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Weight-loss surgery IS effective - helping obese patients keep the pounds off for up to 10 years - Daily Mail

Daily MailWeight-loss surgery IS effective - helping obese patients keep the pounds off for up to 10 yearsDaily MailThe American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery estimates that in 2014, 193,000 people in the US underwent weight loss operations, known collectively as bariatric surgery. The different procedures include gastric bypass, adjustable gastric ...
(27-06-2016)

Overweight moms undergo weight loss transformations after kickboxing and line dancing - Daily Mail

Daily MailOverweight moms undergo weight loss transformations after kickboxing and line dancingDaily MailAfter reaching 264lbs she decided 'enough was enough' and joined a weightloss support group which she attended once a week. Joy added: 'She also started line dancing and she's going to do a little move when she comes out here, but what's so inspiring ...
(27-06-2016)

Independence Blue Cross study shows enhanced walking programs lead to weight loss, more energy, and better moods - EconoTimes

Independence Blue Cross study shows enhanced walking programs lead to weight loss, more energy, and better moodsEconoTimesPHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2016 -- Results from a nine-month study by Independence Blue Cross (Independence) demonstrating that an enhanced walking program encouraged people to walk more and led to weight loss and improvements in mood, energy ...and more »
(27-06-2016)

DPP: Physical Activity, Apart From Weight Loss, May Stop Diabetes - Medscape

MedscapeDPP: Physical Activity, Apart From Weight Loss, May Stop DiabetesMedscapeNEW ORLEANS — A new analysis of data from the 3-year Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and its 12-year extension, the DPP Outcomes Study (DPPOS), reports that physical activity, independent of weight loss, prevented diabetes in some individuals ...and more »
(27-06-2016)

3 weight loss myth busters - MyDaytonDailyNews

3 weight loss myth bustersMyDaytonDailyNewsReality: Rather than fearing carbohydrates, learn which ones help with weight loss. The leanest people on earth consume high carb whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lentils and legumes on a regular basis. These foods are necessary for proper ...
(27-06-2016)

Weight-loss side roads: Shakes - Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerWeight-loss side roads: ShakesJamaica GleanerJennifer Thomas* wanted to lose weight but her love for food made it a real challenge. She decided, however, that a lifestyle change was needed. Dieting usually failed but Thomas had heard about a number of shakes on the market that she wanted to try.
(27-06-2016)

5 weight loss pitfalls and how to fix them - Philly.com (blog)

Philly.com (blog)5 weight loss pitfalls and how to fix themPhilly.com (blog)If your diet just isn't cutting it, time to rethink! Could you be falling victim to one of these black holes of dieting? Rigid Rule. Thou shalt not eat (insert long list of “bad” foods here). Creating a list of food commandments generates a pass/fail ...and more »
(27-06-2016)

Weight Loss Tips: Counting Your Bite Helps - Australia Network News

Australia Network NewsWeight Loss Tips: Counting Your Bite HelpsAustralia Network NewsResearchers say counting your bites while eating can help in weight loss. When researchers from Clemson University created a device that provided bite count feedback, they found that those people that got feedback ate less and decreased their total ...and more »
(27-06-2016)

Quick-fix weight loss? - Jamaica Observer

Jamaica ObserverQuick-fix weight loss?Jamaica ObserverWhat teas or good advice can you give me for weight loss? I've tried just about everything and I'm at my wits' end. I am over 60, limited to walking, but otherwise I'm very active and would like to have a quick fix, if at all possible. Thank you, I ...
(27-06-2016)

Weight Loss Secrets For The Busy, Working Mom – So Easy That Anyone Can Achieving Lasting Results - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrWeight Loss Secrets For The Busy, Working Mom – So Easy That Anyone Can Achieving Lasting ResultsThe InquisitrAnother weight loss tip is to sniff fresh green apples, bananas, and pears. Just inhaling the fresh fruit for 15 seconds can curb your appetite and make desserts less appealing, a health study found. Scientists think the reason it decreases your ...
(27-06-2016)

Weight Loss Secrets For The Busy, Working Mom—So Easy That Anyone Can Achieving Lasting Results - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrWeight Loss Secrets For The Busy, Working Mom—So Easy That Anyone Can Achieving Lasting ResultsThe InquisitrAnother weight loss tip is to sniff fresh green apples, bananas, and pears. Just inhaling the fresh fruit for 15 seconds can curb your appetite and make deserts less appealing, a health study found. Scientist thinks the reason it decreases your ...
(27-06-2016)

Weight loss patients share their stories in 'Drop Your Drawers' fashion show - Waynesboro Record Herald

Waynesboro Record HeraldWeight loss patients share their stories in 'Drop Your Drawers' fashion showWaynesboro Record HeraldA 54-inch waist. Paying more money for clothes in a size 18 or 20. Watching the numbers on the scale climb higher than 400 pounds. Two failed rounds of in vitro fertilization. Life used to be all about numbers for bariatric patients Amber Gossert of ...
(27-06-2016)

Aspen Ideas Festival: The human brain's attack on weight loss - Aspen Times

Aspen TimesAspen Ideas Festival: The human brain's attack on weight lossAspen TimesSandra Aamodt, a neuroscientist and the author of "Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession with Weight Loss," talked about the human brain's systems that work against weight loss during the Spotlight Health session "Why ...Weight Loss: Why Willpower Alone Won't Cut ItThe Inquisitrall 2 news articles »
(27-06-2016)

Spokane man uses Hoopfest for weightloss motivation - KXLY Spokane

KXLY SpokaneSpokane man uses Hoopfest for weightloss motivationKXLY SpokaneIf you've ever tried to lose weight, you'll know that finding motivation is one of the most important parts of the process. For one Spokane man, his motivation was Hoopfest. "There's no trick," said Laramie Simons, talking about his 180 pound weight loss.
(26-06-2016)

Weight Loss: Why Willpower Alone Won't Cut It - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrWeight Loss: Why Willpower Alone Won't Cut ItThe InquisitrIf you're intent on permanent weight loss, dieting and willpower alone just won't cut it, this according to a recent article in The Atlantic. In a recent study done on contestants from the reality show The Biggest Loser, it was noted that most of them ...Aspen Ideas Festival: The human brain's attack on weight lossAspen Timesall 2 news articles »
(26-06-2016)
 
the Leveson Inquiry - my stance
Giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry was an ordeal for many of the so-called "victims" and in my case, I needed a lot of persuasion. In the end, it was only because I became convinced that...
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 It's been a while, folks! I did lose half a stone and got back down to 11 stone 4 ish with a lot of cycling (16 miles a day at one point), but here I am now at 14 stone desperate to get a...
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weight gain
well after checking back on my initial post I have gained all but 6 kg of my initial weight loss!! I had trouble with an oesophageal pouch and was advised to have a total de fill, once all symptoms...
its been a while
Hi time flies when you have been banded and having fun . doesnt feel like 8 years that i have had my band . ive never regretted it for a single second my weight is now ten stone 6lb so total weight...
Update
We'll not been here fore ages! 1 stone on. My own fault bad food choices; but weighing 15 stone now for about 18 months, so feel in control. Need to really get cracking again a now use this tool...
Back to the future
And 7 years have flown by since I was last here, I lost 5 stone after the band but it has taken 6 years - I didn't have the same dramatic losses that you use in women's own every week, it has been a...
The facts of life...
Have maintained my weight for over a year now. It is what my dietician calls the 'J shaped curve'. Typical for gastric band patients. So you drop weight and a little goes back on.  This is what I...
Can't believe it's a year since last update
Band continues to do its job very well, some days better than others! I have lost more weight than I ever dreamed. Are now at my ideal weight and just want to maintain. Having gastric band is best...
Progress!
Hi peeps! The gastric banding op went well, 3 and half months down the line, have lost a total of 40 pounds so far. Still have the problem of being greedy and eating too fast, have recently been...
Wed 25th Sept
Started Garcinia Cambogia on Monday 23rd Sept weight today is 190.8. Carbs on Monday = 140 Carbs on Tuesday =90  Weight today Wednesday is 188.  Down 2.8 since...
my new life
I have done it , reached my goal with weight watchers, it feels great I am now 10st with weight watchers and my band I should be able to stay this weight give or take a 1lb or 2 for life. Fingers...
18 months out.
18 months out and it all seems to have come to a halt anyone else having the same problem xx
Catch up...
Having gained over a stone - which I am putting down in large part to the menopause from hell - I had a fill today.  4.5 mls now.Life is very good and I am so pleased I had the band but I think...
Weight loss update
Just updating weight loss.  Band restiction is good and haven't weighed as little as this ever as an adult
Great to be back!
Hello everyone!  Sorry I’ve been away.  I was in Japan visiting my wife and son for a few weeks.  I’ve been pretty jetlagged but I think I’m over it now.  I hope...
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