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  • How Obesity Is Treated

    The overall goal of successful obesity treatment is for a person to get to a healthy weight and stay there long-term. It seems straightforward, but obesity treatment is complex and variable.

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  • New insights on how some individuals with obesity can lose weight, and keep it off

    For decades, there's been a persistent one-size-fits-all approach to treating obesity: Embrace a diet that's low in calories. Yet evidence shows that this diet-focused approach simply doesn't work for a subset of adults with obesity who are adherent in a clinical weight management program.

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  • Weight Loss Surgery: Overview

    Weight loss surgery (also referred to as bariatric surgery) can help treat obesity, which is a chronic condition that can lead to an array of other health issues, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, heart disease, and more.

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  • The Different Types of Obesity and Being Overweight

    The difference between the medical definitions of overweight and obesity hinges solely on body mass index (BMI), but experts are beginning to think there are other types of obesity as well.

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  • Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss – What Science Says

    Apple cider vinegar is a fermented liquid made from aged apple cider and has many uses. It’s a tasty ingredient for making salad dressings, but some people regard it as more. They believe that consuming apple cider vinegar makes it easier to lose weight, and may even improve their metabolic health. Is there any truth to this idea? Let’s look at what science has found so far about apple cider vinegar and its potential weight loss benefits.

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