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    7 Weight Loss Surgery Myths

    Weight loss surgery can be a life-changing event, but some people are turned off by misconceptions. Here are seven weight loss surgery myths to ignore...

  • Lap Band Lap-Band Surgery - 8 Things

    Here are eight interesting Lap-Band System facts that could help you determine whether or not the gastric banding treatment is a fit for you...

  • Nut Benefits That's Nuts! Health Benefits of 9 Nuts

    Nuts can be an essential component of a healthy diet. Eating a handful a diet can have an effect on your weight, your skin, etc. Here are 9 nut benefits...

  • Weight Loss Benefits 6 Surprising Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

    Obesity is an American epidemic with more than 72 million people classified as obese in the U.S. Here are 6 benefits of bariatric surgery...

  • Gastric Bypass Recovery - Quick Tips Gastric Bypass Recovery - Quick Tips

    Most people require two to five weeks of gastric bypass recovery time. Here are 7 quick tips designed to help speed up gastric bypass recovery...

  • Popular 'Fad' Diets 7 Popular "Fad" Diets to Consider

    Looking for a new twist on the boring old diet? Check out these seven popular alternative diets to see if one might be right for you...

  • WLS Fun Facts Fast Facts on Weight Loss Surgeries

    Approximately 200,000 US adults have weight loss surgery each year. Here are some fast facts on the top weight loss procedures...

  • Sources of Omega 3s 5 Fish-Free Sources of Omega 3s

    Just because you're not a fish fan doesn't mean you should skip your omega-3s. Here are five fish-free ways to get these important nutrients in your diet...

  • Post Bariatric Body Contouring Top 5 Post-bariatric Body Procedures

    Each year, close to 200,000 people choose bariatric procedures to drop excess weight. Here are the 5 most common plastic surgery procedures that follow weight loss surgery...

  • Out-of-the-box Benefits Out-of-the-box Weight Loss Benefits

    Obesity experts convened for the meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society (ICE/ENDO 2014). Here are some highlights...

  • Danger Foods 5 Foods to Avoid After Gastric Banding

    Check out these five common foods that you shouldn't be eating after gastric banding if you want to maintain your weight loss results.

  • Obesity Disease 7 Conditions Surprisingly Linked to Obesity

    More than 80 diseases and health conditions are linked to obesity. Here are seven that may encourage you to win the battle of the bulge once and for all…






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