2-year-old Gets Weight-loss Surgery: How Young Is Too Young?

From 224-pound ‘Golden Girl’ to fit fashionista

“My mom always said she was so nervous about putting me under this knife,” said Caprigno, who said her mom had the lap-band procedure, which involves placing a device around the top of the stomach to control food intake, before she had hers. “She told me she wasn’t putting me under a knife that she hadn’t been under herself,” she said. “And I can’t even imagine how difficult that decision was for her to allow me to do this and it must be so much harder for the parents of a 2-year-old to do that.” Signs of progress in childhood obesity fight In my conversations with women across the country, a universal feeling about this case was sorrow for this little boy. “I’m very saddened to learn of the extreme measures that were taken for the health of this toddler,” said Lori Garcia, a mom of two boys, ages 5 and 10, and host of the blog, Mommyfriend .
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Yoga for Weight Loss

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“I never got that pizza.” ‘You are tiny’ When Lopez showed up at her family’s annual Thanksgiving dinner in 2012, she was wearing jeans for the first time in years. She was also wearing a top that was way too big for her, says Hernandez, her sister. Lopez went shopping a few months later and called her sister to tell her the good news: She now fit into a small shirt size. “I said, ‘Regina, I told you. You are tiny,’ ” Hernandez recalls.
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The two-year-old Saudi patient is seen here before bariatric surgery to reduce his weight.

Yoga has been proved effective for weight loss . Supermodels and actors have used it, and treasured it as their powerful weight-loss secret; Jennifer Aniston, Liv Tyler, Halle Berry, Christy Turlington, Madonna and David Duchovny are all doing it–need we say more? The Inside Story- So how exactly does it work, you may ask. Well, it turns out, a team of scientists set out to find out the effectiveness of yoga in weight loss. Their study, which took in more than 15,500 individuals, finally revealed how yoga could actually help them shed a few pounds, and keep them from putting on weight too!
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