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Lifestyle Changes Effective Against Child Obesity

Obese children and teenagers can lose significant weight through lifestyle changes that are occasionally paired with medication, a Dutch team has found in reviewing 64 randomized, controlled studies from five continents. Click here for more information on Weight Loss.

Diet Soda: Doorway to Weight Gain

Diet soda isn't the silver bullet to weight loss it's often made out to be. Nor does it prevent weight gain. In fact, drinking diet soda is strongly correlated with overweight and obesity. Click here for more information on Weight Loss.

Exercise Improves Outcome of Bariatric Surgery

Patients who incorporated regular physical activity into their lives after bariatric surgery lost more weight and had better general health and vitality and less depression and anxiety than those who were inactive, a recent study shows. Click for More Information on Obesity Surgery.

Weight-Loss Surgery May Eliminate Liver Disease

A dangerous liver disease that’s a side effect of obesity appears to be completely overcome in a majority of patients as a result of the weight loss following bariatric surgery, according to a recently published report. Click for More Information on Obesity Surgery.

Protein Found that Might Help in War on Obesity

The journal Cell Metabolism reports on a study in which mice when fed high-fat foods produced a protein from the liver called adropin. This protein may be a factor in controlling the metabolic response of the body to fatty food. Click for More Information on Obesity Surgery.