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Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the bariatric realm, with experts in revision surgery and a cutting-edge facility, choosing […]

The top 5 questions of the Ketogenic Diet or Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) diet.

What is it?  The ketogenic diet (aka “keto diet”) or low carb high fat diet (LCHF) is an eating plan designed to use fat instead of carbohydrates as an energy source. Fat for energy may be sourced from food or from stored fat in your own body.  First, your body needs to be able to […]

TLC : Therapeutic low carb

  Therapeutic Low Carb (TLC)   Challenging times require an action plan. What can we do? A lot. We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others. This pandemic hit us all by surprise. No one was prepared for it….

TCR™: THERAPEUTIC CARBOHYDRATE RESTRICTION

Therapeutic Carbohydrate Restriction: The TCR™ Lifestyle Program Challenging times require an action plan. What can we do? A lot. We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others. We need to get down to basics.  This pandemic hit us all by surprise. No one was prepared […]

What Food to Eat After Weight Loss Surgery – FAQ on Macros & Calories

Weight Loss Surgery 0 – 3 Months Post-op  As part of your post-operative care, you will be given special dietary guidelines that you will need to follow closely during the first 6 weeks from surgery to prevent complications and for proper healing of your new stomach pouch. After 6 weeks,…

The good and bad about keto diet

The good and bad about keto diet The ketogenic diet is is a very high-fat, moderate-protein, very low-carbohydrate meal plan in which you get 70-75 percent of your calories from fat, 15-20 percent from protein, and 5-10 percent from carbohydrates. The purpose of this diet is to get your body…

The truth about cholesterol

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is simply a fatty substance found in every single cell in your body, both in the cell membranes and within organelles inside the cell. Cholesterol is a vital substance, necessary for numerous functions, including: Maintaining cell membrane integrity and fluidity within the cell Assisting with cell…

Protein for extreme weight loss

Protein for extreme weight loss   Having a quality protein powder is essential to weight loss and to help your body restore health. Getting enough protein after a weight loss surgery is a major concern to patients; this is justified as many weight loss surgical patients have issues related to…

How to prevent, detect and treat gingivitis

Gingivitis is the most frequent periodontal disease, affecting almost 100% of the population at some point in its life. Periodontal diseases affect 8 out of 10 adults. Among them, gingivitis is especially common, but it can be identified, prevented and treated in a very simple way. It´s a group of…

Novel Mobile Stethoscope with ECG Capability

Eko, the company that’s responsible for the Eko CORE digital stethoscope we highly praised, is now releasing an interesting new device that provides ECG and auscultation capabilities in a mobile package. The Eko DUO looks a bit like a cell phone from the 1990’s, but with only three buttons on…