Watching advertisements or online videos on mouth-watering food, does give rise to intense cravings for many of us, and, more often than not, it leads to over-indulgence. If this is what we adults go through, imagine what kids feel. A recent study found that children are likelier to have extra calories post watching advertisements for ‘unhealthy’ food. There have been many similar studies done that have come to the conclusion that ads showing high calorie, low nutrient, energy-dense foods affect children as young as two and also teenagers.
According to a study by Cambridge and Yale University, obesity makes you age ten times faster than your lean counterparts. Further, scientists found that the shrinkage of brain is much more prevalent in overweight people from middle-age onward and not so much in the 20s and 30s.
Our psychologist, Shireen Hamrapurkar, explains the relevance of Bariatric surgery and how it proves to be an effective intervention for an obese patient
To do or not to do, that is the question that everybody asks themselves when thinking about going under the knife. Once you have decided to opt for Bariatric Surgery, choosing a Bariatric surgeon can be a crucial factor for successful weight loss in your journey towards good health.
At 267 Kg, Mr Virani was the heaviest person in the country to undergo Bariatric surgery. He had not ventured out of his house for over five years. After undergoing Sleeve Gastrectomy and 122 Kg lighter 15 months later, he now does not hesitate to attend support group meetings.