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  • Fitness goals: Routines and preparation key to success – Suggestions for weight loss surgery patients

    Fitness goals: Routines and preparation key to success – Suggestions for weight loss surgery patients

    Life just does not cooperate with the ideal exercise and fitness model.  It would be wonderful if we all had the multiple hours to set aside that it takes for us to complete the whole process of working out.  It seems hurdle after hurdle from different aspects of life are constantly trying to prevent us

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  • Don’t Get Stuffed: Tips for a Lighter Thanksgiving

    Don’t Get Stuffed: Tips for a Lighter Thanksgiving

    The average American consumes 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. That is closer to a week’s worth of calories for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients. How can we enjoy the Thanksgiving flavors without all the calories? Dr. Shillingford’s staff offer a few tips to help you enjoy your Thanksgiving meal without the guilt and

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  • Obesity in Older Americans

    Obesity in Older Americans

    The percentage of Americans with obesity continues to climb, with over 27% of Americans in 2014 falling into the category of obese, which is customarily defined as having a BMI greater than 30.0. Americans over 65 years of age had the sharpest increase in obesity levels, followed by 45-64 year olds. Because obesity is associated

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  • Dine With a Light Eater to Eat Less

    Dine With a Light Eater to Eat Less

    Looking for a new way to eat less? Try dining with a light eater. The psychological effect, known as social modeling, leads people to tend to eat less than their normal amount when their dining partner is a light eater. Conversely, if the dining partner eats a lot, the person feels free to eat their

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  • Bariatric Surgery is Safe and Effective for Teens According to New Study

    Bariatric Surgery is Safe and Effective for Teens According to New Study

    Over 4 million children and adolescents in the US suffer from obesity. Despite this startling statistic, very few effective treatments are available. While bariatric surgery has been shown to be an effective treatment option for adults, few studies have focused on children. A recent study conducted through the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, looked at

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  • Obesity Increases Risk for Several Cancers

    Obesity Increases Risk for Several Cancers

    Obesity is a public health crisis for many reasons. Obesity increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, circulation problems, arthritis, depression, and reduced ability to care for oneself. But another possible risk is several forms of aggressive cancers. Obesity raises the risk of prostate cancer in men and colorectal cancers

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  • Tackle Super Bowl Foods and Win

    Tackle Super Bowl Foods and Win

    Sunday, February 7th is Super Bowl. In addition to its commercials, Super Bowl is pretty well known for its food. In fact, Super Bowl is the second highest calorie intake day of the year after Thanksgiving. The average person will consume 2,400 calories in just this one day. That is way over your gastric sleeve,

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  • Ideas for Healthy Valentine’s Gifts

    Ideas for Healthy Valentine’s Gifts

    Don’t let Valentine’s Day weigh you down. It’s estimated that 58 million pounds of chocolate will be purchased during Valentine’s week, and 36 million heart shaped candy boxes will be sold. The average consumer will spend over $115 on Valentine’s Day food, gifts, and entertainment. Why not put your money to good use this Valentine’s

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  • Coffee: A Latte of Sugar?

    Coffee: A Latte of Sugar?

    Americans consume over 400 million cups of coffee each day, or 146 billion cups each year.  No doubt, we are obsessed with coffee.  In fact, almost half of Americans would rather give up their cell phones than go without coffee.  It often starts our day in the morning and gives us a quick pick me

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  • Get Lucky This St. Patrick’s Day (with a Healthier Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe)

    Get Lucky This St. Patrick’s Day (with a Healthier Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe)

    March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, and the traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage dishes can be found all around. But the best recipe will likely be the one you make at home.  By making it yourself, you can make sure to use quality ingredients and eat the portion that is the right size for you

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