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March 16, 2020

BMI of Texas Coronavirus Patient Guidelines

Dear BMI Patient, As members of your healthcare team, the providers and staff at BMI of Texas are very concerned about the crisis our community is facing regarding the COVID-19 virus. The overall health and well-being of our patients and staff are at the forefront of our minds right now.  We are following recommendations from […]

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January 30, 2019

Obesity: What are we doing to fight this deadly epidemic?

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is now the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, according to a study by Cleveland Clinic, beating out tobacco use, diabetes and high blood pressure. More than 2.8 million people die every year as the result of being overweight or having obesity, according to statistics presented […]

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June 3, 2018

BMI of Texas Provides Free Weight Loss Surgery to San Antonio Woman in Honor of National Obesity Care Week

San Antonio, April 30, 2018 — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of all U.S. adults are obese, and the rate of adult obesity in the U.S. nearly tripled from 1960-2010. People with obesity are often stigmatized, preventing the effective treatment of the disease. Recognizing that obesity is an […]

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June 19, 2017

8 ways to stay cool in the Texas heat this summer

As temperatures soar during San Antonio summers, it’s difficult to stay cool, particularly if you’re overweight. The hot weather can make you want to curtail outdoor activities and stay inside all day. Instead, learn how you can enjoy the outdoors with these 8 ways to stay cool in the heat. Cool off at a water […]

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May 22, 2017

Get your dose of vitamin D at San Antonio’s Memorial Day weekend events

Vitamin D provides many important health benefits, including helping your body build and repair bones and teeth. Although you can get it from some types of food, the most common source of vitamin D is the sun. There are plenty of outdoor San Antonio Memorial Day weekend events coming up, so why not enjoy all […]

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April 20, 2017

Tips and tricks for creating your first healthy garden

A healthy garden can provide plenty of benefits for your mind and body, but if you’ve never planted one before, you may wonder about the best way to get started. To create your first healthy garden that produces delicious homegrown foods for a better diet, we recommend testing out some of the following tips. Choose […]

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March 24, 2017

Healthy spring bucket list: 5 things to try this season

Spring is a time of renewal and rebirth, which makes the season the perfect time to create – and fulfill – a healthy spring bucket list. From starting or improving a diet or exercise program to practicing mindfulness, these important steps toward a healthy spring will carry over into the rest of the year. Buy […]

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December 29, 2016

San Antonio fitness options for a new you in the new year

If you’re like many people, you probably have more than a few regrets about eating too much and exercising too little over the holidays. You may have started to think about getting a fresh start in the new year, and fortunately there are plenty of great San Antonio fitness opportunities to help you get started […]

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November 16, 2016

San Antonio Thanksgiving events to get you out of the house

Thanksgiving is usually all about the food, followed by a nap on the couch. You can certainly enjoy your turkey and trimmings, but these San Antonio Thanksgiving events will get you out of the house and keep you active! Texas Tough Turkey Chase When: Nov. 24, 8 a.m. Where: 20 Dominion Hill, San Antonio What: […]

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August 24, 2016

Back-to-school health: 6 tips for parents on the go

Back-to-school season can be chaotic for parents who are running here and there, taking their children to school and seemingly endless extracurricular activities. It can be tempting for parents on the go to make poor food choices and give up on working out, letting their back-to-school health slide. These healthy tips for parents will help […]

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