there is widespread acceptance of the utility of bariatric surgery for severely obese individuals. However, according to a report in JAMA Surgery, there has not been a comprehensive review of and comparison between the various types of bariatric surgery since 2003
Body Mass Index or BMI is a widely used indicator of obesity, and obesity is known to influence health and possibly risk of death. Studies based on BMI, however, have not universally demonstrated that a high BMI is linked to an increased mortality risk.
Sweetened beverages such as sports drinks, sodas, and fruit drinks (excluding 100 percent fruit juice) have been blamed (unfairly, ACSH believes) for the obesity rife among adults and adolescents.