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
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
Congratulations! You've made it through the first full week of 2017! If you are part of the 41% of Americans that made a resolution this year, you are probably still going strong. But it's at the two-week point that most people start backsliding and give up entirely on their new eating or fitness regimen. Why … Continue reading How to Keep Your Resolution Fail Proof
Someone pray for my diet because it's officially Girl Scout Cookie season! It's so hard to say no to a box of thin mints when it's being pushed by a little girl outside the grocery store. But I have some suggestions for the people behind Girl Scout cookie season that may boost sales. Dear Girl Scout Cookie … Continue reading An Open Letter To The Girl Scouts Of America
You’ve probably heard of the freshman fifteen. But you’re most likely not familiar with the Holiday five to ten. According to a study, this is the average amount of weight an overweight or obese person gains during the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. People that fall within a normal weight range and BMI tend only … Continue reading The Holiday Weight Gain Struggle Is Real
Americans on average eat out at restaurants 4.5 times per week. Soon these diners will notice a common theme at all restaurants that have twenty or more locations. Calorie information will be published within menus and posted on menu boards. All sites will have to be compliant with this new law by May 5, 2017. … Continue reading Calorie Information Coming to Restaurant Menu Near You
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?
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