Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Weight Loss

Weight cycling may increase your diabetes risk

Scientists from Vanderbilt University found weight cycling may increase diabetes risk. The research is published in Nature Communications and was conducted by Alyssa Hasty et...

Scientists find how belly fat increases risk of metabolic disease

Scientists from King's College London found changes that occur in the body in response to an increase in belly fat. The finding offers new...

Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be...

Obesity is more common than you think – here’s why

The World Health Organization has described obesity as a global epidemic and one of today’s “most blatantly visible yet neglected public health problems”. In the...

Only 7% of American adults have good heart and metabolic health

Scientists from Tufts University found that less than 7 percent of the U.S. adult population has good cardiometabolic health, a devastating health crisis requiring...

Obesity, second to smoking as the most preventable cause of US deaths, needs new...

The opioid crisis and deaths related to e-cigarette use among teenagers have dominated news headlines recently. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported...

This eating program can help dieters lose weight, keep it off

Scientists from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign found an individualized diet program that empowers users to create their own plan based on targeted levels...

Colorful fruits and vegetables help you reduce weight gain

Scientists from Harvard University found that eating fruit and vegetables that contain high levels of flavonoids, such as apples, pears, and berries, may be...

Common diabetes drug could help lose weight no matter how old you are

Weight loss is often accompanied by loss of lean body mass, which can negatively impact physical functioning and/or resting energy expenditure. Bodyweight loss and body...

Obesity and aging linked to higher Alzheimer’s markers in the brain

Scientists from Brock University found that when a high-fat, high-sugar diet that leads to obesity is paired with normal aging, it may contribute to...