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Why the first things you do in the morning matter

“Mornings set the tone for the day and prepare you for what’s to come,” says Nora Minno, a certified personal...
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What you need to know about Bariatric Surgery.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs If you are considering bariatric surgery but have a lot of questions on your mind, we’re here...
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What Happens If You Keep Overeating After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is one of several different types of weight loss surgeries. During a gastric sleeve procedure, the surgeon...
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How To Avoid Gastric Sleeve Failure.

When researching gastric sleeve surgery as a possible weight loss solution for you, you may come across a lot of...
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Staying Healthy During The COVID Ordeal

There’s no denying that the coronavirus has changed life as we know it. Gone are the days of being able to step outside our homes to shop, dine out or even just walk around the block. Stay at home orders and social distancing has forced people across the country to stay home. Even schools are shut down in the middle of the academic year and students are learning online. While all of these measures are designed to protect us from the highly contagious coronavirus, it has wreaked havoc with our physical and mental health.
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Adjusting to Life After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can and will change your life, but it’s not a quick fix. It takes time to adjust to how you see yourself and how others see you after massive weight loss. Life after weight loss surgery requires a drastic change in lifestyle, including altering how you eat, what you eat and when you eat because of the changes made to your stomach during your surgery.
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5 Most Common Bariatric Surgery Myths & Misconceptions

Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic issue. Being obese can affect multiple organs in the body and can be a threat to your health and wellness. Bariatric surgery is a type of weight-loss surgery that is used to treat obesity, giving you a new lease on life. Unfortunately, there are a few myths and misconceptions about this obesity surgery that act as a deterrent to many people who could actually benefit from it. Dr. Michael Choi, a highly experienced weight loss surgeon with over 5,000 successfully completed surgeries helps to bust some of the more common bariatric surgery myths and misconceptions.
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Bariatric Surgery Risks, Complications and Side Effects

All surgical procedures carry risks. Dr. Choi will explain all potential bariatric surgery complications, both short and long term, and answer any questions. What Are the Most Common Post-Op Risks and Side Effects Associated with Bariatric Surgery?
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Healthy Holidays after weight loss surgery

Dr. Choi’s blogs are filled with great tips for eating and exercising after weight loss surgery.  Good advice never gets stale, so we’ve gathered 10 of the best posts from the past. One of our favorite blogs that we gain inspiration from is WeightWise. A few years ago they wrote the Healthy Holiday Series
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Digestion and Weight Loss Surgery

To understand fully the changes that your weight loss surgery will mean for your digestive process, it’s important to understand how digestion works before surgical alteration. In essence, digestion is the process by which our body breaks down food so that it can be used for nourishment and energy. Food must be smaller to be absorbed into the bloodstream and carried to waiting cells throughout the body.
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