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Promoting a Physically Active Lifestyle in Bariatric Patients

| July 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Carol Ewing Garber, PhD, FAHA, FACSM Dr. Garber is with Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York. Introduction It is clear that a physically active lifestyle is important for good health and promoting and maintaining weight loss.[1–4] Following bariatric surgery, patients who are physically active lose more weight,[5–7] and greater weight loss is […]

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Exercise… The Key to Weight Loss Success

Exercise… The Key to Weight Loss Success

| October 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Sharon Zarabi, RD, CDN, CPT Ms. Zarabi is the Bariatric Dietitian at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Introduction Obesity is a growing health concern that has prevailed our country in recent years. Between the years 2000 and 2005, morbid obesity and super obesity increased two- and three-fold, respectively, than that of obesity alone.1 […]

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The Role of Physical Activity in the Management of Childhood Obesity

The Role of Physical Activity in the Management of Childhood Obesity

| May 1, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Harry Pino, PhD and Alexis Smith, MS From the Obesity Consult Center, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts “To understand the obese child, one needs to remember that he accumulated his extra weight while living in a family that, wittingly or unwittingly, encouraged overeating and inactivity.”[1] INTRODUCTION By simply taking a look at children […]

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