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SOS: HIGHER AVERAGE LIFE EXPECTANCY AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

People who have had bariatric surgery live three years longer, on average, than those given conventional treatment for their obesity, a University of Gothenburg study has reported. Despite the beneficial effects of bariatric surgery – the reduced risk of worsening health and premature death – still only a minority of the patients eligible for surgery […]

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REGAIN YOUR HEALTH…RECAPTURE YOUR LIFE…WITH THE HELP OF BARIATRIC SURGERY

  Don’t be embarrassed! Don’t be ashamed! Dr. Neil is not judgmental. Dr. Neil Floch is an internationally known and respected bariatric surgeon. So many factors contribute to excess weight loss and the resulting loss of good health and of a lifestyle you had and/or long to have. Dr. Floch can help you achieve long-term […]

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.0147058824…ENJOY EVERY SANDWICH

The title refers to the result of 1/68th converted to a decimal. Why 1/68? Because that’s how I feel at the moment. It represents the fact that I feel like, due to Covid, I’ve “lost” 1 year out of my current 68. While that may not seem like a lot, and in fact, if you […]

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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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