Dr. Charlie Seltzer - Pioneering an Effective Approach to Health & Well-Being
The trifecta of long-term health and well-being, Dr. Seltzer is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Do you want to lose weight but are afraid of failing?
2 weeks ago, I set up a table at the Philly Swap Party, an event where women exchange clothing items. One of my patients, Amy Larrimore, pledged to drop 11 dress sizes by the next event in September, at which time she would give away her entire wardrobe. I have no doubt she will be able to do it, as she has committed herself to that goal and I am… read more
Do diet beverages cause weight gain? A lot of people say they do and site studies which show a relationship (or correlation) between drinking diet soda and being overweight. But they fail to mention that correlation does not prove causation. In other words, a person who is overweight is probably more likely to drink diet soda in an attempt to lose weight, while more than making up for those saved calories by making other unhealthy choices…. read more
Here is another great breakfast smoothie idea. Nutritional information is at the bottom.
This is from one of my physique consultation clients. I hope you enjoy.
I started working with Dr. Charlie Seltzer in the Summer of 2012. At that time I was in good shape, having worked out several times a week for several years, including regular weight training. But I felt that I had plateaued, and working out became a joyless chore. A friend of a friend recommend Charlie, and soon I started training under his instruction. Charlie dramatically changed my weekly… read more
One of my patients sent me a link to an article which describes a genetic mutation that causes very low levels of LDL, or bad cholesterol. Scientists are using this information in an attempt to create new cholesterol lower drugs.
Here are my thoughts: The article is very interesting. It is important to note, however, that high LDL is only one of many risk factors for heart disease, and half the people who have heart attacks have “normal” LDL… read more
Here is a sample menu which reflects a healthy breakdown of protein, fat and carbs, assuming you have no medical reason to limit any macronutrient. (Protein, fat and carbs are macronutrients.) It also has fruit, vegetables, and fiber, all of which will improve your health independent of the effect of weight loss. As you can see, it is quite a lot of food for the calories.