Weight Loss Supplements Weight Loss Plans Bariatric surgery

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Weight Loss Supplements Weight Loss Plans

Weight Loss Supplements Weight Loss Plans

Bariatric surgery • Normal digestive process • Adjustable gastric band nlm. nih. gov

Bariatric surgery • Normal digestive process • Adjustable gastric band nlm. nih. gov

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Gastric bypass obesitysurgerycenter. org

Diet Supplements • Popular ingredients found in over-the-counter (OTC) supplements – Ephedra • Usually

Diet Supplements • Popular ingredients found in over-the-counter (OTC) supplements – Ephedra • Usually found in products with caffeine • Guarana • Chitosan • L-Carnitine

Diet supplements Chromium DHEA Xenical / Alli Phentermine (the phen in Fen/Phen) – No

Diet supplements Chromium DHEA Xenical / Alli Phentermine (the phen in Fen/Phen) – No longer on the market • Meridia • Topamax • Wellbutrin • •

Popular Diet Plans

Popular Diet Plans

Popular Diets • Which one do you choose? ? • Long-term medical studies –

Popular Diets • Which one do you choose? ? • Long-term medical studies – Best source – However; not all popular diets have been evaluated. – The following diets have been evaluated

Weight Watchers • Best chance of long-term success • How it works: – Professional

Weight Watchers • Best chance of long-term success • How it works: – Professional support – Flexible eating plans (point system) – Exercise & nutrition emphasized – But costs money

Atkins Diet • Low-carb diet – May be high in fat • How does

Atkins Diet • Low-carb diet – May be high in fat • How does it work? – Three phases • May not be effective – especially for long-term • A lot of opposition from professional organizations

Volumetrics • Focuses on “energy dense” foods – Allows larger quantities of food –

Volumetrics • Focuses on “energy dense” foods – Allows larger quantities of food – May be easy to follow

Dean Ornish • The Spectrum • Loose structure – No foods are “off limits”

Dean Ornish • The Spectrum • Loose structure – No foods are “off limits” • Follows a vegetarian diet

Mediterranean Diet • The Sonoma Diet – variation • Focuses on whole grains, good

Mediterranean Diet • The Sonoma Diet – variation • Focuses on whole grains, good fats – May prevent heart disease • May be effective

Jenny Craig • • Requires food purchases from the company Support is offered but…

Jenny Craig • • Requires food purchases from the company Support is offered but… Expensive Some flaws

What’s the bottom line? • Low-fat or low-carb? • Meal replacements? • Other?

What’s the bottom line? • Low-fat or low-carb? • Meal replacements? • Other?

Energy Drinks • Background • Health risks • To ban or not to ban?

Energy Drinks • Background • Health risks • To ban or not to ban?