Posts Categorized: Weight Loss

Surgical Risk Factors of Obesity

Surgery, whether major or minor, comes with risks. Surgical risks factors can be either unprecedented and unpreventable, but others can. One of the most pressing and preventable surgical risk factors is obesity. The prevalence of obesity continues to rise and an estimated 35 percent of adults in the United States have a body mass index (BMI)… Read more »

15 Habits of Healthy People

While eating nutritious foods and working out are great ways to improve your health, there is so much more to consider. Health and wellness requires a holistic approach that not only focuses on nutrition and fitness, but other areas as well. In order to achieve optimal health, it may be worth your while to take a look… Read more »

How Body Weight Affects Your Knee Pain

Knee pain can occur in anyone for a number of reasons. It is a vulnerable joint because of the many ligaments and tendons that work together to allow for full mobility. While anyone may be at risk for knee pain, it is much more likely to occur in people who are overweight. When you are… Read more »

Cost Effectiveness of Weight Loss Surgery Prior to Total Knee Replacement In Morbidly Obese Patients

With changes in healthcare, one new policy will be in effect in upcoming years that affects doctors and patients alike. A new policy will rate physicians based on their patient’s post surgery complications. This means that doctors will be treating patients’ current issues, and other contributing factors to receive a positive outcome.  We know from… Read more »

8 Healthy Gift Ideas For Your Holiday Shopping

It’s that gift-buying time of the year when you might be looking for the perfect gift. How about some healthy gift ideas to inspire your holiday shopping? Here are 8 healthy gift ideas to give yourself or someone that you love! Arbonne Re9 anti-aging skin care set. Botanical ingredients paired with the latest science yields visible… Read more »

How to Calculate Your Basal Metabolic Rate and Calorie Requirements

Are you interested in losing a few pounds, or learning more about what your daily caloric intake needs to be to maintain your current weight? Learn how to calculate your basal metabolic rate and then use the Harris Benedict formula listed below to figure out how many calories you need based on exercise. To lose a… Read more »

Weight Loss Program with Orthopaedic Specialists

Orthopaedic Specialists is offering a wonderful new program to help you lose weight, increase your energy, and get healthier. To learn more about our new weight loss program and ask questions, please consider attending an information session hosted by Dr. Stacie Grossfeld. (You’ll also be treated to free samples, healthy and delicious recipes, convenient grocery shopping lists, and more!)… Read more »

Does Weight Loss Reduce Joint Stress?

According to the latest medical research, you can reduce joint stress on your body by living a healthy lifestyle along with appropriate weight loss. Reduce Joint Stress By Shedding Pounds “A new study shows that for each pound of body weight loss, there is a 4 pound reduction in joint stress among overweight and obese people with… Read more »

What is Gluten? An Overview

Today, the term “gluten-free” gets passed around casually in conversation or while walking through the grocery store, but what does this actually mean? What is gluten? Gluten is the name for the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale. This protein helps foods maintain their shape, while acting as a glue. Some people have… Read more »