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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0090.
Irregular exercise pattern may add pounds
The consequences of quitting exercise may be greater than previously thought. The weight gained during an exercise hiatus can be tough to shed when exercise is resumed at a later date.
Is the obesity epidemic exaggerated?
Last week, the UK health secretary declared that we are in a grip of an obesity epidemic, but does the evidence stack up?
Government dietary guidelines, unintended consequences and public policy
In the years following the government promotion of a low-fat diet, obesity in America has reached almost epidemic levels. Were the federal guidelines a direct cause?
Queen's study connects obesity with nervous system
A discovery by Queen's biologists and their students sheds new light on the genetic roots of obesity.
Overweight patients with diabetes appear more likely to achieve remission with weight-loss surgery
Preliminary research indicates that obese patients with type 2 diabetes who had gastric banding surgery lost more weight and had a higher likelihood of diabetes remission compared to patients who used conventional methods for weight loss and diabetes control.
Do national dietary guidelines do more harm than good?
Researchers raise questions about the benefits of federal dietary guidelines.
Seasonal weight changes linked to metabolic syndrome
Seasonal changes in weight increase the risk for metabolic syndrome.
The missing link between belly fat and heart disease?
Overweight people have a higher risk of heart attacks, strokes and other problems that arise from clogged, hardened arteries.
Probiotics affect metabolism, says new study
Probiotics, such as yoghurt drinks containing live bacteria, have a tangible effect on the metabolism.
Body weight influenced by thousands of genes
Researchers from the Monell Center have for the first time attempted to count the number of genes that contribute to obesity and body weight.
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