FOX 47 - Health News
MADISON (WMSN) -- It may seem like food that's bad for you is always within an arm's reach.
A Madison doctor shows how you can train your body to crave healthier foods.
"Good foods, healthy foods, aren't necessarily "sexy" you know," said Dr. Susan Isensee, with the Dean Clinic Comprehensive Weight Management Program.
Doctor Isensee tries a different angle to get her patients to crave healthy foods. At Dean Clinic's Comprehensive Weight Management Program, she shows what unhealthy foods, like sweets, do to your body.
"Often times [they] have empty calories and while your brain may crave them, they're not doing enough to meet your body's nutritional needs," said Dr. Isensee.
About how long will it take to change the habits that may have been ingrained in you since you were little? The doctor says for the average adult, about six weeks.
She says the biggest impact to her patients is when they write down everything they eat.
"It's absolutely your brain what you're doing. So if you're not record keeping, you're lying to yourself," said Dr. Isensee.
Other ways to kick the habit - get unhealthy foods out of your house and keep health snacks on you instead at all times.
She says when you sit down for a meal, eat the healthiest foods on your plate, first.
"I make sure I eat my meal before I do my craved foods," said Dr. Isensee.
"Remember the scale is not your enemy. If you've been doing the right thing the scale should go down and your waste measurements and hip measurements should go down also," said Dr. Isensee.
For more information on the Dean Clinic's Comprehensive Weight Management Program, Click Here.
Sun. - Fri. on FOX 47 News at 9!
Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)
|Kids with seasonal affective disorder, depression go largely undiagnosed|
Even though the new school year is in full swing, kids still have plenty of time to play outside in the sunshine before dinner.
|Widower of NYC journalist fighting to raise awareness of brain aneurysms|
When Todd Crawford’s wife, New York City’s WABC-TV reporter and anchor Lisa Colagrossi, passed away March 20 from a ruptured brain aneurysm, he set off to raise awareness about the condition to help other families like his.
|Nearly 75 people reportedly overdose on laced heroin in 3-day span in Chicago|
Nearly 75 people reportedly overdosed on dangerous narcotics, possibly heroin laced with painkiller fentanyl, in Chicago over a three-day span, according to city health and fire officials.
|4 ways to get slim with your pet|
Sure, sometimes pets look adorable when they're plump—but the extra pounds may set them up for serious health issues, like diabetes and high blood pressure.
|7 things new health insurance users should know|
You pay your premium, get your insurance card and go to the doctor. Simple, right? Not always.
Tonight on FOX 47
10:00am FOX NFL Kickoff
11:00am FOX NFL Sunday
12:00pm NFL on FOX: "Giants vs. Bills"
3:30pm NFL on FOX: "Packers vs. 49ers" (Mandatory Kickoff)
6:30pm The O.T.
7:00pm The Simpsons
7:30pm Brooklyn Nine Nine
8:00pm Family Guy
8:30pm The Last Man On Earth
9:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
9:35pm In Depth Sports with Graham Bensinger
10:05pm Big Bang Theory
10:35pm Big Bang Theory
11:05pm Mike & Molly
11:35pm Mike & Molly
12:05am 2 Broke Girls