MAKE SURE YOU QUIT SMOKING & CAFFEINE to details May 20 (1 day ago) Just want to let everyone know, who is thinking about or planning their MGB surgery, MAKE SURE YOU QUIT SMOKING & CAFFEINE AND/OR ANY OTHER VICE (DRINKING/CERTAIN MEDS) THAT MIGHT CAUSE YOU WITHDRAWAL!  Learn from me, it will Not be a easy or pain free recovery for … Continue reading MAKE SURE YOU QUIT SMOKING & CAFFEINE

Vitamins E and C FAIL to prevent prostate and other cancer

Vitamins E and C FAIL to prevent prostate and other cancers in men: the Physicians' Health Study II randomized controlled trial.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJAMA. 2009 Jan 7;301(1):52-62. Epub 2008 Dec 9.Vitamins E and C in the prevention of prostate and total cancer in men: the Physicians' Health Study II randomized controlled trial.ResourcesAll ResourcesLiteratureBookshelfJournals DatabaseMeSH DatabasePubMedPubMed CentralAll … Continue reading Vitamins E and C FAIL to prevent prostate and other cancer

Rational Decision Making/Irrational Decision Making

humans think we act rationally in most situations, especially in business or areas of our life that would seem to call for rational thinking (e.g., work). What Ori and Rom Brafman show instead is humans are irrational and will act in irrational ways in many situations. They call this being “swayed,” hence the book’s title.Amplify’d … Continue reading Rational Decision Making/Irrational Decision Making

Drink Water Before Meals!

Drink Water Before Meals! Leads to 15 lb weight loss!Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.comWater May Be Secret Weapon in Weight LossBill HendrickAugust 26, 2010 — Drinking water before each meal has been shown to help promote weight loss, according to a new study.Brenda Davy, PhD, an associate professor of nutrition at Virginia Tech and senior author of … Continue reading Drink Water Before Meals!

Beware Clostridium Difficile Infection

Beware Clostridium Difficile Infection; Especially if you are taking Prilosec/Nexium etcAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.comFrom Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology The Growing Incidence and Severity of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Inpatient and Outpatient SettingsSahil Khanna and Darrell S PardiPosted: 08/25/2010; Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;4(4):409-416. © 2010 Khanna and Pardi; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.Abstract and IntroductionAbstract Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) … Continue reading Beware Clostridium Difficile Infection

Ghrelin Makes You Hungry

Ghrelin significantly increased food intake (P = .015) and diminished the amount of postoperative weight loss (P = .019) without any significant adverse effects.Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.comAn Easy Fix for Esophagectomy-Induced Weight Loss?Albert B. Lowenfels, MD Randomized Phase II Study of Clinical Effects of Ghrelin After Esophagectomy With Gastric Tube Reconstruction Yamamoto K, Takiguchi S, Miyata … Continue reading Ghrelin Makes You Hungry