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National Obesity Surgery Centre Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for National Obesity Surgery Centre.

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About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

10 Natural Ways to Defy Your Age

Have you noticed that every magazine you pick up lately has advertisements for the many ways we can look younger than our chronological years?  There are ads for injections and creams to remove our wrinkles, surgery to zap away our fat, and hair...  Read more

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

6 Ways to Prevent Snoring

Snoring—that loud, hoarse breathing during sleep—is a nuisance, whether it affects you personally or the person you share a bed with. And that's a lot of people, since 37 million people are consistent snorers, according to the Nationa...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Has anyone ever had bariatric surgery? ? Would li
Updated 9/22/2016 7:23:16 PM

Has anyone ever had bariatric surgery? ? Would like to find something else that is having it or has had gastric sleeve to keep in touch with. I am scheduled for surgery on the 25th of October. Need to lose another 128 lbs and get my health back....  Read more

Due to fibroid tumors I was 235. After surgery I am now 227. I came across this app to help me get t
Updated 9/21/2016 11:50:32 AM

Due to fibroid tumors I was 235. After surgery I am now 227. I came across this app to help me get to my ideal weight. My weight lost and this app is very encouraging....  Read more

How do people feel about weight loss surgery? I am
Updated 9/19/2016 1:56:43 PM

How do people feel about weight loss surgery? I am very obese and just want to get healthy. Have to lose 50 lbs to get there....  Read more

Just watched Obesity: The Post Mortem on BBC iplay
Updated 9/19/2016 9:46:08 AM

Just watched Obesity: The Post Mortem on BBC iplayer. Wow this has made me even more determined to lose weight. Seeing the actual body fat and what it does to every organ in the body. Very sobering....  Read more

I am getting ready for weight loss surgery and I'm
Updated 9/18/2016 11:37:48 PM

I am getting ready for weight loss surgery and I'm excited and nervous all at the same time. I need to lose 12lbs preop and I've lost weight before but this seems harder than its ever been. Wish I had more support from my loved ones....  Read more

One of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.

Obesity TreatmentOne of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.The treatment for obesity is weight loss, and there are a number of ways to achieve that, including:Diet and lifestyle changesPrescription medicinesWeight-loss surg...  Read more

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to SpreadA new report outlining how obesity threatens America's future reveals that obesity rates climbed over the past year in 16 states, and not a single state reported a decline in the proportion of excessi...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

Quick Links: New Year News Roundup

Here's a quick roundup of the top health stories of the week. Some are serious, some are interesting, and some are just plain weird! Top Medical Breakthroughs of 2008Obama's SparkStreak Weight Loss Surgery Reverses Diabetes in TeensDrug Makers Volunt...  Read more

Help Spread the Word for National School Lunch Week

In recognition of National School Lunch Week (NSLW) 2011, we’ve created an infographic about the childhood obesity epidemic.  It’s important that we help students understand where food comes from and the nutritional benefits that go...  Read more