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5 Late Night Snacks that Won’t Make you Gain Weight!

Everyone has been there. That craving late night. For something sweet, something fried. Almost always the craving is for something that you are not supposed to eat! Lets get real. Late night craving is common. It hits most of us. However, what separates the smart from the rest is how we deal with it. First […]

5 Simple Steps to Prevent Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery

Most patients feel magical after Bariatric Surgery. Most or all of the excess weight gone. You fit into regular sized clothes. Daily activities are so much more fun. You start doing things you never thought you could; for example- running a marathon. But is the picture rosy ever after? Without any maintenance work? Not really. […]

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Female Cancer Risk

Bariatric surgery reduces not only the incidence of overall cancer in obese women, as has been previously reported, but also the risk for female-specific cancers- as highlighted by a recent medscape news article by quoting a reputed Swedish study. In particular, a significantly reduced risk for endometrial cancer is indicated by new results from the […]

6 Tips to Avoid Overeating after Bariatric Surgery

Overeating is as addictive as smoking or alcoholism. A difficult psychological habit to break. New-found weight loss success after Bariatric Surgery may tempt patients to slowly indulge in overeating, making them believe that a small extra portion of kulfi or kheer is not going to matter. But it matters in the long run. Patients have […]

BLiSS (Bariatric Leadership in Surgical Skills) Gastric Bypass MasterClass

BLiSS (Bariatric Leadership in Surgical Skills) Gastric Bypass MasterClass 30 June and 1 July 2017 Organized by Dr Manish Khaitan Director, NObesity Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Coumbia Asia Hospital, Ahmedabad Dear Colleagues: With a great pleasure I invite you along with my team to the Bariatric Leadership in Surgical Skills (BLiSS) Program; a […]

Fruit Fun

Ingredients: 100 gms Apple (Sabe), 75 gms Guavas (Amrood), 70 gms Grapes (Angoor) 1 Sweet lime (Mosambi) / Orange, 50 gms Cottage Cheese (Paneer) (made from skimmed milk), 1 small bunch Mint Leaves (Pudina Leaves), 1 tblsp Lime or Lemon Juice (Nimbu) Salt and Pepper To Taste Method: Clean and wash all the fruits and […]

Immunity: Your Silent Warrior

Is Obesity Compromising Your Defences? A mosquito bites eight-year old Ria in the middle of the night. Her body immediately shifts gears into red alert mode and rushes to fight the allergen that her sensitive system has detected as a threat. The next morning Ria awakes bright and chirpy, rested to begin the new day. […]

Obesity, the new Plague

Papa! Come and play!’ little Aarav calls out to Nilesh. Not wanting to disappoint his son, Nilesh chases the ball for a few paces, but is unable to keep up. Completely out of breath in less than a few seconds, he gives up. Six-year old Aarav wants his Papa to play football with him and […]

How to celebrate a Healthier Holi this year?

Holi is round the corner, and the best way to avoid weight gain during festivals is to eat healthy. Here, we share with you some recipes that will help you do just that, after all Holi is the time to unwind, de-stress and bond over celebrations! BARLEY & LENTIL SOUP Ingredients: Barley – 1/2 Cup […]