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Weight Loss News and Articles Orange County

What is Avoidance Overeating?

Published on May 2, 2014 by

Avoidance overeaters are usually warm, compassionate people who are very sensitive to the needs of others, but have a hard time dealing with their own needs, wants and problems. They often turn to food to escape, and are often overweight. Here are four strategies to help you overcome this behavior. 1. Learn to identify your […]

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7 Emotional Health Tips for the Bariatric Surgery Patient

Published on November 23, 2011 by

Emotional Health is the single most talked-about topic for the patients at our support group meetings. And it makes sense. So much of what leads us to make unhealthy life choices is rooted in what we FEEL about ourselves, about the world, about the way we grew up and about what other people think about […]

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How the Relationship Changes With Your Mind and Food

Published on October 1, 2011 by

After you undergo bariatric surgery, there are a number of factors you have to take into account regarding your diet. You cant eat the same way that you did prior to surgery given the changes to your digestive tract, and in many cases you will need to watch out for certain foods and watch what […]

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Obesity and the Brain

Published on August 3, 2011 by

The number of Americans suffering from the disease of morbid obesity is growing at an alarming rate. While bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for morbid obesity, there are some patients who are much more successful at losing weight and maintaining weight loss than others. Scientists do not believe that this is solely related […]

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Just one little bite

Published on January 21, 2011 by

I often hear patients make comments like this during an intake about their eating habits. ” I never eat between meals” ” I rarely eat dessert” “Everything I eat is lowfat” Why am I still gaining weight? To answer these questions, we really have to look closely at all the times each day we take, […]

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