The Importance of Protein in our Diets

The Importance of Protein in our Diets

Protein, fat and carbohydrates are essential for our well being. With protein however, our body doesn’t store it, unlike the other two. We need protein every day and here is why.

There are three types of amino acids in our body:

  • Essential
  • Non-essential
  • Conditionally essential

Your body needs 20 different amino acids to grow and function properly. All 20 of these are important for your health. (Nine of these amino acids are classified as essential)

Essential amino acids help to keep our body healthy by making new cells, enzymes and various hormones. This helps us to build muscle and lose weight.

Non-essential and conditional amino acids are made by the body as needed. Essential acids cannot be produced by our body and has to come from protein in our food.

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Philadelphia Weight Loss Doctor Issues Warning about End of Summer Fast Weight Loss Products. Speak To Your Doctor First.

Dr Fisher Cleanse21 Challenge for Breast Cancer AwarenessDr. Jon Fisher, one of Philadelphia’s most respected medical weight loss doctors, warns about the dangers of products targeting people who want to lose weight fast.

With only a month left until the end of summer, you may be in a hurry to lose a few pounds before the beaches close. If so, be careful of those heavily advertised (and often misleading) products you see on the internet or at local stores promoting "fast, effortless" weight loss without exercise or lifestyle changes. While these companies are very good at telling the consumer what they want to hear, if you look closely at what they're selling, you'll see that their products often involve purchasing pre-packaged meals or drinks, herbal pills or a "starvation" diet plan that can be unsafe, costly and often helps you lose nothing more than your money!

Dr. Jon Fisher from Dr. Fisher’s Medical Weight Loss Centers in Philadelphia, PA says, “These so-called "miracle" weight loss plans and products often send dieters into a cycle of quick weight loss, followed by a “rebound” weight gain once normal eating resumes. Sadly, in many cases, the weight gained back is often greater than what was originally lost while on the diet plan!”

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Healthy Eating At Work

Tips for Healthy Eating at the Office

 

For many people trying to lose weight, breakfast and dinner are the easier meals to plan for. Lunch is the real challenge. You want to be able to take something portable, fast, and easy to eat at your desk. Portable and fast often means a trip through the drive through.  It’s difficult to eat a healthy lunch if you’re going out all the time. The better solution is to pack your lunch. Here are a few easy recipes and ideas that will satisfy all of your requirements. They’re healthy, easy, portable, and fast.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Events in Philadelphia: Take the Cleanse21™ Challenge and Help The Eileen Stein Jacoby Fund Raise Money For Breast Cancer Research

Dr Fisher Cleanse21 Challenge for Breast Cancer AwarenessTake the Cleanse21™ Challenge for Breast Cancer Awareness at Dr. Fisher's Medical Weight Loss Centers and Lose Weight While Helping a Good Cause

According to BreastCancer.org, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Researchers agree, besides having yearly mammograms when you turn 40, lifestyle changes including losing weight, getting active and following a healthy diet can help lower a woman's breast cancer risk.

This month we invite you to make the commitment to a healthier lifestyle by taking The Body Focus Cleanse21™ Challenge for Breast Cancer Awareness and join us in raising money for breast cancer research.

The Body Focus Cleanse21™ Challenge asks women to turn awareness into action by following a 21-day Detox Diet and Eat Smart • Stay Fit™ Program. By doing so, those who take the challenge will not only lose a few pounds but will also be supporting a good cause.

To register for this Breast Cancer Awareness Event in Philadelphia and help raise money for breast cancer research through the Eileen Stein Jacoby Fund (www.esjffund.org), you can schedule a consultation at one of Dr. Fisher's Philadelphia Weight Loss Clinics using our online appointment scheduler or by calling (215) 987-4592. Register to take the Cleanse21™ Challenge before Nov. 3, 2018, and you'll save $75 off the regular price for the Cleanse21™ Program.

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Lose Weight Philly: Low Carb Turkey Roll Up Recipe

Food & Recipes

Body-by-Fisher Now Cookbook

Weight Loss Recipe: Turkey Roll Ups

 

If you are having company over this holiday weekend or are responsible for bringing a dish to a party, why not make it a healthy one?

Turkey Roll Ups are a favorite.

They're fast and easy to prepare, and besides being a crowd-pleaser, they're an acceptable meal in all phases of the Body-by-Fisher Weight Loss Program in Philadelphia.

Note: If you are a patient in our practice, be sure to log in to the EZDietPlanner & Fitness Tracker™ each day to follow the custom meal plan we created for you. Each day contains 3 meals and 2 snacks along with a recipe for each.

Click the link below to access this recipe:

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Success Stories

"My weight loss journey began on Wednesday, June 16th. This is the day I made a decision to face my weight issues once and for all. I was blessed to be introduced to Dr. Jon Fisher of Fisher’s Medical Weight Loss Centers.
As of June 30th, I have lost 11.4 pounds! I’m eating better, I feel better and I’m sleeping better. I have tried many diets before but this one is not a diet, it’s a lifestyle change program for me. It’s safe and effective.

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