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We are dedicated to carrying on Dr. Atkins' medical legacy by combining traditional and complementary therapies to help achieve balanced health and an improved quality of life.

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Medical and nutritional therapies provided at the Center for Balanced Health are customized to target the causes of specific health conditions and to improve quality of life.

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Make an appointment today to see one of our specialists to begin living a happier and healthier life. Simply give us a call or send an email and we will immedialtely respond.

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Improving Quality of Life

Our experienced staff looks forward to having the opportunity to partner with you on your road to success.

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Our Features


Obesity can be a complex and multi-factorial condition. Treatment must be targeted to the underlying causes. Unlike many health care professionals, we believe that lack of success is not your fault. We can help you.

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Are you hungry 1-2 hours after meals? Are you excessively hungry or thirsty? These are some of the symptoms consistent with unstable blood sugar, pre-diabetes, diabetes or hypoglycemia.

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Heart Disease

Controlling carbohydrate intake can significantly decrease triglycerides, aids in weight loss and helps decrease blood pressure. Balancing healthy fats, avoiding trans-fats along with consuming adequate fiber and exercise can decrease LDL and increase HDL.


Hormonal Imbalance

Unbalanced hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and DHEA) in women can lead to fatigue, weight gain, decreased sex drive, sleep disturbance, fertility problems, mood swings and hot flashes.


Under Active Thyroid

Are you often fatigued or are your energy levels consistently low? Thyroid hormone plays a major role in regulating metabolism, energy levels, body temperature and in keeping the brain, heart and muscles functioning well.

Keith Berkowitz
Keith Berkowitz
Valerie Berkowitz
Valerie Berkowitz
M.S., R.D., C.D.N., C.D.E.
Beata Kombel
Beata Kombel
A.A.S., BSN, R.N.

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Valerie Voice: For the Heath of it

The King of Ketosis - Feb 23
Ketosis simply means burning fat. When your body burns fat it helps correct metabolic health and weight issues. If you are not healthy or cannot seem to lose weight, Make a change in your way of eating.

At a minimum, Dr. Atkins should be known as the "King of Ketosis". It's been awhile since I worked with Dr. Atkins and embarked on my own high fat, low carb journey. Back then, although we cited Keckwick and Pawan and a few others, we had NO "current" research. We barely even understood what happened biochemically in the body but we did know that our patients reaped the benefits much before the sea of results with today's "current" research and monumental low carb following.
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Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show

In Episode 144 of "The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore," we hear from the man behind the hypoglycemia theory associated with long-term low-carb weight loss success stories named Dr. Keith Berkowitz from the Manhattan-based Center For Balanced Health. Dr. Berkowitz worked with the late great Dr. Robert C. Atkins and inherited many of his patients who lost significant amounts of weight. Now he’s seeing those patients dealing with hypoglycemia and is implementing strategies for dealing with this.

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The Stubborn Fat Fix
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The Stubborn Fat Fix remedies diet plan failure by identifying and treating metabolic imbalances. Based on the results of simple quizzes, you'll choose between two eating plans that prescribe the ideal foods needed to repair your metabolic disorder and turn off faulty hunger signals. On both plans, you'll lose weight by doing something that seems counterintuitive-eat more, move less-in order to heal your metabolism. Read More

Flour Free Eating
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The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Flour-Free Eating has all the information readers need to easily and comfortably get on, and stick to, a healthier eating plan.

It explains to readers what they can eat and what they should avoid, including important guidance on how to identify hidden flour in processed foods and how to stay flour free while eating out. Readers get advice on incorporating into the diet whole grains, nuts, beans, and other flour alternatives the body will love. Read More