Bariatric surgery is not magic

Bariatric surgery not magic but good intervention against obesity. A surgeon favours the treatment of obesity on adolescents through bariatric surgery while saying that lifestyle and diet modifications are a big help. Obesity is the condition whereby a person has...

Bariatric surgery benefits: what you can expect

Let’s start by taking a look at what you can expect from bariatric surgery. Reduced risk of cancer – : Bariatric surgery reduces cancer risk in morbidly obese patients Improved self-esteem and quality of life – International Journal of Obesity: Does obesity surgery...

A brief history of bariatric surgery

In the starting era of weight loss surgery began with the intestinal bypass. This surgical procedure shortened the length of the small intestine. The intestines absorb calories and macro nutrients. And if this area was shortened then there would be less absorption of...

What is the role of physical activity and exercise in obesity?

The study showed that people who engage in limited recreational activity were more likely to gain weight than more active people. Other studies have shown that people who engage in regular strenuous activity gain less weight than sedentary people. Physical activity...

What causes obesity?

The balance between calorie intake and energy expenditure determines a person’s weight. If a person eats more calories than he or she burns (metabolizes), the person gains weight (the body will store the excess energy as fat). If a person eats fewer calories...