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  • Diet Pills—Are they useful for weight loss?
    Nov 18, 2014 | Diet pills and supplements are popular, but are they really helpful in losing weight? Better question, are they safe? Find out in this article from Nicholson Clinic blog contributor, Dr. Victor Sierpina. ... Full story
  • Talking to Others About Weight Loss Surgery
    Nov 15, 2014 | Preparing for weight loss surgery is a big deal and something that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Anyone preparing for surgery of this kind has certainly done their homework with regard to all the details surrounding this procedure. ... Full story
  • Weight Loss Surgery: How Much Time to Recover?
    Nov 15, 2014 | There is much to consider when undergoing surgery including what you can expect in terms of the procedure itself and, of course, recovery following surgery. Every person is different and there are a variety of weight loss procedures so recovery differs from person to person as a result. While some people may recover rather quickly, others may find that they need more time to get back on their feet and back to their regular day-to-day activities.... Full story
  • Preparing Your Family for Your Weight Loss Surgery
    Nov 12, 2014 | Obesity is often a family disease as lack of mobility and the many medical conditions associated with carrying extra weight can impact everyone in a household. So when a person decides to undergo weight loss surgery, the entire family is also included in that journey as well. ... Full story
  • Obesity & Acid Reflux
    Nov 12, 2014 | Acid reflux is a common complaint for many people, especially those who are suffering from obesity. Characterized by a burning sensation in the esophagus and chest known as heartburn, a sour stomach, and even vomiting, acid reflux can be very. ..... Full story
  • The Healthier Plate: Egg Muffins
    Nov 06, 2014 | This egg muffin recipe is perfect to prepare in advance. Whether for breakfast on-the-go, or a mid-morning snack, these delicious egg muffins pack a punch of protein to keep you going through the day. ... Full story
  • 6 Lifestyle Tips to Reduce Your Cancer Risk
    Oct 29, 2014 | A majority of all cancer deaths in the U.S. are linked to an unhealthy lifestyle. Learn six lifestyle changes you can make to help reduce your risk of cancer. ... Full story
  • The Healthier Plate: Sweet and Sour Pork
    Oct 28, 2014 | Looking for a healthy version of one of your favorite Chinese dishes? Try this recipe for Sweet and Sour Pork from The Healthier Plate. ... Full story
  • The Healthier Plate: Ground Turkey Stuffed Zucchini Boats
    Oct 22, 2014 | Wondering what to eat after weight loss surgery? Once your doctor has cleared you to eat solid foods, try this healthy recipe for Zucchini Boats.... Full story
  • Does being overweight increase risk of breast cancer?
    Oct 17, 2014 | Does being overweight increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer? Research suggests a link between breast cancer and obesity. Other research suggests weight loss surgery can lower a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. ... Full story
  • Managing Expectations Following Weight Loss Surgery
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  • Pregnancy Following Weight Loss Surgery
    Oct 17, 2014 | Woman undergo weight loss surgery to take control of their health and lose the weight that can cause health issues and affect their life. ... Full story
  • Cocktails After Weight Loss Surgery
    Oct 17, 2014 | Weight falls away and you begin to feel stronger and healthier, you will want to share your new look with the world. Going out will likely take on a whole new meaning as you are given the gift of doing things that would have made you feel uncomfortable in the past.... Full story
  • Preparing for Your Loved One’s Weight Loss Surgery
    Oct 17, 2014 | Weight loss surgery can certainly be a scary prospect if you are undergoing it yourself. But when a loved one is preparing for such surgery, it can be even more unnerving for those who want to offer their support but don’t know what is appropriate.... Full story
  • Ask The Expert: Dr. Nick Answers 10 FAQ About Weight Loss Surgery
    Oct 16, 2014 | Have you been considering weight loss surgery to help you reach your weight loss goals and live a healthier lifestyle? If you’ve given any thought to weight loss surgery, you probably have some questions about the procedures available. Here are answers to 10 frequently asked questions about bariatric surgery from Dr. Nick. ... Full story

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