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A site dedicated to those seeking information about weight loss. We've gathered a cross-section of articles and links that will help you sort through all the clutter and bad information on the Internet, save you time and help you find clarity around a sometimes confusing topic.

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We exercise editorial opinion but we have no particular axe to grind other than the anti yo-yo dieting bias reflected in the name of the site.

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    When diet and exercise just aren't enough. What's next?

    Virtually all weight loss approaches focus on the very sensible strategy of combining exercise with eating smaller portions and making better food choices. 

    But without help, limiting yourself to small portions of the right foods is a struggle most people can’t maintain over the long haul. And when you're significantly overweight, even a small amount of exercise can seem like climbing Mt. Everest.

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    Medically supervised diets. What's the deal?

    Medically supervised weight loss programs offered by specialized weight loss clinics and select hospitals can be very effective for some people with aggressive weight loss goals.

    But they are expensive, require substantial time commitment and a ton of motivation... it's tough to stick to a regimen of about 1,000 calories daily for an extended period. 

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    The pitfalls and residual effects of yo-yo dieting.

    Dieting. Succeeding. Then regaining the weight you lost. Trying again. Losing weight. Regaining the weight you lost.

    It’s frustrating, it’s physically hard on you and it can lead to even more weight gain as your body bounces back and forth. It’s known as yo-yo dieting. It’s definitely not a healthy approach to achieving sustained weight loss and a healthier life.

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    Cost comparisons that may surprise you.

    The cost of "branded" weight loss programs you see advertised on television can really add up over time. 

    How do they compare with the one-time cost of weight loss surgery? 

    This total cost comparison chart might surprise you.

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    Sex After Surgery... there's going to be some changes.

    Not many post-op bariatric patients are comfortable talking about sex after surgery but this woman isn't shy. Judging by the number of views her video is getting, loads of people are very interested in the subject.

    Are there any negatives you should know about? Might it even improve? Let's just say this: put your mind at ease... according to Brandie Nicole Brooks, there's nothing to worry about.

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    The slow motion creep. Obesity... a few lbs at a time.

    The slow motion "creep" is how most overweight people become overweight people. Gaining even a small amount of weight every year adds up to a large amount of weight over time. And it's a lot easier going on... than it is coming off.

    Sometimes just stopping this trend in its tracks should be considered success.

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