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How to Help Obese People

Obesity is a growing problem in the United States, and one that's threatening the lives of millions of individuals. Obesity rates ...

Foods That Obese People Eat

People who are overweight and obese eat the same foods as everyone else. They may vary in the amount they eat, the frequency they ...

Success of Obese People & Knee Replacements

Obesity is defined as a BMI -- or body mass index -- of more than 30. According to the Rothman Institute, more than a third of Ame...

The History of Obesity in the World

In 2010, the International Obesity Task Force reported that nearly 475 million adults worldwide were obese. Documentation of obesi...

Residential Treatment for Obesity

Residential or immersion-type obesity programs are intensive interventions that help individuals lose significant weight and impro...

Can Diet Cause Lipomas?

Lipomas are noncancerous tumors that develop gradually in your body’s fat cells. Typically, people with these tumors only no...

Male and Female Obesity

Obesity has become a greater problem in the United States during the past 30 years, according to statistics compiled by the Center...

Causes of Obesity: Eating and Social Habits

Obesity in the United States has risen to alarming proportions. An estimated 93 million Americans have a body mass index of 30 or ...

How to Eat After a Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve surgery, also called a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, is an option available to people who want to lose a large a...

Beginning Exercise Plans for Obese

With more than one-third of American adults and about 17 percent of children and teens falling into the "obese" category...
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