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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0016.
Mediterranean diet leads to longer life
The Mediterranean diet is associated with longer life expectancy among elderly Europeans
Joslin Diabetes Center announces new nutrition guidelines
Joslin Diabetes Center announces new nutrition guidelines for people with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes who are overweight or obese.
The glycemic index: Is it the next diet fad?
A food formula originally conceived to help diabetics is poised to become the next diet trend.
ACP guidelines to treat obesity cover diet, exercise, drugs and surgery
New guidelines for management of obesity from the American College of Physicians recommend diet and exercise for everyone and drugs and surgery only for obese patients who are not able to achieve weight-loss goals with diet and exercise alone.
Obese shoppers more likely to experience discrimination
Sales clerks tend to subtly discriminate against overweight shoppers but treat them more favorably if they perceive that the individual is trying to lose weight.
If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...
Researchers report dramatic evidence of the importance of visual cues in the control of food intake in the current issue of Obesity Research Journal.
Obesity impairs immune response of mice, boosts chances of dying from influenza infection
Obesity apparently reduces laboratory mice's ability to turn on elements of their immune systems needed for controlling influenza infection.
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored
Psychiatrists are only doing a "modest" job of monitoring for weight gain, diabetes and other metabolic problems that may result from use of the newer antipsychotics for schizophrenia.
Fat may promote inflammation
Why does extra fat around the waist increase the risk of heart disease? A new study by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center researchers and colleagues suggests that inflammation may be the key.
What’s in that weight-loss supplement?
Many common ingredients pose potential health risks
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