Study Could Erase Obesity for Good

I can’t wait until they start testing this stuff on humans, assuming the data is valid. This could erase obesity for good. On the bad side, fat loss product companies would disappear and many would think they don’t have to exercise any more.   Muscle-Loss Study Sheds New Light On Ways to Prevent Muscle Loss,…

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Los Angeles Times: My Turn: Her war on belly fat

A diet of vegetables and whole grains plus a dog-walking regimen help a woman reach her goal. By Carrie Luger Slayback, Special to the Los Angeles TimesMay 9, 2011 “Nobody in our family has a flat stomach, Carolyn,” my dad stated authoritatively. A scientist, he generally gave us The Last Word on Every Subject. I…

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Extra pounds may put you in the hospital

Regardless of lifestyle and other health-related factors, heavier people were more likely than lean ones to be hospitalized for a variety of conditions, according to an Australian study. What’s more, this was the case not just for obese people but also for those who were merely overweight as well, the researchers wrote in the International…

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Eating fewer, larger meals may prove healthier for obese women

Media articles and nutritionists alike have perpetuated the idea that for healthy metabolisms individuals should consume small meals multiple times a day. However, new research conducted at the University of Missouri suggests all-day snacking might not be as beneficial as previously thought, especially for obese women. “Our data suggests that, for obese women, eating fewer,…

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Low fat diet helps drop pounds, study suggests

Exchanging fatty foods for lower fat alternatives will help people shift around three-and-a-half pounds — without any other form of dieting. People taking part in trials also saw their waist-lines become slimmer, and levels of bad cholesterol decrease. The results demonstrate that weight loss can happen without actively trying to lose weight beyond simply choosing…

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Moderate Exercise Immediately Boosts Memory

A short surge of condensed exercise boosts the compression of memories in both elders in good mental shape as well as those with slight cognitive impairment, according to new research by a team of scientists from UC Irvine’s Center for the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory. Previous studies have aimed towards exploring the advantages of…

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