Weight Loss, Dieting & Obesity
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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0018.
Richer are getting fatter, report finds
Long a problem of the poor, obesity growing among affluent
Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise
Some structural and functional measures of cardiovascular disease risk may improve by the eighth week of a diet and exercise regimen.
Low-carb diets work with more fat or protein
A new study has found people on low-carbohydrate diets lose weight equally as well whether they compensate with increased amounts of animal protein or plant-based fats.
Mid-life obesity may raise dementia risk
Overweight women especially vulnerable, researchers find.
Relatively few US adults report having a healthy lifestyle
Despite clear evidence of the health benefits, few US adults conform to four common healthy behaviors that together characterize a healthy lifestyle
Weight Loss May Raise Fracture Risk in Older Men
April 21, 2005 - Yahoo! News / Reuters (Link expired)
Weight reduction is associated with bone loss in older men that may increase the risk of a broken bone. This finding held true even among overweight and obese men who were voluntarily losing weight.
Propensity for obesity, diabetes, may occur in utero
The adage "You are what you eat" should be rephrased to include "and so are your children".
Canadian youth 4th highest in international obesity study
Canadian youth rank fourth-highest on the obesity scale in a new international study of adolescents from 34 countries.
Strict dieting can lead to obesity in teens
Radical weight-control methods promote overeating
Obesity hits below the belt: Overweight Americans suffer higher rate of knee cartilage tears
As body mass index goes up, so does the risk of tearing meniscus
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