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Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival

Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival

Younger women who are suffering from obesity face a 34 percent greater risk of succumbing to breast cancer, according to a recent study. Researchers have long been aware that excess weight can elevate a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. They are also aware that it's not beneficial for ... Read More


Science Indicates that Weight-Loss Soda May Actually Have Opposite Effect

Science Indicates that Weight-Loss Soda May Actually Have Opposite Effect

Drinks that are artificially sweetened may not be as healthy as people are led to believe. In fact, seeking out sugar-free drinks as a means of reducing the risk of weight gain could actually have the opposite effect. This is according to study published in the journal Trends in Endocrinology ... Read More


Why We Keep Eating When Full

Why We Keep Eating When Full

Why do we keep eating pleasurable foods when full? The answer may seem obvious, but a recent article published in Biological Psychiatry has a scientific answer in the hunger hormone ghrelin. Read More


Sperm Quality Worsens With Obesity

Sperm Quality Worsens With Obesity

Obese men are three times more likely than normal-weight men to have low sperm counts and to have sperm that don't "swim upstream," a recent study showed. "There is a strong relationship between overweight and obesity and altered sperm parameters," wrote Ahmad O. Hammoud and his colleagues... Read More


To Lose Weight, Join the "Portion Patrol"

To Lose Weight, Join the

America is awash in calories. And as the calorie floodwaters rise, the numbers of us who are overweight and obese rise along with them. One of the main streams swelling the calorie flood is the prevalence of large-portioned meals and drinks - super-sized fast-food meals, all-you-can-eat buffe... Read More


Five Overlooked Food Factors in Weight Loss

Five Overlooked Food Factors in Weight Loss

Losing weight isn't just a matter of cutting and burning calories. There are certain inherent qualities of foods, which, if you understand them, can help you craft an eating strategy that will magnify the effectiveness of your fat loss efforts. Your food's "thermic effect." You burn more calo... Read More


10 Dark Secrets of the Food Industry

10 Dark Secrets of the Food Industry

With the public health crisis known as obesity reaching emergency proportions in the United States, the public spotlight is turning on the makers of the highly processed, high-calorie junk foods that help to fuel the growing calamity. In a recent study, the Centers for Disease Control and Pre... Read More


Five Foods to Slim By

Five Foods to Slim By

Instead of getting on a fad diet, only to crash and burn a few weeks later, it's best to eat wholesome, natural foods in five or so small meals a day, according to anti-aging expert Dr. Maoshing Ni. Dr. Mao, as the doctor of Chinese medicine and author of the best-selling book Secrets of Long... Read More


Seven Breakthrough Strategies for Weight Loss

Seven Breakthrough Strategies for Weight Loss

Sixty-six percent of Americans are overweight, and 32 percent are obese, so many citizens have now gotten serious about losing weight. But many times a dieter or exerciser can hit a weight-loss plateau that's seemingly impossible to get beyond. Therefore, here follows seven areas to focus on ... Read More


How Obesity Abets Type 2 Diabetes

How Obesity Abets Type 2 Diabetes

Human fat can be healthy or sick - healthy in lean people and sick in obese. And a new research effort shows sick fat cells can produce proteins that contribute to type 2 diabetes. The study, performed by researchers at Temple University, discovered that fat cells in obese people bear a great... Read More



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