Thursday, January 7, 2010

How To Fight Obesity

Overweight and obesity are major public health challenges. Some of the major health conditions associated with obesity includes heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, stroke, respiratory problems, and some types of cancer. One way to reduce the health risks associated with overweight and obesity is to lose body weight. Healthy and balanced diet is the best way to lose weight. Increases physical activity is another important effort to lose weight because it increase energy expenditure and plays an integral role in weight maintenance.

If diet and exercise program are not effective, the last option is weight loss surgery. The two most common types of weight loss surgery are gastric-bypass and lap-band surgery. The most commonly performed surgical procedures in the US are the lap-band surgery. When you are interested with lap-band surgery, one of the steps is to attend a lap band surgeon. From the surgeon, you will learn information on the procedure and what to expect after surgery.


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