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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0035.
Obesity prevents injections from reaching muscle
The obese may not be getting the most out of vaccines and other injections. The more fat there is in the buttocks, the less likely the needle will be able to reach the muscle, rendering the injection less effective.
Penn psychologists believe 'unit bias' determines the acceptable amount to eat
Psychologists demonstrate the power of "unit bias": the sense that a particular portion of food is appropriate. Unit bias provides the basis for understanding why portion size influences how much food you eat.
Overweight kids more at risk for broken bones
Pain, poor mobility further leads to less physical activity
High-sugar diet pushing some Latino kids toward type 2 diabetes
Overweight Latino children who consume lots of sugar-especially in sugary drinks-show signs of beta cell decline, a precursor of type 2 diabetes.
Pilot study shows "intuitive eaters" healthier than restrictive dieters
Counting calories and other restrictive dieting techniques aren't the best way to lose weight. An approach toward food called "intuitive eating" is better at producing lower cholesterol levels, body mass index scores and cardiovascular disease risk.
Obesity pills work best with dieting, exercise
Latest study confirms why overweight people need to adopt healthy habits
WHO: Fight against obesity needs more help
Efforts by some food and drink companies not good enough
Low-carb diet better than low-fat diet at improving metabolic syndrome
Eating a low carbohydrate diet improves metabolic syndrome and may therefore decrease the risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease associated with it.
Fat times for fast food
Americans back to eating giant burgers, fried chicken
Appetite-suppressing hormone discovered
Obestatin may help explain how the body regulates weight, researchers say
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