Mindful Eating. What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Mindfulness can play a very important part of the postoperative lifestyle. Mindfulness is a very simple concept – to be in the present moment when performing various activities. For a bariatric patient, that might be understanding and appreciating the food we eat, as we eat it.
Getting Enough Exercise at Home
The COVID pandemic has stopped many of us from performing activities in the gym, Pilates or yoga studio or at spin class. Whether the result of closures or being afraid to contract COVID, we likely aren’t losing as much weight as we should. First, it is important to remember that […]
Weight Loss Drug Looks Promising After Clinical Trial: Is the Hype Warranted?
Recently, the drug Semaglutide, which is used to treat Type II diabetes, was reported by the New England Journal of Medicine to have success in treating obesity. The reported weight loss for the nearly 2000 study participants randomized to either the weekly injections of semaglutide or a placebo was 15-20 […]