Losing weight and then managing to keep it off
for life is an arduous task.
meets with an
expert who explained the key to weight loss is
education and self-awareness.
When many of us want to shed
some weight, we either cut out
certain food groups or curb our
portions altogether. However
Dr. Rita Nawar Tobias, an
endocrinologist, has a completely
different approach in helping
patients lose weight and keep it off.
She explains: “Most experts usually
prescribe a calorie restricted diet.
However at our clinic, we follow
a system developed by Dr. Naji
Torbay - which has been around
for more than 22 years. He has his
own clinic in Lebanon and we are
partners in this clinic. His method
consists of dividing patients into
two categories; one is patients who
are hyperinsulinemic or insulin
resistant and second, those who are