Excessive Calorie Intake
Obesity
Information
Treatment of Obesity, Reduction of Morbid and Clinical Obesity - Severe Overweight
Diet, Exercise, Obesity Drugs, Weight Loss Surgery

Treatment of Obesity
Information About Treatment of Morbid and Clinical Obesity
Weight Loss Surgery Information

Calories Information - Calories In Food
Exercise Calorie Burning Advice - Exercise Equipment to Burn Calories


Treatment of Obesity

Treatment of Obesity

What is Obesity?

"Obesity" is excess body fat. Obese patients are defined as those with a body mass index of 30+. "Central Obesity" refers to excessive abdominal body fat common to very overweight individuals with an 'apple' body shape. "Morbid Obesity" refers to obese patients with a body mass index of 40+.

How is Obesity Treated?

The precise method of treatment depends on a patient's level of obesity, overall health condition, and motivation to lose weight. Obesity treatment may include a combination of diet therapy, exercise therapy, behavior modification, or weight-loss drugs. In cases of morbid obesity or severe obesity with co-morbid conditions, weight loss surgery may be recommended.

Obesity Treatment Facts

  • A mixture of diet, physical activity and behavioural counseling is probably more effective in sustaining weight loss than diet or exercise alone in adults.
  • Obesity reduction and weight control is a life-long effort and may involve a series of major changes in eating habits, physical exercise routines and general lifestyle.
  • The overwhelming evidence is that overweight and obese people should be encouraged to integrate changes to their lifestyle over a longer period of time to maintain the benefit of initial weight loss. A combination of decreased food intake and increased physical activity is more likely to lead to sustained weight loss.

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Weight Loss Surgery Information

How Weight Loss Surgery Works - Morbid Obesity - Morbid Obesity Surgery
Treatment of Obesity - Bariatric Surgery Health Risks - Abdominoplasty
Gastric Banding - Gastric Bypass - Mini Gastric Bypass - Gastroplasty
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass - Roux En Y Gastric Bypass - Lap Band Surgery
Lap Band - Lap Band FAQs - Biliopancreatic Diversion - Duodenal Switch
Liposuction - Liposuction Surgery - Superwet Liposuction - Tumescent
Ultrasonic Liposuction - Tummy Tuck - Mini Tummy Tuck - Stomach Stapling

Dietary Calories In Main Food Groups

Calories in Alcohol - Calories in Bacon/Pork - Calories in Bagels - Calories in Beans - Calories in Beef - Calories in Beer - Calories in Bread - Calories in Breakfast Bars - Calories in Breakfast Cereal - Calories in Butter - Calories in Cakes - Calories in Candy - Calories in Cheese - Calories in Chicken - Calories in Coffee/Creamers - Calories in Condiments - Calories in Cookies - Calories in Croissants - Calories in Deli Meat - Calories in Donuts - Calories in Dressings - Calories in Eggs - Calories in Fast Food - Calories in Fats/Cooking Oils - Calories in Fish/Seafood - Calories in Frozen Entrees - Calories in Fruit - Calories in Game Meat - Calories in Herbs/Spices - Calories in Ice Cream - Calories in Jelly/Jam - Calories in Juice - Calories in Lamb - Calories in Mexican Food - Calories in Muffins - Calories in Milk/Yogurt - Calories in Noodles - Calories in Nuts - Calories in Pancakes - Calories in Pasta - Calories in Pies - Calories in Pizza - Calories in Popcorn - Calories in Potatoes - Calories in Pretzels - Calories in Rice - Calories in Sauces - Calories in Snacks - Calories in Soft Drinks - Calories in Soup - Calories in Soy Food - Calories in Sugar - Calories in Toppings - Calories in Turkey - Calories in Veal - Calories in Vegetables - Calories in Whole Grains - Calories in Wine - Energy in Food - Nutrition in Food

Information About Energy Needs and Calorie Deficit to Lose Weight

Definition of Calorie - Definition of Kilocalories (kcals) - Calorie Needs to Maintain Weight - Calorie Needs for Teens - Calorie Intake per Day - Calorie Intake and Expenditure - Energy Burned by Exercise - Calories in Pound of Body Fat - Weight Loss Diets - Calorie Controlled Weight Loss Diet - Low Calorie Diets - Low Calorie Recipes - Calorie-Counting to Lose Weight - Basal Metabolic Rate - Calories Needed to Lose Weight - How to Reduce Calories - How to Reduce Fat Calories - Weight Loss and Calories

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