The Metabolic Effect of Bariatric Surgery
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metabolic effect of bariatric surgery

Studies have investigated the metabolic effect of bariatric surgery and the impact it can have on a patient’s long term weight loss success. Bariatric surgery is most commonly classified as restrictive, meaning the procedure restricts how much food you can eat, and malabsorptive, the procedure alters how your body absorbs nutrients. Through these two effects, […]

Studies have confirmed that food addictions are real and can lead to obesity due to uncontrolled eating. The science of food addictions is easily explained as a loss of control when it comes to eating and is considered a psychologically-based eating disorder. Detailed studies of genetics, brain imaging, and other chemical malfunctions have proven that the […]

Dumping syndrome is a condition in which food moves rapidly from the stomach into the small intestines. This is almost always caused by eating high-fat, high-sugar foods, particularly after the gastric bypass procedure. However, dumping syndrome can occur in anyone that has had stomach or esophageal surgery.  The Facts of Dumping Syndrome Roughly 20 to 50% of […]

A new research study from the University of Copenhagen shows that obesity affects a man’s sperm count, and weight loss can double a man’s sperm quality. One study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that overweight and obese men are more likely to have lower sperm counts and sometimes produce no sperm at all.  Findings on How […]

A weight loss plateau after bariatric surgery is quite common and can be frustrating, especially if you have experienced success thus far on your weight loss journey. You can feel defeated when the number on the scale doesn’t budge despite all the hard work you have put into your health journey.  8 Tips to Overcome […]

The DASH diet is a dietary approach to managing high blood pressure. DASH stands for “dietary approaches to stopping hypertension,” precisely as it sounds. The DASH diet is prescribed to patients with high blood pressure; however, it is a generally healthy plan for anyone to follow.  Understanding Hypertension Hypertension is the medical term for abnormally […]

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