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Weight loss vitamins and supplements on counters

We see advertisements every day for weight loss vitamins and supplements that will help you “magically” melt away the pounds. In a country struggling with an obesity epidemic, many Americans are willing to do or try anything to lose weight. From fad diets to taking pills of various shapes, colors, and sizes, we’re a nation that’s…

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  The holidays are just around the corner! If you’ve just had bariatric surgery or intend on having surgery, you’ve taken the first step to living a healthier lifestyle. What better way to celebrate your new lease on life than by making a wish list of items dedicated to weight loss and healthy living?

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healthy grilling tips

When you think about firing up the grill, do your thoughts turn to high-fat meats like ribs slathered in sugary, salty BBQ sauces? Have you been avoiding grilled foods because you’re worried about all the extra calories? If so, you’ll love these healthy grilling tips that make it easy to create tasty, low-fat meals, sides,…

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drinking alcohol after bariatric surgery

In many cultures, alcohol is a central part of life. Many adults drink socially at special events, dinners out, or casually around the home. However, bariatric surgery and alcohol do not go well together. While alcohol is not generally linked to dangerous conditions when consumed moderately and responsibly, use after surgery can have significant negative effects. After…

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From team lunches to happy hour drinks, food is often a central part of life in many offices. Teams from all industries make regular lunch meetings or breakfast runs a part of the work day.  However, many bariatric surgery patients find themselves unable to participate due to their weight loss surgery diet. This can lead…

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omega-3 fatty acids and weight loss

  If you’ve struggled with obesity, you might have thought a lot about diet and exercise, and you may even incorporate vitamin supplements. But have you considered including omega-3 for weight loss? When you are significantly overweight, you may suffer from a host of health problems that threaten your well-being and keep you from being…

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