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March 2021 Newsletter: Little Health Changes That Make A Big Impact

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Dr. Brittany Carmack is passionate about helping patients manage chronic conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiac disease and obesity – all of which can be treated or even reversed with diet and weight loss. Last year, she became board-certified in obesity medicine and earned a certificate in nutrition and wellness (ask her about the Mediterranean Diet!). Now? Dr. Carmack is excited to help patients discover their healthiest lives yet.


  1. For established patients, Dr. Carmack starts the weight loss program on the first visit with bloodwork, other labs, questionnaires and related history.
  2. On the second visit, Dr. Carmack helps patients develop a plan that supports their health, lifestyle and weight loss goals.
  3. Regular follow-up visits – weekly, if possible – are just a fast, easy weight check to help patients stay motivated. As success builds, those appointments get pushed further out.

Are you ready to make a healthy change? Contact us today to get started on YOUR weight loss journey!

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“I’m not a big fan of the word ‘diet. It’s more about making lifestyle changes, eating things you still enjoy so it’s not a punishment.” - Dr. Carmack 

  • Be aware of what you’re eating. Tracking what you eat with a food journal can help identify patterns, like eating too much late at night or snacking throughout the day, so you can make adjustments. 
  • Try an app. There are many easy-to-use apps (such as MyFitnessPal) that help users keep track of calories, exercise, water and more.
  • Cut back on animal protein. Choose leaner alternatives, smaller portion sizes and protein-rich produce and legumes, such as chickpeas, lentils, whole oats and edamame.
  • Eat less in the evening. Make breakfast and lunch your bigger meals, then go lighter at dinner.
  • Make a series of achievable goals. Pinpoint small areas where you can improve your diet, make those changes and then build on your success.
  • Choose high-fiber foods. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, whole oats – they all keep you feeling fuller longer, so you have fewer cravings throughout the day.
  • Change your temptations. If you want to choose healthier foods, figure out which fruits, vegetables and whole grains you prefer. Make them convenient to grab for snacks or prepare for meals.
  • Drink more water. Sweet tea, sodas and energy drinks offer nothing beneficial to the body. Drink a glass or two of cold water before each meal for better health and weight loss. Too boring? Add flavor enhancing drops or packets.

Make your health and wellness a real priority. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!