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  • 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
  • Fatty Liver Disease and Obesity
    Oct 14, 2014 | Most of us understand how much pressure obesity puts on the body as a whole. This type of extra weight causes the body to work much harder than it was meant to just to perform simple functions. As a result, the organs of the body can suffer significant damage, including the liver.... Full story
  • Changing the Way You Sleep Through Weight Loss Surgery
    Oct 14, 2014 | There are so many side-effects that occur as a result of obesity, including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, fatty liver disease, acid reflex, and even cancer and infertility. And, of course, there is the fallout in day-to-day life - the lack of mobility and the activities that often have to be skipped because of the inability to move freely and/or the lack of energy that so often accompanies obesity. One other way that obesity affects daily life is its impact on sleep. Many people with obesity also suffer from sleep disorders including sleep apnea, a dangerous condition that can even be life-threatening.... Full story
  • Comparing Weight Loss Surgery and Liposuction
    Oct 14, 2014 | Those who struggle with obesity have likely considered every procedure, diet, and more to help them lose the weight. For most of us, there’s not a fad diet we have not tried, a surgery we have not considered, or an exercise plan we have not undertaken. In the end, for whatever our own personal reasons, we have not been able to find success in losing the weight or we have not been able to maintain these new standards for health.... Full story
  • Heart Disease and Obesity
    Oct 14, 2014 | Carrying extra weight puts enormous pressure on your body, causing it to work harder to perform routine functions. Everything is working overtime including your heart. So it’s not surprising that heart disease is a common condition associated with obesity.... Full story
  • The Outcome of Your Weight Loss Surgery
    Oct 02, 2014 | A struggle with weight is a very personal journey with very personal circumstances. So it’s not surprising that weight loss surgery can impact each person very differently. Patients who enter into the decision to pursue weight loss surgery hopefully do so with the knowledge that such surgery is not a quick fix and that work must be done on their end to not only... Full story

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