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Saturday, 3 May 2014

What works for losing overweight?

Overweight is the most important reversible cause of hypertension. 
Other consequences of overweight  include heart attack and stroke through raised cholesterol and increased risk of diabetes mellitus; premature wear and tear of joints; and increased risk of some cancers and psychiatric and psychological disorders.

Comments welcome about ideas to reduce overweight that have worked - or have not worked - including 'weight-reducing' diets, selective exclusion or inclusion diets, different types of exercise, support groups, use of apps, and other approaches.

See previous blogs related to obesity:

Measuring, preventing and treating high blood pressure

Obesity and the French paradox     

Waistline and increased risk of premature death

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