Is “Fat but Fit” a Myth When it Comes to Heart Health?

The fight against obesity and its stigma has become a trending topic. There are more and more campaigns every day seeking to raise awareness of obesity. “Fit but fat” is seldom referred to as Metabolically Healthy Obesity (MHO), characterized by overweight without cardiovascular (CV) risk factors. Question: Does being active despite having extra pounds improve […]

Which Weight Loss Surgery Forum Should I Join?

Weight loss surgery is the most effective way to lose substantial amounts of weight when all other forms of weight loss have failed. But it is not a magic pill. Those that undergo bariatric surgery still need to motivate themselves to maintain their diet and exercise requirements and challenge themselves to continue to meet their weight loss goals. […]

Life Expectancy When Morbidly Obese

Morbid obesity can present several different health challenges. From difficulty sleeping to the risk of Type II diabetes, obesity is considered a hazardous public health crisis, contributing to dozens of diseases and a very low quality of life. Severe overweight is also known to reduce life expectancy dramatically. Studies have shown that those that struggle […]

Food Capsules Instead of Weight Loss Surgery for Combating Obesity

New research is leading the way in the belief that food capsules that fool the body into believing it has a full stomach may be the key to managing the obesity epidemic that seems to be afoot in Britain. London scientists think that capsules that replicate the results of gastric bypass surgery and making the […]