Weight loss basics


The first step in becoming healthier involves:

You may have used a number of different diets, weight loss medications, or even herbs and supplements in your efforts to lose weight.

To learn more on your own, you can:

  • Click any of the article links above
  • Select the "Weight Loss Basics" menu option above for more information on this subject
  • Take the Weight Status Assessment

If you have questions, please select the "Contact" menu option above.

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Review Date: 1/30/2018

Reviewed By: John E. Meilahn, MD, Bariatric Surgery, Chestnut Hill Surgical Associates, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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