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Recipe: Wagon Wheel Beef Soup

10/28/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

This recipe is one of my favorites! Wagon Wheel Beef Soup 3-4 handfuls of uncooked Barilla Piccolini wheel pasta 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey 1 cup chopped onion 1 bottle of your favorite low fat pasta sauce 2 16oz cans of red kidney beans, drained 2 14oz cans less-sodium beef broth Garlic pepper seasoning to taste Shredded cheese Cook pasta according to directions, drain, and set aside. Cook lean ground beef with onion until beef is browned then drain. Combine all ingredients in a pot, cook…

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Fast Facts: Dining

10/28/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Eating is a social activity - this can mean trouble for our waistlines. In fact, new research shows that women tend to eat more when feasting with other females, but not when they dine with men. Guys, on the other hand, are unaffected by whether they dine with dudes or with the ladies. This doesn't mean men are impervious to buddy-inspired bloat, though. Past studies found that people eat more calories when someone else at the table orders seconds, and that people are more likely to be overweight…

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The Biggest Loser and You

10/27/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Do you love watching The Biggest Loser? Whether you love the show or not, most people can agree that the participants are inspiring in their quests to get healthy and lose weight. This past year, I’ve gotten quite a few comments and questions about the show and the exercises that are performed by the participants. I haven’t faithfully watched the past few seasons, so I can’t comment directly on the training programs in the show. However, I was sent an article recently that reviewed…

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Join us for a FREE seminar in Cicero!

10/26/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Are you looking to gather more information on weight loss surgery? Have you wanted to ask questoins about bariatric surgery costs, types of weight loss surgery (including Lap Band and Gastric Bypass) and the Indiana insurance approval process? Then consider joining us for a FREE informational weight loss seminar on Thursday October 29 at 6:30 pm in Cicero, Indiana at 1160 South Peru Street, State Road 19. You can register online at ACallToChange.org. Also, feel free to bring as many of your friends…

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Is Type 2 in store for you?

10/26/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The following is from WebMD the Magazine. Nearly 800,000 new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in the United States each year. Yet many people with type 2 diabetes don’t realize they have it. Do you know if you’re at risk for getting diabetes? 5.7 million Americans have diabetes but don’t know it.    1. How old are you?    2. Are you overweight? Yes No    3. Do you have a family member with diabetes? Yes No    4. What is your ethnic background?…

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Fast Facts

10/26/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

If the entire morbidly obese population of the United States lived in one state, it would be the 12th hightest-populated state, with more people than the state of Virginia. Just in case you're wondering, the state of Virginia has 7,769,089 folks living there.  

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Types of Weight Loss Surgery: Lap Band

10/24/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Restrictive operations serve only to restrict food intake and do not interfere with the normal digestive process. To perform the surgery, doctors create a small pouch at the top of the stomach where food enters from the esophagus. Initially, the pouch holds about one ounce of food and later expands to hold more. The lower outlet of the pouch has a small opening to delay the emptying of food from the pouch and cause a feeling of fullness. Restrictive operations for obesity include the Adjustable Gastric…

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Yes, You Can Do 100 Pushups

10/24/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Anyone want to join me in a challenge? I found this awesome program on www.livestrong.com through one of the “Dares” that I picked. It is a plan to perform 100 push-ups in a row in 6 weeks! I’ve already started and so can you! The program can be found at www.hundredpushups.com. You can do the push-ups in any form: off the wall, off the table, on your knees, or on your toes! If you want an easy, free, and effective program to increase your upper body strength…this is it! If…

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