Over 18,000 visitors read articles on Bariatricnews.net in February 2015 - thanks for reading! Just in case you missed any news last month, these were the 10 most read articles on bariatricnews.net in February 2015 including the latest research, product & industry news, policy news and more...
A leading group of obesity experts writing in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology has questioned the mantra of 'eat less and move more' in combating obesity. In the paper, ‘Treating obesity seriously: when recommendations for lifestyle change confront biological adaptations’, the authors argue that obesity is a chronic disease with largely biological causes that cannot be cured with just diet and exercise...(more)
A University of Michigan (U-M) study has concluded that highly processed foods such as chocolate, pizza and French fries are among the most addictive. This is thought to be one of the first studies to examine specifically which foods may be implicated in ‘food addiction’, which has become of growing interest to scientists and consumers in light of the obesity epidemic...(more)
According to a paper published in the Scandinavian Journal of Surgery, the single-anastomosis gastric bypass “may be an attractive alternative metabolic operation”. Also known as the one-anastomosis gastric bypass or mini gastric bypass, the procedure can result in a shorter operative time, fewer short- and long-term complications, improved and sustained excess weight loss and is more effective in terms of resolutions of comorbidities compared to standard RYGB, the paper states...(more)