My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life, Patient Expert

Cheryl Ann Borne, writing as My Bariatric Life, is a contributing writer and Paleo recipe developer for HealthCentral’s Obesity Community. Cheryl is an award-winning healthcare communications professional and obesity health advocate who has overcome super obesity and it’s related diseases. She publishes the website MyBariatricLife.org and microblogs on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Cheryl also is writing her first book and working on a second website. Watch her transformational video on Vimeo.

Why I'll Never Eat Soy

In an ongoing debate about the good and bad of it, MBL shares why she’s done away with soy.
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Does This Make Me Look Fat? Ways to Dress Thinner

Credit: Thinkstock Ways to Dress Thinner, photo by anitapeppers Much like Lewis Carroll’s white rabbit, we are always in a hurry. I’m here but can’t stay long because I need to get there as soon as possible. Even when I go from here to there, I find ...
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Two Non-Surgical Bariatric Treatments for Obesity Approved by FDA

If you choose to get bariatric surgery you should be aware that there will be some ouch. After all, it is surgery. The ouch will disappear with time, but the mark of surgery is like the house guest who seems in no special hurry to leave. Eventually b...
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Listen to Your Body's NOT Hungry Cues

Credit: Thinkstock Start listening to your body’s NOT hungry cues In 1957 a researcher cleverly inserted the words “eat popcorn” and “drink Coca Cola” into a single frame on a movie reel. No viewer could actually see any of these words but the subcon...
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Getting Your Child to Eat Healthy

Getting your child to eat veggies is no easy task, but it’s possible! Healthy choices during pregnancy and breastfeeding can help establish a foundation for a healthy diet at a later time.
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Boost Your Metabolism by Eating These Foods!

Foods That Fuel Metabolism Dieting 101 will tell you that weight is lost when more calories are burned than consumed. Now that we have this information, we can get started on constructing our leaner, meaner selves. We eat better, exercise, and burn m...
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