News tagged with body weight

Food memories can help weight loss

(Medical Xpress)—Research led by a psychologist at the University of Liverpool has found that using memories of recent meals reduces the amount of food eaten later on.  It also found that being distracted when eating leads ...

Mar 18, 2013
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Program that pays for weight loss seems to pay off

Modest financial incentives offered over an extended period of time were significantly more likely to encourage sustained participation in a weight-loss program and long-term maintenance of weight loss than an identical program ...

Mar 07, 2013
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High BMI linked to heart attack, stroke in young women

A nationwide study of women in Denmark who are of child-bearing age finds that those who are obese appear to have a much greater risk of heart attack or stroke, according to research being presented at the American College ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Obesity leads to vitamin D deficiency

Obesity can lead to a lack of vitamin D circulating in the body, according to a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH). Efforts to tackle obesity should thus also help to reduce levels of vitamin D deficiency ...

Feb 05, 2013
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