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Eating Out After Bariatric Surgery

One of the questions we’re often asked is whether you can eat out after bariatric surgery. The answer is, “Yes, but use caution.” Eating out can be a source of an extra hundred, or even thousand calories at each and … Continue reading

Obesity Increases the Risk of Developing Breast Cancer

A recent Cornell University study published in Science Translational Medicine has shown a correlation between obesity and changes in breast tissue that can lead to a myriad of diseases, including cancer. The study also shows that the prognosis for obese … Continue reading

PSB Performs the First Intragastric Balloon Procedure In Georgia

Toward the end of 2015 Dr. Duncan implanted the first ORBERATM Intragastric Balloon in Georgia. The patient, a working mom from Atlanta named Latonya, sees the intragastric balloon as an effective tool for fighting the excess weight that has been … Continue reading

Energy Expenditure Increases After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery often leads to a sustained weight loss, and now researchers have found that this is explained in part by how the operation enhances energy expenditure. Reduced caloric intake does not provide the entire explanation for the success … Continue reading

Liquid Meal Replacements – Doing It Right

Many diets promote liquid meal replacements. These shakes or juices are often a substitute for breakfast or dinner, while lunch remains a normal solid food. The concept of replacing a solid meal with liquid certainly has its benefits as it … Continue reading

Prevent type 2 diabetes blood-sugar spikes by eating more protein for breakfast

Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes have difficulty regulating their glucose — or blood sugar — levels, particularly after meals. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that Type 2 diabetics can eat more protein at breakfast to help reduce glucose … Continue reading

Sitting increases disease risk… and exercise may not reduce it

OK, so you work in an office and you spend 8 hours sitting at your desk – plus a couple hours of TV in the evening – but all that gym time makes up for all that sedentary action, right? … Continue reading

Lack of exercise ‘twice as deadly’ as obesity

Just 20 minutes of brisk walking a day may be all it takes to lessen a sedentary person’s risk of early death, says a new study. The researchers also found the risk of early death due to lack of exercise … Continue reading

An hour of exercise a day almost halves risk of heart failure

It may be a no-brainer that exercise is good for your heart, but a new study conducted by Swedish researchers has found that as little as 1 hour of moderate exercise or 30 minutes of vigorous exercise a day could … Continue reading

12 Graphs That Show Why People Get Fat

By Kris Gunnars Source: https://authoritynutrition.com/12-graphs-that-show-why-people-get-fat/ People are fatter and sicker than ever before. Obesity rates have tripled since 1980 and have increased particularly fast in children. The reason why this has happened is still debated among scientists, but it must be due to changes … Continue reading

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