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National Obesity Surgery Centre Resources

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

About SparkPeople's Recommendations 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

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

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

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

food restrictions after surgery
Updated 5/2/2016 7:22:50 PM

I'm currently doing well in maintenance, but recently had abdominal surgery (diaphragmatic hernia, fundiplication stomach wrap). Clear liquid diet only through Thursday, pureed diet from that day to the next Thursday. I'm doing mostly broth and jui...  Read more

The Obesity Code
Updated 5/2/2016 7:21:34 PM

If you haven't seen anything by Dr. Fung, and if you are struggling to figure out why the old formula of "calories in / colories out" does NOT work for your body in terms of losing weight, check out his book.  Read more

My Bareactric surgery date, tomorrow AM Finally he
Updated 4/27/2016 4:45:58 PM

My Bareactric surgery date, tomorrow AM Finally here! After 6 month's of hard work, it paid off, whew!!! I'm at: to email me, I can share you all of my secrets that took me this far! God bless you all...  Read more

Laser dental surgery today. I am so nervous.
Updated 4/27/2016 11:44:05 AM

Laser dental surgery today. I am so nervous....  Read more

Had a rough day today. My son had minor surgery an
Updated 4/26/2016 8:48:43 PM

Had a rough day today. My son had minor surgery and I ended up eating way too much and not exercising. Will try for a better day tomorrow...wish me luck!...  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



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