bariatric surgery

Is Bariatric Surgery Right for Me?

With COVID-19 keeping many people at home, some individuals decided to use the downtime to kick start new diets or at-home exercise routines. However, as the pandemic stretched from weeks into months, many lost their motivation. Maintaining enthusiasm is a common struggle among dieters as many fail to see measurable results despite weeks of healthy […]

obesity and covid

How Obesity Increases the Risk Profile and Severity of COVID-19

COVID-19 has dominated headlines for months as the disease spread across the world, leaving more than 4 million people ill and causing just shy of 285,000 deaths worldwide. Most people know the leading risk factors such as being 65 years of age or older, being immunocompromised, or having an underlying health condition like asthma, chronic […]

Weight Gain

How is COVID-19 Affecting People with Eating Disorders?

A simple Google search will yield countless results regarding COVID-19 and weight. In fact, the #1 result for the search is the phone number for the National Eating Disorders Association. Frustrations range from weight gain to slow weight loss progress to irritation with the jokes about gaining the “COVID 19” or “quarantine 15.” However, while […]

Belly Measuring after the Weight Loss

What Happens After Weight Loss Surgery?

Undergoing bariatric surgery is a life-altering event for many people. After struggling unsuccessfully to lose weight, many overweight individuals feel defeated and hopeless about losing the excess pounds. However, health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, and more loom on the horizon for overweight individuals. As a result, many people struggling with obesity or weight-related […]

How to Take Back Control Over Your Diet

Weight Loss: How to Take Back Control Over Your Diet 

Business as usual has a very different meaning than it did a few months ago. With more people working from home without access to a gym, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine can be more challenging than ever. In this blog, we are going to tackle how to lose weight by taking control of […]

How to Stop Gaining Weight During COVID-19

How to Stop Gaining Weight During COVID-19

It’s not a secret that many Americans are noticing an alarming amount of weight gain as they remain indoors to adhere to social distancing and stay at home orders. While some are still attempting to maintain their workout routines, many are beginning to complain about the number on the scale creeping up or their clothes […]