Cheryl Ann Borne

Patient Advocate

Cheryl Ann Borne, writing as My Bariatric Life, is a contributing writer and Paleo recipe developer. 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, and microblogs on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Cheryl is also writing her first book and working on a second website.

Latest by Cheryl Ann Borne

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Progesterone's Role in Weight Loss

Hormonal changes that cause estrogen dominance can also cause weight gain. But progesterone may help you get back on track.

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Testosterone to Aid Weight Loss

When testosterone levels decrease, weight gain can occur but there are some therapies to help reverse it.

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Food Intolerance? Why I'm Going Vegetarian

Following bariatric surgery, some may find their digestive systems become intolerant to more foods. Here are some diet tips to ease the discomfort.

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5 Tips to Kick Start Weight Loss Today

If there are any two things that frustrate a dieter, it’s not losing weight or worse, actually gaining weight despite sticking to a diet plan. Once that happens, it’s tempting to give up. But a better choice would be to consider these tips to jumpsta...

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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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Eat Breakfast Like a King and Lose Weight, New Study Results

French Mushroom Omelet, Sweet Potato Hash, and Fruit with Granola recipes from ** Borne Appétit** Front Loading Your Calories for Weight Loss Okay, so I have started my new diet, and this time I am more motivated than all the other times combined. ‘G...

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FAQ About Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder differs from over-eating and is closely related to body shape, weight, and a greater psychiatric comorbidity.

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Q&A: Weight Loss with Nutrition Counseling

In this Q&A, nutrition counselor Susan Harrow gives tips on how the right resources can help you achieve sustained weight loss.

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Eat Right to Avoid Belly Fat

Visceral fat may be the reason you have stubborn areas of extra weight. Use these tips to start getting rid of the belly bloat.

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Fast, Healthy Breakfasts for People On the Go

Here are our favorite good-for-you breakfast recipes from Borne Appétit that are quick and easy to prepare.