Wednesday, April 23, 2014

My Bariatric Life's Posts

Dads Making a Difference in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Dads Making a Difference in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity It is always useful when Mom and Dad are on the same page, and in regard to the health of their children, Mom and Dad are sharing the same page. Sixty-six percent of mothers and sixty-four percent of fathers feel that childhood obesity in the United States is a problem, and... Read moreChevron

A Father’s Influence in the Battle Against Childhood Obesity

A Father’s Influence in the Battle Against Childhood Obesity "Wait until your father gets home!" If this has a familiar ring to it then you are probably about my age. Waiting for Dad to get home is about the same as waiting for the arrival of an executioner. Something bad is on the way, but you can’t predict exactly when it will... Read moreChevron

Thermogenesis: Turning Up The Heat On Weight Loss

Thermogenesis is the process by which warm-blooded animals produce heat. It is directly connected to metabolic rate. When thermogenesis is increased in the body metabolism speeds up and fat cells are used as energy to support the change in metabolism. The process occurs in different natural situations such as animalhibernation, cold adaptation,... Read moreChevron

Who Gets Plastic Surgery and Why?

Body contouring plastic surgery can improve appearance and confidence after massive weight loss and bariatric surgery.   I underwent post bariatric body contouring plastic surgery to erase the last traces of my former obesity, an entire decade after my gastric bypass surgery. If you have been following my journey, you know that I had a... Read moreChevron

5 Most Interesting Obesity Headlines for March 2014

We are changing the way we think about food, nutrition, and health. So what’s the latest buzz around the Internet and in the news this month? Below are some of the most intriguing insights and trends.If you believe, you can succeed!Weight loss beliefs jeopardize anti-obesity drugs (PsychCentral) - patients taking orlistat, which causes anal... Read moreChevron