New Bike Share Program Will Help Charlotte Get Active

https://youtu.be/A3wrdR_ff5A If you are out and about in Charlotte, NC when the weather is beautiful, you are sure to see lots of people walking, running, and getting active. But you probably wouldn't ever guess that Charlotte is one of the bottom twenty-five cities for overall health. The largest town in North Carolina has an average temperature … Continue reading New Bike Share Program Will Help Charlotte Get Active

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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

Dressing Your Body After Weight Loss Surgery Is A Learning Experience

People who have undergone bariatric surgery like gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy experience rapid weight loss in the first year after surgery. Dropping the excess pounds and no longer needing medicine to control your diabetes are just a few health benefits of going under the knife. But this surgery also comes with some mental and … Continue reading Dressing Your Body After Weight Loss Surgery Is A Learning Experience

Vitamins and Supplements: A Crucial Part of Life After Bariatric Surgery

Most people that undergo bariatric surgery aren’t just obese; they also suffer from one or more comorbidities. These are secondary diseases related to being morbidly obese and having a BMI of 35 or greater. Comorbidities can range from sleep apnea to diabetes and issues with the joints. Although many of these health problems are eliminated … Continue reading Vitamins and Supplements: A Crucial Part of Life After Bariatric Surgery

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?