Category: Healthy Habits

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Trying to shed a few pounds before summer? You’re just a click away from tips and tricks that promise to help you slim down in no time. But, dieter beware—most of them won’t work. One of the latest diet fads is fasting, which basically boils down to not eating during a certain period. Fasting diets… Continue Reading »

When you think of eating healthy, what words come to mind? Fresh, organic, local, non-GMO? How about expensive? People often think healthy eating is a privilege that comes with a larger budget for food, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Triathlete.com recently provided some useful tips for eating healthy without breaking the bank…. Continue Reading »

Ever heard of the cookie diet? Or listened to friends rave about how much weight they lost after a week drinking nothing but spicy lemon water? For every clinically proven, doctor-approved weight-loss method out there, there are dozens of so-called diets that are at best ineffective and at worst, dangerous. Here are10 shady diet trends… Continue Reading »

  Crash diets, super smoothies, juicing, “prancercise”—many of us have tried one (or all) of these strategies to lose weight. Unfortunately, we are often left disappointed or even find ourselves putting on more weight. Self Magazine recently featured the story of Helen Woldemichael, a frequent dieter who is on a mission. After years of struggling… Continue Reading »

10 Filling Snacks for Weight Loss

Keeping your weight loss goals in mind is hard—particularly when you want a snack, your energy is low, and tempting junk food is within reach. The best way to stop yourself from grabbing that cookie or bag of chips is to find tasty alternatives to the treats you love. Check out these 10 healthy snacks… Continue Reading »

Is the Calorie Broken?

Contrary to claims of many diet books and weight loss products & programs, relying solely on reducing calorie intake rarely leads to sustainable weight loss. Yet a third of the U.S. population is restricting their food intake in an effort to lose weight—only to find that it doesn’t work, and when it does, putting the… Continue Reading »

There is no doubt about it: exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. Studies have shown that it can greatly reduce stress, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes, but did you know it may also reduce the likelihood of cancer? The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at the National Cancer… Continue Reading »

As a weight loss surgery center, we help people overcome the challenges of losing weight—and witness first-hand how successful weight loss impacts each person’s body. That’s why we are also here to help our patients complete their transformation with body lifting procedures. Knowing these challenges and realities, we are thrilled to see a dozen heroic… Continue Reading »

  Many of our patients at Surgical Arts of Inland Empire are surprised to hear that they should lose weight before undergoing bariatric surgery. Although it may sound counterintuitive, losing weight prior to your major weight loss surgery increases your chances for optimal results. Resulting in numerous benefits—before surgery is an excellent time to start… Continue Reading »

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