South Beach Diet - US vs. World

Written by Laura Ciocan

Diets concern especially Americans as they do have a "national weight problem". So it would only be natural that dieting issues be so over proportioned inrepparttar US. Also, "miracle diet recipes" are very popular and make way rapidly into people's minds. This also happened withrepparttar 131448 South Beach Diet –repparttar 131449 diet that will not only allow you get rid of a lot of weight rapidly without starving but will also help you improve your health condition.

Being so popular, diets have even gainedrepparttar 131450 power of influencingrepparttar 131451 food commerce and industry. If you wonder how, well, food producers that have been educated for a while to flexibly followrepparttar 131452 demands ofrepparttar 131453 market in order to be competitive, came out with their offer of diet-friendly product versions, attracting customers in their yard.

It seems that in countries outsiderepparttar 131454 US, although people have heard ofrepparttar 131455 diet, generally they are not very anxious to give up their eating habits in favor of a not so very well studied diet. Yet, Dr. Agatston's "South Beach Diet" book is said to have been sold to more than 20 countries.

In Canada, low-carbs diets have gained some popularity but not torepparttar 131456 extent they have inrepparttar 131457 US. And this happens only at mass level. The federal department Health Canada will issue new labeling rules and regulations to prevent manufacturers from making low-carb claims for their products, asrepparttar 131458 official opinion is that popular low-carbohydrate diets are nutritionally unsound.

Understanding Tumescent Liposuction

Written by Tammy Corbett

Tumescent liposuction was developed by dermatologic surgeons inrepparttar mid 1980's and has becomerepparttar 131446 more popular method of liposuction. It is considered a major advancement that has completely changed surgical fat removal. It is regarded asrepparttar 131447 "best" type of liposuction surgery to date.

Tumescent liposuction is done using a local anesthetic. A large volume of saline solution containingrepparttar 131448 anesthetic and a drug called "epinephrine" is injected directly intorepparttar 131449 areas where there are excessive fatty deposits. Epinephrine is important inrepparttar 131450 surgical process because it shrinks capillaries and minimizes blood loss. Minor sedation may be required for those who feel a little nervous aboutrepparttar 131451 surgery; however, most patients are usually conscious duringrepparttar 131452 procedure.


Tumescent liposuction consists of making a small incision inrepparttar 131453 skin in order to insertrepparttar 131454 tube that is connected to a vacuum type machine which will suck uprepparttar 131455 fat. The tumescent method uses smaller cannulae than that of any other type of liposuction which results in less bruising and/or bleeding. An elastic compression garment is worn after surgery to helprepparttar 131456 skin contract and heal. This elastic sculptsrepparttar 131457 bulging areas and helps to achieve more attractive contours. Benefits of Tumescent Liposuction

Compared to other surgical methods, tumescent liposuction providesrepparttar 131458 following advantages:

•Fewer skin irregularities •Less bleeding •Reduced bruising •Faster recovery

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