NEW Emotional Hunger

How Emotional Hunger Causes Weight Regain After WLS

March 4, 2020 · 0 comments

“Surgery fixed my stomach, but it didn’t fix my head or my heart.” This is what so many weight loss surgery clients share with me. At first, it almost seems easy. You’re eating small volumes of food, and you might even struggle to get in everything you’re supposed to. The

NEW Before & After RNY with Conniecancrop

Before & After RNY with Conniecancrop, down 125 pounds!

March 3, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS Was I always overweight? I guess so. To be honest, when I looked in the mirror, I never thought I was OBESE. I just thought I was cute and a little chubby. As a child, I wasn't skinny. I was “big-boned,” as mom said.

Medically Supervised Weight Loss Programs

An Inside Look at Medically Supervised Weight Loss Programs

March 2, 2020 · 0 comments

If you are exploring the idea of a medically supervised weight loss program it is important to be an informed consumer. Unlike some purchases, this will be an investment in yourself so you want to have a clear list of your personal needs and the expectations you have of the

Slow Cooker Tomato Balsamic Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Tomato Balsamic Chicken Recipe

February 28, 2020 · 0 comments

Slow cooker recipes are convenient and a time-saver. The chicken in this Slow Cooker Tomato Balsamic Chicken Recipe will be moist and tender. There is something special about the sweet and tangy flavor from the balsamic vinegar paired with the tomatoes, sweet onion, spinach, and chicken breast. It also makes

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Carb Confusion: Net Carbs vs Total Carbs

February 26, 2020 · 0 comments

The history of tracking the macronutrient breakdown of our food dates back to the early 1970s when obesity rates rose significantly from 14% to 30% in a matter of a few short years. By this time, the healthcare community was also recognizing the benefit of encouraging patients to track their

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The Connection Between Obesity and Cancer

February 24, 2020 · 0 comments

To understand the link between obesity and cancer risk, and the health implications of excess body weight, we must first understand how to define obesity. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines obesity as an “abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in adipose tissue, to the extent that health is impaired” [1].

Creamy Cauliflower Mash Recipe

Creamy Cauliflower Mash Recipe

February 21, 2020 · 0 comments

Mashed potatoes are a traditional side dish for many people. If you enjoy mashed potatoes but don't like to eat potatoes, you don't have to with this recipe. This Creamy Cauliflower Mash Recipe is packed with vegetables and uses chickpeas. Chickpeas are a nice bonus since they have vitamins, minerals,

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Plastic Surgery and Obesity: What’s the Connection?

February 19, 2020 · 0 comments

There continues to be more attention directed to the care and treatment of the obese patient. One of these reasons is the increasing incidence of obesity worldwide. The prevalence of obesity was 39.8% and affected about 93.3 million US adults in 2015-2016, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.

Blog Before After RNY with TheChief94

Before & After RNY with TheChief94, down 176 pounds!

February 18, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS As a child, I had no issues with weight control. If anything, I was decidedly underweight (“skeletal” - think 6’2” at 130 pounds in my senior year of high school). After school, I joined the Navy, and even though the service was BIG on