The researchers say this effect may improve the success of obesity treatment, especially among people with high insulin secretion (insulin level 30 minutes after consuming a standard amount of glucose). It is well known that energy expenditure declines with weight loss, as the body adapts by slowing metabolism and burning fewer calories, often resulting in […]Continue Reading ...
Being overweight is a particular problem in patients with one of the acute porphyrias because reducing the intakes of carbohydrate and energy in an effort to lose weight can worsen these diseases. Severe acute attacks have occurred in patients who attempted to lose weight rapidly with very low energy diets. Patients with acute Porphyria should […]Continue Reading ...
A team at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York analyzed interviews of nearly 13,000 people taking part in a national study.Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—If you’re overweight and thinking of starting a family, there’s compelling evidence that you should lose the excess pounds before you get pregnant. For starters, some health conditions associated with being overweight, like polycystic ovary syndrome (or PCOS), can make it harder for you to conceive. Once you get pregnant, being overweight increases your risk […]Continue Reading ...
With the help of a free phone app, low-income obese patients with signs of cardiovascular risk lost a clinically meaningful amount of weight, finds new research from Duke University. The study is among the first to report successful weight loss within a low-income population — a group that suffers from skyrocketing rates of obesity but […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 — Tracking pounds regained after weight-loss surgery can help predict a patient’s risk for serious health problems like diabetes, a new study says. “Clinicians and patients want to know the extent of weight regain following bariatric surgery and how it may affect their health,” said study lead author Wendy King, an […]Continue Reading ...
Dr. Linda Solbrig, research lead, Trisha Bradbury, patient who lost nearly 2 stone trilliang the inervention, and Professor Jackie Andrade from the University of Plymouth. Credit: University of Plymouth Overweight people who used a new motivational intervention called Functional Imagery Training (FIT) lost an average of five times more weight than those using talking therapy […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: Vera Kratochvil/public domain People who gain weight after they quit smoking may face a temporary increase in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the risk directly proportional to the weight gain, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. But regardless of weight gain, quitters can reap […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 — Among women who are under/normal weight, gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with slightly increased bone measures in offspring at age 7 years, but there is no effect for overweight/obese mothers, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Teresa Monjardino, M.P.H., […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Can experts in behaviour change help boost weight loss for overweight people? McGill University researchers think so: they report significant results—up to 10% of body-mass loss with this approach. Bärbel Knäuper, Steven Grover and their team worked with nearly 200 overweight participants (both men and women) using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 — A behavioral therapist could be as important as a calorie-cutting diet for folks who want to lose weight, researchers say. Brain scans reveal that people who are better at losing weight have more activity in regions of the brain associated with self-control, a small new study reports. Teaching people to […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research suggests that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control. The results […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 19 2018 New research suggests that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control. The results of […]Continue Reading ...
For obese and overweight patients, it is common for various surgical procedures to be deferred until they have lost weight through diet and exercise.Continue Reading ...
Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that walnuts can be incorporated into the daily diet of healthy elders without having a negative impact on weight gain or weight management. Their findings, published September 18 in the journal Nutrients, expand the knowledge of how nuts can affect the independently living, predominantly healthy, elderly cohort. The […]Continue Reading ...
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