News tagged with overweight adults
Using a mobile app that tracks eating and activity helped people lose an average of 15 pounds and keep it off for at least a year, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Could the emergency room be a good place to spot undiagnosed eating disorders among teens, and help steer them to treatment? A new study from the University of Michigan suggests that could be the case.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An evaluation of national data by UC Davis researchers has found that extra weight is not necessarily linked with a higher risk of death.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
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 |
A study of more than 800,000 young adults found that obesity and height increased the risk of having low back pain.
Health Nov 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2008 to 2010, the prevalence of key health behaviors among U.S. adults varied, with about one in five adults current smokers and 62.1 percent overweight or obese, according to a report presented ...
Health May 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of medical disorders ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Most overweight adults feel that specific weight-loss benefits offered by health plans would be helpful, but few are willing to pay extra for them, according to a study published online April ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Fat. Sugar. Salt. Americans have a love-hate relationship with these ingredients. We know we should consume them in moderation. After all, we've been told again and again that being overweight or obese can ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity has become a global pandemic that could leave more than half of all adults worldwide overweight within two decades, experts said, calling for urgent action beyond just blaming people for lacking willpower.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Among overweight adults, participation in an intensive lifestyle intervention (that included counseling sessions and targets to reduce caloric intake and increase physical activity) was associated with a greater likelihood ...
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The addition of behavioral weight loss (BWL) treatment to the commercial Weight Watchers (WW) weight-loss program does not improve weight loss outcomes, according to a study published online ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study shows group-based weight loss treatment effective whether led by health professionals or by peer counselors
A new National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study conducted at Baruch College and published in Obesity found that overweight and obese adults who participated in three different weight loss treatments, all in ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obese adults with excess visceral fat (fat located inside the abdominal cavity, around the body's internal organs) and biomarkers of insulin resistance had an associated increased risk for the development ...
Diabetes Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
One of the world's most body-conscious countries, Brazil is now threatened by growing obesity rates, with half of the population already overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0