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Month: October 2021

What To Eat and What to Avoid for Optimal Gut Health

October 29, 2021

Most Americans are concerned about their health to some degree. And while there are certain diseases that rightly get plenty of attention, others, including those of the colon don’t get nearly as much press as they deserve. In fact, colon cancer is a leading killer of men and women in the United States, but it also represents one of the most preventable and treatable cancers. Unfortunately, however, many patients do not prioritize their colon health the way they should. Cancer is not the only concern when it comes to colon health. Several conditions that affect the colon can be disruptive, or in some cases, even life-threatening if left untreated. While gut health is often a sign of general health, there are certain foods we can eat and others to avoid to keep our guts as healthy as possible, even in our later years.

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Hernia Mesh – Truths and Myths

October 22, 2021

Surgeon reaching for a piece of hernia mesh to repair an abdominal hernia is Jacksonville, FL

Hernia mesh can be a touchy subject for some. To be sure, there has been some controversy over the use of hernia mesh, even though it represents one of the biggest advances in hernia repair technology. In fact, mesh makes for a much more reliable hernia closure and longer-term repair than traditional tension repairs, which typically have a far higher rate of recurrence. As a result, most hernias today are repaired with mesh.

With that said, there’s still a lot to discuss about hernia mesh, and in this article, we want to separate the truths from the myths.

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Chocolate Hazelnut Frappe

October 15, 2021

Are you bored of your typical morning coffee routine? Well, we have a recipe that will have you jumping out of bed to make. This simple recipe combines delicious ingredients that will make a perfect chocolate hazelnut frappe to leave you happy, well caffeinated, and ready to conquer the day.

Two clear cups filled with Chocolate Hazelnut Frappe

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Best Low Impact Exercises for Bariatric Patients

October 8, 2021

You’ve been cleared to exercise. So now what?

This is far less daunting than it sounds. For some of us, the gym was not our first hang out pre-surgery. Neither was spin class, the tennis court, the weekend hikes or the stand-up paddleboard. But guess what? Your new life is the golden ticket to some of life‘s best experiences that will broaden your free-time horizons, increase your health-conscious circle of friends, and lead to tremendous success in your weight loss journey.

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No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

October 1, 2021

Fall is among us! It is now time to consume every pumpkin creation possible before it’s not socially acceptable anymore… and we have a recipe for you. Indulge in a delicious, protein packed, autumn favorite: pumpkin cheesecake! This quick and simple recipe will provide you with a delicious fall treat that won’t leave you feeling guilty.

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