Posts Tagged 'obesity'

Calorie Tracking Apps Could Help Boost Weight Loss

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There are quite a few different weight-loss apps and add-ons available on the market, and many of them are available on smartphones. These tools are helping people regulate their behavior and boost weight loss.

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Overeating Bigger Health Burden Than Malnourishment

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A new study has indicated that the number of years of healthy living lost as a result of people eating too much outweigh the number lost by people eating too little.

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Bypass Surgery Results in Long Term Health Benefits and Weight Loss

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There are more than 30 million Americans that are classified as obese or extremely obese. A new study shows that they might benefit from surgery that reconstructs the stomach to accommodate less food. Gastric bypass surgery leads to weight loss and improvement of health related problems, and may yield long-term health benefits.

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Early Intake of Antibiotics Linked to Obesity in Mice

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Bacteria living within the gut could have a link to obesity, possibly explaining how antibiotics fatten farm animals, and humans as well, and predispose some organisms to obesity.

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Endocannabinoids Could Reduce or Eliminate Obesity

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New research published today in the journal Cell Metabolism indicates that endocannabinoids might enable organisms to stay thin without the need for exercise or diets. Endocannabinoids regulate how quickly the human body burns fat.

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Worldwide Rise in Type 1 Diabetes Could Be Linked to Obesity

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As obesity rises in the worldwide population, so does its effect on health, which includes joint damage, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and its complications. However, while it’s expected that type 2 diabetes is on the rise, the variant that’s linked to obesity, type 1 diabetes, the autoimmune disease with childhood onset, is on the global rise as well.

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