For obese patients, losing weight may require a different solution than calorie reduction and exercise, writes a formerly obese physician in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In order for the nation to achieve goals set by the federal government for reducing obesity rates by 2020, children in the United States would need to eliminate an average of 64 excess calories per day, researchers calculated ...
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Katherine Hepburn famously said of her slim physique: "What you see before you is the result of a lifetime of chocolate." New evidence suggests she may have been right.
Health Mar 26, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (11) | 4 |
A new book by Barbara Rolls, professor of nutritional sciences and Helen A. Guthrie Chair in Nutrition at Penn State, aims to help people control their hunger while also losing weight. "The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet" will ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health-conscious owners of "smart phones" and home computers are thumbing and clicking their way to nutritious food choices. A downloadable version of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) flagship National ...
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If you don't get enough sleep, you may also eat too much and thus be more likely to become obese.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Snacking is a dietary behavior that has increased in recent decades in the United States, while percentages of the population who are overweight and obese also have increased. Now, U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
Health Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The wider the variety of foods served at a meal, the more a person will eat, new Cornell research shows. Conversely, having a "one-pot" dish, such as a soup, pasta, stew or stir-fry, will ...
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An excessive intake of cured meats, such as salami, chorizo and bacon, can increase readmission to hospital for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study by Spanish researchers from the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight? It sounds impossible, but UC Irvine and Italian researchers have found that by blocking a natural, marijuana-like chemical regulating energy metabolism, ...
Medical research Mar 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 9 |
(HealthDay) -- Added sugar in drinks and foods makes up almost 16 percent of the calories U.S. children and teens consume, federal health officials report.
Health Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Calorie listings on fast-food chain restaurant menus might meet federal labeling requirements but don't do a good job of helping consumers trying to make healthy meal choices, a new Columbia University School of Nursing (CUSON) ...
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
In the war to lose weight it may be something other than willpower or junk food that's preventing victory: it could be faulty use of mathematics.
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Is fructose being unfairly blamed for the obesity epidemic? Or do we just eat and drink too many calories?
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Everything you know about dieting is wrong, say US scientists who have devised a new formula for calculating calories and weight loss that they hope will revolutionize the way people tackle obesity.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 8