Weight Gain

The Thanksgiving plate gets a makeover

With the holidays rapidly approaching, nutrition experts at UT suggest some mealtime makeovers that will keep your Thanksgiving feast yummy without expanding your tummy.

Nov 18, 2015
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Obesity and type 2 diabetes harm bone health

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes have been linked to several health issues, including an increased risk of bone fractures. In a new animal study, University of Missouri researchers examined how the development of obesity and insulin ...

Nov 17, 2015
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Duke obesity experts in special issue on food and health

Two Duke Global Health Institute faculty members have articles in the November issue of Health Affairs, which is devoted entirely to the subject of food and health, marking the first time the publication has covered the subject ...

Nov 02, 2015
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Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be either an increase in muscle mass, fat deposits, or excess fluids such as water.

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