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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0036.
Obesity increases risk of prostate cancer relapse
December 6, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired)
Study finds association between BMI, disease recurrence
UF scientists find sugar may have a sour side
Fructose, found in fruit, honey, table sugar and other sweeteners, is a possible reason for rising obesity rates.
TV ads contribute to child obesity
Scientists urge marketers to stop targeting junk food commercials to kids
Teen weight control behavior may reflect mothers' attitudes on weight
Teenagers are more likely to think about wanting to be thin, and to be frequent dieters, if they accurately perceive that being thin is important to their mothers
Food practices and using food incentives in middle schools associated with overweight students
Schoolwide food practices and policies that allow frequent snacking and consumption of foods and beverages high in calories and low in nutrients throughout the school day, and that permit use of food as incentives and rewards, were associated with higher body mass index in middle school students
Obesity before pregnancy linked to childhood weight problems
A child's weight may be influenced by his mother even before he is actually born, according to new research. Results of the study, which included more than 3,000 children, suggest that a child is far more likely to be overweight at a very young age – at 2 or 3 years old – if his mother was overweight or obese before she became pregnant.
Moderate drinkers show lower obesity risk
December 5, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired) & EurekAlert / BMC Public Health
Study reveals a drink a day can keep the fat away
Hormone injections may help keep pounds off
December 1, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired)
Study sheds light on how humans regulate metabolism and put on fat
Overproducing leptin receptors in fat cells may be key to halting weight gain
A new study suggests that when fat cells increase in size – as they do during the development of obesity – the cells progressively lose receptors for the hormone leptin, a powerful stimulus for fat burning.
If mums put on the pounds, so do kids
Overeating by expectant mothers is an important but overlooked factor in childhood obesity. Even women who follow official guidelines in the US on how much weight to gain during pregnancy may be priming their children to become obese.
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