard Business School report “Goals Gone Wild,” authors conclude that: “goal setting has been treated like an over-the-counter medication when it should really be treated with more care,...

5 Steps to Clear Negativity Jun 19th, 2018

Negative emotions are toxic to your system. They wreak havoc in your body, triggering a steady drip of damaging neurochemicals. They hijack your ability to think rationally, and ambush your self-esteem. When you allow yourself to ruminate or wallow in feelings of negativity, your subconscious mind will seek out any possible...

5 Steps to More Positive Emotions Jun 19th, 2018

Emotional states are like weather patterns. Think of it this way: Negative emotions are like passing storms. Positive emotions are like sunlight that you can collect and store within your system in much the way solar panels store the sun’s energy. Use the following exercise to let the storms of...

Exercise Tip: The Benefits of Gym Membership Jun 19th, 2018

Benefits of Gym Membership: For weight loss, knowledge is power. In addition to a healthy eating plan, exercise is essential. While you can manage to build an effective exercise routine at home, there are multiple benefits to going to the gym.January is an ideal month to start a membership at...

Prevent Heart Disease and Protect Your Heart Jun 19th, 2018

Did you know– Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women, and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined.– Heart disease claims 1 in 3 women in the US, killing approximately one woman every minute.– More women than men die each year from heart disease.–...

Trust Your Gut Jun 19th, 2018

Gut Bacteria Influences Weight Storage and LossThe bacteria in your gut helps you digest food and enables you to absorb vital nutrients. One study observed that the gut microbes in genetically obese mice have a greater capacity to harvest and store energy (calories) from the diet. (1) When researchers transplanted...

How to Avoid Dangerous Ingredients & Be a Smart Label Reader Jun 19th, 2018

One of the first kitchen rules I have on my family early on was this: Anything with high fructose corn syrup is not allowed in our house. By age 7 my daughter was already reading food labels in the grocery store for ingredients. With a sigh she would place an...