We all know that obesity is a risk factor for many chronic diseases, and is a major player in metabolic syndrome, which can lead to type 2 diabetes. Hence, it is not surprising that metformin, approved more than 25 years ago, and most widely used to manage blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, may be useful in aiding weight loss.
The vast majority of overweight or very overweight people aren’t aware of the health dangers of weight gain or simply avoid the fact that weight excess isn’t a good thing for their body and their health.
Today, we are surrounded by eating places of various kinds offering junk food as snacks or as reward for eating “real” food. Such a toxic food environment is closely linked to food addiction and growing rates of obesity.
Why current methods of getting people to lose weight don’t work? A growing body of scientific evidence demonstrates that current methods of getting people to lose weight aren’t working. The most recent study based on electronic health records, published in American Journal of Public Health in 2015, showed that only less than 1 percent of obese people get back to a healthy body weight.
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It is true that team work is dream work. People with weight problems work better and accomplish a lot more when they work together, as part of a team! If you rely on today’s healthcare systems to recognize your weight problem, there is a great chance that you will be divided into body parts and subjected to expensive medical tests or labs, finally being lost in medical computer networks. Teamwork is a possible solution!
It’s a no-brainier that food affects our waistline; but what we eat also directly…