Entries by Carolyn Trinta

Dieting and the Willpower Myth

A new study by the Institute for Wellness Education shows that sixty-eight percent of women believe that willpower is the most important factor for losing weight. Another random sampling shows that both men and women dieters rely on their will power alone. One disheartening hidden challenge of losing weight is that weight is resistant to […]

What Diet to Expect Post Weight Loss Surgery

Deciding to have weight loss surgery always comes with a slew of questions from my patients.  One of the most common questions is what kind of diet to expect once you have taken the plunge.  It is important to know that there are certain foods to ignore post-bariatric surgery, and others to make sure you […]

Is Cholesterol a Good or Bad Thing?

Mainstream media has villainized cholesterol, but why?  Did you know that cholesterol is vital for: Brain function – your body uses cholesterol to power electrical signals.  In fact, your brain has the highest concentration of cholesterol in your body. Hormone production – cholesterol is the precursor for the synthesis of hormones such as testosterone and […]