Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight Fast Enough After Bariatric Surgery

Currently in the U.S., patients seeking weight loss through bariatric surgery have four options: adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, Rouxen-Y gastric bypass, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. Each surgery is different and performing physicians consider each patient’s needs before deciding upon the best course of action. While bariatric surgery exists as an option when … Read more

Toxic New Year’s Resolutions

With the start of the New Year, many people resolve to achieve better health. However, achieving this goal can be extremely difficult. In fact, the kinds of goals you choose are just as important as how you achieve them. Here are five New Year’s resolutions that can be more harmful than helpful on your road … Read more

Candy Cane Protein Shake Recipe

Did you enjoy our Eggnog protein shake recipe? Here is another delicious holiday-inspired protein shake recipe. Enjoy the taste without sacrificing your waistline. This recipe is an easy way to incorporate your favorite holiday candy and still get your protein fix. PrintCandy Cane Protein Shake Ingredients1 Cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or skim milk) 1 … Read more

Holiday Weight Gain: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

Do you find yourself gaining a few extra pounds during the holiday season? Well, you’re not alone! According to several studies, ¾ of Americans’ weight gain happens during the holidays, and the average person gains 1-2 pounds during the season. So how can you avoid holiday weight gain while keeping your sanity around tempting treats and … Read more