Author Archives: Deb Hart

It’s Time to Improve Your Health

Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for obesity. Studies show that more than 90 percent of those having bariatric surgery are able to keep off at least 50 percent of their excess weight. That’s in stark contrast to diet … Continue reading

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How to Keep Going When the Honeymoon Ends

They call it the honeymoon period–the first year or two after surgery, when motivation is high, portion control maximized, and weight loss rapid. It’s an exciting time and much time, energy and focus is put into a new lifestyle. As … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Make Sleep a Priority

With study after study validating the theory that a lack of sleep contributes to weight gain, the value of a good night’s sleep cannot be ignored. Most of us need about eight hours of sleep a night to function at … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Get Up and Move!

It’s time to get up and move! If you need some reasons to get back into your routine, here a few to get you started.  Some of the benefits of exercise are instantaneous; others accrue over time. But one thing … Continue reading

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More than ever—it’s time to quit

If you smoke, you’re already aware of the damage cigarettes cause. Chances are you’ve tried to quit, probably more than once. Bariatric surgery brings about some additional risks for smokers, but for those who quit, health benefits abound. Bariatric surgery … Continue reading

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