Understanding the Impact of Stress on Digestive Health
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In our fast-paced lives, stress has become an almost constant companion. It creeps into our daily routines, affecting not only our mental well-being but also our physical health. One area where stress wields a profound influence is our digestive system. The gut-brain connection, as it’s often called, reveals a fascinating interplay between our emotions and […]

The impact of stress on the gut, particulary in bariatric patients can be extremely detrimental to long term health. Stress is a biological response that can wreak havoc on our bodies and minds. While its detrimental effects are widely acknowledged, its impact on specific health conditions, such as bariatric patients, is often overlooked. In this […]

Constant sugar cravings can be frustrating if you are trying to eat healthier after bariatric surgery. There is a science behind sugar cravings, which can be explained based on our hormones and blood glucose levels. In this blog, we will talk about why we crave sugar and what we can do about it.  Often, cravings […]

Eating too fast after bariatric surgery can be bad for your health. It’s not just about how much you eat, but the pace you eat that can affect your overall diet and weight loss goals. One essential lesson we want patients to know is they need to have a good relationship with food and exercise. That’s why […]

Being healthy isn’t something reserved simply for those with a high bank balance. While you do have to invest in yourself, managing your weight, lowering stress levels, and treating your body well don’t have to take a toll on you, your work, or your family. In fact, some things, such as changing careers to lower […]

A detox can help you feel refreshed, boost your energy, and reset your body as you head into summer. And, luckily, you can do so at home. Here are some easy ways you can detox in the comfort of your own home. Switch Up Your Diet Detox diets have been used in Native American, Indian, […]

Sleep is the foundation of nearly every aspect of your health, from your focus, your mood, your energy levels, and your correlation to diseases. So not only is it essential to get enough sleep each night, but it is also important to get good quality rest so your body can heal and repair itself. If […]

When looking into how to make habits stick, you need to understand the basics of habit formation. You consciously choose a behavior that you want to make part of your life without having to overthink it. Habits are usually paired with an environmental cue. After following that cue and action, over time, a habit will be […]

We all have numerous healthy daily habits, which (hopefully) include things like showering, brushing teeth, eating meals at regular times, and washing our hands after using the bathroom (especially now with COVID). People can also develop unproductive habits such as biting their nails, twirling their hair around a particular finger, or saying “um” many times […]

As coronavirus continues to spread across the country, many employees are working from home. Although there are advantages to not having to go into the office—like never having to get out of your jammies—there are some challenges that can arise. Here are our tips to stay healthy during your workday and to avoid boredom eating. […]

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning Americans about the spread of the coronavirus (officially called the Covid-19) in the U.S. So we wanted to take a pause from our regular blog conversations and address how to stay healthy from coronavirus. Today we are giving you all the tips you need to […]

How often have you asked someone how they are doing and they respond by saying, “busy”? We live in a time when being busy is cool. Busy means making time for work, errands, family obligations, and of course binging on your favorite Netflix show. And oftentimes, what is sacrificed is your sleep and, in turn, […]

We are halfway through December and as much as you may hate to admit it, you have probably slipped up a few times on your healthy eating and exercise regimen. But before you fall too far off the wagon, we want to give you some healthy tips for the reindeer (I mean remainder) of this […]

We all want to be healthier, but knowing how can be challenging. There is too much conflicting advice out there, and too many fads, miracle cures, and wellness trends to keep track of. On the opposite end of the spectrum, there is a lot of health advice that simply boils down to “eat well and […]

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