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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Study confirms obesity is a cause of kidney disease

University of Oxford researchers have discovered that obesity can increase the chances of developing kidney disease. This study has found that fat all over the body increases risk, not just fat around the middle (abdominal fat) and suggests controlling weight could be a new way to manage kidney disease risk. https://bit.ly/3lk6CYy

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ADD WINTER WHITES TO YOUR PLATE THIS SEASON

n the world of healthy eating, white foods are given a bad rap. White flour, white sugar, white rice, white bread and even white potatoes are often revealed as the evil counterparts to their whole grain relatives. But while foods that are light in color as a result of processing, polishing and refining can be […]

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DON’T FALL FOR THAT!

As one goes through the process of preparing for, and having a bariatric procedure, a huge amount of information is thrown at you. (I should know as I am guilty of providing vast amounts of pre- and post-op nutritional information in a relatively short time period.) While post-op VIRTUAL visits, phone calls, and group attendance […]

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HAPPY CHANUKAH

Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy Chanukah. May this holiday usher in peace, love, happiness, success, good health and the exit of the virus that has been terrorizing us. Stay safe. Be well.

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THESE DAYS

“I’ve been out walking I don’t do too much talking These days, these days These days I seem to think a lot About the things that I forgot to do And all the times I had the chance to…” ome lyrics ring louder some days than other days. These days these words are both haunting […]

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EGGNOG FOR BARIATRICS – A DECEMBER RECIPE OF THE MONTH

You might wonder if it is even possible to make an eggnog that is bariatric-friendly for holiday drinking? One that isn’t overloaded with sugar, fat and alcohol? Well yes it is possible to make the classic one a tad more healthy but it won’t be really low in fat nor totally sugar-free. However, if eggnog […]

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DR. NEIL FLOCH’S DECEMBER BOOK OF THE MONTH SELECTION

DR. NEIL FLOCH’S BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB continues with his DECEMBER SELECTION. You are guaranteed to find it interesting and helpful on your weight loss journey. Dr. Floch invites you to make suggestions if you have a book (or video) that you would like to have included in the club. We hope you have […]

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“I was pre-diabetic and had a mild heart condition of a leaky valve. Now, after my bariatric surgery, they are no longer an issue.” -LESHIA

On September 25, 2017 I had Gastric Sleeve bariatric surgery, also known as VSG. My starting weight before surgery was 240 lbs. On my surgery day I weighed 218 lbs. My overall weight loss currently is 94 lbs, having lost 146 lbs. I now weigh 146 lbs. Between my mild heart condition of a leaky […]

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