How Important is Physical Health for Your Mental Health? Dr. Jan McBarron Explains

It is no secret that physical activity can boost your confidence by trimming your waistline and building muscles. Exercise makes you look better. In addition, exercise makes you feel good. Its true it helps in the production of endorphins which helps us feel better, but it also assists in reducing mental illness thus promoting improved […]

Dr Jan McBarron on Getting Back in Shape After Quarantine

Quarantine has left most of us stuck at home and in totally new routines. We are no longer walking around the office, commuting, or going to the gym. In fact, for the overwhelming majority, we are living more sedentary lives than ever. As economies and businesses slowly reopen, it can be tempting to jump back […]

Seven Foods That Suppress Appetite

When I was over 200 pounds and for the past 30 plus years practicing Bariatric Medicine, it seemed everyone wanted something to suppress their appetite. There are many shakes, fiber fillers, supplements and prescription medications available. These require you spend money and add them to your daily routine. But are there any foods known to […]

Dr. Jan McBarron on the Challenges of Long-Term Weight Loss

Dr. Jan McBarron on the Challenges of Long-Term Weight Loss

Roughly 38% of all Americans are currently on a diet. However, the bleak reality is that more than 95 percent of people who lose significant weight on a diet will put the weight back on. As an Award-Winning Bariatric Medicine Physician who has been on her own weight loss journey, Dr. Jan McBarron explains that […]

Benefits of Walking and its Positive Impact on the Body

Dr. Jan McBarron Explains the Benefits of Walking and its Positive Impact on the Body

Walking is not only a great way to get out of the house during the pandemic, it is also a highly effective means to support your overall health. In addition to controlling weight, walking can help people stay physically active longer and offers numerous mental health benefits.  Prominent Bariatric Medicine Physician, Dr. Jan McBarron encourages […]

Dangers of Emotional Eating

Dr. Jan McBarron Highlight the Dangers of Emotional Eating

Emotional eating occurs when food becomes someone’s response to an emotional cue, which can be frustration, anger, sadness, exhaustion and more. This type of eating can often result in overeating and can have a direct impact on self-esteem while promoting weight gain. As a cyclical pattern, it is important to recognize this habit for what […]

Home Fitness Tips for Quarantine

COVID-19 has temporarily paralyzed gyms across the nation. In the wake of lockdown regulations and social distancing mandates, Americans have been forced to make drastic life adjustments. For many, these adjustments make it difficult to get exercise and stay healthy.  With gyms and public spaces closed, home fitness is the clear solution. But the mechanics […]

Dr. Jan McBarron On Staying Body Positive During Quarantine

COVID-19 has temporarily shut down gyms, restaurants, stores and forced many to work from home. In short, it has altered our lifestyles completely. We are eating differently, working differently, and communicating differently with those around us. Our routines have shifted drastically; as a result, our bodies are changing, too.    At this moment in time, many […]

An Overview of the 7 Most Popular Weight Loss Diets

No diet is one-size-fits all. What delivers results for one person will likely prove fruitless for the next. Choosing the one that meets your needs is a matter of matching an eating plan to your lifestyle, tastes, and weight loss goals.   As an award-winning bariatric medicine physician and a leading authority on diet and weight […]