What Is Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Obesity is a condition that carries wit it not only the stigma of being called names, but also the risk of getting serious illnesses like high blood pressure, heart ailment and diabetes. More and more people are turning to fad diets and other means to lower their weight but to no avail. Fortunately for people […]

Weight Loss Surgery in Iowa

Iowa is facing a health crisis. Across our state, the number of overweight and obese individuals is rapidly increasing. In the Hawkeye State, nearly 60% of the population is overweight or obese, and the estimated costs for treating conditions associated with obesity totals $783 million annually according to estimates from the U.S. Public Health Service’s […]

Exercise And Weight-Loss Surgery

With any weight-loss plan, exercise plays a key role. Not only does exercise help reduce fat, but it tones muscles, give a person more energy, and help the person feel better. Weight loss achieved through surgery is no exception. Surgery does not work all by itself. It is critical that a patient adhere to a […]

Weight Loss Diet Reduce Risks of Cancer

The American Cancer Society Suggests you get to and maintain a healthy weight, exercise vigorously at least 30 minutes a day (preferably 45 to 60 minutes) and eat healthy diet including at least 5 or more servings of a wide variety of fresh fruit and raw vegetables each day. If you drink alcoholic beverages limit […]