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Learn why weight control is so important for heart disease prevention, and how to lose weight—for good!

  • How does chocolate help with weight control?

  • Flavonoids are a type of nutrient found in most plants, including the cocoa bean, which may boast a number of health benefits, including improved weight control. Chocolate that is minimally processed with the greatest amount of cocoa are a good source of flavonoids.
  • How does bariatric surgery work?

  • Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries work by changing your digestive system to limit how much you can eat, by reducing the absorption of nutrients, or both. Weight-loss surgeries are used when standard weight-loss therapies such as diet and exercise have failed to work.
  • As a cardiomyopathy patient, should I weigh myself daily?

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