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Death Row Inmate: I am too obese to execute!

September 26, 2012 · 0 comments

  Death Row inmate, Ronald Post, 53, who is 6 feet 3 and weighs about 480 pounds, is due to be executed Jan. 16, 2013. He and his team of lawyers in Ohio claim that his body fat would make it too difficult to find a vein for the lethal

Manage Your Health Care!

September 26, 2012 · 0 comments

Manage Your Health Care! Your personal wellbeing and health is important and there is no one better equipped to help manage your care than you.  Make sure you keep a record close at hand of your following health records: -Any history of family illness -A complete list of your medications

What Inspires You?

September 26, 2012 · 0 comments

What inspires you to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle or to simply stay on track after you have lost the weight?  

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

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Sit Down and Exercise!

September 26, 2012 · 0 comments

Sit Down and Exercise! 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

About 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 that