Sunday, March 26, 2017

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Because obesity develops over time, reversing obesity requires an almost complete lifestyle change.  Patients who are obese must completely and permanently modify their physical activity routine as well as their eating habits. These habits are best established and cultivated under medical supervision.

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Calorie Counting

In order to lose weight, you have to burn more calories than you take in. Since one pound equals 3,500 calories, you need to…

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Maintaining a balanced diet along with exercise is important to a healthy lifestyle and weight loss. Crash diets and extreme diets are not beneficial for long-term, healthy…

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Aside from decreasing your calorie intake, the key to maintaining healthy weight loss through exercise. Studies show that 150 minutes of moderately-intense workouts a week…

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Getting Active

Getting motivated to exercise is probably one of the largest hurdles in making the first step to becoming active, but the key to losing weight is through exercise. To help…

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Mobility Issues

People who are obese or even overweight may find it difficult to get the physical activity they need simply due to their size. Excess body fat certainly comes with physical…

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Social Stigmatization

The social stigma of being obese can be bring negative and hurtful judgments from the people around you. Making positive, healthy lifestyle changes can be challenging when…

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for…

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How Duodenal Switch Works Malabsorptive weight-loss surgeries are procedures that promote weight loss by decreasing the amount of nutrition the body absorbs from the intestinal tract. This is done by bypassing part of the small intestine so that it…