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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Five Easy Ways to Lighten Up Thanksgiving

Let’s outsmart the holiday feeding frenzy this year with five tips that will help counterbalance the calorie load that Thanksgiving brings.

 

Emphasize lean and plant-based proteins

 

Recent nutrition recommendations suggest that consuming more protein and fewer grain-based... Read moreChevron

posted 11/22/2014, comments (0)|
My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life, Health Guide

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I grew from fit to fat and became a processed food junkie and couch potato with diabetes, celiac disease, depression, acid reflux, asthma, and hypertension. I was in my 30s, morbidly obese and on ~10 prescription medications. Since 2003 I've maintained massive weight loss from gastric bypass surgery and remain free from 9 of the 10 prescriptions. Then in 2013 I underwent body contouring and facial plastic surgeries to remove the last traces of my former obesity. Nowadays I am committed to supporting the online patient community with outstanding resources and by sharing my long-term success in defeating obesity and obesity-related illnesses. Today, I'm a size small (down from a size 24W) and living larger than ever!

Microwave Paleo Buttermilk Biscuit from Borne App├ętit

borne appetit paleo biscuit

Microwave Paleo Buttermilk Biscuit from Borne... Read moreChevron

posted 11/22/2014, comments (0)|
HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

ObesityWeek 2014: Can We Stop Childhood Obesity in its Tracks?

This is my final sharepost covering sessions from the ObesityWeek2014 conference.  Childhood obesity certainly took center stage at the event, with a number of presentations devoted to new research, observational studies, and intuitive recommendations from experts.

 

The Research

 

We... Read moreChevron

posted 11/22/2014, comments (0)|
My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life, Health Guide

(Profile)
I grew from fit to fat and became a processed food junkie and couch potato with diabetes, celiac disease, depression, acid reflux, asthma, and hypertension. I was in my 30s, morbidly obese and on ~10 prescription medications. Since 2003 I've maintained massive weight loss from gastric bypass surgery and remain free from 9 of the 10 prescriptions. Then in 2013 I underwent body contouring and facial plastic surgeries to remove the last traces of my former obesity. Nowadays I am committed to supporting the online patient community with outstanding resources and by sharing my long-term success in defeating obesity and obesity-related illnesses. Today, I'm a size small (down from a size 24W) and living larger than ever!

#ThankfulNovember I Lost 135 Pounds and Reclaimed My Life

I Lost 135 Pounds and Reclaimed My Life

November is the month of gratitude and we each have something for which to be thankful! To acknowledge my many blessings, I’ve joined the Read moreChevron

posted 11/20/2014, comments (0)|
My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life, Health Guide

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I grew from fit to fat and became a processed food junkie and couch potato with diabetes, celiac disease, depression, acid reflux, asthma, and hypertension. I was in my 30s, morbidly obese and on ~10 prescription medications. Since 2003 I've maintained massive weight loss from gastric bypass surgery and remain free from 9 of the 10 prescriptions. Then in 2013 I underwent body contouring and facial plastic surgeries to remove the last traces of my former obesity. Nowadays I am committed to supporting the online patient community with outstanding resources and by sharing my long-term success in defeating obesity and obesity-related illnesses. Today, I'm a size small (down from a size 24W) and living larger than ever!

Half of Obese Patients Opt Out of Bariatric Surgery

bariatric surgery

 

I Bailed on Bariatric Surgery

In March of 2003 I was raring to go into... Read moreChevron

posted 11/20/2014, comments (0)|

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