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Jacksonville, FL

There is no set of universal rules of what the perfect diet should be made of, and what we should eat. A good diet is one that nourishes you, gives you energy, and doesn’t cause disease! Our approach to a healthy diet is based on common sense strategies.

Common Sense Strategies


Eat food rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals (Eat the rainbow!). Prepare whole, natural and unprocessed meals. The preserved nutrients in whole food can have a tremendous impact on your overall health.

eliminate sugars & processed foods

Complete elimination of refined sugars and processed food from your diet are the most important initial big steps you can take towards a healthy lifestyle.


Avoid overeating, eat adequate portions.

Less fat & more fiber

Eat a wholesome mostly plant-based diet which contains fiber, minerals, and phytonutrients. Avoid fats and caloric dense food.

Healthy fats come mostly from good plant sources. It is naturally Cholesterol free.


Consume healthy fats in small amounts and only as a condiment to your main dishes. Avoid Fat accumulation in your body.

Intermittent Fasting

The more fasting time the more benefits your body experience including longevity, mental and memory health. Start slowly in the beginning then gradually increase. (7 pm to 7 am)

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These are just some examples of the principles and habits that we promote to our patients. 


Depending on your overall health and conditions, an easy to follow and individualized treatment plan will be designed to fit your specific needs. This plan will include common sense strategies.

Our main objective is to achieve weight loss the healthier way through constant learning and education. In some instances, FDA-approved prescription medications and injections might be needed for the short or long term to achieve the desired goals. These medications or injections can be helpful in controlling hunger and increasing the feeling of satiety. These injections will be prescribed during your ongoing treatment while you learn how to eat, exercise, and fast the healthier way. Your progress will be monitored closely the entire period during the program.

If you prefer more advanced services, we will be happy to refer you to a nearby registered dietician.

“Not only you will be able to shed unhealthy weight, but the overall feeling of wellness that you’ll experience is priceless.”

Dr. Shehadeh

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