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Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

  There has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the last 20 years. More than one third of Americans are now considered to be obese. Obesity is the second 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. [...]

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It’s a New Year: Time to Rethink Those Lofty Resolutions

From the experts at St. Mark’s Hospital Weight Treatment Center A new year is upon us and taking time to review the past year and set new resolutions can help us move toward better health, wealth and relationships. Unfortunately, it seems that many people now opt out of this “tradition.” Why? Maybe it’s because often [...]

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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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Getting more exercise from daily activity

Getting More Exercise Out of Daily Activities

Most people thing it is difficult to find time to exercise, but what if it’s easier than you think? What if simple things you do every day could act as mini-workouts? Here are a few examples of daily activities that are actually exercise. Get more from walking. When life seems too busy and you find [...]

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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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