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Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

(305) 823-2433

3986 W. 16 Avenue | Hialeah, FL 33012

Weight Loss

“Healthy Foods” You Might Want to Avoid

healthy foods to avoid for weight loss

Believe it or not, there are foods deemed healthy that are not the healthiest for you to eat. There are the obvious foods such as those with a high amount of salt or sugar, and then there are the not-so-obvious ones. The sad fact of the matter is that there so-called “healthy foods” you should consider avoiding. Here are some “healthy foods” to avoid for better weight loss and overall health. Energy Bars Energy bars, as popular as they are, are actually very unhealthy. The people who figured out how to market this product to the world succeeded. Why? Most… Read More

Tips to Lose Weight While Eating Right

tips to lose weight

If you’re reading this, this means you are serious about eating right, losing weight and getting into the best shape of your life. We love that! March is National Nutrition Month, and there’s a lot of great information out there to help you on your journey. Now’s the perfect time to focus on you. And speaking of information, as weight-loss experts, we also have lots to share with you about healthy meals, a healthy diet, weight loss, and wellness in general.  We hope you’re ready to get started! Weight Loss Tips for a Healthy You No matter if you’re trying… Read More

March is National Nutrition Month: Let’s Eat Right

national nutrition month

If you promised yourself that this would be the year you’re going to start eating right, but you haven’t been on track, no worries. Now’s the perfect time to start again. This is National Nutrition Month, an excellent excuse for you to up your nutrition game and eat right. We can help you start a healthy diet and live a healthy lifestyle.  Think heart healthy. That should be your ultimate goal. Obesity Rates Are Getting Worse A recent report on obesity finds that America is getting fatter – nearly 40 percent of us are now obese.  And with rising obesity… Read More

How to Choose the Right Diet for You

Choosing a diet

Choosing the right diet for you is much like picking out the perfect pair of jeans. What fits one person may not necessarily suit the other. The human body is complex and contains a unique genetic component for each individual. Determining the best diet for you should extend beyond counting calories. Not to mention, it is very easy to get swept away in diet hype. Celebrity endorsements, social media campaigns, flashy graphics, and catchy commercials can influence people away from choosing a diet that may not be the best choice. Diet cycling, yo-yo dieting, and extreme diets can be damaging… Read More

Why You’re Not Losing Weight on Your Diet

why you re not losing weight

“I am not losing any weight.” We feel your frustration. You’re doing everything in your power to try to lose weight, but it simply is not happening. What’s the problem? It’s a familiar scenario for many people: you’ve been dieting, exercising, but not losing weight. Helping people reach their weight loss goals is one of our top priorities here at GMP Medical in Hialeah. We want to help you start your weight loss journey with this guide. We feel your frustration. You’re doing everything in your power to try to lose weight, but it’s simply is not happening. What’s the… Read More

Slim-N-Fit Weight Loss: Is It Right for You

Slim-N-Fit Weight Loss

Diet fads come and go. An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, according to the Boston Medical Center, and often the results are often fleeting. What if there was a better way – a way where not only can you lose the weight, but you are given the necessary advice to keep it off? Fortunately, the Slim-N-Fit program is designed with unsuccessful dieters in mind. But what is Slim-N-Fit weight loss: is It right for you? What Is Slim-N-Fit? The Slim-N-Fit weight loss program is an exciting new approach to helping you reach and maintain your… Read More

3 Proven Ways to Prepare for Your Summer Body

3 Proven Ways to Prepare for Your Summer Body

Summer in Florida can be described in four words: sun, beach, and bathing suits. Warm weather calls for bikinis and boardshorts in the summer sun. Everyone wants to feel confident and comfortable in their own skin. If you’re planning on spending your summer at the beach and you want to look and feel your best, keep reading for three proven ways to prepare for your summer body. Meal Prep Meal preparation is a proven way to shed fat. Not because you burn calories while doing it, but because you’ll eat out less often. If you’re a business person or a… Read More

5 Reasons You’re Having a Hard Time Losing Weight

5 Reasons You’re Having a Hard Time Losing Weight

More than one in three adults are considered to be overweight. One of the most common goals among people is to lose weight. This is easier said than done. There are many reasons it can be so challenging to shed off the fat, but don’t make excuses. Once you are informed, make the changes. Let’s discuss the reasons you’re having a hard time losing weight. Drinking Your Calories You’ve heard it a million times and you’re sick of hearing it. The truth is, drinking water is the number one thing you should be doing. You can be dehydrated even if… Read More

New Year’s Resolution: How to Get The Body You Want

New Year’s Resolution_ How to Get The Body You Want

With the New Year only a few days away, we can’t help but stress about our upcoming resolutions, goals, and desires. Whether it’s buying that new car, starting a Master’s program, or simply working on your character, we all wonder what we will make of 2018. The most common resolutions revolve around our body, body image, the way we look, and the way we want to look. Do you want to lose more weight? Eat healthier? Get those rock-hard abs? Everyone is different when it comes to their body image. With any goal you set for the new year, there… Read More

The 7-Day Sugar Detox: How to Survive

We all know that sugar is a culprit for many issues in our daily lives. It is not a shock to hear that sugar should be consumed as little as possible, as it is just empty calories. However, many of us that already lead healthy lifestyles perhaps do not realize how much sugar creeps into our diets. The sad reality Companies recognize that consumers are starting to read the labels before purchasing. Therefore, corporations are beginning to be more creative when adding in ingredients. They are still adding in sugar, but instead of just “cane sugar” or “high fructose corn… Read More