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2012-06-11 17:44:24

A 25 year study in Northern Sweden, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal, is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels, but a switch to the popular low carbohydrate diet was paralleled by in an increase in cholesterol levels. Over the entire 25 year period the population BMI continued to increase, regardless of either diet, and both the increase in body mass and increased cholesterol...

2012-04-24 23:12:49

Lessons from Experimental Biology 2012 This week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2012 in San Diego, experts are convening to discuss the latest science in a variety of health and disease-related areas, including nutrition. Research on whole egg consumption in individuals with metabolic syndrome as well as the positive effects of a higher-protein breakfast is further revealing the potential benefits of including eggs in the diet. Whole Egg Consumption May Improve Markers of Metabolic...

2012-04-12 05:24:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A third of Americans are now obese and up to 70% of them are trying to lose weight. Researchers have found that obese dieters who said they ate less fat, exercised more, and used prescription weight loss medications were more likely to lose weight. "Despite popular perception that obese people are unable to lose weight, a substantial number of obese participants in our study did report successful weight loss, suggesting that some obese U.S. adults can and do lose...

Researchers Identify Successful Strategies For Weight Loss
2012-04-10 08:33:24

Despite nearly a third of Americans now being obese, as many as 70 percent say they are trying to lose weight, and many do, according to new research from researchers from Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, both in Boston Mass. The researchers, reporting their findings in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that most obese dieters who stuck to the tried and true methods of eating less fat, exercising more and using prescription diet pills had a...

2012-03-15 12:30:38

A new study of three diets with obese children shows that all diets are effective in managing weight but that a reduced glycemic load diet — one that accounts for how many carbs are in the food and how much each gram of carbohydrate raises blood glucose levels — may be most promising. The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study of low-carb, reduced glycemic load and portion-controlled diets with obese children is published online in the Journal of Pediatrics. The...

2012-03-14 09:44:01

Overweight people who shed pounds, especially belly fat, can improve the function of their blood vessels no matter whether they are on a low-carb or a low-fat diet, according to a study being presented by Johns Hopkins researchers at an American Heart Association scientific meeting in San Diego on March 13 that is focused on cardiovascular disease prevention. In the six-month weight-loss study, Hopkins researchers found that the more belly fat the participants lost, the better their...

Pass The Cake Please!
2012-02-07 10:51:57

A full breakfast that includes a sweet dessert contributes to weight loss success, say TAU researchers When it comes to diets, cookies and cake are off the menu. Now, in a surprising discovery, researchers from Tel Aviv University have found that dessert, as part of a balanced 600-calorie breakfast that also includes proteins and carbohydrates, can help dieters to lose more weight – and keep it off in the long run. They key is to indulge in the morning, when the body's metabolism...

2012-01-09 06:29:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — As the world enters into the year 2012 many people are bringing additional body weight into the New Year; and with it a New Year´s resolution almost as old as the world itself — to lose weight. Obesity is steadily on the rise in the United States, with more than 60 percent of U.S. adults overweight and more than 30 percent categorized as being obese. Adults are constantly searching for new means to shed those unwanted pounds, but a new study, suggests...


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