4 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Fruit

September 26, 2012 · 0 comments

Why should you fill your fridge with fruits?  Here are 4 important reasons why:  -Fruit is hydrating.  Many fruits are over 90% water. -Fruit is packed with antioxidants.  Fruit is packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants.  Many of the anti-aging compounds that are the most effective are found in fruit. -Fruit is

Sit Down and Exercise!

September 26, 2012 · 0 comments

by Jennifer Schwettmann, PT Chair exercises are a great form of exercise for those with disabilities, people with poor balance, anyone who has trouble standing, or anyone else who wants to start something new. Chair exercises can also be done in the office during the course of the workday when

Nutrition Niblets-Buy That Broccoli!

September 26, 2012 · 0 comments

Broccoli is a great source of protein and is chock full of nutrients and fiber.  As a matter of fact, broccoli contains almost every vitamin that your body needs:  vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and folate.  Broccoli also is full of many minerals: calcium,

The 5 Health Benefits of Eating Swiss Chard

September 25, 2012 · 0 comments

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.

Dr. Milton Owens on Seniors and Weight Loss Surgery

August 3, 2012 · 0 comments

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

Bariathlete Case Study With Dallas Weight Loss Surgeon Dr. David Kim

July 12, 2012 · 0 comments

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

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About Obesity

March 5, 2012 · 0 comments

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

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10 Thanksgiving Tips for Cutting Calories

November 22, 2010 · 0 comments

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

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