180-Degree Turn on Life 

The Sterling Bariatric Center in Moultrie, Georgia, essentially reshapes individual’s lives through gastric sleeve surgery in which a majority of the stomach is surgically cut and removed. Matthew Cavin, a 32-year-old systems administrator at Colquitt Regional Medical Center, was one of those individuals whose life was changed by the decision to do the procedure. Dr. Howard Melton was the physician on the case, and Cavin … Continue reading 180-Degree Turn on Life 

So Sweet, but Ow! My Teeth!

Cavities cause pain when eating or drinking something cold, but how do they start? A commonly thought answer is sugar, but that’s not the real reason. According to Carifree, sugar is not what causes tooth decay; cavity-causing bacteria is, while sugar is just the fuel. The larger your consumption of sugar, the more enamel demineralizing acid that bacteria spews out. These bacteria are not much … Continue reading So Sweet, but Ow! My Teeth!

BULLETPROOF COFFEE ON THE RISE

It is rare to find someone who does not enjoy a cup of coffee in some form: iced, black, blended with flavored syrups, and even specialty coffee blends. A new coffee trend claims to boost mental power, suppress cravings, and increase your metabolism. Bulletproof coffee, also known as butter coffee, was created by Dave Aspey, an entrepreneur from Albuquerque, New Mexico. The coffee was an … Continue reading BULLETPROOF COFFEE ON THE RISE

The Benefits of Grilling

With summer coming to a close, you want to soak up all the vitamin C you can while lounging by the pool. But wait, something’s missing. The smell of the grill cooking. You don’t want another hamburger or hot dog, though, because the summer body you worked hard for is aching for something fresh and clean to recharge. That’s why it’s time to dust off … Continue reading The Benefits of Grilling

Be Adventurous With Your Diet

We all know picky eaters who thinks twice about their selection of food for their plate. While not necessarily a bad habit, it is a limiting one and can even be linked to more serious unhealthy eating habits, especially if it lasts into adulthood. Whether it’s someone who can’t tolerate any type of seafood, even if they have never tried it, or someone who simply … Continue reading Be Adventurous With Your Diet