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Blog of Weight Loss & Obesity Research - Archive #0100.
Eating and weight gain not necessarily linked, study shows
A new study at UCSF shows that increased eating does not necessarily lead to increased fat.
Obesity and depression may be linked
New research indicates people who are obese may be more likely to become depressed, and people who are depressed may be more likely to become obese.
Children's consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages
Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are an increasingly large part of children and teens' diets. Teens who consume these SSBs drink an average of 356 calories per day, a significant increase from 10 years earlier.
The traditional Mediterranean diet protects against diabetes
Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of developing diabetes: prospective cohort study.
Combining exercise with hormone could prevent weight gain
Pairing leptin with just a minor amount of exercise seems to revive the hormone's ability to fight fat
New research: Fruit juice consumption not related to overweight in children
Despite studies that assert otherwise, 100% fruit juice consumption is not related to overweight in children
Gladstone scientists reveal the genetics of fat storage in cells
New research has revealed the genetic determinants of fat storage in cells, which may lead to a new understanding of and potential treatments for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
Overweight in adolescence gives increased mortality rate
People who were already overweight in adolescence (14-19 years old) have an increased mortality rate from a range of chronic diseases as adults; endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, colon cancer and respiratory diseases. There were also many cases of sudden death in this group.
New research identifies potential remedies to obesity and its health threats
Researchers unveiled data during this week's Digestive Disease Week outlining improved bariatric surgery options and studies that offer new insight into the related toll on the body created by obesity, which causes many individuals to develop cancers of the esophagus and pancreas.
Bitter orange SRMs: Tools for product analysis/quality
NIST has developed Standard Reference Materials for bitter orange, long used in folk medicine and now increasingly used in herbal weight-loss products.
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