Resources for Staying Active

Posted: May 29th, 2020

As we adjust to life indoors we have to get creative with our ways to stay active. Many companies, fitness studios and gyms are offering complimentary online workouts or free trials of their classes. You can stream these on your Smart TV or other devices. See the list below! Use this PDF to access the … Continue Reading

Study Shows Weight Loss Surgery May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Posted: May 26th, 2020

A recent study shows that weight loss surgery can reduce the risk of heart disease for people with type 2 diabetes. Here’s what you need to know.   Your body is a complex machine, and obesity can impact it in similarly complex, interconnected ways. For example, pressure on your lungs and diaphragm caused by excess … Continue Reading

How to Support A Loved One Who is Having Weight Loss Surgery

Posted: May 19th, 2020

Do you know someone who is planning to have weight loss surgery? Here are five ways you can show your support.   Consider the following scenario — someone you love has just been brave enough to share their weight loss surgery decision with you. You might feel surprised or even a little nervous. Of course, … Continue Reading

The Connection Between Obesity and Nutritional Deficiencies

Posted: May 15th, 2020

Feeling full doesn’t necessarily mean you’re eating well. Learn more about the connection between obesity and nutritional deficiencies.    When people think about malnutrition, they often envision someone who is extremely underweight. However, not getting enough to eat is only one picture of the problem. You can also experience malnutrition if you don’t eat enough … Continue Reading

Weight Loss Surgery May Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Posted: May 4th, 2020

A new study shows that weight loss surgery may reduce your risk of developing colon cancer. Here’s what you need to know.   Weight loss surgery offers wide-ranging benefits, including lowering your risk for serious health conditions. As obesity has been shown to increase your chances of developing certain types of cancers, losing weight through … Continue Reading