With the many complexities involved in delivering quality healthcare in today’s environment, improving the patient’s ability to become educated about his or her condition and required medications is essential. Thorough patient education of this kind is especially helpful for patients fighting obesity. Consider these three strategies for improving patient education and comprehension. Provide useful supplemental…

Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

A lot of people believe that their food budget is their primary barrier to eating healthy and fighting obesity. But that doesn’t have to be true. It is possible to lose weight and eat more healthy, even with a budget; in fact, having a food budget may actually help you with sticking to you your…

Bariatric Surgery Dallas

Obesity is a condition in which people have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or above, whereas a person is considered overweight when their body-mass index lies between 25 and 29.9. Those who are unable to lose weight despite following a strict diet plan and exercise routine can go for bariatric surgery for weight…

Weight Loss Surgery

At times in your life, you may require a medical procedure to improve your health. Some procedures could greatly improve your quality of life from being able to sleep without snoring to being able to walk without pain. These procedures will dramatically impact your health. Adenoid Extraction An adenoidectomy is the removal of your adenoids….

Hernia Surgery Bihar

A hernia is a localized bulge or lump that may appear on a part of an organ, when the organ pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall. Hernias most commonly appear in the abdominal region or diaphragm (hiatal hernia), but they can also appear in the upper thigh, belly button, and…

Asthma Symptoms

Asthma affects almost 1 in 10 children in the US and is a leading cause of emergency room visits and hospitalizations in preschoolers. According to new research, symptoms may be worse for children ages 2 to 5 who are overweight. Source: Science Daily | Read More

Overweight Risks

The harmful effects of being overweight have been underestimated, according to a new study that analyzed body mass index (BMI), health and mortality data in around 60,000 parents and their children, to establish how obesity actually influences risk of death. Source: Science Daily | Read More

Sugar Sweetened Beverages

A new review of the latest evidence on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs)- which includes 30 new studies published between 2013 and 2015 (and none of them industry sponsored) — concludes that SSB consumption is associated with overweight and obesity, and that countries that have not already done so should take action to reduce the consumption of…

Several reasons why whole grains are healthy img

When overweight adults exchange refined grain products – such as white bread and pasta – with whole grain varieties, they eat less, they lose weight and the amount of inflammation in their bodies decreases. These are some of the findings of a large Danish study headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark…

Talking about dental health with children and parents – about what is healthy and unhealthy for your teeth – can be one way to prevent children from developing overweight. This is suggested in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy on children’s diet, BMI and well-being. Source: Sahlgrenska Academy | Read More

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