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Food for the Fight Against Diabetes

Like any life-threatening disorder, diabetes can affect every aspect of your life. From family road trips to the simplest late-night snack, diabetes always manages to make things more complicated and frustrating . It is costly- physically, monetarily, and emotionally. And, in the end, it can cause blindness, loss of limbs to amputation, and even death.  […]

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Navigating the Vitamin Aisle Before and After Bariatric Surgery

If you have had weight loss surgery such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, lap-band® or duodenal switch; you may have found yourself at the local market standing in aisle full of supplements with a look of confusion over your face. Who knew that there could be so many vitamins to choose from? You pick up […]

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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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Thanksgiving Day Dilemma: How to Dress Your Table to Eat Less

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we are all about to experience our annual turkey coma of the year. Are we destined to overload ourselves with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy? And don’t forget the pie! Why is it that we always go overboard on this holiday and end up feeling miserable for […]

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Exercise Tips for a Healthy Heart

In order to stay fit and maintain a healthy weight, a little cardio goes along way.  Not only do cardio activities help you lose weight by allowing your body to burn calories faster, but they also enable your body to build muscle, and most importantly keep your heart healthy. When exercising you want to get […]

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