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Five Diet Myths Exposed

From detoxing to gluten free, there are a lot of diets out there – and a lot of misleading information about each one. We know it can be overwhelming when you’re looking for advice on how to diet, so we’ve put together a list of some common diet myths and the truth behind their claims. [...]

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Managing Your Appetite – A Battle of Epic Proportions

Bruce Wayne, Peter Parker, Clark Kent—just a few regular guys right? Right! Well, until they don their superhero suits and transform into their unstoppable alter egos. Yet, even Batman, Spiderman and Superman have their weaknesses. Superman can’t seem to shake that pesky green stuff. Spiderman is always risking everything to save MJ. And Batman sure [...]

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Bariatric Surgery: A Tool for Weight Loss Success

Imagine a person going through their day on a meager 1,200 calories with at least two rounds of intense exercise, all while carrying an extra 100 pounds or more on their body. A lot of people might look at this person and think they aren’t trying hard enough to lose weight. They might also think [...]

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Weight Loss Surgery Fights Disease

  There has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the last 20 years. It is the #2 cause of preventable death and contributes to breast cancer, coronary heart disease, Type II diabetes, sleep apnea, gallbladder problems, osteoarthritis, colon cancer, hypertension and stroke. The medical community recognizes obesity as a disease and is committed to [...]

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Dangers of Obesity

Years ago when I was in college my roommate and I were taking a required fitness class together. I remember the day they pulled out the old skin calipers to measure our fat percentages. The female anxiety was tangible. When it was my roommate’s turn she was horrified to see her number cross into the [...]

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