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Safe, Gentle, and Effective Treatment for Weight Loss

Medical research has shown that those who are currently obese with a body mass index (BMI) of 30-40 will likely remain so without intervention. Obesity, the second leading cause of preventable death in the has been shown to have a correlation to life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, diabetes mellitus Type II, and high blood […]

Obesity Linked to High-Fat Meals and Heart Disease

New research shows that eating fast food can affect the inflammatory responses in blood vessels. Triglycerides, fat molecules associated with “bad cholesterol”, are known to increase the inflammatory response of the endothelium cells lining the arteries. A project at UC Davis is trying to measure the triglyceride levels that can cause endothelial inflammation to help […]

Vitamin D May Protect Against Autoimmune Diseases

Most experts believe the RDA or Recommended Daily Allowance for vitamin D of 200 IU (International Units) for those younger than 50 years old and 600 IU for 70+ years old per day are too low. A study published in Genome Research (8/10) supports the idea that vitamin D interacts with the genes involved with […]

Bariatric Surgeons Can Eliminate GERD

Bariatric surgery is utilized for weightloss in people suffering from Morbid Obesity, but now Bariatric Surgeons can also cure a common disease in obese patients…GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)! Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) is a long-term incision-less procedure performed with an innovative FDA-approved EsophyX surgical device that corrects the deficiency at the gastroesophageal junction (also referred […]

Lower Vitamin D Linked to Obesity

The latest issue of the Journal of Nutrition published a study done on 1,800 people in Norway. They measured vitamin D levels and found that the more obese the lower the levels of vitamin D. Obesity associated with lower vitamin D levels made sense since vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin and much of the […]

A Wireless Device To Treat Obesity?

An implantable device similar to a pacemaker has received approval in Europe for commercial marketing. Called the abiliti (R) system, this device, following minimally invasive surgery, sends a low level electrical impulse to the stomach whenever a person eats or drinks. This stimulation is supposed to make the person feel full causing them to eat […]

Obesity Increases Colon Cancer Mortality

—A study published in the September 2010 issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention suggests a link between obesity and an increased risk for colon cancer. Evidence shows that obesity with BMI of at least 30 had a 45% increased risk of dying from colon cancer after the disease is diagnosed in obese postmenopausal women. […]

Decrease Heartburn by Lying on the Left

Sleeping on your side can make can ease chronic heartburn. The difference to getting a good nights sleep is choosing the correct side. A study in The Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology induced heartburn in subjects by feeding them high-fat meals. Immediately after the meal, they had them sleep on one side or the other for […]

Artificially Sweetened Soft Drinks Linked to Pre-term Delivery

Participants were 59,334 women enrolled in the Danish National Birth Cohort from 1996 to 2002. The goal of the study was to evaluate the association between consumption of sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened soft drinks and preterm delivery. Women avoid sugar- sweetened soft drinks because they have been linked to a number of adverse health outcomes […]

Psychiatric Illness has no Negative Effect on Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery

New research shows that overweight patients with psychiatric diagnoses lose similar amounts of weight after bariatric surgery compared to those without mental illness. Patients suffering from depression, anxiety, or any psychiatric diagnosis did not statistically differ in weight loss compared to those patients without a psychiatric diagnosis, according to a study presented at the 31st […]

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