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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

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  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

New and ready to lose weight!!
Updated 9/18/2014 10:42:09 AM

Hi, I happened to accidently find this site to my surprise and glad to be part of the community. I am currently 300lbs with a height 6ft. I hope to get to my initial weight of 250 within 6 months or less. I believe I have a good plan so far to accomp...  Read more

Fighting against Bypass Surgery Last Option
Updated 9/19/2014 2:04:38 PM

HI, Spark World! My heart is very heavy and full right now. I'm 44 5"6 296 pounds. My husband is overweight as well. I have had issues with chest pains and last check my cholesterol numbers didnt look good. My husband has diabetes and high bloo...  Read more

Day 1 of my weight loss journey and I'm already di
Updated 9/17/2014 11:23:07 PM

Day 1 of my weight loss journey and I'm already discouraged I went over my calories :( I find calorie counting so hard...  Read more

how many times a week should i workout for weight
Updated 9/18/2014 3:38:23 PM

I usually workout everyday for no less than 30 minutes. But today my muscles are SO sore from a workout its hard to walk. I feel really guilty for missing my workout today. I am going to walk my dog later but i still feel guilty. How often should i b...  Read more

how many times a week should i workout for weight
Updated 9/18/2014 8:56:16 AM

I usually workout everyday for no less than 30 minutes. But today my muscles are SO sore from a workout its hard to walk. I feel really guilty for missing my workout today. I am going to walk my dog later but i still feel guilty. How often should i b...  Read more

Portion Control and...soda....

I was taught that when your at a party or event, take the smallest plate and dont let your foods touch, it limits what you cna get and consume and as for soda...kick it in the butt, the carbonation expands your stomach and makes you feel less full!...  Read more

If you have a BMI of 35 or higher, consider Weight Loss Surgery

The fact is that for people with a lot of weight to lose (BMI over 35). only 5 percent of those who try traditional diet and exercise planssucceed in losing the weight AND KEEPING IT OFF!! On the other hand, with weight loss surgery, 95% succeed in...  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