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LOCAL FISHERMAN HOOKS LIFESAVING BARIATRIC SURGERY AND SHEDS OVER 100 POUNDS

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July 26, 2022 – Michael Franklin, 45, of Palm Beach Gardens, had been struggling with his weight for more than half of his life. In his 20s, he stayed fit by surfing, but at 25 a shoulder injury put an end to riding the waves. That’s when Franklin began adding on an average of 10 […]

A simple guide to bariatric (weight-loss) surgery

Before and after weight loss surgery

A simple guide to bariatric (weight-loss) surgery. How it works. Bariatric (weight-loss) surgery is a medical procedure to help people lose weight. Losing weight lowers a person’s risk of other conditions and illnesses that are commonly associated with obesity. There are two ways in which bariatric surgery can aid weight loss. How bariatric surgery helps […]

First stages after weight loss surgery

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It’s not all that bad! After weight loss surgery, your diet is completely different. No matter what type of bariatric surgery you have, your stomach and the way you digest food has changed. Since your anatomy has changed, you must make changes with the foods you eat. You have just had surgery and your stomach […]

Why the first things you do in the morning matter

Benefits of a Morning Routine

“Mornings set the tone for the day and prepare you for what’s to come,” says Nora Minno, a certified personal trainer at Daily Burn and a registered dietician. For example, when you fuel up first thing with a healthful breakfast, you’re more likely to keep eating well throughout the day. Routines can also save time […]

What you need to know about Bariatric Surgery.

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Bariatric Surgery FAQs If you are considering bariatric surgery but have a lot of questions on your mind, we’re here to help. We’ve put together some of the more common questions patients ask about bariatric surgery. How soon will I be able to walk after the procedure? Your surgeon will ask you to start walking […]

What Happens If You Keep Overeating After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Symptoms of Overeating After Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve surgery is one of several different types of weight loss surgeries. During a gastric sleeve procedure, the surgeon uses staples to close off most of the stomach, effectively reducing its size. The new smaller sized stomach helps you feel full faster so you don’t overeat. This reduced food intake results in significant weight […]

How To Avoid Gastric Sleeve Failure.

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 talk about how this procedure did not work for some people. Unfortunately, this only tells you half the story. Before you decide against it completely, here’s a look at how it works and what exactly […]

Staying Healthy During The COVID Ordeal

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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.