Health and Wellness Content

Another reason to consider weight-loss surgery: Being obese makes you susceptible to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart problem that can lead to stroke and other life-threatening issues.

Categories: Heart Health

For many of us, it’s easier to think about severely restricting what we do to see rapid gains in a short period of time, than it is to think about making long-term sustainable life changes.

Categories: Bariatric Surgery

When the kids come home “starving,” make these easy pita pizzas in less than 15 minutes. These quick pita pizzas are a healthy snack that will keep them satisfied till dinner.

Categories: Recipe

This banana ice cream has no cream in it at all. No one will know that this banana ice cream is a low fat frozen dessert. And no ice cream maker is required; just pop it in the freezer.

Categories: Recipe

It is now general knowledge that obesity has an effect on various other diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cancer, sleep apnea and more recently, fatty liver disease; however, did you ever think that obesity could affect your immune system?

Categories: Bariatric Surgery

Discrimination toward people affected by obesity is common in our society, with individuals often facing negative stereotypes, bias and unfair treatment because of their weight.

Categories: Bariatric Surgery

Snack on this healthy Seven Layer Dip when you watch the game. Instead of high-fat refried beans and sour cream, this tasty dip is packed with healthy black beans, yogurt and avocados.

Next time you want a sweet snack, try this fresh fruit salsa recipe with crispy cinnamon chips. This delicious salsa is also a healthy dessert.

I had gastric bypass surgery 15 years ago. My husband knew my plans. My sons knew my plans. The people I worked with knew my plans. Heck, strangers on the street knew my plans! My mother, however, did not know. Why? Because I didn’t tell her.

Categories: Bariatric Surgery

Serve this three-in-one appetizer at your next dinner party. Each healthy topping will complement your entrees and dazzle your guests.

Categories: Recipe

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