WE Magazine for Women / Uncategorized Tips to Having a Healthy Thanksgiving November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010

Tips to Having a Healthy Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving right around the corner many of us are over-thinking what we can do to help us keep healthy on a day when it is de rigueur to over indulge. So how do successful dieters stay on track? Here are 14 tips from a noted medical nutrition therapist to help you make your Thanksgiving healthy.

 

1. Have a food plan for the day. Since it is Thanksgiving, allow yourself to have a few indulgences that won’t set you back, maybe a little bit of stuffing or a spoonful of your mother’s corn pudding. You should begin your day with planned exercise or a walk…this can stimulate your metabolism for a high energy, calorie burning day!

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Sister 2 Sister Magazine / Dr. Alexander Rivkin Faux Finishing: Can you look like you’ve had a facelift without going under the knife? November 17, 2010

November 16, 2010

Faux Finishing: Can you look like you’ve had a facelift without going under the knife?

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DivaToolbox.com / Uncategorized 10 Tips to Maintain Weigh Loss Diet the Holidays November 12, 2010

November 12, 2010

10 Tips to Maintain Weigh Loss Diet the Holidays

We all know the mantra for losing weight–eat less and exercise more. But, the holidays are rapidly approaching. With them come the parties, dinners and other celebrations, making weight loss anything but simple. So how do successful dieters stay on track? Who better to know how to maintain your weight then the in-house nutritionist for the Khalili Center for Bariatric Care, Beverly Hills who counsels patients before and after bariatric surgery to lose and maintain weight loss. Here are ten tips to help you maintain your diet.

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iVillage.com / Dr. Alexander Rivkin Get a New Face on Your Lunch Break November 2, 2010

November 2, 2010

Get a New Face on Your Lunch Break

Swing Low No More

Your cheeks and lower jaw are sagging like a turkey’s wattle, but a surgical jowl lift — with its associated pain and swelling — is not an attractive option, either. During a non-surgical jowl lift (about $800), a Radiesse (calcium hydroxylapatite) filler is injected into the space in front of the jowl, restoring the jaw’s youthful contour, explains Dr. Alexander Rivkin, founder of Westside Aesthetics, a non-surgical cosmetic practice located in Los Angeles.

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Disney.com / Uncategorized 10 Tips for Maintaining Weight Loss During the Holidays November 1, 2010

November 1, 2010

10 Tips for Maintaining Weight Loss During the Holidays

Weight loss during the holidays is kind of an oxymoron. Cookies, eggnog, parties, family dinners – they’re all a recipe for surefire weight gain. However, there are ways to maintain your weight loss diet throughout the holidays that will still allow you to enjoy the tastes of the season without depriving you of any joy.

Here are 10 tips from Misti Gueron, MS, RD, a medical nutrition therapist with The Khalili Center for Bariatric Care, to help you stay on track.

  1. Go for H2O. Drink at least 8 ounces of water every hour – you’ll feel full faster and combat those tricky sweet cravings. (more…)
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