• New Beginnings
    Jan 13, 2015 | Midway through January -- are you already feeling discouraged by your New Year's Resolutions? Take some encouragement from Dr. Sierpina and commit to your dreams day by day, moment by moment. ... Full story
  • The Healthier Plate: Chocolate Cheesecake
    Jan 13, 2015 | Craving chocolate but watching what you eat? Here's a recipe every chocolate lover will die for: healthy chocolate cheesecake. Mouth watering yet?... Full story
  • 5 Tips to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution
    Jan 02, 2015 | Did you make a New Year's Resolution to get fit and healthy? Keeping our New Year's Resolutions isn't easy. In fact, most of us will fail by the end of January. Use these 5 tips from our Fitness Expert, Marilyn Hoyt, to keep your New Year's Resolution.... Full story
  • The gift of food: How to politely decline food during the holidays without offending
    Dec 23, 2014 | The holidays seem to be centered around one thing: food. When you've been through weight loss surgery, it can be especially tough to make it through this time. Helpful tips for how to politely decline food this Christmas season. ... Full story
  • 10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season
    Dec 19, 2014 | Worried about gaining weight this holiday season. Don't be. Instead, prepare yourself for the holidays with these 10 tips for a healthy holiday season. ... Full story
  • 4 Tips for Dealing With Holiday Stress
    Dec 17, 2014 | Stress and depression often accompany the holiday season. Anxiety over finances, hosting guests, cleaning, cooking, and attending multiple parties can make your head spin. While holiday-related stress is normal, we must find healthy ways to handle that stress, or we will end up making unhealthy choices we later regret. Get four tips for dealing with your holiday stress from Dr. Victor Sierpina. ... Full story
  • 6 Cold Weather Exercise Tips
    Dec 12, 2014 | Cold weather can be an instant motivation killer when you're trying to workout outdoors. But winter will be here to stay for at least a few months, so use these cold weather exercise tips to stay safe and warm while working out in the cold. ... Full story
  • The Healthier Plate: Fiber-Packed Black Bean Brownies
    Dec 11, 2014 | When you're trying to lose weight, whether or not you've had weight loss surgery, you need to reduce the amount of sweets you eat. But we know that sometimes it's tough to beat those cravings. So when you do need something sweet, try this recipe for fiber-packed black bean brownies. Just remember: everything in moderation!... Full story
  • Handling the Holiday Blues
    Dec 10, 2014 | The holidays should be a time of happiness for everyone. Unfortunately, they are often the source of depression for many, a.k.a. the "holiday blues." Get some tips for dealing with the holiday blues so your holiday season can be as joyful as it should be. ... Full story
  • The Healthier Plate: High Protein Mashed Cauliflower
    Dec 09, 2014 | Mashed cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious substitute for mashed potatoes. And as an added benefit, it's packed full of protein! ... Full story
  • How to Use Your FSA to Pay for Weight Loss Surgery in 2015
    Dec 04, 2014 | Do you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through your employer? Find out what you need to know about using your FSA to pay for your weight loss surgery in 2015.... Full story
  • Mindful Gratitude Leads to a Healthy Life
    Nov 25, 2014 | Feelings of gratitude have been directly linked to a happier, healthier life. What are you thankful for? Take some time to focus on gratitude with these tips from Victor Sierpina, MD. ... Full story
  • Emotional Side of Bariatric Surgery
    Nov 25, 2014 | Weight loss surgery is discussed, it is done so in terms of the physical. Of course, this is no surprise. It is to be expected considering that this surgery - whether it’s gastric bypass, Lap Band, or gastric sleeve - can literally transform a person’s physical appearance. ... Full story
  • Vetting Your Weight Loss Surgeon
    Nov 25, 2014 | It used to be that a family doctor was sort of handed down from one generation to the next. Families that stayed in one town knew the doctors that were available to them and there was never really a question about “choosing” a physician. Today, of course, things have changed dramatically.... Full story
  • Get Moving: 5 Exercise Tips for Overweight or Obese People
    Nov 20, 2014 | Exercise is an important component of any person's health, no matter their weight. If you are overweight or obese, exercising may be more challenging. Get tips to get moving from Nicholson Clinic's Fitness Expert, Marilyn Hoyt. ... Full story

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