The Science of Appetite: Understanding Hunger and Fullness Understanding the science of appetite is important for managing weight and developing mindful eating habits. Appetite is regulated by a complex interplay of physiological and psychological factors that influence our desire to eat and our feelings of fullness. Hormones such as ghrelin and leptin play key roles […]

The Best Weight Loss Supplements for Women

The Best Weight Loss Supplements for Women Searching for the best weight loss supplements for women? Incorporating the right nutritional supplements into your diet can be a crucial step in tackling the unique challenges that women face on their weight loss journeys. Hormonal fluctuations, metabolism, and other physiological factors can complicate efforts to shed pounds, […]

OVYVO volunteers at Central Pennsylvania Food Bank

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work at Central Pennsylvania Food Bank! Every year, we dedicate several Fridays to volunteering at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. This year, we’ve already clocked in our fourth session of giving back to the community – and we always schedule it after work hours to ensure our patients’ schedules remain uninterrupted! […]

Arbor Day Fruit Salad

Arbor Day Fruit Salad Happy Arbor Day! As we celebrate the wonders of trees and their vital role in our environment, let’s also think about how their fruits can nourish our bodies and support our weight loss journeys. Trees aren’t just great for the air we breathe. From apples to cherries, trees provide a rich […]

Tirzepatide vs Semaglutide

Tirzepatide vs Semaglutide – Which Is Better For YOU? If you’re curious about the differences between tirzepatide vs semaglutide, and which might be better for your situation, this article is for you. These two revolutionary medications are transforming the management of weight and type 2 diabetes. Both tirzepatide and semaglutide are part of the GLP-1 […]

How To Lower Your Set Point Weight

How To Lower Set Point Weight Understanding & Altering Your Body’s Natural Weight Range Have you ever wondered why your body tends to stay around a certain weight, no matter what you eat or how much you exercise? Let’s talk about how to lower your set point weight! At OVYVO, we think reaching a healthier […]

The Benefits of Prescription Medications

The Benefits of Prescription Weight Loss Medications Losing weight can feel like an uphill battle, with every step forward sometimes followed by two steps back. It’s a journey that many of us begin with high hopes, only to be met with challenges that truly test our willpower. Yet, in these moments of struggle, prescription weight […]

How To Overcome Emotional Eating

How to Overcome Emotional Eating Emotional eating is a coping mechanism where individuals use food to manage their emotions, rather than eating due to hunger. This habit can stem from a variety of emotions – both positive and negative – and can lead to a cycle of eating to suppress feelings, followed by feelings of […]

How To Get Started with Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss

How To Get Started with The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss Considering the Mediterranean diet for weight loss? The great news is that it isn’t just a diet—it’s a lifestyle that has flourished along the sun-drenched coasts of the Mediterranean Sea for centuries. Rooted in Greece, Italy, and Spain, the Mediterranean diet is a way […]

Understanding Food Labels to Reduce Your Sugar Intake Navigating a nutrition label can be challenging, especially when it comes to understanding and managing your sugar intake. In our modern American diet, sugar is everywhere. And it’s not just in the usual suspects like desserts or candy. Many processed foods use sugars in one form or […]