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Obesity treatment can include diet and exercise, behavioural therapy, weight loss, and surgery. The aim of treatment for obesity is to lose weight in order to improve your general quality of life, both physically and psychologically. The best way to treat obesity is to reduce the amount of calories in your diet and to exercise more. The type of diet and exercise that will benefit you and that you can follow safely.
In order to lose weight, you need to eat a healthy diet and reduce the amount of calories in your diet.
A healthy diet should include:
1. meals based on starchy, high-fibre carbohydrates, such as wholegrain bread, pasta and rice
2. at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day
3. a moderate amount of low-fat protein, milk and dairy products
4. a very small amount of foods that are high in fat, sugar or salt
The best exercise to reduce the risk of obesity is aerobic activity. Aerobic activity is an important addition to moderate-intensity exercise. The exercise should raise your heart rate and make you breathe harder. Cheap and easy ways to improve your fitness without a gym includes walking, running, dancing, swimming and cycling. Adults should get a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity for five days a week. Research shows that walking 10,000 steps a day will significantly improve your health. Putting one foot in front of the other can build stamina, burn excess calories and give you a healthier heart.
Recommended Excercise to stay fit are:
1. activities that can be incorporate into everyday life, such as brisk walking, gardening, or cycling,
2. supervised exercise programmes, and
3. activities such as swimming, walking and stairs climbing
Diet and exercise is an important part of any obesity treatment.
Weight loss surgery is carried out to restrict the amount of food a person can eat. The most common types of surgery include gastric band surgery, gastric bypass, bilopancreatic diversion and sleeve gastrectomy. Operations can take from 30 minutes to several hours to successfully complete and if performed privately, can cost as much as £20,000.
Surgery is recommended for people with obesity who:
Have a BMI of 40 or higher
Have a BMI between 35 and 40 with diabetes or high blood pressure
Have tried other suitable ways of losing weight without any success
Repeated surgical procedures may be needed to keep the surgical procedure in tact. This may leave behind further swelling, bruising and scarring. For these reasons, patients should first for try less complicated and safer treatment methods such as prescription medication.
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