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4 tips to lose weight effectively and for the long term

When summer approaches, millions of people start looking for diets and for ways to lose those extra pounds gained during winter. Most people want to lose weight fast and are willing to try several weight loss methods, only to find

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Gastric band surgery

Gastric band surgery is one of the most common weight-loss surgeries performed today. It is also known as laparoscopic gastric band or lap band surgery and consists of constricting the stomach to give a fuller feeling after eating less food

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There are 6 types of obese people, according to new study

A new study published in the Journal of Public Health from Oxford University classifies 6 types of obese people. This study aims to help healthcare providers to better understand obese patients and the differences between them. The study starts by

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Weight loss surgery abroad

For the past few years, weight loss surgeries have seen great evolution, allowing those who suffer from excess weight to find the most adequate solution to lose the unhealthy mass and start a new life. Weight loss surgery is performed

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7 superfoods for weight-loss

Yahoo health has listed the 7 best superfoods for weight-loss so that those who are looking to lose a few pounds before summer can get a hint of delicious and nutritional foods that will boost weight loss. A balanced diet

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Gastric bypass surgery

Weight-loss from a gastric bypass surgery doesn’t last longer unless the patient takes extra measures to live a healthy life. The decision to have a weight-loss surgery is a process that takes time and a lot of consideration. For long

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The 3 key factors to an effective weight-loss plan

Weight-loss is always a hot topic, new diets appear every day promising fast results. Because most diet plans overpromise results, the word “diet” often has a bad connotation and seems something very difficult to do. Many people try several diets

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The journey to weight-loss through bariatric surgery

The decision to go under bariatric surgery isn’t an easy one. From diet attempts to make the decision to have surgery, people struggling with obesity have a long journey. There are several factors to take into account when deciding about

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New medical tourism programs for Arabic countries

Following, Medical Port’s presence in the Saudi Arabia Medical Tourism Fair in the end of 2014, and due to the large interest demonstrated ever since, the company is launching special programs for countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, among others.

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The Mediterranean diet as the key for living longer

According to CNN, eating a Mediterranean diet can influence people’s lives both in quality but also in length. A new study from Harvard Medical School shows that this type of diet can help manage weight and lower the risk of

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