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Regular Weight Loss No Different Healthwise Than Yo-Yo Dieting
2012-08-15 13:38:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Good news for yo-yo dieters: You can lose as much weight as people who don't have a history of losing and regaining Yo-Yo dieting - a dietary cycle characterized by a rapid weight loss then regain - has become quite popular among dieters today. Most experts do not recommend this lifestyle due to certain health risks and feel it doesn't help with weight loss in the long run. So why the sudden change of heart? A new study,...

Loose Weight By Keeping A Food Journal
2012-07-13 13:58:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women who want to lose weight should keep a food journal every day, not skip meals and not eat in restaurants — especially at lunch — suggests new research from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The research results by Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues — the first study looked at the impact of a wide range of self-monitoring and diet-related behaviors and meal patterns on weight change among...

2012-05-22 08:31:19

Even a moderate amount of weight loss can significantly reduce levels of circulating estrogens that are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, according to a study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center — the first randomized, controlled clinical trial to test the effects of weight loss on sex hormones in overweight and obese postmenopausal women, a group at elevated risk for breast cancer. The findings by Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues are...

2012-05-01 11:36:36

Postmenopausal women who were overweight or obese and lost at least 5 percent of their body weight had a measurable reduction in markers of inflammation, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Both obesity and inflammation have been shown to be related to several types of cancer, and this study shows that if you reduce weight, you can reduce inflammation as well," said Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., director of the...

2011-11-30 14:31:00

Finding may not relate to time of day, but to the short interval between breakfast and lunch Women dieters who grab a snack between breakfast and lunch lose less weight compared to those who abstain from a mid-morning snack, according to a study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The results of this randomized trial, led by Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., a member of the Hutchinson Center´s Public Health Sciences Division and director of its Prevention...

2011-04-15 08:30:00

SEATTLE, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows that eating a low-fat, low-calorie diet and getting regular exercise helps shed pounds, but a new study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that when it comes to losing weight and body fat, diet and exercise are most effective when done together as compared to either strategy alone. The results of this randomized trial, led by Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Prevention Center and a member...

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2011-04-15 07:31:20

Randomized trial in overweight/obese postmenopausal women found those who combined a low-fat, low-calorie diet with regular aerobic exercise shed nearly 11 percent of their starting weight Everyone knows that eating a low-fat, low-calorie diet and getting regular exercise helps shed pounds, but a new study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that when it comes to losing weight and body fat, diet and exercise are most effective when done together as compared...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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