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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0025.
Link Between Dairy, Weight Loss Unclear
July 17, 2005 - Yahoo! News & Associated Press (Link expired)
Got milk? And high hopes it will help you shed a few pounds? The dairy industry is counting on it.
Keep pounds from piling on in middle age
Most Americans put on extra weight each year throughout adulthood
Despite Conflicting Studies about Obesity, Most Americans Think the Problem Remains Serious
Do not believe scientific experts are overestimating the health risks
Weight gain in girls blamed on drop in exercise
July 14, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired)
Teens in study who cut physical activity doubled their rate of excess fat
Pregnant and worried about weight
Aiming to be glamour mamas, some women fret over extra pounds
Obese men more carb intolerant than obese women
Obese men may not process carbohydrates as efficiently as obese women. This can lead to a decrease in fitness level and the development of metabolic disorders.
Obese women fitter than obese men?
July 11, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired)
Overweight females better able to tolerate exercise
Obese older women may be more prone to frailty
Obesity is associated with frailty in obese older women. Frailty, a condition that occurs in some older people, is characterized by physiological vulnerability and increased risk of falls, personal dependency, and mortality.
Food industry fights back on obesity claims
Nonprofit coalition advocates personal responsibility, not more regulation
Nutritional info helps teens make better choices
Mystery meat not withstanding, high school cafeterias can provide nutritional, balanced and healthful meals, but students have to choose correctly. Now, researchers have found that point-of-selection nutrition information cards can spur students to pick the right foods.
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