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June 3, 2018

BMI of Texas Patient Loses 210 Pounds after Sleeve Gastrectomy & Receives American Heart Association Lifestyle Change Award

San Antonio, May 2018 – As businesses and residents in Bexar County explore ways to improve health and wellness, a San Antonio man was recently recognized by the American Heart Association (San Antonio) for his dramatic lifestyle changes. Chris Sander, who lost more than 200 pounds after undergoing weight loss surgery, credits the doctors and […]

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April 10, 2018

BMI of Texas Expands Practice with Addition of Fellowship-Trained Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Punam Patel

San Antonio, April 9, 2018 — The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas), which specializes in a variety of weight loss surgeries in San Antonio, today announced Dr. Punam Patel has joined the practice. Dr. Patel brings a unique quality to BMI of Texas and San Antonio as one of the city’s only […]

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March 13, 2018

BMI of Texas Selected as Exclusive Provider of Obalon System

December 13, 2016 – The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas) today announced it is the first and only weight loss practice in south Texas to offer the new Obalon Balloon System, a swallowable intragastric balloon system designed to help achieve weight loss in adults with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30-40. […]

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February 5, 2018

Let’s talk about Walk with a Doc!

For many years, walking groups have been a popular option for people looking to achieve their basic fitness goals with the support of those around them. Participants of walking groups can motivate each other to walk regularly and to obtain the numerous health benefits that walking provides. Walk with a Doc is a local walking […]

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January 29, 2018

Get to know the benefits of picking paleo as your new diet

As you strive to become healthier, you may have heard about paleo diet benefits. The paleo diet is regarded as one of the healthiest options out there because it is focused on your genetics and is effective at keeping you lean, strong and full of energy. Based on a Stone Age diet, it aims to […]

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January 22, 2018

Achieving your New Year’s resolutions in San Antonio

Starting off the new year by making healthy choices and implementing an active lifestyle can go a long way toward promoting your overall health in the long run. In San Antonio, there are many options for achieving your New Year’s health and fitness resolutions, from frequenting healthier restaurants to increasing your physical activity. 1. Walk […]

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January 15, 2018

5 reasons why you’ll want to start a walking routine today

Amid balancing work, school and other obligations, it can be challenging to participate in comprehensive physical activities such as going to the gym or playing a sport. However, along with following an appropriate diet, there is a simple and convenient way to stay healthy: walking for about 30 minutes a day. The health benefits of […]

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January 8, 2018

4 health benefits of adding some spice to your life

Spices and herbs have been used to flavor food items for thousands of years, and research continues to show that these natural food components have multiple health benefits. From regulating blood sugar levels to lowering cholesterol, the spice benefits are many. If you’re considering a healthier lifestyle that involves getting in shape and even shedding […]

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September 25, 2017

Meet the healthy meats you need to eat!

If you’re following a low-carb diet to lose weight and improve your health, meat can become an important part of your meals. Ideally, you should be focusing on healthy meats to eat, which provide plenty of nutrients while not being overloaded with calories or saturated fat. Most types of meat are excellent sources of protein, […]

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September 18, 2017

7 steps to reducing abdominal fat and maintaining a healthy midsection

Everyone has abdominal fat – even someone with washboard abs – but if you’re overweight, you may be carrying extra belly fat. It’s important to learn how to reduce abdominal fat because having too much can lead to it forming around your internal organs. This type of fat (known as visceral fat) can increase your […]

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