Healthy meal prep and cooking start with healthy ingredients. However, unless you are a nutritionist or dietician, knowing what foods and ingredients are unhealthy can be a challenge. This article will provide easy tips to remember as well as a … Read More
Bergen County is home to some of the most preeminent physicians in the country. The Bergen County Top Doctors’ list was created by BERGEN magazine to help residents find the best healthcare provider for their needs. The magazine commissioned Professional … Read More
What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
If you’re considering bariatric surgery for weight loss, a few options exist. The two most popular and most performed surgeries are gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery. In gastric sleeve surgery, which has become the … Read More
As the new year begins, many of us think about making changes to our lives to be healthier, which often includes weight loss goals. Have you been more active? Are you eating better and moving more, but finding progress on … Read More
Obesity is an epidemic in the United States. Those most affected by the obesity epidemic are populations living in an environment that promotes a poor diet and physical inactivity/sedentary lifestyle. Environment alone does not predict nor cause obesity, though.
Scientists … Read More
Are heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) all the same thing? Burning, nausea, indigestion, acid backwash that burns the throat, upset stomach, general digestive discomfort, the ability to breathe fire… Kind of like being in a Pepto-Bismol commercial, … Read More
Why and When Bariatric Surgery is Performed
There are different types of weight-loss surgeries, which are collectively known as bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery involves making changes to your digestive system to enable major long-term weight loss. Although the main … Read More
Dr. Trivedi Performs First Robotic Procedure in US Using Advanced Augmented Intelligence Features in Real Time During Surgery
Advanced Laparoscopic Associates’ (ALA) Dr. Amit Trivedi performed the first set of robotic surgeries in the United States that used advanced Augmented Intelligence Features in real time during surgery. These surgeries were performed using the TransEnterix Senhance Robotic Surgical System… Read More
What is LAP-BAND Surgery?
In laparoscopic gastric banding, a belt-like device (band) is surgically placed around the upper part of the stomach. A balloon is attached around the inside of the band, which can be inflated by injecting saline … Read More
What is a Hernia?
A hernia occurs when a body organ, usually a portion of the intestines, is pushed through a tear in the tissue or muscle, most often in the abdominal wall. Hernias are common in people of all … Read More