• New Study Shows Efficacy and Safety of Bariatric Surgery for Obese Teens


    obese-teens

    Over 4 million children and adolescents in the US suffer from obesity. Despite this startling statistic, very few effective treatments are available. While bariatric surgery has been shown to be an effective treatment option for adults, few studies have focused on children. A recent study conducted through the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, looked at […]

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  • Delicious Vegetarian Sandwiches


    Delicious Vegetarian Sandwiches

    Makes: 2 servings; 25 minutes Ingredients Russian dressing 2 tablespoons mayanoisse reduced fat 2 teaspoons ketchup 2 teaspoons chopped capers 1 teaspoon chopped pickle, or relish Sandwiches 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 5 cups baby spinach Freshly ground pepper, to taste 4 slices rye […]

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  • October 24th is Food Day


    October 24th is Food Day

    Food Day will be celebrated on October 24th, 2015 with this year’s theme of “Toward a Greener Diet.” Many state and local partners, faith based organizations, food activists, colleges and universities, and a variety of other organizations will team up to host or participate in activities in all 50 states aimed at using the day […]

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  • Sleeve Gastrectomy Associated with Improved Testosterone in Obese Men


    Sleeve Gastrectomy Associated with Improved Testosterone in Obese Men

    Research shows that obesity and waist circumference are predictors of low testosterone levels in men, which can be confirmed by checking blood levels. Low testosterone in men has been associated with many health concerns including increased estrogen, increased risk of cardiac events, increased risk of muscle loss, low energy, depressed mood, low libido, and erectile […]

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