Healthier Fast Food Dining A Growing Trend

https://youtu.be/aQf0varh3Ek Knowledge is power for customers looking for fast food options. By next month, a new FDA regulation will force all restaurants with twenty or more locations to publish the calorie information for their items in the menu or on the menu board.  This new requirement will hopefully make consumers think twice before they choose … Continue reading Healthier Fast Food Dining A Growing Trend

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Meal Prepping Can Make It Much Easier to Stay On Plan

https://spark.adobe.com/video/hiaaVljaG7IvF/embed You're super busy with work, your family, friends, and working out that sometimes you don't make the best choices when it comes to your meals. Did you that 92% of people who eat fast food said they choose this option because it was quick and convenient? But with a little forethought, planning, and meal … Continue reading Meal Prepping Can Make It Much Easier to Stay On Plan

Is the Intragastric Balloon Replacing the Lap Band?

The Lap-Band has been one of the only minimally invasive bariatric surgeries around since the FDA approved it in the United States in 2001. Gastric Bypass is considered the gold-standard surgery with the most research followed by the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. But both of these procedures require drastic internal changes of the stomach and digestive … Continue reading Is the Intragastric Balloon Replacing the Lap Band?

Buyer’s Remorse: The First Month After Bariatric Surgery

According to the latest numbers from StateofObesity.org, “38-percent of all adults in the United States are obese.” As the obesity epidemic grows, more and more people are resorting to some sort of surgical intervention to limit their caloric intake. There are three main types of Bariatric surgeries: gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and the lap band. … Continue reading Buyer’s Remorse: The First Month After Bariatric Surgery