Weight Loss

Clinical-based research, analysis, and articles focused on helping you find your healthiest weight

  • June patient spotlight

    June patient spotlight

    Providence Little Company of Mary shines the spotlight on their patient's journey in bariatric surgery.

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  • Q+A with Dr. Simon: Reducing your risk of heart disease

    Q+A with Dr. Simon: Reducing your risk of heart disease

    Dr. Benjamin Simon discusses sensible guidelines to reduce your risk of heart disease.

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance accredited as a comprehensive Bariatric Wellness Center by MBSAQIP

    Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance accredited as a comprehensive Bariatric Wellness Center by MBSAQIP

    South Bay–area meets all criteria as a MBSAQIP-Accredited Comprehensive Center, according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality metabolic and bariatric patient care.

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  • Stroke in younger adults: The risks and signs

    Stroke in younger adults: The risks and signs

    A stroke can happen to anyone at any age. It’s important to learn the risks and the signs so you can get help FAST. Here’s what you need to know.

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  • Drink the rainbow with a colorful, healthy smoothie

    Drink the rainbow with a colorful, healthy smoothie

    Adding a wide range of colorful fruits and vegetables to your smoothie to “drink the rainbow” is an easy, convenient way to add vital nutrients to your menu.

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  • What you need to know about fatty liver disease and how to prevent it

    What you need to know about fatty liver disease and how to prevent it

    Learn if you may be at risk for fatty liver disease and the lifestyle changes you can make to prevent this serious condition.

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  • Holistic approach to living well

    Holistic approach to living well

    Adopting to a holistic lifestyle can offer many benefits that allow us to feel more connected to ourselves and our communities.

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  • How much liquid sugar is hiding in your beverage?

    How much liquid sugar is hiding in your beverage?

    Sugar-sweetened beverages are a leading source of sugar in the average diet. Learn what liquid sugar can do to your health.

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  • Insights into successful weight loss

    Insights into successful weight loss

    Maintaining a healthy weight during the pandemic has been difficult, but there are strategies that can help you lose weight through behavior modification.

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  • Is COVID-19 making women drink more? Research says yes.

    Is COVID-19 making women drink more? Research says yes.

    Alcohol use among women is increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover why and healthier ways to cope with stress and anxiety.

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  • Bariatric surgery gives this SoCal couple a new lease on life

    Bariatric surgery gives this SoCal couple a new lease on life

    For SoCal residents Cynthia and Jack, bariatric surgery offered them a new lease on life. Learn more.

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  • Under the weather? These foods may help you get back on top

    Under the weather? These foods may help you get back on top

    When you’re feeling under the weather, certain foods have the potential to soothe. Try chicken soup, broth and ginger to start.

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  • Meditation, mindfulness and music for heart health

    Meditation, mindfulness and music for heart health

    Learn the science behind how meditation, mindfulness and music lower blood pressure, reduce stress and improve your heart rate.

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  • Personalize your plate: National Nutrition Month

    Personalize your plate: National Nutrition Month

    MyPlate is a basic template for a healthy diet, including fruits, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy. Learn how to personalize your plate during National Nutrition Month.

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  • Chickpeas: Going beyond hummus

    Chickpeas: Going beyond hummus

    Learn how chickpeas help lower cholesterol, manage blood sugar and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

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  • Bariatric surgery program receives accreditation

    Bariatric surgery program receives accreditation

    Providence Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Wellness Center is proud to have achieved the Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Accreditation & Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®) designation.

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  • Cauliflower: More than broccoli's paler counterpart

    Cauliflower: More than broccoli's paler counterpart

    Is cauliflower just a trendy health fad or does it bring real health benefits? Underneath all the hype, cauliflower is a nutrition superstar.

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  • Holiday roundup: Staying safe, caring for loved ones and eating well

    Holiday roundup: Staying safe, caring for loved ones and eating well

    End of year roundup of articles to help you and your family stay safe, healthy, and happy during the holidays. Read more.

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  • The right place, the right time

    The right place, the right time

    Erika Brown lost 73 pounds with help and support from the Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance Bariatric Wellness Center.

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  • National Women’s Health & Fitness Day: Staying in shape is good for your body and mind

    National Women’s Health & Fitness Day: Staying in shape is good for your body and mind

    National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is Wednesday, September 30. This is a great time to evaluate your exercise and nutrition habits. Take steps today for a healthy body and mind!

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