Because, hey, if life’s a beach…might as well make it a safe beach. National Beach Safety Week is here, and none too soon. There was already one tragic drowning fatality on Sullivan’s Island over Memorial Day weekend.
Summer, as usual, is flying by. August looms, and with it comes rising heat indexes, hazy humid skies and the start of school. But there’s still time to squeeze in a little getaway.
Americans eat more sugar now than any time in history. Our society commonly accepts sugar as a staple even in very large quantities. The average American consumes 100 pounds of sugar a year, equating to about 300 calories per day.
We’ve all heard it before, but it’s the truth – if a diet or weight loss product sounds too good to be true, it probably is.The below are a few claims that should raise the red flag and that you ought to steer clear of:
If you’ve got kids, we’re betting you’ve done your share of splashing at Splash Island or Splash Zone or any number of the watery fun wonders that Charleston County Parks offers. But have you ever considered the parks as your gym?
Last week, as you probably know, was Discovery Channel’s annual shark infestation. Lots of close-ups of Great Whites lurking in chum, anxious cameramen in underwater cages and general gnashing of teeth. Congratulations, you survived. But despite some admittedly disturbing human/shark encounters along the Carolina coast of late, let’s put things in perspective
You’ve seen hundreds of them – catchy promotions offering the promise of easy weight loss. Many of these feature dramatic testimonials from people who swear they have found the magic weight loss solution.
Surgery is not the final answer. How many times have you heard that? It’s true, and that is our mission as bariatric surgeons; to inform potential patients of their options regarding bariatric surgery.