Rebecca Makes The Commitment to a Healthy Lifestyle – Reboot Profile

“I am now committed to the healthy lifestyle change!” – Rebecca H. Name: Rebecca H. Age: 31 I have hated my weight problem for the last 5 years. Last summer, I was feeling ill as well. Specifically, my cholesterol and blood pressure were too high. One evening I turned on Netflix and “Fat, Sick & […]

Negative Effects of Obesity and Overweight

There is no question that obesity has reached a critical level and dramatic personal and societal changes are needed. Not so long ago I was asked “What an orthopedic spine surgeon knows about nutrition?”  Although I believe most physicians should be experts in nutrition, the question was actually not that surprising because the standard medical […]

More Reasons to Maintain a Healthy Weight

Being overweight is not harmless – excess fat is the major factor responsible for insulin resistance and resultant type 2 diabetes, and a risk factor for a plethora of conditions including heart disease, stroke, hypertension, high cholesterol, liver disease, gallbladder disease, respiratory problems, arthritis, and infertility. Obesity is thought to be responsible for over 100,000 […]