If you’re considering bariatric surgery, or if you have recently had bariatric surgery at our Louisiana or Mississippi centers, the question “What can you eat after bariatric surgery?” has probably come up once or twice in conversation (whether at our clinic or with your family). It’s not uncommon for people who are at the beginning
More and more we are hearing that chronic inflammation plays a major role in various disease conditions including, arthritis, various cancers, cardiovascular disease, obesity, type II diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, just to name a few. Inflammation can be controlled and reduced by altering one’s daily intake. There is one component of the
There's good news for chocolate lovers everywhere: A study, from the University of Cambridge in the UK, found that eating chocolate on a regular basis can reduce the risk of developing heart disease. The study consisted of 114,000 people and determined that those who regularly ate the most chocolate had a decreased risk of heart disease (37% decrease), diabetes (31% decrease), and stroke (29% decrease). Cocoa products, like chocolate, have been found to promote cardiovascular health in many studies.
Rising concerns about the health of the American population has been a topic that has swept the nation and caught the attention of most local and national news organizations. The public at large has become much more aware of this growing problem, and consequently numerous high profile individuals and companies are stepping up to lead the fight on “the battle of the bulge”.