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...