News tagged with weight loss

Related topics: diet · body mass index · obesity · type 2 diabetes · food intake

Vitamin D levels linked to weight-loss surgery outcomes

Low levels of vitamin D have long been identified as an unwanted hallmark of weight loss surgery, but now findings of a new Johns Hopkins study of more than 930,000 patient records add to evidence that seasonal sun exposure—a ...

Dec 22, 2015
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Does living alone make you thinner?

Score one for the singles crowd. People who live alone tend to be thinner than married couples or co-habitors, according to research out of Western Washington University.

Dec 16, 2015
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Weight loss

Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health or physical fitness, is a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon and other connective tissue. It can occur unintentionally due to an underlying disease or can arise from a conscious effort to improve an overweight or obese state.

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