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Gastric Surgery Produces Beneficial Genetic, Metabolic Changes

Gastric bypass surgery helps you lose weight by making you feel full with less food. It can drastically reduce the body weight of obese individuals in a short timeframe. Now it appears the surgery has an even deeper, more far-reaching effect. It produces genetic changes in fat metabolism and paves the way for more weight loss.

April 17, 2013 at 1:01 PM | Health

How Many Miles to Walk Off a Burger?

Imagine yourself standing at the counter in a fast food restaurant reading a menu board that not only tells you how many calories are in each item, but also tells you how many miles you would have to walk to burn off those calories. Would it make a difference in what you ordered?