Health & Wellness

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Stay On Track With 20 Tips & Tricks From A Registered Dietitian

June 19, 2017 · 0 comments

From my 17 years in the nutrition profession, I have been afforded the unique opportunity of witnessing and being a part of thousands of patient’s lives. My patients have all been from varying backgrounds but with one common thread; to live better by losing weight, reversing or delaying illnesses and

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Pump Up Your Exercise After WLS With MetCon + Videos To Watch!

April 10, 2017 · 0 comments

You’ve had WLS, you have lost a few, or many, pounds, and you’re feeling better. You’re happy because your doctor has cleared you for exercise. You’re excited and ready to exercise after WLS. You look around and see what the fitness world has to offer. As you check out various

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GERD & the LINX Procedure After Bariatric Surgery

April 5, 2017 · 0 comments

Tomato sauce, coffee, and onions. If you’re wondering what these foods have in common, you probably don’t regularly suffer from heartburn or acid reflux. If you do have reflux, you instantly recognized these foods as ones that you probably can’t eat without unpleasant consequences.  This is just one of the

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10 Weight Loss Myths to Stop Believing

March 31, 2017 · 0 comments

There are many myths when it comes to weight loss. In fact, you can see the same myth over and over again to the point that it seems a fact. From many years of experience in bariatrics, I hear patients’ believe these myths which can work against them with their

10 Benefits of Cardio and Strength Training

10 Benefits of Cardio and Strength Training

March 27, 2017 · 0 comments

To support your healthy lifestyle, exercise needs to be part of your life not only to lose weight or maintain a weight loss but also to improve your health. Exercise is a mindset that celebrates what your body can do and not as a punishment for a food choice you made or

WLS Grad

Been There, Learned That…Tips from a WLS Grad

March 15, 2017 · 0 comments

I am a DS post-op and on December 10th, 2016, it was my seven-year surgiversary.  After having the Duodenal Switch (DS), I have lost and kept off 220 pounds, not had a single pound of weight gain, built a strong and fit physique, completely changed my relationship with food and

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What Happens if You Don’t Have Your Gallbladder?

March 8, 2017 · 0 comments

The story of the removal of the gallbladder shows just how adaptable our bodies can be.  The body is able to work as a well-oiled machine even when it has been removed.  Gallbladder removal may leave you “an organ lighter” but fret not because chances are you will hardly miss

10 Motivational Tips to Get Up & Get Exercising!

10 Motivational Tips to Get Up & Get Exercising!

March 3, 2017 · 0 comments

Whether you're warm and comfy in bed in the morning, too tired, too busy, or just plain don't have the motivation to exercise, check out these 10 motivational tips to get up and get exercising. Remember, after exercising - no one usually says they wish they hadn't! BE DISCIPLINED: DO

Metabolism

What is Metabolism and How to Make It Work for Your WLS

February 20, 2017 · 0 comments

Metabolism. We have all heard that word at some point when discussing weight “He can eat whatever he wants; he must have a good metabolism” or “I have a slow metabolism, it doesn’t matter what I eat, I can’t lose weight.” But what is metabolism? How does this affect weight maintenance,

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