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20 Minute Fitness dives into the science and technology of today's fitness world for you. Packing need-to-know info about the latest in fitness nutrition, tech, science, and methodology every Tuesday. Stay up to date with the current fitness news and trends without taking up all your time. Find out more at 20minute.fitness.
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Is Surgery the Missing Weight Loss Cure? - 20 Minute Fitness #024
6 days ago
About 40% of the American population can be classified as obese. According to recent research one of the best tools to combat chronic weight gain, is gastric weight loss surgery. However, the stigma surrounding weight loss surgery may be preventing people from receiving the treatment.
Things You Will Learn in This Episode
1.) Doctors Don't View As A Character Fault Obesity
Many doctors actually view obesity much like they do a disease. In that, those who suffer from obesity don't have much say about it. Meanwhile, the general public views obesity as a fault in the person's willpower or character.
2.) Weight Loss Has Proven To Be More Effective Long Term
Comparatively, large weight loss reached through crash dieting is less effective in the long term than gastric surgery.
3.) Trendy Weight Loss May Work (With Side Effects)
You may have heard of cool sculpting. The trendy "fat reduction treatment" has proven to get results. Only at the price of some serious side effects like bruising. So the question is, is it worth it?
As always full show notes are available on our website 20minute.fitness.
Rated 5 out of
Keeps me up to date with the latest fitness trends
Quick and easy to understand. Thoroughly recommend for any fitness fanatics.
Date published: 2017-11-15