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The importance of staying hydrated after bariatric surgery ..

People who fail in losing weight through diet, medications and exercises find their best weight loss solution in surgical alternatives. There are several patients who have witnessed significant improvement in their health following weight loss surgery. But, to ensure a long-term healthy lifestyle, you must follow all the instructions given by your surgeon. When your bariatric doctor tells you that you will have a restricted stomach post the obesity surgery, he/ she isn’t exaggerating it in t ... Read more

Diet or exercise: How to get into the perfect shape? ..

People are impatient when it comes to slimming down, isn’t it? Be it following rigorous crash diets or spending hours at the gym sweating out your calories, you will do almost anything to get into shape. But following a weight loss plan is not just a physiological process. It takes strong determination, courage, and support to be able to adhere to the various restrictions and to overcome the numerous challenges that come along the way. Though the simplest mantra for weight loss is, ‘eat less ... Read more

10 Misconceptions About Bariatric Surgery ..

With the increasing rates of obesity around the globe, this medical condition has become an epidemic now, and bariatric surgery poses as the best solution to combat obesity. However, we cannot generalize a weight loss surgery to all obese patients because the physiological conditions of everyone differ. Being a surgical intervention to overcome obesity, there are several misconceptions that revolve around obesity surgery. But not everything you hear is true. In an attempt to separate fact fr ... Read more

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. ..

Many of our choices; dietary and lifestyle choices, can increase or decrease risk of cancer.

What is cancer?

Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues. it is caused by changes to genes that control the way our cells function, especially how they grow and divide.

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Intermittent Fasting

Fasting has been done since the early ages for different reason mostly religious, but recently has gained a lot of popularity, especially when it comes to losing weight. And fact that several celebrities in Hollywood such as Hugh Jackman , Jimmy Kimmel and few others has adopted the intermittent fasting diet gave it an even bigger attention .

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Will FAD Diet cause weight loss as they claim? ..

I can almost guarantee you all FAD diets out there will make you lose weight to a certain degree … But the questions should be Are you losing fat or muscle mass? Will you keep the lost weight off? Are they safe? And is it possible to commit to this diet for your whole life??!

To answer all these question first let me define the meaning of FAD Diets,

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