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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

Easing Back into Exercise after a Hysterectomy

Julia Nichols, an active mother of three from Cincinnati, Ohio, was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, it was detected and treated early, but because her cancer had tested positive for estrogen, Julia was at a higher risk of...  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

Hi I've a lot of weight to loose. New job new star
Updated 6/25/2016 5:11:47 AM

Hi I've a lot of weight to loose. New job new start for me. Any tips on staying on track xx...  Read more

Loosing weight is so so very hard for me. I do ok
Updated 6/24/2016 10:54:30 PM

Loosing weight is so so very hard for me. I do okay for a bit then just fall apart. :-( Anyone have tips to stay on track?...  Read more

New and gaining weight...
Updated 6/25/2016 8:22:08 PM

Today is my 3rd day on the site. I've been within my calories and have added 20 min. of walking each day so far and in the last 2 days I have gained almost 1 pound. WHY?? Any advise or thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks....  Read more

My weight is 70kgs n height 157cm need to drop 20k
Updated 6/25/2016 4:10:13 AM

My weight is 70kgs n height 157cm need to drop 20kgs very disheartened n i feel bad to wear by shorts i try doing 5min cycling exercise! Guys plz suggest some exercise or diet to follow?😢😢😢 need motivation...  Read more

Hi! I'm new here. Looking to drop some weight, but
Updated 6/24/2016 8:01:53 PM

Hi! I'm new here. Looking to drop some weight, but maintain muscle and possibly add on more pure muscle. My goal is to be competition ready for my 41st birthday....  Read more

One of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.

Obesity TreatmentOne of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.The treatment for obesity is weight loss, and there are a number of ways to achieve that, including:Diet and lifestyle changesPrescription medicinesWeight-loss surg...  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

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