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Your Day in Health: July 2

What your initial weight loss says about your longterm success, and more of your daily health news.

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Your Day in Health: July 2

What your initial weight loss says about your longterm success, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

EAT CLEAN: Housework is an easy and productive way to burn tons of calories! Pump the jams while you clean and you’ll be done before you know it.

REUTERS: Half Of U.S. Women Are Overweight During Pregnancy

"Roughly half of first-time mothers in the U.S. gain too much weight during pregnancy, about the same proportion who are overweight at the start, a study finds." Read the full story.

WSJ: Weight-Loss Surgery Better Than Diet and Exercise in Treating Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

"A growing body of evidence suggests that weight-loss surgery is more effective than diet and exercise at getting rid of Type 2 diabetes. A small but rigorous randomized trial published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery provides the latest evidence showing the superiority of bariatric surgery over lifestyle changes in resolving the chronic condition involving high blood sugar." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Initial Weight Loss Could Predict Long-Term Success

"New research using data from the reputable Look AHEAD study suggests doctors may want to look at results from a patient’s first two months of intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) to help predict his or her long-term success. These secondary analyses examined the association between initial weight loss (first two months of treatment) and long-term weight loss (eight years after initial treatment)." Read the full story.

WEB MD: Build Stronger Bones With Nutrition

"When you eat right, you strengthen your bones and lower your odds of getting a disease that makes them weaker and more likely to break (osteoporosis). The best strategy is to keep a few key nutrients in mind when you plan your meals." Read the full story.