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Obesity Weight Loss Surgery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Weight Loss Surgery.

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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

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

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

Easing Back into Exercise after a Hysterectomy

Julia Nichols, an active mother of three from Cincinnati, Ohio, was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, it was detected and treated early, but because her cancer had tested positive for estrogen, Julia was at a higher risk of...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

HOW TO BREAK A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU (FAST & SAFELY)
Updated 7/24/2016 9:47:49 AM

HOW TO BREAK A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU (FAST & SAFELY) http://www.builtlean.com/2012/05/2
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Can you record your current weight on the app? If
Updated 7/25/2016 2:50:22 AM

Can you record your current weight on the app? If so, where do you go?...  Read more

#firstpost hey guys just wondering to lose weight
Updated 7/24/2016 8:52:55 AM

#firstpost hey guys just wondering to lose weight in the past I would stop drinking caffeine sodas completely and not eat bread potatoes or pasta... Is that a good way to start off my diet...  Read more

8 weeks post op spine surgery. Out of neck brace
Updated 7/24/2016 6:31:38 AM

8 weeks post op spine surgery. Out of neck brace 2 weeks. Starting to walk again. Have to start slow and work my way up again. Scary, after 4 months of regimented exercise plan and logging caloric intake how easy it is to up back into old habits...  Read more

I was a healthy weight most of my life and then ga
Updated 7/24/2016 11:53:16 AM

I was a healthy weight most of my life and then gained after one child and gained more after the second. I've been making bad choices for a long time but ready to make a change. If you are considered obese...do you feel unwell...'such as after e...  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

Aging, Weight Gain, and Weight Loss

Overweight, obesity, and physical inactivity are smoking’s close cousins in preventable causes of mortality, leading to over 300,000 deaths annually. The societal costs of these conditions* may be as high as $400 billion per year. Therefore, it see...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  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

Could Your Weight-Loss Expenses Be Tax Deductible?

Obesity and its medical complications are an expensive problem in the United States. Because the costs continue to rise, the government is offering tax incentives to entice people to lose weight. At this time of year when you're thinking about impr...  Read more