Surgical Options

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Surgical Options Weight loss surgery is typically reserved for individuals that are severely obese, and only when their diet and exercise routines have failed. In cases like these, weight loss surgery can literally be lifesaving. Approximately 220,000 individuals underwent some form of weight loss surgery last year in the United States. Depending on the specific…

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Stimulate Metabolism

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Stimulate Metabolism One approach an individual can take to losing weight is to increase the number of calories their body burns on a daily basis. In other words, if an individual increases their metabolism to a level where their body burns more calories than they consume on a daily basis, they will lose weight. Each…

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Suppress Appetite

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Suppress Appetite One approach an individual can take to losing weight is to take an appetite suppressant. Appetite suppressors are designed to assist individuals in decreasing their food cravings. By decreasing food cravings, an individual may be able to reduce the daily amount of food they consume, and hence decrease their total caloric intake. If the individual…

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Exercise Exercise is not only a vital component for effective weight loss, but also for creating a lifestyle that is filled with good health. While an individual can effectively lose weight without incorporating an exercise routine, the United States Department of Agriculture states that adults should exercise at least thirty minutes a day in order to lead a healthy lifestyle.…

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Food Intake

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Food Intake When determining proper food intake, there are many factors to take into consideration. Weight, age, sex and activity level all play a role in determining one’s daily caloric needs. Males naturally have a higher level of caloric intake than women. Moderately active and active individuals also have higher caloric needs, due to their increased expenditure of…

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Your Weight Loss Plan

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Defining Your Personal Weight Loss Plan Prior to embarking on a weight loss program, it is highly recommended that you take the time to develop a health and fitness program that facilitates a systematic approach to obtaining your personal weight loss goal. Although taking the time to develop a personalized, detailed weight loss plan may…

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