Thank You Lucien – A young boy shares why I should watch “What the Health”

By |2017-07-12T18:19:41+00:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

I have to thank Lucien who happens to be my best friends son. Lucien is 12 years old and an extremely intelligent young boy.  A few weekends ago we went on our annual family vacation at their family's farm and as we were all sitting around the porch relaxing a conversation about nutrition and my marathon [...]

Meet Ana founder of HealthyPhat

By |2017-04-04T00:35:29+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , |

I have been SLEEVED! Introduction I am Ana and I am forty four years young from Chicago, IL. I have been SLEEVED! Yes I took my first steps of action to take control of my life in 2016. I had been morbidly obese my entire adult life since my first born child, who is now twenty-four [...]

Food addiction and bariatric patients

By |2017-07-15T16:14:35+00:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Facts, Featured, Personal Experiences|

What is food addiction? What is food addiction? Is food considered a real addiction? The answer is yes. Food addiction is very much a real disorder.  Here is the definition of food addictions: Scientifically, food addiction is a cluster of chemical dependencies on specific foods or food in general; after the ingestion of high palatable foods such as sugar, excess fat and/or salt the [...]

Meet Amy – From Lap Band to Duodenal Switch

By |2017-03-15T19:05:07+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured|

Hello friends and family… I say this because once you start on this journey everyone you encounter in an online group, support meeting, or even out in public will in some capacity become a shoulder to cry on, an ear to listen, a mind to answer questions you are not sure of the answers to, and [...]