children obesity

Halloween Candy: A Treat or a Trick?

Fall is fast approaching, and when many of us think of this season of cooler temps and falling leaves, we think Halloween.  Some of your kids are probably already dreaming of their costumes, Halloween parties, trick-or-treating in Kailua – AND all the candy. Don’t let these little treats trick your body this Halloween season! What …

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Marijuana and Diabetes? What’s the Connection?

Marijuana use has been colloquially associated with “the munchies,” the phenomenon of increased appetite that can occur following use.  However, in the journal Obesity, researchers have published data showing that regular marijuana users actually have lower Body Mass Indexes (BMIs) than the general population. Since elevated BMI is associated with diabetes risk, some of the researchers’ figures seem to …

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Ketogenic Diet Q&As

At OSR Weight Management, weight loss occurs via the process of nutritional ketosis.  Read some commonly asked questions about ketogenic diets and how they are answered by Dr. Anegawa. Q.What is a ketogenic diet? A. ketogenic diet is one designed to trigger nutritional ketosis, the process by which the body mobilizes its own fat stores …

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A Reporter’s Goal for Optimal Health – Accomplished!

OSR Weight Management here in Kailua is offering the Ideal Protein method to the island of Oahu! Watch this inspiring story of one man’s journey to better health, made even more meaningful when his daughter finally found her own path as well. Source: CBS News, Pittsburgh, PA Additional Information Read more…

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

A staggering 24 million children in the US are now overweight or obese – that is 1 of every 3 of our kids!  Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were previously seen only in adults, like diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and heart disease.  Sadly, the current generation of children is expected, for …

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