How a Balloon is Being Used for Weight Loss

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A balloon the size of a grapefruit is changing the way people think about weight loss procedures. The Gastric Balloon is a new, non-surgical procedure that takes less than 30 minutes to complete and is a two-part system designed to change a lifetime of unhealthy habits and help people reach their weight loss goals. In […]

What the New Dietary Guidelines Say About Your Heart Health

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If you have ever wanted to lose weight or get your heart in shape, you may have heard the words “watch what you eat.” As a dietitian, I cringe when I hear those words, because “watching what you eat” really does no good until you define exactly what that means. Recently the new dietary guidelines […]

Want to Lose Weight? Then Don’t Go on a Diet.

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As the number one New Year’s resolution, losing weight is the promise many Louisianians are making to themselves this year. About 45 million Americans are on a diet, yet nearly 65 percent of those will return to their pre-dieting weight within three years. So what should you do to make sure you aren’t part of […]