Best Practices

How much exercise should I be doing?

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) suggests the following minimum guidelines: Aerobic activity. Get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week, or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity. The guidelines suggest that you spread out this exercise during the course of a …

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What are the priorities for eating close to my prescription?

There are three goals you should shoot for each day in order to fulfill your personalized prescription, and they should be in this priority order: Eat as many of your allotment of calories as possible without going over. Eat at least your minimum percentage of protein. Eat no more than your maximum percentage of carbohydrates

How often do I weigh myself?

You should be weighing yourself every day.  We realize that weight fluctuates from day to day and you shouldn’t expect the scale to be lower every single day, even if you ate perfectly the day before.  However, we are looking for trends and having daily measurements helps us do that more accurately.   Here are …

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