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Obese black and white women differ in how they view weight Perceptions about weight differ between low-income obese white and black women, according to research by Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University.
Science Daily | Feb 12, 2015 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Plant-based diet may reduce obese children's risk of heart disease Obese children who begin a low-fat, plant-based vegan diet may lower their risk of heart disease through improvements in their weight, blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol levels, insulin sensitivity, and high-sensitivity C-reactive, according to
Science Daily | Feb 12, 2015 11:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Experts question value of current obesity treatments The mantra in obesity treatment is 'eat less and move more'. But a leading group of obesity experts question the belief that this is sufficient to treat obesity. They argue that obesity is a chronic disease with largely biological causes that cannot be cu
Science Daily | Feb 12, 2015 01:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Investigation reveals network of links between public health scientists and sugar industry Public health scientists and a government committee working on nutritional advice receive funding from the very companies whose products are widely held to be responsible for the obesity crisis, an investigation by The BMJ reveals. Recipients of research
Science Daily | Feb 12, 2015 01:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Largest ever genome-wide study strengthens genetic link to obesity While diet and exercise are important, new findings sharpen the role genetics play in peoples tendency to gain weight and where the fat is stored. This work is the first step toward finding individual genes that play key roles in body shape and size.
Science Daily | Feb 11, 2015 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New approach to childhood malnutrition may reduce relapses, deaths Children treated for moderate acute malnutrition experience a high rate of relapse and even death in the year following treatment and recovery. A new study indicates that supplementary feeding for a set time period -- 12 weeks -- makes an impact but may n
Science Daily | Feb 11, 2015 5:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Nurture' more important than 'nature' in childhood obesity Parents' lifestyles, rather than their genes, are primarily responsible for their children being overweight.
Science Daily | Feb 11, 2015 1:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iodine daily serving now recommended in multivitamin/mineral supplements for pregnant and lactating women The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has championed the effort to include a daily serving of iodine in multivitamin/mineral supplements intended for pregnant and breastfeeding women, and it applauds the new guidelines released by the U.S. Council for Re
Science Daily | Feb 11, 2015 02:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low childhood vitamin D linked to adult atherosclerosis Low levels of 25-OH vitamin D in childhood were associated with subclinical atherosclerosis over 25 years later in adulthood, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Feb 10, 2015 7:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gastric bypass: Most effective surgical procedure for extreme obesity should be used with caution Based on five-year follow-up of patients in a randomized clinical trial, researchers have concluded that gastric bypass is the preferred treatment for extreme obesity. This is despite the fact that it is not as effective in reducing body weight as the so-
Science Daily | Feb 10, 2015 3:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend