Why is physical activity important? Regular physical activity is important for good health, and it’s especially important if you’re trying to lose weight or to maintain a healthy weight. Physical activity increases the number of calories used for energy. Increasing calories burned through physical activity, combined with decreasing the amount of calories you eat, you…

Obera Gastric Balloon

If you are looking at the several weight loss intervention options available in the Fort Worth, Texas area, you’ve probably heard about the Orbera Gastric Balloon. This cool medical device can help you be more satiated with your meals, allowing you to eat less and lose weight! For this reason, the Orbera Gastric Balloon has…

Losing weight takes more than desire. It takes commitment and a well-thought-out plan. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting started. Step 1: Make a commitment. Start simply by making a commitment to yourself. Many people find it helpful to sign a written contract committing to the process. This contract may include things like the amount…

Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates recently received the prestigious “D Magazine Best Doctor” Award for the 2nd year in a row, cementing our place as a leading name in the field of minimally invasive surgery. The recognition comes after almost a decade of providing successful bariatric surgical solutions to residents of Dallas and surrounding areas. The…

It’s natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it very quickly. But evidence shows that people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are more successful at keeping the weight off. Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a “diet” or “program”. It’s about an ongoing…

Lap-Band Surgery Dallas

Diet and exercise are indeed a dynamic duo. But, what happens when, despite your best intentions, those fail? There’s no need to resign to being overweight and exposing your body to hundreds of related health conditions. Alternatives, widely available in the Fort Worth, TX area, such as lap-band surgery, can completely change your body for…

Are you looking to undergo gastric sleeve surgery soon? If so, you are probably already doing your research on everything about gastric sleeve surgery and the recovery process. Recovery is an essential part of any surgical procedure. However, many people forget to think about this part of the deal until their gastric sleeve surgery approaches….

Metabolism is a process by which the body breaks down food to be used as energy or stored in the tissues. A metabolic disorder occurs when this process is disrupted by abnormal chemical reactions resulting in too much or too little of a substance in the body. Being obese increases the risk of metabolic disorders…

Colorectal Surgeons

Let’s face it, talking about stool is hardly anyone’s favorite conversation. However, when our toilet habits start affecting our daily life and health, it can be hard to think about anything else. This is the case for people diagnosed with Diverticular disease, a condition that might sound scary, but that is actually far more common…

If your looking to shed some unwanted pounds, take a look at 10 of the best weight loss exercises which (when combined with a healthy diet) will help you to achieve the body of your dreams. Squats: Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Drop your seat toward the floor, keeping your back…

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