Category Archives: In the News

Is that food addicting?

 In the News We’ve all had food cravings and rarely does celery top the list. It is foods high in fat or sugar, or highly processed foods that are often on our minds and a new University of Michigan study … Continue reading

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Protect Your Eyes

In The News Another good reason to take supplements as recommended and have labs checked regularly—nutritional deficiencies after weight loss surgery can lead to night blindness, dry eyes, corneal ulcers, and in extreme cases total blindness. Researchers reviewed what little … Continue reading

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Stress Eating?

Stress eating? New research suggests stress can directly affect how food and drinks taste. On studies with mice, taste cells in the mouth responded differently to sweet tastes during times of stress. This makes sense that after an acute stressful … Continue reading

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Another Benefit of Bariatric Surgery

In the News An additional benefit of bariatric surgery is an improvement in or remission of urinary incontinence in women, according to a recent study.  Incontinence is an obesity-related problem; 70% of women who have urinary incontinence are also obese. … Continue reading

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More Antibiotic Use = More Obesity?

Broad-spectrum antibiotics use by children before the age of 2 years is associated with increased risk of obesity in early childhood. The study found that the greater the frequency of broad-spectrum antibiotic use, the greater the risk of obesity. No … Continue reading

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