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Jan 2018

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2015–2016

2018-01-24T19:47:33+00:00

Obesity is associated with serious health risks (1). Monitoring obesity prevalence is relevant for public health programs that focus on reducing or preventing obesity. Between 2003–2004 and 2013–2014, there were no significant changes in childhood obesity prevalence, but adults showed an increasing trend (2). This report provides the most recent national estimates from 2015–2016 on [...]

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2015–20162018-01-24T19:47:33+00:00
Jul 2017

10 Keys to Success after Bariatric Surgery

2017-07-14T23:41:30+00:00

10 Keys to Success after Bariatric Surgery Taking the journey of weight loss surgery (WLS) is a rewarding gift thousands of people choose to take. One of the most enjoyable aspects of my role as a Bariatric Registered Dietitian is hearing patient success stories. I often have patients report post-surgery they have an [...]

10 Keys to Success after Bariatric Surgery2017-07-14T23:41:30+00:00
Jul 2017

Personal Trainers After WLS: One-Size-Fits-All Doesn’t Work

2017-07-14T23:38:59+00:00

Personal Trainers After WLS: One-Size-Fits-All Doesn’t Work I was in the Personal Trainers’ office at a local gym recently, and saw the following caption attached to some popular cartoon characters:   “I’m fat because obesity runs in my family.” “No, you’re fat because no one runs in your family.”   One of the [...]

Personal Trainers After WLS: One-Size-Fits-All Doesn’t Work2017-07-14T23:38:59+00:00
Jul 2017

7 Effective Ways to Fight Grazing After WLS

2017-07-14T23:36:37+00:00

7 Effective Ways to Fight Grazing After WLS Grazing after WLS is a common problem faced by both pre and post-operative clients. Many people graze when they are feeling bored, un-stimulated, distressed, or just stuck in a pattern of habit. The problem with grazing is that we tend to underestimate how much we eat [...]

7 Effective Ways to Fight Grazing After WLS2017-07-14T23:36:37+00:00
Jul 2017

Lap Band Surgery

2017-07-26T21:04:56+00:00

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding) Introduction   Obesity is a growing concern. By medical standards, obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of over 30 kg/m2. While lifestyle modification remains the cornerstone for treatment, surgical options are becoming more popular. One of the surgical treatments for obesity is called gastric [...]

Lap Band Surgery2017-07-26T21:04:56+00:00
Jul 2017

Woman loses 103 pounds to get back at cheating husband and his mistress

2017-07-14T23:25:55+00:00

Woman loses 103 pounds to get back at cheating husband and his mistress Imagine giving birth to a beautiful baby girl and then, mere months later, you discover texts on your husband’s phone that not only revealed he was cheating on you but that he and his mistress were teasing you about your [...]

Woman loses 103 pounds to get back at cheating husband and his mistress2017-07-14T23:25:55+00:00
Jul 2017

Obesity, inactivity could outpace smoking in cancer death risk

2017-07-14T23:01:20+00:00

Obesity, inactivity could outpace smoking in cancer death risk Obesity and inactivity could someday account for more cancer deaths than smoking if current trends continue, a leading cancer expert says.   As the rate of smoking decreases, other unhealthy habits threaten to offset the progress in reducing cancer deaths, says Richard Wender, a [...]

Obesity, inactivity could outpace smoking in cancer death risk2017-07-14T23:01:20+00:00