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Kids Who Sleep For Longer Periods Are Less Likely To Overeat: Study
2013-11-04 08:28:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who get plenty of sleep are less likely to overeat and become overweight, according to a new study from Temple University. After conducting an assessment of 37 children, the researchers found that children who slept for longer throughout the night consumed fewer calories in the day and weighed less. This reduction in weight is likely due to lower levels of the hormone Leptin, a hunger-regulating hormone that has been blamed...

2013-10-30 10:49:51

Like humans, young rats that give birth have a reduced risk of breast cancer later in life. But a new study shows that this protective effect in animals is negated if they're exposed to an obesity-linked hormone during pregnancy. The study, to be published online Nov. 1 in Cancer Prevention Research by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists, suggests an important direction for research in women's health, particularly given obesity rates worldwide. In humans,...

2013-10-26 23:01:14

A new report from Health News Wires titled Best Ways To Decrease Leptin Resistance and Lose Weight provides information to decrease leptin resistance and lose weight. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 A new report from Health News Wires titled Best Ways To Decrease Leptin Resistance and Lose Weight defines leptin resistance and provides information to reduce resistance and lose weight. Leptin is arguably the most important fat burning hormone in the body. Leptin is thought to be...

2013-10-24 12:28:43

Population-level studies have indicated that insufficient sleep increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. These diseases are known to be linked to inflammatory responses in the body. University of Helsinki researchers have now shown what kinds of biological mechanisms related to sleep loss affect the immune system and trigger an inflammatory response. They identified the genes which are most susceptible to sleep deprivation and examined whether these genes are...

2013-10-07 23:04:02

The Venus Factor System focuses on boosting metabolism and provides a program specific to women on how to lose fat quicker and more effectively. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The Venus Factor System Review, talks about a new program for burning fat by using the body’s natural processes. It works by boosting metabolism, providing an effective way to get rid of body fat. Nutrition expert John Barban leads the presentation and explains how women can lose weight and eat...

2013-10-02 13:19:13

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that is characterized by resistance to or insufficient production of insulin, a hormone that controls sugar movement into cells. In certain tissues, insulin resistance has been associated with dysfunction of mitochondria, which supply most of the cell's chemical energy. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, C. Ronald Kahn and colleagues at Harvard Medical School evaluated mitochondrial involvement in insulin resistance. They found that...

2013-10-01 12:31:21

NEW ORLEANS, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Process, an up and coming superstar in the supplement arena has launched a super blend weight loss supplement with several super fruit extracts that include raspberry ketone and African mango. Natural Process Raspberry Ketone Lean Plus supplement, which helps stimulate adiponectin, also includes African mango. Both ingredients have had multiple studies which demonstrate their effectiveness in a weight loss plan, and with their...

2013-09-27 23:22:42

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled “Leptin May End Diabetics' Need For Insulin Injections” details how replacing insulin with leptin may be effective in managing diabetes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled “Leptin May End Diabetics' Need For Insulin Injections” details how replacing insulin with leptin may be effective in managing diabetes. Insulin, once thought of as a necessary treatment option of...

2013-09-19 23:29:31

University of Missouri animal study of Reliv Now® and LunaRich X™ points to support for weight loss, heart health and metabolic wellness. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Reliv International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RELV), a maker of nutritional supplements that promote optimal health, today released the results of a promising new study. In the University of Missouri study, pigs supplemented daily with Reliv Now® and LunaRich X™ for eight weeks showed significant...

Obesity Can Be Programmed Through High-Fat Diets
2013-09-16 12:00:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s commonly understood that those who lose a significant amount of weight have difficulty keeping the weight off and often become trapped in a loop of what’s called “yo-yo dieting.” This struggle highlights the mental transformation which must accompany weight loss in any amount. New research from the University of Adelaide in Australia, however, notes that people who become obese are even less likely to keep the weight...