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2012-10-11 04:00:44

Obese seniors can experience the same benefits as their younger peers when undergoing bariatric surgery at LAP-BAND VIP, including longer life expectancy. According to a new study, the elderly are living longer lives, but more are obese than previous generations. Senior citizens who weigh 100 pounds or more than their ideal weight and meet all other criteria can enjoy a life free of the struggle imposed by excess pounds. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 In many cases, obese seniors...

2012-10-10 04:00:28

The $20 billion weight loss industry tries to convince the overweight that there is a magic bullet to shedding excess pounds. LAP-BAND VIP bariatric surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian explains that even with weight loss surgery, long term commitment is essential to losing weight and keeping it off. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Anyone interested in losing weight is drawn to the diet pills, commercials, and celebrity-endorsed products promising quick fixes. Without reading the fine...

2012-08-02 23:03:14

Physicians have long known that exercise and a healthy diet contribute to a healthy lifestyle. A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society proved that women in their 70s who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruit and vegetables have a longer life expectancy. LAP-BAND VIP surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian said it's never too late to incorporate a healthy diet and exercise program into an older adult's lifestyle. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 New research...

2012-07-26 23:03:15

If so many low fat foods are available, why does the Western world get fatter every year? The answer, said a French researcher, is people are seduced by food products that claim to be healthy and think that eating more carries no repercussions. Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a Los Angeles weight loss surgeon, recommends carefully reading nutrition labels to avoid overeating supposedly healthy food. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Food products advertised as healthy lead consumers to...

2012-07-25 23:03:28

Farm to fork, local food usually travels far fewer miles than produce flown in from another country. The rise of “locavorism” leads people to shop for food grown in their community for what “locavores” call fresher, better tasting produce. Eating local food is one component of ensuring a healthier lifestyle and benefiting the local community, said Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a bariatric surgeon from LAP-BAND VIP. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 The local food...

2012-07-18 23:00:47

Prejudice against obese women may persist even after they lose weight, according to a new study by by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, The University of Manchester, and Monash University. Research examined the attitudes towards women who were formerly obese but lost weight either through behavioral or surgical methods. Los Angeles weight loss surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian of LAP-BAND VIP said that although obesity is an issue in itself which needs attention, so does the prejudice. Los...

2012-07-17 23:00:17

Even the smallest foods can help boost health and wellness. Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a weight-loss expert in orange county, offers a number of healthy spices to ease the road towards weight-loss goals. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 With a great influx of diets on the market stating that they are the fastest and easiest way to lose weight, Orange County LAP-BAND surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian does not believe in quick fixes. “There is no easy fix. The key to sustainable weight loss,...

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