Obesity and your Health

Building Activity into your Life *

Losing weight doesn’t just happen at the gym. Every moment of your day needs to be dedicated to your health and wellness goals. From the type of coffee, you order in the morning to the decision to use the stairs instead of the elevator, being healthy comes down to the small decisions that you make day after day. [Read more]

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Why are you Eating? *

After weight loss surgery your stomach capacity will be greatly reduced, and this will limit how often you will feel hungry, and how much food it will require for your body to feel satisfied. But that isn’t going to change those mental cravings. So even before you undergo bariatric surgery, it is a good question to ask yourself: what is making you want to eat right now? [Read more]

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Blogging, Vlogging, and Losing Weight *

We live in a digital world, and communicating your feelings and expressing your needs to the world no longer requires face to face interaction with the people you know and love. The internet has made it possible to find support and belonging amidst total strangers—people that you have never met and never will meet. [Read more]

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Timing is Everything *

Do you ever catch yourself thinking: “I don’t have time for that!” If so, then congratulations—you are just like everyone else. The reality is that 24 hours in a day is barely enough time to get everything together that you are required to do for your work and family obligations. The thought of throwing in a few extra tasks in an effort to improve your health and wellness frequently just causes more stress. [Read more]

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Slimming Down in the Kitchen *

When it comes to losing weight, exercise and food choices dominate a lot of the conversation. Most of the attention surrounding dieting comes down to skipping dessert, cutting out fast food, and avoiding processed snacks. [Read more]

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*Weight loss surgery results vary between individuals depending on the initial weight, medical conditions and adherence to prescribed treatments. Speak to Dr. Bass about the results you can expect.