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Obesity Cause and Help

Website Helps People Seeking Information On Obesity Surgery

New website www.loseweightgainlife.co.uk provides clear information and support to people considering obesity surgery. To coincide with the launch of the website, findings from a new survey reveal widespread confusion over the causes of obesity in the UK with nearly 8 in 10 people (79%) believing obesity is caused purely by 'lifestyle choices', rather than being a serious medical condition, and 50% also associating the condition with 'greediness'.

A higher risk of obesity for children neglected by parents

Strategies for decreasing a child's risk for obesity often focus on improving eating habits and maintaining a high level of physical activity. While this is one way to address the issue of children's obesity, another way to reduce the risk of childhood obesity could simply come down to positive parenting.