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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0063.
Anti-obesity soya could help prevent diabetes
A diet rich in black soya beans could help control weight, lower fat and cholesterol levels, and aid in the prevention of diabetes.
Childhood weight linked to proximity to green space and food stores
Living in greener neighborhoods or in closer proximity to grocery stores is associated with reduced risk of being overweight
Living in densely populated areas linked to lower body mass
New York City dwellers who reside in densely populated, pedestrian-friendly areas have significantly lower body mass index levels compared to other New Yorkers. Placing shops, restaurants and public transit near residences may promote walking and independence from private automobiles.
Teens become less active as they grow older
As they grow older, teenagers are spending more time in front of the computer and television and less time participating in physical activities
Programmed for obesity
Environmental chemicals found in everyday plastics and pesticides may influence obesity.
A unique twin study on the increased cardiometabolic risk in obesity
Obesity, already in its early stages and independent of genetic influences, is associated with deleterious alterations in the lipid metabolism known to facilitate atherogenesis, inflammation and insulin resistance.
New study with lean pork reveals protein's power to preserve lean body mass during weight loss
Including protein from lean sources of pork in your diet could help you retain more lean body mass, which includes muscle, while losing weight.
Children who sleep less more likely to be overweight
Children who sleep less are at greater risk of being overweight
Older adults face double whammy when it comes to body fat
When it comes to body fat, today's older adults face a double whammy. Up until age 80, older adults not only gain fat as they age, but because of the obesity epidemic they actually begin their older years fatter.
Researchers discover master metabolism regulator with profound effect on fat metabolism
Researchers have discovered an enzyme that has an unexpectedly profound impact on fat metabolism.
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