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2008-07-29 12:00:33

Overweight or obese women may need 55 minutes of exercise a day five days weekly to sustain a weight loss of 10 percent over two years, U.S. researchers say. John M. Jakicic of the University of Pittsburgh and colleagues enrolled 201 overweight and obese women in a weight-loss intervention from 1999-2003. All the women were told to eat 1,200-1,500 calories per day. They were then assigned to one of four groups based on physical activity amount -- burning 1,000 calories versus 2,000...

2004-11-28 03:00:13

GPs should prescribe different levels of activity for different groups of patients, the National Obesity Forum conference in London was told. According to the chief medical officer's physical activity report, the recommended amount of exercise for most patients is 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on five or more days a week. This is enough to prevent obesity in most patients and will typically produce weight loss of 0.5 to 1 kg per month in obese patients who are not on...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.