Weight Loss and Cognitive Function

Obesity is a condition that has far-reaching effects on many domains of the human body – physical, mental, and emotional, among others. A recent scientific study has shed more light on the effects weight loss has on human mental function. This study by Lu et al. has revealed there is a potential positive link between […]

Weight Loss Consultation & What to Expect


You have been struggling with your weight for a good part of your life now. You’ve had your share of weight loss successes but they seem few and far between compared with your failures. And now you’ve reached a point in your life where your BMI score is at 35+ and you have developed conditions […]

How to Build Muscle After Weight Loss Surgery

How to Build Muscle After Weight Loss Surgery

Did you know that there are more than 600 muscles in our body?  Each of those muscles has functions that are important for our body to work well. For example, the heart, which is the most hardworking muscle, pumps 2,000 gallons of blood a day throughout our body. Other muscular functions include mobility, stability, posture, […]

Healthy Strategies to Avoid Stress Eating

Food is a source of comfort for many people. And eating delicious food is definitely one comforting act. Partaking in our favorite everyday dishes is a pleasurable indulgence. The comfort and pleasure of food are even multiplied during holidays when a feast accompanies family gatherings and get-togethers. Food, in short, is therefore, more associated with […]

Managing Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery

Losing weight is hard enough. But you know what’s worse? Keeping the weight off! It’s equally as challenging. Even with our most earnest efforts, the weight we lose just keeps coming back. It sometimes makes us feel that weight regain is an annoying automatic body function. Weight loss and regain is definitely a cycle that […]

What To Prepare For Weight Loss Surgery

You have been trying hard to lose weight but to no avail. You have exercised, counted your calories, and even tried to stop eating altogether. Nothing has worked. Your scale hasn’t moved, and you feel even worse than ever.   Thankfully, you don’t have to be stuck in that stage forever. There’s always another option […]

How Your Stress Causes Weight Gain

In our daily lives, it is inevitable that we will feel stress. And admittedly, stress has gotten a bad rap. But stress is actually the natural response of our bodies when we are in difficult or dangerous situations. There’s what we call “good stress,” which allows us to think and act quickly when the need […]

Gastric Sleeve Surgery – Will My Stomach Grow Back After?

Gastric sleeve surgery is a weight-loss surgical procedure where 80% of the stomach is excised, leaving only a small portion of the stomach intact. The surgery is irreversible as the portion of your stomach that was removed cannot be re-attached, replaced, or will grow back after the surgery. What happens to my stomach after gastric […]

Foods to Avoid After Lap Band Surgery

Lap band surgery is a weight loss procedure that reduces your stomach’s capacity to hold food. The ultimate goal of lap band surgery is for individuals to lose weight by restricting the passage of food in their stomachs.   It is recommended for people who have a BMI of 40 or over, also referred to […]

Gas Pain After Weight Loss Surgery: How to Get Rid of It?

Gas pain is one of the most uncomfortable symptoms you can experience after weight loss surgery. The feeling of having stomach pains, bloating, and gas are some of the things that might lead to anxiety after surgery. And early post-surgery, you might feel that your stomach is hard or that food is stuck in it, […]

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