Weight Loss Goals For The New Year

Can you believe 2017 is soon to be a memory? With that being said, many of us are striving for those New Year’s resolution weight loss goals. Although the journey can be long, there are a few things you can do to kick-start your new routine! To stay on track with your...

4 Benefits of Exercise

Starting a regular exercise routine can be a challenge. Habits are easier to form if you consider working out just 10 – 15 minutes daily instead of trying to block out a full hour. Consistent exercise can contribute to weight loss, but there are even more...

Obesity Study and Risks

Obesity has been linked to many health concerns. Obese people are those who have too much body fat; usually a BMI (Body Mass Index) over 30. BMI is calculated from a person’s height and weight, and a BMI 25 to 29.9 is considered overweight, and anything beyond the 30...

Weight Loss: What Are My Options?

Before searching for a weight loss center in your area, it might be helpful to understand the difference between gastric sleeve, gastric balloon, medical weight loss and explore what the best fit might be for you. In a recent podcast, Doctor Hamilton explored several...

Ask Your Doctor About Weight Loss

While many physicians inform their patients when their body mass index (BMI) is too high, most physicians fail to talk to their patients about how they can lose weight. Options like weight loss surgery, nutrition programs, gym memberships, and medication are all...

Keeping the Weight Off

According to a recent study, contestants from NBC’s reality show, “The Biggest Loser” leave the show with significantly slower metabolisms, making it difficult for the participants to continue losing weight or maintaining healthy weight once they leave “The Biggest...

Stress Hormone Linked to Obesity

A Better Weigh Center – Obesity in the News Stress Hormone Measured in Hair Linked to Persistent Obesity, Study Finds (ABC News, USA Today, HealthDay News) British researchers found long-term exposure to the stress hormone cortisol is tied to increased levels of...

Ask the Experts Podcast Jan 21 2017

Host of “Ask the Experts” Hailey Thornton interviews Dr. Hamilton of A Better Weigh Center on iHeart Radio. If you’d like to listen to more, tune in on Saturday mornings from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. on 1190TalkRadio.com. Here are some of the questions...

Untreated Obesity Cost to Economy

At A Better Weigh Center, we follow the latest research on obesity, diseases, and resources that can help you live a healthier life. Obesity now costs the U.S. economy $1.4 trillion dollars according to the Milken Institute. When health risks are left untreated,...