“It’s OK To Be Selfish Sometimes”

According to Wikipedia the word selfish means, it’s an act of placing one’s own needs or desires above the needs or desires of others. It’s ok to care about yourself, especially when it comes to your health. Sometimes we have to be selfish & put our own needs...

The Cost of Obesity

A report was recently released by the College of Public Health at George Washington University detailing the cost of obesity for both men and women (full version available here) .  There were some surprising stats revealed.  The authors concluded that the cost of...

Exercise is the best medicine

You know what I believe is the best medicine to take? Exercise. You may be wondering how is exercise like medicine? Well the reality is that exercise can not only keep a number of health conditions away but it can help treat other ones.  Think about it. What is the...

Daily Fitness Tips

The best daily fitness tip is to find ways to be active every day. Park far from the grocery store entrance so you have to walk farther. Take the stairs to your office. Do sit-ups during the commercials of your favorite show. There are fitness steps you can take that...

Drink Up and Beat the Summer Heat!

You may have noticed…it’s REALLY HOT. Here at WeightWise, we are always preaching the importance of staying hydrated. Particularly when there are extreme Oklahoma temperatures drying you out! There are several reasons why taking in enough hydrating fluid is...

Metabolism Matters

Ever wonder why one person gains weight from just looking at food while another can eat endlessly and never gain an ounce? It all comes down to your METABOLISM! Simply put, your metabolism is the amount of calories your body burns. You burn calories during work and...

The HCG Diet

What is the HCG diet? It’s quite possible that you or someone you know has recently tried this new fad diet. HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, is a pregnancy hormone which is measured to indicate if a woman is pregnant. The method of the diet includes taking HCG...

Insurance Coverage for Bariatrics – Is the Outlook Any Brighter?

As many who read this blog surely know, getting insurance to cover bariatric surgery has been a difficult battle in the past.  Most insurers have bariatric carve outs or total exclusions for many, if not all, of their plans.  This is changing slowly, but there are...