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Gastric Band Surgery: The Basics

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Gastric Band Surgery: The Basics

For some people, weight loss surgery can save their lives. They may have exhausted the less drastic weight loss techniques, and underlying health problems such as an underactive thyroid can mean the weight just won’t shift. Their weight makes them at risk of stroke, heart disease and susceptible to developing diabetes, meaning dramatic action is…

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Should You Be Worried About Wheat?

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Should You Be Worried About Wheat?

You may have lived your life under the impression wheat is a healthy grain. However, recent research suggests wheat may not be as healthy as previously believed. Wheat-free diets are becoming more and more popular. Learn why people are avoiding wheat and what steps you should take concerning your wheat intake. Why Are People Worried…

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The Bariatric Diet Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

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The Bariatric Diet Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

Bariatric surgery, better known as gastric bypass, can refer to a number of operations that divide the stomach into a smaller and larger pouch. In such surgeries, the small intestine is re-arranged to connect it with the smaller stomach pouch, limiting the amount of food the patient can. The surgery was designed to help individuals…

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Bariatric Surgery: A Brief Tutorial

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Bariatric Surgery: A Brief Tutorial

Bariatric surgery provides those suffering from obesity and morbid obesity another option to healthy living. If other strategies have failed to take weight off and keep it off, good candidates for bariatric surgery will have the ability to undergo this life-changing procedure, which will reduce the size of the stomach. Typical methods in this weight-loss…

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Botox Injection in the Stomach Does Not Lead to Weight Loss

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Botox Injection in the Stomach Does Not Lead to Weight Loss

A new study suggests that injecting toxins to the body might delay  gastric becoming empty does not make anyone full at all time, change their eating behaviors, or make them lose weight. To discover ways on losing weight, researchers tested several ways to slow down gastric emptying (transfer of food from the stomach to the…

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