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Daylight Saving Time - 12 things NOT to do with that extra hour!
Posted By: Paula Henry
On: October 22, 2020
The end of Daylight Saving Time is fast approaching, I always look forward to this day because I love that extra hour! This year, Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends on November 1 at 2:00 AM. It was originally suggested by Benjamin Franklin, who was the American delegate to France, as...
Take body measurements to see the best weight-loss results
Posted By: Karen Eisenbraun
On: October 8, 2020
When you’re trying to lose weight, chances are you turn immediately to the scale when you want to see where you are with your weight-loss progress. For many weight-loss patients, standing on the scale can be a frustrating experience, especially when you feel as if you’re working hard and are...
Bariatric surgery can improve blood sugar control in type 1 diabetics
Posted By: Karen Eisenbraun
On: October 6, 2020
In recent years, bariatric surgeons have recognized weight-loss surgery as one of the safest, most effective treatments for type 2 diabetes. Now, new research is showing that patients with type 1 diabetes who are also overweight or obese can improve their blood sugar control and diabetes management after undergoing bariatric...
Gallstones may occur after weight-loss surgery
Posted By: Karen Eisenbraun
On: October 6, 2020
During the months and years that follow a weight-loss surgery procedure, all patients – especially females – become at higher risk for developing gallstones. If you are a weight-loss patient who has a history of gallstones, or are concerned about developing gallstones following your surgery, consult with your physician regarding...
Signs that indicate you might need weight-loss surgery revision
Posted By: Karen Eisenbraun
On: October 6, 2020
Have you ever lost a lot of weight, then suddenly started to slowly gain it back without changing your diet or exercise routine? Have you just realized that your portion sizes are close to what they were before you had weight-loss surgery? Did you just have your gastric band tightened,...
The importance of vitamins and nutrients after bariatric surgery
Posted By: Karen Eisenbraun
On: October 6, 2020
After you undergo weight-loss surgery, the size of your stomach will be reduced substantially to accommodate smaller portion sizes and fewer calories. Since your food portions will be restricted from here on out, it’s important that you eat healthy foods rich in the vitamins and nutrients your body needs to...

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TACO TUESDAY - The Best Instant Pot Shredded Chicken for Tacos
Posted By: Natalie Perry
On: October 20, 2020
I realize that the Internet probably has enough Instant Pot shredded chicken recipes (especially for tacos), but I feel like it needs one more. (Maybe more than that. I’m not promising this is the last shredded chicken recipe I’ll ever post.) This particular recipe is a tweaked version of one...
How to Effectively Build Core Muscle Strength
Posted By: Josh Trent
On: October 19, 2020
Building core strength is an integral part of a healthy physique, as the core muscles (muscles of the trunk, hips and pelvis) are responsible for maintaining balance, stability, and equilibrium while your body is in motion. These muscles also play a crucial role in stabilizing your spine and helping to...
Dealing With: “Can You Do Me a Favor?” Saying No to Effectively Manage Your Time
Posted By: Erin Falconer
On: October 19, 2020
Have you ever been asked for a favor and before the person asking has even finished their sentence, you already knew that you WANTED to say no? But you said yes instead because you felt guilty, didn’t you? Requests for favors can cause us a lot of stress when we...

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