12 Immune Rich Foods

January 30, 2013 · 0 comments

12 Immune Rich Foods by Stacy Paine, RD, LD       Gone are the days of poolside conversation and long summer evenings, along with the days of beautiful autumn colors and crisp cool air. In rushes the dreaded cold and flu season. The good news is that a healthy,

What Is Your Calorie IQ? Take The Quiz!

January 30, 2013 · 0 comments

What Is Your Calorie IQ? Take The Quiz! Calorie counts on some of the foods we eat can be surprising.  Sometimes we make food choices on assumptions of what we think might be the better choice.  Take this Calorie IQ quiz and see how many answers you get right! Which

Video: Coke and Obesity- What the Body Does With The Calories

January 21, 2013 · 0 comments

Video: Coke and Obesity- What the Body Does with The Calories Bariatric surgeon Terry Simpson, MD, FACS speaks out about Coca-Cola's latest Ad campaign in which they claim to be joining in the fight against obesity.  While he appreciates some of the foundations that Coca-Cola supports, their effort to join

Eating With Awareness

January 18, 2013 · 0 comments

After weight loss surgery, and often at the start of a new diet, our excitement and motivation are high and our ability to choose the “right” foods and limit the portions come fairly easily. When a broader range of foods are reintroduced, we experience many competing thoughts about what we

Test Your Nutrition IQ

January 18, 2013 · 0 comments

Test Your Nutrition IQ Quiz yourself! How much do you know about your body’s nutrient needs? True or False? Vitamin B6 is an antioxidant that helps reduce inflammation. If you compare equal weights of whole wheat and white flour, you’ll find that the caloric values are equal as well. Carrots,

Congratulations Eggface – Silk Holiday Recipe Contest Winner

January 3, 2013 · 0 comments

  Congratulations Eggface! We wanted to congratulate Shelly aka Eggface for winning the Silk Holiday Recipe Contest! Many in the ObesityHelp community are familiar with the World According to Eggface and her amazing recipe creations.  She saves the day for us often with her post-op friendly recipes and "a day in

Just For The Fun Of It!

November 21, 2012 · 0 comments

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT! Did you know? No word in the English language rhymes with “month.” The average person will spend two weeks over their lifetime waiting for the traffic light to change. George Washington had no formal education and was the only president elected unanimously. It takes

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How To Plan A Weekly Menu

November 5, 2012 · 0 comments

How you can too, plan a great weekly menu. “Poor planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.” How many times have I heard or read that somewhere? My husband is the king of last minute plans and subsequently deals with things in crisis mode. I

Beware Of The Snack Attack!

October 12, 2012 · 0 comments

Beware Of The Snack Attack! Snacks were not all that common when I was growing up back in the 70’s. We had the occasional ice cream cone on a hot summer day, or popcorn in the evening watching our favorite television show, but it was a rarity, a special treat.