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In the News: Blood Sugar at the Time of Eating Affects Appetite

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, Holidays, News, Nutrition, Research, Vertical gastrectomy | No Comments »

A research was performed on identical twins and their response to foods. The study was trying to show if genetics and upbringing influences patient's response to foods and how much is consumed after seeing those foods. To perform the study, ...

What to do with all those recipes.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, gastroesophageal reflux disease, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Recipes, Research, Resources, San Francisco weight loss center, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Ever find numerous recipes online that you would like to try, but get too overwhelmed with bookmarks, addresses, and websites? There is a solution for this! I recently had a patient contact me asking for help with this exact issue. ...

Research Review Highlights: The Importance of Dietary Protein in Resistance Exercise-Induced Adaptation: All Proteins are Not Created Equal

Friday, September 28th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Research, Resources | No Comments »

This review article is specifically related to athletes which is a population where maintaining muscle mass is very important,but I believe many of their research and points can be attributed to patients after weight loss surgery. In this article, I ...

Study Highlight: De-bunking the Myth; “A Calorie is a Calorie”

Friday, July 13th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, News, Nutrition, Protein and calories, Research, Resources, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

An eye-opening research study was published June 26th in the Journal of American Medical Association. The article proves the theory that many observant dietitians have noticed along the years counseling patients-“a calorie is NOT a calorie”-especially when it comes to ...

Even Modest-Intensity Exercise Works!

Friday, March 2nd, 2012 Posted in Exercise, News, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Research, Uncategorized, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Not having time or the ability to endure long hours at the gym appears to no longer be an excuse for improving health, specifically blood pressure.  A recent clinical trial of 404 women ages 45 to 75 who were overweight ...

Diabetes Risk in Obese Children Linked to Low Vitamin D

Friday, February 10th, 2012 Posted in Diabetes, News, Research, Uncategorized | No Comments »

According to a recent study, childhood obesity has been linked to lower levels of Vitamin D in comparison to non-obese children.  The low levels of Vitamin D in obese children also appear to be associated with insulin resistance, a risk factor ...

Weight Loss Surgery Linked With Lower Heart Attacks

Friday, January 27th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, News, Research, Uncategorized, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

The Journal of the American Medical Association has published a study that has found obese people who had weightloss surgery were less likely to later suffer a heart attack or stroke, or to die from one, compared to people who ...

Family Members of Weight Loss Surgery Patients Also Benefit

Friday, December 16th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, News, Nutrition, Research, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Most everyone has heard about the Atkins diet and the Weight Watchers diet but the newest diet out there appears to be the weight-loss-surgery-patient-in-your-living-room diet.  Have you heard of it?    A study from Stanford researchers recently published in the Archives ...

Nutrition to Help Keep your Joints Happy

Friday, November 11th, 2011 Posted in Diabetes, Eating healthy, Exercise, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Research | No Comments »

            Unhappy joints inflamed with arthritis are the one of the causes of reduced physical activity and the main cause of disability in more than 46 million adults over the age of 55, according to the Arthritis Foundation.  The causes ...

Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery No Excuse for Heavy Exercise

Friday, October 14th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Exercise, News, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Research, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

According to doctors at UT Southwestern Medical Center, having weight loss surgery doesn’t mean you have to take it easy on exercise.  The study of 33 people with an average BMI of 41, were selected into either a 12-week exercise program or ...