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Professor Instruction: Watched the two videos ( http://www.abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/life-post-gastric-bypass-surgery-14469433?tab=9482930§ion=13912385&playlist=14469830 ) about a teen who underwent gastric bypass surgery. What do you think of surgical treatments for weight loss? Thinking more broadly, what do you think has contributed most to the rise in the number of overweight Americans? What is the best strategy for addressing this?Also, view the video ( http://www.eatright.org/resource/food/vitamins-and-supplements/dietary-supplements/supplements-and-ergogenic-aids-for-athletes)(http://www.scandpg.org/sports-nutrition/sports-nutrition-fact-sheets/ ) and fact sheet on ergogenic aids for athletes. What does “ergogenic” mean? Would you recommend taking any of these supplements? Why or why not?Chapter 8 included a discussion of surgical treatments for obesity, which have grown in popularity in recent years. Two videos (one embedded and one linked) below show the experience of one teen who undergoes gastric bypass surgery. Watch the videos and then think about your opinion of surgical treatments for obesity. You will discuss weight loss options on Discussion Board this week.Write a paragraph (200+ words) to discuss about this