Leading a sedentary lifestyle increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes. European scientists focused on delineating the mechanisms responsible for the beneficial effects of exercise on our metabolism.
Other Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A high fat diet may damage the part of the brain that controls appetite and energy expenditure which in turn dictates our weight.
Medical research Sep 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Many people can drop pounds quickly in the early phases of a diet, but studies have found that it is difficult to keep the weight off in the long term. For post-menopausal women, natural declines in energy expenditure could ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
There seems to be an endless number of fad diets and "golden rules" for weight loss. One of the most popular of these rules is that cutting carbohydrates (carbs) is the best way to lose weight.
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Global study suggests need for strategies to combat unhealthy lifestyles among the poor and the rich
Healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables, proteins and total fats are consumed more often by the wealthy while poorer people consume more carbohydrates, says a new study involving people from 17 countries.
Cardiology Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Work stress doubles the risk of developing diabetes for women who have little or no control over what they do on the job, according to a new Canadian study.
Diabetes Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Imagine eating all of the sugar and fat that you want without gaining a pound. Thanks to new research published in The FASEB Journal, the day may come when this is not too far from reality. That's because researchers from t ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Modern lifestyles are generally quite different from those of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, a fact that some claim as the cause of the current rise in global obesity, but new results published July 25 in the open access ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
New vaccines promote weight loss. A new study, published in BioMed Central's open access journal, Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, assesses the effectiveness of two somatostatin vaccinations, JH17 and JH18, in red ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In an examination of the effect on energy expenditure and components of the metabolic syndrome of 3 types of commonly consumed diets following weight loss, decreases in resting energy expenditure and total energy expenditure ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Abdominal liposuction triggers a compensatory increase in visceral fat, which is correlated with cardiovascular disease, but this effect can be counteracted by physical activity, according to a recent study in the Journal of ...
Other Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
In recent years, a growing body of evidence has linked inflammation to the development of insulin resistance. In insulin resistance, the hormone insulin is less effective in promoting glucose uptake from the bloodstream into ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Weight training at a lower intensity but with more repetitions may be as effective for building muscle as lifting heavy weights says a new opinion piece in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.
Health Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Can lack of sleep make you fat? A new paper which reviews the evidence from sleep restriction studies reveals that inadequate sleep is linked to obesity. The research, published in a special issue of the The American Journal of ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
All weight gain is not the same: When overeating, calories, not protein, contribute to increase in body fat
In a study conducted among 25 healthy individuals living in a controlled setting who were randomized to overconsumption of different levels of protein diets, those consuming the low-protein diet had less weight gain compared ...
Medical research Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |