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Obesity Treatments

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

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1

It’s recommended that a patient who wants to lose weight does about 100 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise⁠ per week.

Explanation:
It’s recommended that a patient who wants to lose weight does about 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise⁠ per week, and restricts caloric intake by about 500 to 800 kilocalories.
2

Phentermine-topiramate is a type of weight loss medication.

Explanation:
Some patients also benefit from weight loss medications, including bupropion-naltrexone, liraglutide, lorcaserin, orlistat and phentermine-topiramate.
3

You don't have to limit sodium if you're trying to lose weight.

Explanation:
Choose healthier foods, such as fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and low-fat dairy products. Limit sodium and high-fat foods.
4

There is some research that shows mindful eating can help you lose weight.

Explanation:
There is some research that shows mindful eating can help you lose weight.  This means listening to your body for hunger cues, and eating without distractions like your smartphone or TV.
5

A crash diet can be a good way to kick-start weight loss.

Explanation:
While it may be tempting to try a crash diet that helps you lose weight quickly, it’s not sustainable. The best way to lose weight and keep it off is to commit to safe, steady weight loss over time.