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Lose Weight, Restore Your Health, and Sustain Results for Life!

Obesity is a treatable disease, but it will require life-long vigilance to keep the disease under control.

“Diets”, which have a starting point and an ending point, will not help, and will actually worsen the disease, because once you end the “diet” you will most likely regain all of the weight you lost, and then some. If this has happened to you, don’t beat yourself up. It is the natural history of this chronic disease.

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