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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0004.
New Genomic, Proteomic Tools Yield Clues To Exercise/Diet Effects On Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome And Diabetes Progression
Changes in glucose metabolism which occur in aerobic exercise trained skeletal muscle are responsible for the cardiovascular benefits of habitual exercise in individuals with impaired glucose tolerance.
Singapore takes strict steps against obesity
The fight against obesity starts young in Singapore. Fat children are separated from their classmates and ordered to do more exercising until they lose weight.
The More Food Young Adults Are Served, the More They Overeat
A study by Cornell University researchers finds that when young adults are served larger portions from one week to the next they overeat by almost 40 percent.
Females May Be More Susceptible To Overindulge Sweet Tooth Cravings Than Males
While exercise decreases overeating in both sexes, less of a reduction is seen in females.
Mediterranean diet may be effective in reducing metabolic syndrome and associated symptoms
A Mediterranean-style diet had beneficial effects on endothelial (a layer of flat cells lining the closed internal spaces of the body, including the blood vessels) function and in reducing vascular inflammatory markers in patients with the metabolic syndrome.
Mediterranean diet and healthy lifestyle associated with significant reduction in death rate
Individuals 70 to 90 years old who adhered to a Mediterranean-type diet and several healthy lifestyle habits had a more than 50 percent lower death rate than those who did not.
Nutrition Experts Urge Clearer Diet Advice from Government
Language on fats and carbs called vague and meaningless.
Circulating Mononuclear Cells in the Obese Found to be in Proinflammatory State, Contributing to Diabetes and Heart Disease
Endocrinologists are providing one more link in the growing chain of evidence pointing to chronic cellular inflammation as the precursor of heart disease and diabetes.
Injuries are deadlier for obese people
Sept 20, 2004 - MSNBC / Archives of Surgery (Link expired)
Obese people who suffer critical injuries are much more likely to die than thinner victims because their overall health tends to be worse and surgery is riskier.
Are you ready for weight loss?
If you seem unable to lose weight, there may be a surprising reason: You may not be ready. A person's behavior changes in a series of distinct stages. Studies suggest that sometimes people may feel ready to lose weight, but they are unprepared to alter their behavior to do so.
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