Fact or fiction? Sex burns a lot of calories. Snacking or skipping breakfast is bad. School physical education classes make a big difference in kids' weight.
Health Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 5
People can burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 2
(AP)—New York City defended its groundbreaking size limit on sugary drinks as a meaningful attempt to rein in obesity, but critics said it would hurt small and minority-owned businesses while doing little to help health.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One of the indicators of a cell's health is the state of its DNA and containers—the chromosomes—so when these fuse together or suffer anomalies, they can become the source of illnesses like cancer and/or ageing processes.
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In a mouse model, calorie-restricted weight loss reverses the high-fat diet-induced ghrelin resistance that may contribute to rebound weight gain, according to research published online Jan. ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Obese and overweight people are gaining weight rapidly in low-and middle-income countries while those who are severely undernourished are not experiencing similar weight gains, according to a University ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a research review article published in the American Journal of Nephrology, Saint Louis University investigators examined data from multiple studies to better understand how obesity, an epidemic in the U.S., impacts kidney ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In many cases, obesity is caused by more than just overeating and a lack of exercise. Something in the body goes haywire, causing it to store more fat and burn less energy. But what is it? Researchers at ...
Medical research Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new poll finds that Americans blame too much cheap fast food for fueling the nation's fat epidemic, but they're split on how much the government should do to save them from themselves.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success.
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The author of a new RSC book on the science behind obesity is urging Christmas diners to stack their festive plates high with food.
Health Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
At this time of year newspaper articles will warn of over-indulgence on Christmas day. Experts from the University of Birmingham School of Sport and Exercise Sciences say there is too much focus on the calories consumed during ...
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Despite showing early promise in some animal studies, supplements of resveratrol, an antioxidant found aplenty in red wine, did not improve insulin sensitivity or heart health in obese men, ...
Diabetes Nov 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The average person consumes about 4,000 calories on Thanksgiving, two times the amount that an average person needs. And that's just the start of a holiday season full of parties, dinners ...
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Take off those Thanksgiving pounds with a week at a spa retreat. A new study shows that not only are they relaxing and nourishing, but they are safe and a week-long spa stay can correspond with changes in our physical and ...
Health Nov 19, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0