Finding Time for Fitness

April 08, 2021 | WEIGHT LOSS

      By: Amanda Davis Being a parent is honestly one of the hardest jobs I have ever done.  Throw in a full-time job and life gets crazy busy and very hectic.  My two kids are my whole world...

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All You Need is a Chair

April 08, 2021 | WEIGHT LOSS

It’s true all you need is a chair with no wheels and 3 minutes to get this workout in!  

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A Bariatric-Friendly Thanksgiving

November 12, 2019 | HOLIDAYS, WEIGHT LOSS

by Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CSOWM, CDE Thanksgiving is arguably the biggest food holiday in this country. People are encouraged to eat to the point of needing to sleep. How do you enjoy the holiday after surgery when your relationship...

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Fitting in Fitness

October 01, 2019 | WEIGHT LOSS

by Amanda Davis, BS A few years ago, I made a promise to myself: My physical and mental health is worth 4-6 hours a week. When I take time for my health, not only does my personal health get better...

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The Scoop on Collagen

September 11, 2019 | WEIGHT LOSS

by Nicole Crotty, RDN, CD Collagen supplements have become increasingly popular with their touted health benefits of improving skin health, alleviating joint pain, increasing muscle mass, and even promoting weight loss. But is there evidence to support these claims? What...

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Make Your Sure Health is Secure

July 31, 2019 | WEIGHT LOSS

To achieve your health goals and live your happiest life, you need to prioritize yourself. If you don’t keep yourself healthy, it is going to impact your ability to give to those around you.

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July 02, 2019 | WEIGHT LOSS

by Dr. Alana Chock, MD, FACS, FASMBS The way we eat, the when we eat, the how we eat, and the why we eat is motivated by many forces. Most of us will recognize and admit to eating for reasons...

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Stress Eating: A Maladaptive Food Meditation

May 30, 2019 | WEIGHT LOSS

by Lance Briggs, MSN, PMHNP-BC What does it mean to meditate? The word meditation conjures different images from popular culture but what does it really mean? Meditation is a way of moving your thoughts away from life’s distractions. These distractions...

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It’s Not Just About Losing Weight…

May 02, 2019 | WEIGHT LOSS

by Ginny George, ARNP When we hear bariatric surgery, the first thing that comes to mind is weight loss. But surgery is about much more than just weight loss. There are many health benefits related to weight loss that are...

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Hair Shedding After Weight Loss

April 03, 2019 | WEIGHT LOSS

by Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CD, CDE “How can I prevent hair loss?” It’s a question we hear frequently from people preparing for bariatric surgery. Hair shedding is an unpleasant side effect that affects some people more than others after...

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