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Latest Stomach Folding Weight Loss Surgery Inspired by Origami

Posted by on 12 Mar 2012 | Tagged as: news

The latest form of weight loss surgery that creates folds in the stomach to reduce its size and thereby reduce the patient’s appetite and ability to eat so much food has been hailed as a big step forward in the battle against obesity.

origami weight lossDoctors and medical experts hailed the latest breakthrough in surgical procedures, known as Gastric Plication to reduce the size of the stomach in overweight patients as it is the first of its kind to be fully reversible and far less risky than previous kinds. The team of researchers, lead by Santiago Horgan have made available a new, optional clinical trial at UC San Diego Health System.

Youtube Fame for Obese Man’s Cry for Help

Posted by on 07 Mar 2012 | Tagged as: news

Morbidly obese Robert Gibbs, a 23 year old resident of Livermore, CA posted a three minute long video on Youtube as a last ditch attempt to save his life before literally eating himself to death.

morbidly obese man on youtube cry for helpThe plea for help by the young man who weighs somewhere between 600 and 700 pounds was seen by millions of viewers after he posted it on Friday, the day before his birthday. Dozens of people responded by sending video replies with tips and advice to help him lose weight. His plight was picked up by the Dr Phil Show and a filmed interview has been scheduled to take place at Mr Gibbs home today.

Weight Loss Pill QuickTrim Gets Kardashian Sisters in Hot Water

Posted by on 04 Mar 2012 | Tagged as: news

It seems the Kardashian sisters have dug themselves into a hole that they are now squirming to climb out of thanks to promoting a weight loss pill known as QuickTrim that actually doesn’t work!

Kardashian sisters weight lossAnd now they’re being sued for making false claims about the pill. Kim even wrote on Twitter a while ago:

“Our QuickTrim cleanse will be massive! Khloe has already lost so much weight.”

Unfortunately for the celebrity sisters, it transpires that whatever they thought this pill might be doing for them is a load of hooey because it does absolutely nothing! While there may be some kind of placebo effect going on, in which a person can be made to believe a pill is helping them to the extent where their own minds do the work, the pill itself is almost totally ineffective as a slimming treatment. The court papers said:

Become Yourself with Medifast

Posted by on 20 Feb 2012 | Tagged as: news

It was just over two weeks ago when Medifast launched their latest branding promotion to “Become Yourself” amid a flurry of TV advertising and magazine promotion. So what is all the fuss about and how does this make life easier for dieters?

The launch featured a collection of new 30-second and 15-second TV commercials that focused on a real Medifast client, as well as their new social media and digital creative campaigns. It is based on the many cases of positive feedback the company has been getting from clients that lost weight easily and better still, managed to stay slim long after finishing the diet.

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