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4 Popular Weight Loss Diets
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4 Popular Weight Loss Diets

We all need lose body weight but we don’t know what is the best dietary regime to us The truth is that no one diet is best for everyone, and what works for you may not work for someone else. 1. The Paleo Diet The paleo diet claims that modern humans should eat the same...

by February 4, 2018February 4, 2018
surgical treatment for obesity
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surgical treatment for obesity

The Gastric Band procedure is the safest surgical treatment for morbid obesity, as the procedure is minimally invasive, and it is the only adjustable weight-loss surgery.  

by February 3, 2018February 3, 2018
Obesity Surgery
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Obesity Surgery

Todays, there are several operations designed to help you achieve your goal, which is to LOSE WEIGHT. The most performed procedures are gastric bands, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery.

by February 3, 2018February 3, 2018
New Obesity Treatments Offer New Choices
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New Obesity Treatments Offer New Choices

Weight-loss options continue to multiply, as the challenge of treating obesity continues to grow, so do the treatment options. From a stomach-emptying device to gastric balloons to reformulated drugs, but are they the wave of the future or a temporary solution to a chronic problem?   Interrupting the Flow Perhaps the most unusual new approach...

by January 31, 2018January 31, 2018
How is obesity measured?
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How is obesity measured?

BMI The most widely-used method of measuring and identifying obesity is Body Mass Index (BMI). BMI = weight in kg/height m2 In adults Overweight, or pre-obesity, is defined as a BMI of 25-29.9 kg/m², while a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m² defines obesity.   These BMI thresholds were proposed by WHO expert report and reflect the increasing...

by January 29, 2018January 29, 2018
Obesity and lifestyle
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Obesity and lifestyle

Sometimes we become overweight and when we realize that our weight is affecting our quality of life, we begin to search for the means that may help us to drop that extra weight. Either by searching for information about how to lose weight fast at home or how to lose weight fast without exercise if...

by January 28, 2018January 28, 2018
The Social Effects of Obesity in Children
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The Social Effects of Obesity in Children

According to many theories, about rates of obesity and the reasons they have increased so dramatically in the last 20 years, whatever factors contribute to the problem, the resulting effects on these children’s lives is too dangerous. In addition to the physical side effects, a 2003 study published in the “Journal of the American Medical...

by January 20, 2018January 20, 2018
Sedentary Lifestyle and Obesity
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Sedentary Lifestyle and Obesity

When a person consumes energy more than he needs, therefore, an additional amount of energy is stored by his body as fat and that means he is more likely to have diseases. Things happen differently in his whole body and he has to get fit and healthy again! You may have a look !

by January 20, 2018January 20, 2018
The Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity
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The Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity

People who have obesity, compared to those with a normal or healthy weight, are at increased risk for many serious diseases and health conditions, including the following: All-causes of death (mortality) High blood pressure (Hypertension) High LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides (Dyslipidemia) Type 2 diabetes Coronary heart disease Stroke Gallbladder...

by January 18, 2018January 18, 2018
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