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Improve Your Life and Heart Health with Bariatric Surgery

According to the CDC, over 600,000 people in the U.S. die from heart disease. That’s about 1 in 4 deaths.   Obesity is one of the major risk factors of developing a heart problem. When you are obese, you are more likely to suffer from hypertension and high blood cholesterol. Obesity is also associated with hidden inflammation, a […]

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How Food Journaling Will Lead to a Better You

Bariatric surgery is only a tool for achieving weight loss. Long-term success still depends on your commitment and consistency on the lifestyle changes required after the procedure. When it comes to lifestyle changes, nutrition is one key area that you need to look into. Without proper nutrition, all the preparation and resources spent on the […]

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Exercising After Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is typically recommended for those who are unsuccessful with conventional weight loss methods. However, it’s not a ‘miracle cure.’ In order to achieve long-term weight loss success, you will need to make changes in your lifestyle, especially after the operation. Aside from changing your eating habits, regular physical activity is highly recommended. […]

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Rogersville Man Goes from 500 Lbs to Running 5Ks

Thanks to gastric bypass surgery, Danny Hottle of Rogersville is 304 pounds lighter today than a year ago. He can now bathe himself, drive more comfortably, ride rollercoasters, sleep better and run a 5K race. But Hottle’s surgery had an extra ingredient for success: his personal determination. “Everybody has similar types of surgery,” said Mark […]

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What to Expect After a Weight Loss Procedure

After undergoing a weight loss procedure, there are many ways in which your lifestyle habits and activities will need to change in order to ensure that you heal properly and begin a successful road to recovery. At Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville, we are here to help you every step of the way. Learn […]

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