You have to keep it simple! Think about a time you’ve complicated something (anything) and remind yourself of how you felt. If it was a task, how did you feel trying to complete it? Did you complete the task? And how did those around you feel due to your change in mood/behavior? The thing is,Read More
When creating a complete meal pattern, always think “do I have a diverse plate?” Below are some additional meal planning tips to get you started. Your meal should include: 1. Proteins 2. Carbs 3. Fruits and vegetables (mainly vegetables) 4. Healthy fats *Tip: when creating snacks, attempt to have 2-3 food groups! Example: peanutRead More
“Why do I keep feeling hungry?” This is a very common question. You could have digestive issues, or maybe just the wrong diet. So, let’s talk about a few other reasons you may feel hungry by checking out more details below! Low Protein intake – protein (among other things) helps with satiety. Low fiber intake – FiberRead More
More than 20 million people in the United States suffer from gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD). Further, more than 100 million people suffer from occasional symptoms. Lifestyle modifications, as well as regular visits with your gastroenterologist, can greatly help improve GI symptoms. Below are a few tips! Avoid high fat foods such as whole milk, fried foods,Read More
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OVERVIEW High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that can lead to serious complications if untreated. These complications can include stroke, heart failure, heart attack, and kidney damage. Worldwide, hypertension contributes to cardiovascular death more than any other risk factor. Making dietary changes (reducing sodium intake and increasingRead More
Health and wellness experts Dr. Christopher Chapman & Dr. Edwin McDonald answered user questions about their innovative approaches to weight management.
La terapia con balón intragástrico es un método endoscópico y temporal para inducir la pérdida de peso. Implica colocar un globo suave lleno de solución salina o gas en el estómago para promover una sensación de saciedad y restricción. Debido a que su mecanismo de pérdida de peso es principalmente restrictivo, su eficacia depende enRead More
Intragastric balloon therapy is an endoscopic and temporary method of inducing weight loss. It entails placing a soft saline- or gas -filled balloon in the stomach to promote a feeling of satiety and restriction. Because its weight loss mechanism is mostly restrictive, its efficacy largely relies upon a patient’s adherence to lifestyle changes (ie, dietRead More