Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cancer = 100lbs Overweight?!?

Here’s our quote of the day – this one attributed to Dr Oz…. “A 50 year old who is 100 pounds overweight has the same risk of dying as a 50 year old who has a solid cancer. “ In … Continue reading

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Tool Helps Canadian Providers Decide Who Gets Weight Loss Surgery

Up in Canada, people have to wait months or even years for obesity surgery.  They’ve even developed a rating system to determine who gets to have the surgery first! Full story online here. Better to lose weight naturally and permanently … Continue reading

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Doctor-Supervised HCG Weight Loss Programs on the Rise

Here’s the LA Times reporting the news as they see it, reporting that the use of HCG for weight loss is “making inroads in integrative clinics headed by medical doctors, where it’s offered as part of a medically-supervised weight loss … Continue reading

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Don’t Do What Doesn’t Work

The team at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago outlines their new counseling approach in the August issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. “Typically, overweight and obese patients receive education about dietary contributions to weight gain, and … Continue reading

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Less Sleep = More Weight

We’ve heard it before – get enough sleep Now we hear it again – too little sleep brings on the weight gain.  “There is a very, very strong link,” says Jim Hill, director of the Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center … Continue reading

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Behavioral Reponse Key to Weight Loss?

You bet it is! Researchers are finally catching up with what we at WeightWorks have known all along – that without adjustment of the underlying behavior patterns, any weight lost will just come right back. Check out this article to … Continue reading

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