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Healthy weight loss options you can count on

Posted at 9:07 AM, Jun 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-18 11:07:17-04


As the weather warms up, it gives everyone a greater opportunity to get outside and be active. If improving your health is on your list of summer goals, there are a few ways to improve your health on a day-to-day basis. However, in some cases, weight loss is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to achieve on your own. Here are a few nonsurgical and surgical weight loss options that might be worth learning more about.

What nonsurgical weight loss options are out there?
  • Exercise and nutrition education
  • Personal training or small group exercise
  • Meal planning with a nutritionist
  • Structured weight loss groups
  • Psychological support
  • Behavioral training for mindful eating
  • Management and monitoring of weight-related diseases and health issues
What are common surgical weight loss options? 
  • Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Lap Band®
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Revisional surgery