Fasting for 12-16 hours is thought to decrease insulin levels, inflammation and encourage weight loss.
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Intermittent fasting (IF) is a potential way to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. IF is based on adjusting the timing of when you consume calories and when you do not, separating the day into a fasting period and a non-fasting period.
Obesity is not a risk factor for becoming infected with COVID-19 that we are aware of today. However, new data suggests that patients who have obesity are more likely to require intensive care for COVID-19.
La obesidad no es un factor de riesgo para infectarse con el COVID-19 del que somos conscientes hoy en día. Sin embargo, los nuevos datos sugieren que los pacientes que tienen obesidad tienen más probabilidades de requerir cuidados intensivos para el COVID-19.
In episode #45 of the Charged podcast, Dr. Angela Fitch shares how she is helping to transform the way obesity treatment is approached by building patient-focused treatment programs and communities of support to help patients succeed in losing weight and living healthier lives.
In June 2006, Kim Walsh, a thirty-nine-year-old legal assistant in Boston, arrived at the Mass General Weight Center for gastric bypass surgery, weighing 310 pounds. Kim leveled out at 135 pounds – a weight she has successfully maintained for the past thirteen years.
Obesity is a disease in which a person has an excess amount of body fat. Learn about obesity, including its causes and signs, and how to keep a healthy weight.
Episode #17 of the Charged podcast
Episode #3 of the Charged podcast. Denise W. Gee, MD is an advanced laparoscopic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive general and bariatric surgery.
Shedding those extra pounds may not only improve your health and appearance, it may also boost your ability to respond to memory training.