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Babies Born by C-Section Face High Risk of Obesity

Babies Born by C-Section Face High Risk of Obesity

Babies who are born through Cesarean section (c-section) are much more likely to become obese as they become adults when compared to babies who are delivered vaginally. This is according to a new study conducted in the U.K., including over 10,000 children. Read More


Eating Slowly May Lower Hunger but Not Calorie Intake

Eating Slowly May Lower Hunger but Not Calorie Intake

Prior research suggests that eating speed may impact the number of calories that goes into our bodies. However, recent research indicates that eating speed, not caloric intake can have a greater effect on hunger suppression. This is according to recent research published in the Journal of the ... Read More


Understanding the Origin of Fat Cells May Lead to New Treatments

Understanding the Origin of Fat Cells May Lead to New Treatments

To understand more about the mystery of obesity, it's important to understand how fat cells are born, nurtured and matured. And the enlightenment that will flow from understanding obesity may sweep away mysteries relating to the generation of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, which seem to... Read More


Mandometer May be the Device Children need to Lose Weight

Mandometer May be the Device Children need to Lose Weight

Weight loss continues to be a persistent goal for the majority of Americans and one of the New Year's resolutions that always seem to fall through the cracks. As we look for new ways to lose weight, eating slower may be the easiest, most appealing choice. Eating slower allows the brain to regi... Read More


Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs

Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs

If you have high cholesterol and you're brimming with confidence in synthetic pharmaceuticals, then statin drugs such as Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor and Levitor are for you. If, however, you lean toward medicating your body with natural products, there are a variety of items that have been scient... Read More


Some Obese Individuals Have Grave Misconceptions About Weight

Some Obese Individuals Have Grave Misconceptions About Weight

Some overweight and even obese individuals believe their body size to be normal and don't see the need to lose weight, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2009. Researchers followed nearly 6,000 patients in the Dallas Heart Study and found th... Read More


The Risks of Being Overweight During Pregnancy

The Risks of Being Overweight During Pregnancy

Many pregnant women are unaware of being overweight or obese, and lack knowledge of the risks it poses to their possible pregnancy, according to findings published in the Medical Journal of Australia. Associate Professor Leonie Callaway and her colleagues surveyed 412 women in early pregnancy ... Read More


Obesity Gene Also Codes for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Obesity Gene Also Codes for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The gene that codes for susceptibility to obesity also predisposes a woman to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common cause of infertility, a recent study discovered.     The study, done by Tom Barber and his colleagues from the Oxford Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and... Read More


Fatty-Liver Disease Retreats With Weight Loss

Fatty-Liver Disease Retreats With Weight Loss

If patients lose 9 percent of their body weight, a dangerous condition of the liver can be reversed, a recent study has shown.     The condition, known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), is characterized by an abnormal, usually obesity-caused buildup of fat in the liver. ... Read More


Obese Don't Lose Weight Even After Health Breakdowns

Obese Don't Lose Weight Even After Health Breakdowns

Smoking and obesity are two of the biggest risk factors for chronic and deadly diseases. So it would seem that if a smoker or an obese person suffered a heart attack or stroke, or was diagnosed with lung disease, cancer or diabetes, he would quit smoking or lose a lot of weight – fast. ... Read More



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