Tag: obesity

Healthy holiday eating made easy

Healthy holiday eating made easy

Healthy holiday eating tips #avoidweightgain#glutenfree#ediblegifts#eatingdisorders

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“How I “broke up” with junk food and fell in love with healthy eating”- top post of 2016

my most viewed post this year; how my friend learned to love life and food again

Update on weight management options

  This blog has looked at several approaches to weight loss. First and always are lifestyle changes involving food choices, and eating habits. Along with that, one needs to start or increase physical activity. There are many different ways to achieve these, from books, videos, group activities, online programs, counselling and many combinations of these. For those … Continue reading Update on weight management options

Obesity and pain- you can lose both this year

Whether it's extra weight gained from holiday eating or excess weight you've carried for years, the new year is the perfect time to lose it.   I've written before about reasons to maintain a healthy weight  at Why Obesity matters. Multiple health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, even cancer can stem from excess weight. But here's … Continue reading Obesity and pain- you can lose both this year

More news about breast cancer

This blog reported  the update in screening mammography guidelines by the American Cancer Society recently released. In other news about breast cancer- Researchers at Cornell University see a potential link between obesity and breast cancer. Obesity may change the adipose (fat) tissue in the breast making it more susceptible to malignant (cancerous) changes. This may explain … Continue reading More news about breast cancer

Heartburn, hernias, and how to lose weight – a Q&A post

Today I am answering a medical question about my recent post on a new option for weight loss without using drugs or invasive surgery. The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July 2015.  The device can be  offered to adults with BMI 30-40 At least one obesity-related condition- hypertension, … Continue reading Heartburn, hernias, and how to lose weight – a Q&A post

Good news- more weight management options

I have written about several approaches to weight loss. First and always is lifestyle changes involving food choices, and eating habits. Along with that, one needs to start or increase physical activity. There are many different ways to achieve these, from books, videos, group activities, online programs, counselling and many combinations of these. For those … Continue reading Good news- more weight management options