We’re all guilty of unhealthy habits. Even if you steer clear of junk food or cigarettes, there might be small aspects of your lifestyle that are contributing to a poor standard of health. You need to think of all the small things like forgetting to floss every day or being sedentary for too long at […]
Healthy eating is not dieting. If you are trying to develop healthy eating habits, you don’t want to feel like you are depriving yourself. Dieting seems to only work in the short term. To achieve weight loss and then to maintain it, you need to develop a healthy lifestyle and make that lifestyle become the […]
Weight Loss Websites that Help You Succeed Here are three of our favorite weight loss websites — and they’re all absolutely free and from trusted sources! But before you go off on a do-it-yourself weight loss program via the internet, be sure to consult with a physician, nutritionist, or dietician. Proper weight loss should be the goal, not just losing as many […]
Ending Childhood Obesity In February of 2010 first lady, Michele Obama, launched the Let’s Move campaign. The initiative is meant to address the problem of childhood obesity by engaging those sectors of society that impact the heath of children. Schools, families, and communities are provided with the tools to help children get active, eat better, […]
It is the time of year when the most traditional date for personal improvement offers itself up. The ball is down, Times Square is back to business as usual, and January 1st is bloated with stroke of midnight promises. Among those promises is the pledge to get fit by eating healthy. If you are among those who share […]
If you’re like me, Spring and Summer are a time for day trips, weekend getaways, and week-long vacations. I enjoy travel, but it is often difficult to maintain healthy eating when eating out and find healthy food choices at many of the places I visit. It is not surprising that boardwalks and county fairs have food […]
Bariatric surgery was not a weight-loss magic bullet for me. Don’t get me wrong, gastric bypass surgery saved my life. I would be morbidly obese today had I not had the surgery 12-years ago. My point is, there is work to be done after gastric bypass. It is but one step on the journey of […]
Too Much of a Good Thing For as long as we have heard about the obesity epidemic we have heard the suggestions to eat more healthy. To our credit we have listened, and obesity rates have begun to level off. It is true we are eating more healthy, but even good intentions can go too […]
The Situation: Obesity is the most pressing public health issue facing America today. It has reached epidemic proportions and is even harder to treat than the diseases and health problems it causes. The low rate of treatment success for obesity is because people will not commit to changing patterns that have become ingrained in our […]
My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
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