Breakfast Essentials: What You Should Be Eating
Morgan Schaack, RD, LD Nutrition 02/22/2018
Breakfast is often referred to as the most important meal of the day. Although the science behind this statement has long been debated, breakfast can have a big impact on overall success when it comes...
The Effects of Obesity: Hypertension
Dr. Edward Boland Health 02/15/2018
It may be the day after Valentine’s Day, but lets continue this theme of hearts. Your heart is the most important organ in the body as it pumps blood throughout the veins, providing the body wit...
The New “F” Word: Fat-Shaming
Connie Stapleton, Ph.D Wellness 02/08/2018
If ever there were a combined pair of words that had the bariatric world buzzing, it’s these two: fat-shaming. These two words can evoke intense emotions for those who have, or who are, suffering fr...
Gastric Sleeve Surgery & What It’s All About
Dr. Mike Blaney Weight Loss Surgery 02/01/2018
The gastric sleeve, similar to the gastric bypass, is a commonly performed weight loss procedure. The gastric sleeve removes a large portion of the stomach in an effort to limit the patient’s food i...
Celebrating the Non-Scale Victories after Bariatric Surgery
Morgan Schaack, RD, LD Wellness 01/25/2018
Weight loss patients often obsess over the number on the scale. As an RD (registered dietitian), I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve heard from patients how they just want to weigh a certain...
The Effects of Obesity: Arthritis
Dr. Edward Boland Health 01/18/2018
At their first monthly follow-up visit with me, patients often remark on how much better their knees feel. Even though some of these folks lost 10 or more pounds in this first month, their reports of ...
It’s NOT a DIET!
Connie Stapleton, Ph.D Nutrition 01/11/2018
Are you old enough to remember the movie Kindergarten Cop? Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a policeman who, on assignment, poses as a kindergarten teacher in order to catch a criminal. In the famous sc...
Gastric Bypass Surgery & What It’s All About
Dr. Mike Blaney Weight Loss Surgery 01/04/2018
If you have researched weight loss or bariatric surgery, you have probably heard the term “gastric bypass”. But do you really know what it is all about and how you lose weight from this t...
8 New Year’s Resolutions That Are Not Diet Related
Casey Blaney Wellness 12/28/2017
The great thing about the New Year is it is a time for change. It is a time when we evaluate all the things we don’t like about ourselves, whether physically or emotionally, and set goals for positi...
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