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    1. Jacob

      Get Married Gain Weight

      A study from Southern Methodist University (SMU) matches with what is casual observation. After getting married folks gain weight. The study finds that, on average, young newlyweds who are good with with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows. This, of course, is not good...
    2. Mike

      Deep Belly Fat Linked to Intestinal Cancer

      A new study finds that visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer. The research is published in Cancer Prevention Research. Prior research has shown that obesity markedly increases the likelihood of being diagnosed with and dying from...
    3. nm

      Small Amounts of Exercise Boost Overweight Teens

      Being obese at any age is commonly associated with a litany of health issues, ranging from diabetes and chronic fatigue to heart complications. Overweight adolescents are also at an increased risk of body dissatisfaction, social alienation and low self esteem. Throw Away the Scale “The first thing I tell teens...
    4. nmexpert

      Those Sugar High Drinks Linked Genetic Risk of Obesity

      You Are What You Eat and Drink Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health have found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is linked with a greater genetic susceptibility to high body mass index (BMI) and increased risk of obesity. The study reinforces the view that environmental and genetic...
    5. nmexpert

      Woman Who Read Food Labels Stay Thinner

      Shoppers—particularly women—who take the time to read food labels are thinner than those who don’t. >So says a study authored by Professor Steven T. Yen, a University of Tennessee. “Reading food labels is important because it allows shoppers to improve diet quality by making more informed decisions in food purchases,”...
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      Exercise and Lower Motivation for Food

      It is commonly assumed that you can “work up an appetite” with a vigorous workout. Turns out that theory may not be completely accurate – at least immediately following exercise. Professors James LeCheminant and Michael Larson measured the neural activity of 35 women while they viewed food images, both following...
    7. nm

      Why are Fructose Sweeteners so Fattening?

      Answer in the Brain Dr Jonathan Purnell For decades health advocates have been warning ofthe dangers of fructose sweeteners in processed foods. Many experts find a direct link between the explosion of these sweeteners in processed foods, and the consumption of processed foods, and the growing obesity epidemic. Research at...
    8. nm

      Food Cravings: Four Steps to Help You Kick Your Addictions

      Are you having trouble losing weight because of an addiction to sugary foods?  ABC News reports that Dr. Mehmet Oz offers four steps for beating those cravings by detoxing your liver: Step 1: Replace grains with broccoli or cauliflower for one week, and eat garlic, chives and leeks Step 2:...
    9. nm

      Reduce Empty Calories Eaten by Kids

      THere are over 23 million children and adolescents in the US that are overweight or obese. Besides the personal cost, this leads to the increasing risk for many chronic diseases, according to research from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The article looks at the diet of American youth...
    10. nm

      Exercise Can Overrule Weight Gain Genes

      If you have wondered, like just about everyone, whether exercise really help keep the weight off, a study from England provides an answer, yes it does. The study finds that exercise can reduce a persons genetic predisposition to obesity by as much as 40%. The scientists looked at the physical...
    11. nm

      New Research Finds Water Helps With Weight Loss

      New research presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society provides clinical evidence that drinking enough water can be an important key to losing weigh. According to the research, two 8-ounce glasses of water before meals, helped with weight loss. “We are presenting results of the first...
    12. nm

      Weight Watchers says eat at McDonald’s to lose weight (opinion)

      (NaturalNews) Weight Watchers has now officially endorsed Chicken McNuggets as a “healthy meal” in New Zealand, where McDonald’s restaurants will begin carrying the Weight Watchers logo on several menu items. This bizarre and inexplicable decision has now made Weight Watchers the laughing stock of the health world where nutrition and...
    13. nm

      Obese People Lose Weight at High Altitudes

      In a recent study, obese individuals who spent time at a mountain facility at high altitudes lost weight without going on a diet. And they kept the weight off for at least four weeks once they returned to normal altitudes. The researchers suspect part of the weight loss can be...
    14. nm

      We Just Keep Putting Weigth On

      Obesity epidemic in the U. S. swells Americans just can’t seem to step away from the plate or the fast foods. With the state of the economy and the associated increasing stress the reach for cheap comfort food may get more compelling. According to the latest U.S. Centers for Disease...
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