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Weight Loss Before Operations

Obese people will have to complete weight loss programmes before they can have operations, if proposals by a Welsh health board are approved. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board also says requiring smokers to go on courses to help them give up before surgery may save over £400,000

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Sarah Houston’s Family Call For Weight Loss Drug Ban

Family of medical student Sarah Houston call for Government to make drug used for weight loss illegal

The family of a medical student who suffered from bulimia and died after taking an overdose of a banned weight loss drug have called for the drug to be made illegal.

Medical student Sarah Houston was found dead by her housemates after she had taken a combination of antidepressants and the banned fat burning pill DNP.

childhood obesity is an issue

Obesity Ruining Children’s Grades

A study conducted in America has revealed that children who are overweight or obese could be doing less well in exams as a direct result of their weight. The author of the study, Sara Gable said “Our study suggests that obesity in the early years of school, especially obesity that persists across the elementary grades, can harm children’s social and …

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Would You Rather Be Thin Or Slim?

A study conducted in America has revealed that children who are overweight or obese could be doing less well in exams as a direct result of their weight. The author of the study, Sara Gable said “Our study suggests that obesity in the early years of school, especially obesity that persists across the elementary grades, can harm children’s social and …

weight loss on the scales

Forget BMI – Use Height And Weight Say Scientists

Trying to work out your BMI (body mass index) and then figure out of the number you get is ‘good’ or not is a faff for a lot of people. If you want things to be taken on board and used in the way they were intended it is often best if there can be as few stages as possible and that those stages are simple and straight forward.

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Top 10 Tips For Sticking To a Healthy Diet

It’s nearly summer and for some, a time to get back to healthy eating and maybe lose some weight for a holiday. But, staying motivated and on track can be difficult.  So here are my top tips for staying motivated and on track with healthy eating: For more information visit the website www.wisechoicenutrition.co.uk or email Hannah at info@wisechoicenutrition.co.uk NHS Boss …

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How To End Your ‘Diet Mentality’

Low carb, low fat, Dukan, South Beach or the diet of the moment? What is a body to do when it comes to weight loss? While each approach may have something to teach us, it is clear that nothing is clear when it comes to weight loss. I believe that when scientists and diet gurus finally find the “magic diet”, …