Author Archives for Cara Phillipo

P SHOT PORTLAND

Weight Loss Versus Fat Loss

May 17, 2022 1:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Weight Loss Versus Fat Loss

What is weight loss?   Weight loss is a reduction in overall body weight. In other words, weight loss accounts for changes in your overall body composition.  Our human bodies are made up of body fat, lean mass, and water.  What is fat loss? Fat loss is making a reduction in body fat. Fat is stored throughout... Read More

6 Habits that can Lead to Chronic Disease

May 2, 2022 3:12 pm Published by Comments Off on 6 Habits that can Lead to Chronic Disease

It’s a hard statistic to swallow, but in the United States, about half of all adults suffer from chronic health conditions, and about 26% of adults live with 2 or more chronic conditions.  Conditions such as obesity, diabetes, cancer, lung disease, and heart disease are prevalent and extremely dangerous. Unfortunately, some lifestyle habits that contribute to chronic disease... Read More

HCG DIET and weight loss

Normal Weight Fluctuations on the Scale

April 26, 2022 2:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Normal Weight Fluctuations on the Scale

Everyone wants to see that scale number go down. However, weight fluctuations are 100% normal. The problem is that fluctuations can be very discouraging and emotionally taxing to dieters who step on the scale and notice they’ve gained a few pounds overnight.  I always remind my HCG DIET and SYNERGYrx medical weight loss patients that... Read More

HCG Diet

Loving my Air Fryer on the HCG DIET

April 6, 2022 12:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Loving my Air Fryer on the HCG DIET

The cooking method on the HCG DIET does matter.  Everything you make on the program,  I would always avoid low quality oils at all costs as they are not good for the body. On the HCG DIET, even healthy oils can  interfere with the work of HCG’s potential ability to help the body burn fat... Read More

hcg diet portand

The Instant Pot on the HCG DIET Protocol

March 30, 2022 11:38 am Published by Comments Off on The Instant Pot on the HCG DIET Protocol

Let the Instant Pot be your Game Changer for Cooking on the HCG Diet A few years ago, after hearing testimonial after testimonial from friends about the Instant Pot electric pressure cooker (and so much more) I decided to go on Amazon and get one of my own.  Well, this purchase did not disappoint!  I... Read More

HCG DIET and weight loss

Analyzing Body Composition ~ InBody 720

March 24, 2022 11:34 am Published by Comments Off on Analyzing Body Composition ~ InBody 720

What is Lean Body Mass and what part of it is Skeletal Muscle? When I run a body composition analysis on our patients who are doing our HCG Diet program or  our bio-identical hormone optimization program the 2 parameters of “lean mass” and “fat mass” always stand out.  Through our HCG Diet program, we see in most cases... Read More

medical weight loss

The Ticket To Your Weight Loss Goal is 100%!!

March 17, 2022 6:28 pm Published by Comments Off on The Ticket To Your Weight Loss Goal is 100%!!

In my private practice as a Naturopathic physician, I love working with my patients to achieve a body composition that is healthy for them.  Most of the time, this involves weight loss which comes from changes in dietary and lifestyle habits with the HCG Diet or the SYNERGYrx medical weight loss protocol as a catalyst. The... Read More

hcg diet portland

An Amazing Dinner for the HCG DIET or AOD Weight Loss Protocol

March 10, 2022 6:23 pm Published by Comments Off on An Amazing Dinner for the HCG DIET or AOD Weight Loss Protocol

An HCG Diet and AOD Medical Weight Loss Dinner that makes you say AMAZING!   I say it over and over in my practice … the SYNERGYrx and HCG Diet protocol does not have to be boring. There are SO many delicious things that can be made with that little list of foods. I highly... Read More

HCG Diet for Weight Loss Intermittent Fastinf

Change Your Attitude towards Food or your “Fooditude” 

March 3, 2022 6:18 pm Published by Comments Off on Change Your Attitude towards Food or your “Fooditude” 

When I first meet with my medical weight loss patients using the SYNERGYrx or HCG Diet protocol, they often have strong goals of finding better eating habits, improving diet and losing weight.  The first thing I ask patients to do is to dig deep and be sure the motivation and inspiration to make (lasting) change... Read More

hcg diet portland

A Positive Attitude is the Key to Great Health

February 24, 2022 6:14 pm Published by Comments Off on A Positive Attitude is the Key to Great Health

Attitude is a Key to Health Diet, Exercise, Sleep and Attitude are pillars to health. In my years of experience in the field of integrative medicine, I have seen what a huge impact ATTITUDE has on my patients.   The mind is one our most under utilized power tools and we ALL have one.  Perhaps,... Read More