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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0069.
Vertical work-stations could help obese shed 30 Kilos a year
Vertical work-stations, incorporating a treadmill, could help obese employees shed up to 30 kg in weight every year
AGA Institute takes leadership role in exploring obesity and its complications
Due to the gastrointestinal tract’s role in body weight regulation, gastroenterologists should work closely with other medical disciplines to oversee and coordinate the care of obese individuals
Childhood obesity intervention shows promising results
Shape Up Somerville: Eat Smart. Play Hard.™ a community-based environmental change intervention to prevent obesity in culturally diverse, early elementary school children reduced weight gain over one school year.
100 percent juice not associated with overweight in children
Researchers have concluded that 100 percent juice is not associated with young children being overweight or at risk for becoming overweight.
Talking with families may help prevent childhood obesity, research shows
Physicians and registered dietitians who are trained in a new communication method called motivational interviewing may be able to help families change lifestyle behaviors.
Vigorous exercise keeps people thin with age
People who maintain a vigorously active lifestyle as they age gain less weight than people who exercise at more moderate levels
Eggs promote weight loss and help close nutrient consumption gap
Nine studies support the growing body of research on the nutritional benefits of egg consumption, including its promotion of weight loss and its role in providing choline.
LAP-BAND System surgery improves insulin resistance
A new study examining the overall and gender-related effects of LAP-BAND System surgery (LAGB) on insulin resistance, body composition, and metabolic risk markers six months post-surgery has found significant improvements in insulin resistance. The improvements occurred despite continuing obesity.
Your brain and hormones may conspire to make you fat
Why do some people get fat even when they eat relatively little? What creates that irresistible urge for a bag of potato chips or a hunk of chocolate cake, as opposed to a nice crisp apple? Can food urges be irresistible?
'Exercise pill' switches on gene that tells cells to burn fat
Makes normal mice resistant to weight gain on high-fat diet.
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