Blog Archive

Amazing Transformation, Megan! Nov 21st, 2022

Our exuberant patient, Megan, from Stanhope, New Jersey is celebrating her 53 pound weight loss with us!  Before starting the Dr. G's program, Megan had trouble with motivation, fatigue, and didn't exercise much.  She did come to us with a phenomenal attitude and a desire to succeed!  Megan persevered through...

How To Get Started Making Lifestyle Changes Oct 27th, 2022

Naturally we are motivated to do what is easiest. That's why when you set out with a lofty goal to completely change your eating habits or start an intense exercise routine after the first few days or weeks, when the initial motivation wears off, we then become motivated by nature...

Congrats to Margaret! Oct 18th, 2022

Celebrating 33lbs lost with our patient Margaret from Hoboken today! Margaret struggled to lose weight on her own before joining us at Dr. G's. Now she is on her way to her lowest weight and feeling confident and capable. Way to go, Margaret! Thank you for letting us join your...

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, That's NEAT! Sep 29th, 2022

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, or NEAT, is anything you do that requires energy beyond focused exercise and your Baseline Metabolic Rate (BMR). Your BMR is the energy (calories) you burn just existing/breathing. If weight loss is your goal, you should follow the formula: Calories ingested < BMR+Exercise+NEAT = Weight Loss (obviously,...

Reimagine How You Choose Your Foods Sep 8th, 2022

Dr. Maya Adam, Director of Health Media Innovation Department of Pediatrics at Stanford Medicine, has a great tip for changing your relationship to food to create a more healthful and sustainable attitude about your food choices. Let's reconsider the typical food choice rationale; which probably sounds something like this: "I...

Physician Supervised Weight Loss Jun 22nd, 2022

Physician Supervised Weight Loss Q & A What is Physician-Supervised Weight Loss? If you’ve tried to lose weight, you know that it’s hard. You may have put weeks – even months – into hardcore diets and extensive exercise only to be underwhelmed by the results. That’s why involving a medical...

Congrats to Danielle! Aug 17th, 2021

Thank you Danielle for your 5 star review. Read about her journey and 30 lb. weight loss at Dr. G's:   "Two years ago I was struggling with my weight on top of many other weird symptoms. I am a good eater plus I exercise so I didn’t understand what...

Habit > Motivation Jul 19th, 2021

A weekend reminder: Don’t rely on motivation (what happens when you’re not feeling motivated?) Make your healthy diet and exercise a habit!

Focus on Progress over Perfection Jul 6th, 2021

Progress > Perfection Striving for perfection can actually hinder weight loss! It can lead to self-doubt and criticism which in turn lowers motivation. We encourage you to switch your mindset to focus on your progress (more energy, clothes fitting better, etc.). This can in turn make change easier and more...

Eating right to hit your goals May 26th, 2021

A great way to think of things when placed on your plate! Fuel your body with foods that you know will make you feel your best!

Congrats to Krystle! May 12th, 2021

Congratulations to Krystle from Sparta on losing 25 lbs.! Job well done! Looking to start your weight loss journey? Want to get in shape for the summer, but unsure where to start? Don't hesitate! Start your journey today. Call us at 973.726.0801    

Portion Size Matters! May 2nd, 2021

Remember to check in on those portion sizes! It’s very easy to overeat and consume too many calories due to larger portions. This is a great chart to keep handy!

Are you a week day dieter? Apr 17th, 2021

Are you a “week day” dieter? Be sure to maintain your same diet and exercise routine throughout the weekend. Here are some tips to stay on track: 1. Log your food intake 2. Be sure to drink 1/2 your body weight in oz. of water 3. Be smart when dining...

55 Pound Transformation! Apr 13th, 2021

Hi! My name is Cassie and I have lost over 55 lbs. on Dr. G’s Weightloss Program!!! Yes, 55 lbs.!!! It may not sound like a big deal, but it really truly is for me. I have struggled my whole life with my weight and have tried so many different...

Myth: Eat less to lose more weight Apr 11th, 2021

Weight loss is simple, right? Eat less, exercise more and you lose weight. While a low-calorie diet (1,000 calories) works for many people, the number of calories that you need depends on your weight, age, gender, and activity level. 1,000 calories can often be too low. If physical activity drains...