Gender Disparity: Bariatric Surgery Much Less Common in Men

A recent study published in the March 2015 edition of the Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques found that men are far less likely to undergo bariatric surgery than women. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a number of factors, including culture, socioeconomic status and demographics, contribute … Read more

Walk to a Healthier You!

Today is the 9th annual National Walking Day. For the past 9 years the American Heart Association has claimed the first Wednesday in April as National Walking Day. National Walking Day was created by the American Heart Association’s “My Heart, My Life” initiative to push Americans to adopt a healthier lifestyle. These are some of … Read more

5 Fat-Burning Tips

Pay attention to your numbers: A crucial component of fat loss. It’s amazing how caloric balance is overlooked. You should consider a creating a caloric deficit to burn fat. Pass on the carbs: Once you’ve moved past caloric intake, macronutrient balance comes into focus: favor protein over carbs. When you consume more protein and less … Read more