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Blood Sugar and Diabetes: How It Affects Your Health
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Have you noticed a spike in your blood sugar levels? Maybe you are under immense stress, or haven’t had the best diet lately, or have been fairly inactive. Even a big, carb-heavy meal will lead to higher blood sugar. So, just because you once registered high blood sugar doesn’t mean you’re immediately at risk of […]

It is no surprise that Halloween is the day that the most sugar is consumed in America. On average, children consume 3 cups of sugar on Halloween and the parents are not too far behind. As a bariatric patient who is less than one year post-op, we recommend you consume, on average, 40 grams of carbs a […]

Heart disease is one of the top killers in America. Even though there are heart problems that are a result of genetics, many heart conditions have been linked to poor diets and other unhealthy behaviors such as cigarette smoking and a sedentary lifestyle.

If you have been following this blog series, you now know what your metabolism is, the factors that affect it, and how dieting can damange it. There are several biological and physiological factors (gender, age, body composition, genetics) that contribute to the rate in which your body burns calories for fuel and they are typically […]

Metabolism is the process in which your body converts calories into energy, explaining why there is a lot of talk around metabolism and your weight. We have all tried dieting in an effort to shed some lbs, but what you may not know is that the constant dieting, caloric restriction, and overtraining is making it […]

The gym can be an intimidating place, especially for those patients who haven’t worked out since high school gym class. And the idea of jumping into a workout routine is a scary thought. “What if I fail? What if I make a fool of myself? I am ashamed of how out of shape I really […]

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