Monthly Archives: April 2014

Healthy Inspirations: Post 2

Health-minded Friends/Family/Co-workers:  These are the people you encounter on a regular basis and their healthy behaviors and attitudes rub off. Spend more time with those who encourage and inspire you to be all that you can be and less time … Continue reading

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Healthy Inspirations: Post 1

Have you ever felt inspired by someone else’s healthy behavior? A family member decides to give up sodas and fast food. You notice that a co-worker is walking at lunch. You pick up a health magazine and see the dramatic … Continue reading

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Barix Clinics Patient Featured on MyFoxPhilly.com

Barix Clinics’ patient Ken Bruck was featured on MyFoxPhilly.com. His story is inspirational. At 400# and on disability, he made the decision to take control of his health and his future. The story walks you through the pre-approval process, Ken’s … Continue reading

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The $ Value of Weight Loss Surgery

In 2010, freelance writer Gary Weiss had gastric bypass surgery and lost 100#. He took a look at the financial costs and savings of weight loss surgery—a topic not often discussed. Expenses include the initial co-pays and follow-up fees, vitamin/mineral … Continue reading

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Sugar Causes Death?

A diet high in added sugar has been suspected of contributing to tooth decay, obesity and diabetes, but a new study found that the added sugar in an average American’s diet can increase the risk of death from heart disease … Continue reading

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