February 19, 2020

Weight Loss – What Works, What Doesn’t

Fat-blocking pills. Coffee enemas. Green tea and grapefruit. Low-cal, low-fat, low-carb, low glycemic index. The every-other-day diet. “Points.” The “Hollywood” Diet. “Metabolism enhancer” pills. Cabbage soup. Slim Fast. And these are just off the top of my head. Is it any wonder we’re all a little confused about weight loss? Americans spend over $33 billion […]

Studies Show Weight Loss Surgery Holds Promise for Children and Teens

Current statistics from the National Center for Health Statistics state that over 60 million adults and nine million children between the ages of six and nineteen are considered obese. Weight loss surgery has quickly gained popularity among overweight adults over the past few years, and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery estimated that more than […]