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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0042.
Thinner and younger
Preliminary study demonstrates calorie restriction reduces markers of aging
Worm's hunger response provides clue to eating disorders
In research that may have implications for studying eating disorders in humans, a worm the size of a pinhead is helping researchers unravel the mechanisms of hunger.
Pine nut oil boosts appetite suppressors up to 60 percent for 4 hours
Pine nut oil's greatest effect came after 30 minutes, with overweight subjects reporting 29 percent reduction in desire to eat and 36 percent drop in prospective food intake.
Conjugated linoleic acid cut area-specific fat mass in only three months:
April 4, 2006 - EurekAlert / Experimental Biology 2006 (scroll down half page)
Women lost from legs and trunk, men mostly from trunk.
Prevalence of overweight children, teens and men in US continues to rise
The prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents and obesity among men increased significantly between 1999 and 2004
Do the obese know they are obese? Apparently not, according to a new study
Obese men and women are reasonably accurate when it comes to reporting their own weight, says researchers, but they are much more likely than normal weight persons to misjudge what weight falls into the obese category and therefore do not consider themselves to be obese.
Abdominal fat linked to higher death rate in men, new study shows
A new study by Queen's University researchers shows for the first time that visceral fat in the abdomen is directly associated with a higher risk of mortality in men.
Research shows adults and teens who eat beans weigh less
A study unveiled today gives new meaning to the word beanpole: The findings show that people who eat beans weigh less than those who don't.
Excess television may lead to extra weight for preschoolers
In a study of more than one thousand preschool-age children, those who were exposed to more than two hours of television per day were more likely to be overweight at ages 36 and 54 months than those who were exposed to less than two hours of television per day
Over 80 percent of college girls surveyed diet to lose weight
Eighty-three percent of college girls surveyed diet to lose weight, regardless of their current body weight.
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