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Facts You Didn’t Know About Metabolism

Metabolism is a chemical process present in every living organism which helps to make energy from the food we consume, transferring this energy to different cells and organs in order to sustain life. Metabolism not only takes care of energy production and distribution but also helps with removing toxins from the body.  Knowing more about …

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Top 8 FAQs (frequently asked questions) about Obesity

Did you know that being overweight is different from being obese? If yes, congratulations! You are among the few people who know the difference.   Obesity is a disease that can happen if you don’t take care of your eating habits and lifestyle. It leads to health problems like diabetes, kidney disease, cardiovascular diseases such as …

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Things you need to know about Obesity

What is Obesity?  The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Obesity as “abnormal or excessive fat in the body that presents a risk to health.” Obesity is one of the major health problems in the world today.  Quick facts about Obesity   The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2017-18 data shows that  More than 2 …

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What are the several types of Bariatric Surgeries?

Bariatric Surgery is a weight loss correction procedure. But the word ‘surgery’ is enough to cloud your mind with questions, doubts, and worries. Let us help ease your fears. What is the basic principle behind Bariatric Surgery? Bariatric surgery works on one/both of these principles: · Malabsorptive surgery- This type of surgery affects the way …

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What to expect with Bariatric Surgery?

Once you are ready to start your weight management journey, a lot of questions come to your mind. ‘Will I magically become slim and fit?’ ‘Will all my health issues vanish overnight?’ ‘Will I need to keep to a strict diet or exercise even after surgery?’ ‘What will happen after Bariatric Surgery?’ WE HAVE ALL …

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Unhealthy Weight Gain

Obesity is one of the world’s biggest comorbidities. It is a condition associated with several health problems like high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and many others. Obesity is caused by many factors like bad eating habits, lack of physical activities, genetics, and family history. Unhealthy weight gain is the gateway to …

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What is Obesity?

Obesity is a disease that involves an excessive amount of body fat. This increases your risk of other health problems. Like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, osteoarthritis and gout, high level of cholesterol, and many others. Obesity can also affect children as well as adults.   There are many factors that can contribute to excessive weight gains such …

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