Dr. Mittal’s Blog

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Weight Loss Doctor’s Perspective

    Many people may not be familiar with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), but if you are a woman who has dealt with the symptoms or are someone who has had problems with infertility, you are all too familiar with the many problems that go along with PCOS. Is it possible to improve this condition and in turn, improve your long term health? As a weight loss doctor, I am here to tell you that it is possible!

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  • Why Do Doctors Talk About Weight Loss?

    A healthy weight, in most cases, is closely linked to health. Many health conditions, like diabetes to name one, are a consequence of excess weight, and many conditions can worsen from the extra weight we are carrying.

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  • BPA (Bisphonol-A) - Is it safe? Answers May Be Coming Soon

    A study due to come out with final results later this year, called CLARITY-BPA hopes to shed more light on this chemical.

    Preliminary results of this 7 year collaboration study have been mixed, and scientists and endocrinologists involved with the study are disagreeing on whether the results will actually help clarify once and for all if BPA is indeed harmful at the low levels that the FDA currently says are safe.

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  • Why Should You Consider Specialized Wellness Blood Testing?

    “Could there be something going on with my metabolism?”

    “How do I know if I am at risk for developing diabetes?”

    “I have a family history of heart disease. How do I know if I am at risk?”

    I often hear these questions being asked.  

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  • Diabetes Prevention: An Important Factor in Reducing Heart Disease in South Asians

    Diabetes Prevention: An Important Factor in Reducing Heart Disease in South Asians

    As a woman of South Asian ethnicity, this is deeply personal.
    Did you know that South Asians (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepali and Sri Lankan) have high rates of heart attack and stroke?
    60% of the world’s heart disease patients are South Asian and we have the highest death rate from heart disease in the US compared to other ethnic groups. Sadly, risk factors also seem to occur at a younger age in South Asians.

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  • Coffee - The Magic Bean?

    The history of coffee goes back possibly to the 10th century in Arabia. The modern version of roasted coffee made its way out of Arabia in the 1600s, into Europe, and slowly made its way to Asia, and then eventually the New World.

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  • Wondering about how to get started with fasting?

    Easy Ways to get started with fasting

    Start with an "eating window" (time restricted eating): Eat your last meal at 8pm and don't eat until 8AM. Slowly move to 6PM until to 8AM.

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  • Radiant Health Tips- Vitamin C

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  • Body Image & Self Love: Define your Why

    The issue of body image comes up a lot in my mind.
    It comes to mind for personal reasons, and because I am a physician who treats women and men who struggle with their weight.

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  • Tips for a Healthy Holiday

    Party invites with treats galore. Cocktails, pies, cookies and more! Time for the holidays to sabotage your best efforts. Right? Or not... You have been staying on track, making healthy choices, going to the gym and then- Thanksgiving rolls around. The downward spiral of bad choices starts and heads into December. Do you need to be a hermit to avoid the social pressures to indulge?

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