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Many ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Leave Show with Slower Metabolisms and Regain Their Weight

Many ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Leave Show with Slower Metabolisms and Regain Their Weight

According to the May issue of the Connect online publication of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Many ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Leave Show with Slower Metabolisms and Regain Their Weight reports that “Everything ‘The Biggest Loser’ taught you about weight loss is wrong.”

A new study found that many contestants on “The Biggest Loser,” NBC’s long-running reality show known for its extreme weight loss measures, leave with slower metabolisms, making it that much more difficult to maintain or continue their weight loss once they leave the show. In fact, after six years, most regain a significant amount of the weight they lost. 

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Multivitamin Levels After Bariatric Surgery: Calcium

Multivitamin Levels After Bariatric Surgery: Calcium

Why is Calcium important after Bariatric Surgery? Your absorption of Calcium is compromised after a Gastric Bypass or Sleeve Gastrectomy There is no exact percentage of how much one’s uptake is compromised, but there are guidelines as to the amount of extra Calcium we should take to maintain adequate stores. This number has increased over the last couple years, with the current consensus recommending 1500 mg of Calcium per day.

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Diet and Exercise Alone Not Sufficient Obesity Treatment

Diet and Exercise Alone Not Sufficient Obesity Treatment

According to a recent online article For Most, Diet and Exercise Alone Not Sufficient Obesity Treatment Method, Top Journal Says by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) it says that diet and exercise alone is not sufficient in the treatment of obesity.

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BariatricNews.net

BariatricNews.net

Bariatric News is a really great online site with reports on research, technology, events, and policy in the bariatric specialty. They report on the latest clinical studies, policy changes, and product news, announce new annual meetings and events, interview prominent bariatric experts, and host debates between specialists on controversial topics.  

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