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5 Get Healthy Myths- BUSTED

Published on January 2, 2013

It’s the time of year when everyone, even those who don’t necessarily need to lose a lot of weight, focus just a little more intently on their health. The first quarter of the year is also a busy time for

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The Gastric Sleeve

Published on August 15, 2012

Many people have been turning to surgical weight loss these days in order to lose excessive amounts of weight. Doing so improves the overall quality of life that you can experience and prevents major health complications associated with obesity and

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Big May Be Beautiful. But Alive is Better

Published on July 20, 2012

It’s been an ongoing debate for years: whether plus-sized models in place of the often very thin women we’re used to seeing in magazines is better for women’s body image issues. This was a recent topic of conversation on a

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The “Celebrity Diet” Bandwagon

Published on June 7, 2012

The recent news of yet another celebrity signing an endorsement/weight loss deal has hit the news and again leaves me worried about how fickle our society can be as it follows its “biggest (weight) losers.” You may have heard that

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The Simple Truth of the ‘Fat Tax’ Debate

Published on May 31, 2012

First, let’s generally define what is meant when the term ‘fat tax’ is used. In essence, this is any tax or surcharge placed upon foods or beverages that are deemed to be fattening. Later in this post, we’ll look further

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Weight-Loss Surgery: Separating Fact from Fiction

Published on April 27, 2012

Though bariatric surgery isn’t new to the weight-loss discussion, I still find the perception of it among the public remains fraught with misconceptions and misguided information. And of course, the main- stream media can sometimes seem to help and hurt

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Failed Bariatric Surgery, A Reality for Some.

Published on April 9, 2012

With recent news of Carnie Wilson’s decision to undergo a LAP-BAND procedure following her gastric bypass surgery 12 years ago, the risks and benefits of “follow-up” bariatric surgeries are being discussed in the media with renewed interest. While I appreciate

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Proper Nutrition Matters, Even After Bariatric Surgery

Published on April 2, 2012

We hear often that bariatric surgery is a “quick fix” or an “easy way out.” Well, we’ve discussed time and again in this blog just how untrue those statements really are. Bariatric surgery patients MUST commit to hard work if

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At the “Heart” of an Unhealthy Weight

Published on February 6, 2012

Obesity is a disease that gets national attention on what seems like a daily basis. That can be a great thing. Sometimes, though, I wonder if it can desensitize us to just how serious a disease it is and how

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How are YOU Honoring Healthy Weight Week 2012?

Published on January 19, 2012

It seems these days that there’s a national observance for just about everything. Some are critically important like breast cancer awareness and diabetes education. Yet others, like National Hamburger Month (yes, it’s apparently real and observed in May) don’t seem

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