Did you know that Swiss chard actually belongs to the beet family? This nutritious veggie is good for the body and good for your weight-loss journey. THE 5 Health Benefits of Eating Swiss Chard: 1 cup of chopped chard provides > than 300% of the daily value for vitamin K.
PRLog (Press Release) - Jul 10, 2012 - July 10, 2012: Dr. Milton Owens, the well-known and highly regarded bariatric surgeon, is presently accepting Medicare eligible seniors at the Coastal Center for Obesity in Southern California. Contrary to popular belief, seniors reap the same benefits from weight loss surgery as younger patients. Dr. Owens urges
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 10, 2012) - In 2011, Dan Benintendi completed his first 100 mile run in 28 hours. But his journey to completing the ultimate endurance run began three years earlier, when having reached 400 lbs, he decided to undergo a gastric bypass procedure. With dozens of triathlons under his
What is Obesity? Though we all use the terms "fat" and "obese" casually in conversation, there is a medical definition of the condition and yes, obesity is considered a health "condition." "Obesity" specifically refers to an excessive amount of body fat. "Overweight" refers to an excessive amount of body weight
One of the most frightening days of the year for many WLS patients, Thanksgiving! Taking the fear out of consuming too many extra calories can lead to a day filled with love, gratitude, and hope. Being prepared can help you feel more in control and allow you to get through