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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0011.
Walking downhill may lower sugar levels
....and uphill hiking may clear fats from blood. A study of hikers in the Alps has found that different types of exercises may have different effects on fat and sugar levels.
Being overweight has a significant effect on a child's quality of life
New research indicates that the more a child is overweight, the poorer quality of life that child will experience, though not to the degree reported in a previous study.
Study finds that adherence to diet, not type of diet, more important factor for losing weight
A comparison of four popular diet plans finds that the key to losing weight may not be which diet plan a person picks, but sticking with the plan that is chosen
15-year study shows strong link between fast food, obesity and insulin resistance
Researchers have shown a correlation between fast food, weight gain, and insulin resistance in what appears to be the first long-term study on this subject.
Getting pregnant while on the pill: Yet another health hazard of being overweight
Overweight and obese women who take oral contraceptives are 60 percent to 70 percent more likely to get pregnant while on the birth-control pill, respectively, than women of lower weight.
Study suggests obesity has lesser financial impact on African-Americans
Obesity may impose a smaller healthcare cost on African-Americans than other demographic groups, according to a study that found spending on obesity-related problems becomes progressively higher as adults grow older.
Data on 10 popular diet plans are slim
A review of 10 of the nation’s most popular weight-loss programs found there was not enough evidence to support the claims many of them make about helping people shed pounds and keep them off.
Sugar, fat 'foods to die for'
Eating foods high in sugar and fat could increase the risk of having an accident behind the wheel and turn child passengers into nightmares.
Fit and fat not as healthy as trim and toned
Regardless of exercise, weight can take years off life, study finds.
Biblical diets may nourish the soul, but not necessarily the body
While nutritionists caution against many of the staples of the traditional feast this holiday season, some Bible-based programs would counsel: Eat up.
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