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Blog of Weight Loss, Dieting & Obesity Research - Archive #0140.
White tea -- the solution to the obesity epidemic?
Possible anti-obesity effects of white tea have been demonstrated in a series of experiments on human fat cells (adipocytes). Researchers have shown that an extract of the herbal brew effectively inhibits the generation of new adipocytes and stimulates fat mobilization from mature fat cells
ADA releases position paper on obesity, reproduction and pregnancy outcomes
Diet and nutrition counseling for virtually all overweight and obese women of childbearing age can reduce health risks associated with excess weight for mothers and children alike
Depression linked with accumulation of visceral fat
Researchers have shown that depression is linked with the accumulation of visceral fat, the kind of fat packed between internal organs at the waistline, which has long been known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
Experts lay to rest long-held misconceptions about high fructose corn syrup at ILSI-USDA workshop
A supplement to be published in the June issue of the Journal of Nutrition encourages the scientific community and the general public to stop demonizing high fructose corn syrup as the culprit of obesity and to rethink the myths about high fructose corn syrup's impact on the American diet
Dietary fats trigger long-term memory formation
Having strong memories of that rich, delicious dessert you ate last night? If so, you shouldn't feel like a glutton. It's only natural
Obesity associated with higher risk for urinary tract infections
As body mass increases, so does a patient's risk of urinary tract infection, according to Baltimore researchers. A new study, presented at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association assesses and stratifies this risk
Even modest exercise can reduce negative effects of belly fat
A new study suggests that moderate amounts of exercise alone can reduce the inflammation in visceral fat -- belly fat, if you will -- that has been linked with metabolic syndrome, a group of risk factors that predict heart disease and type 2 diabetes
LSUHSC public health researcher finds reason for weight gain
Liwei Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, is the lead author of a research paper showing that weight gain and obesity are more linked to an increase in liquid calories, particularly sugar-sweetened beverages, than calories from solid food
Diabetes, obesity and hypertension increase mortality in hepatitis C patients
The specific impact of metabolic syndrome on mortality in hepatitis C patients has been revealed by new research
Drinking 100 percent fruit juice is associated with lower risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome
New research finds that consumers of 100 percent fruit juice (adult men and women) were leaner, had better insulin sensitivity and had lower risk for obesity and metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of conditions that increases risk for stroke, heart disease and diabetes
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