Entries by MacArthur Medical Center

Resolutions: Accountability

Our next section in our healthy dietary change resolution for 2010 is accountability. Having accountability helps you keep on track, helps you monitor your progress, and helps to keep you motivated. So, what are some ways we can be accountable? Keep track of your progress on paper or other electronic forms [pullquote] Tracking your weight […]

Resolutions: Making a Plan

We have been very busy getting our new satellite office up and running in the last couple of weeks. If you have not seen it, the office is located at 307 Euless Westpark Way. This time I’m going to talk about the next section in our healthy dietary change resolution for 2010. Once you make […]

Resolutions: To Achieve or Not to Achieve

This week’s tip for a successful resolution is: Make your resolutions achievable Losing 15 pounds in the next 3 weeks to fit into that bathing suit for your vacation to Mexico is not very realistic however, losing 1-2 pounds per week for the next 3 months is. Don’t bite off more than you can chew […]

Santa’s Holiday Secrets

Trying to LOSE weight during the holiday season can set you up for failure. Focus instead on MAINTAINING your current weight. This can be hard especially since everywhere you look there are all kinds of wonderful food and snacks. If you are diabetic (gestational, Type 1, Type 2) it is an even larger challenge to […]

The Big Deal About Whole Grain

Today we are going to talk a little about whole grains. We all hear about how important whole grains are, but how do we know we are getting a whole grain product when we buy it? Why are whole grains so important? You must look at the package label or nutritional label and to see […]

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Let’s start with the most important meal of the day, breakfast. About one out of four women skip this meal. There are several reasons for this including that hectic morning rush attempting to get children dressed, fed and off to school as well as getting ourselves prepared for our day. Another reason is the belief […]