Assessment the Knowledge of the New Trends in Obesity Treatment among Female Students of Applied Medical Sciences in Umm Al-Qura University-Makkah

Doaa Rafat A. Negm, Reham A. Mostafa


Obesity is associated with numerous diseases and metabolic abnormalities. Treatment should begin with lifestyle changes that focus on behavioral modification, diet, and exercise. When lifestyle modification schemes are unsuccessful, drug therapy is an attractive option. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates dietary supplements, including those promoted for weight loss. Weight-loss supplements differ from over-the-counter or prescription medications in that the FDA does not classify them as drugs. In this study we Assess the knowledge and beliefs of students in Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences about new methods used for weight reduction.  The present study was conducted on 70 interviewed of students. Specific questionnaire was used to collect data about methods used for weight control. Statistical analysis was performed by using SPSS software version 19. The obtained data showed that student’s preferred physical activity and diet they have awareness about detox water but little awareness about Conjugated linoleic acid  and blood group diet.  The present study suggested that Healthcare professionals must make efforts to educate themselves and public about new methods used for weight control.

Keywords: Obesity, blood group diet, detoxes water and Conjugated linoleic acid.

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