Muriel Clarisse

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A hypocaloric diet, whatever the proposed type, is an inadapted treatment to chronic disease, like obesity. All diets are inefficient on the long term. The weight loss is generally small, about 1-2 kg a year. The results are the same, independently of the type of diet, and the patient's compliance is clearly the main key to succeed. About 80% of patients(More)
In Switzerland, fruits and vegetables recommendations are of 600 gr per day. In reality, the average intake is about 60% of these recommendations, it means 380 gr per day. The use of products like fruits and vegetables shots could reduce the gap by making drinking easier. However, they cannot replace one hundred percent fresh food for their content in(More)
Light food and beverages are increasing on the market for many years, first for economic reasons and, more and more for aesthetisme, however without aimed a defined population. The interest of these products is not evident, reason why it is difficult to get a clear and objective opinion without being influenced by marketing messages. Under what(More)
After a gastric bypass, covering protein needs is impossible. This deficit is co-responsible for several postoperative complications so it is essential to inform, prepare and train every patient candidate for such an intervention. To increase protein intake, it is important to work on two different aspects: on the one hand on food sources, targeting the(More)
As the prevalence of obesity and diabetes are continually increasing, the use of "false sugars" otherwise known as sweeteners, and their associated health issues are being more and more discussed. A higher sugared power, less calories as well as a moderated or non-existent effect on blood sugar would lead to believe that sweeteners are helpful. However, we(More)
The gastric pacemaker is a new obesity treatment, which pleases by its simplicity and obvious lack of complications on the nutritional level. Its long-term efficacy is however to be confirmed and the criterions of the patients' selection to be defined. The rimonabant is a selective antagonist of the cannabinoid CBI receptor, able to reduce the quantity of(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) on body weight has been amply documented, but few studies have simultaneously assessed the evolution of energy and macronutrient intakes, energy expenditure, and changes in body composition over time after an RYGB. OBJECTIVE We evaluated energy and macronutrient intakes, body composition, and the(More)
Bariatric surgery interventions are rapidly growing and most are performed on female patients. Thus, pregnancies after bariatric surgery are increasingly common. Awareness of the consequences and risks of bariatric surgery on subsequent pregnancies is important. Literature data report a reduction of the usual pregnancy risks of pregnancies in obese(More)
The traditional obesity treatments have proven to be ineffective in the long-term. The presence of eating disorders frequently explains this phenomena. Eating educational and behavioral aspects must be addressed in a practical way so that patients could gradually become aware of their behavior towards food as well as internal sensations associated with(More)
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