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Locals vandalize 'fat-shaming' muffin top advertisement

Jackson - One plastic surgeon put up a billboard which denigrated people for having rolls of fat known as "muffin tops." Unknown residents vandalized it by blocking out parts of the sign and spraying "you're beautiful!" at the top.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Obese sibling plays larger role in obesity than overweight parent

A new study suggests that having an obese sibling increases a child's chances of becoming overweight more than having obese parents.
In the Media by Samantha Chang - 1 comment

Study shows fitness trackers help older people lose weight

A study from Wake Forest University in the U.S. shows the use of fitness trackers helps older people to lose weight. The researchers worked with 48 obese persons from 65 to 79 for ten months.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro

Does calorie restriction lead to weight loss?

A study on monkeys, drawn from a 25-year study of diet and aging, indicates a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Weight loss pills recalled due to illegal tampering

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is voluntarily recalling all Alli weight loss products from U.S. and Puerto Rico retailers. The company believes that some packages of the product were tampered with and may contain product that is not authentic Alli.
In the Media by Tim Sandle

Flat belly dietary products: Really making your tummies trimmer?

Beltsville - Flat belly ads appear everywhere on the Internet. They suggest that in one click you will know the secret to reducing your body fat. Is there any truth in their claims? Agricultural Research Service scientists investigated and found some unusual results.
In the Media by Lesley Lanir - 2 comments

Tequila plant shown to lower blood sugar, aid in weight loss

A sweetener made from the plant used to produce tequila has been shown to possibly help lower blood glucose levels and help the obese lose weight.
In the Media by Greta McClain

U.S. regulators probe allegations of 'pyramid scheme' at Herbalife

The Federal Trade Commission in the United States is to look into allegations that Herbalife, the nutrition and weight loss firm, is operating some form of "pyramid scheme."
In the Media by Kev Hedges

How playing Tetris can curb your cravings

If you crave food, a cigarette or even sex, researchers at the UK's Plymouth Institute believe you can cut back on those urges by playing Tetris.
In the Media by Michael Thomas - 1 comment

Caution over weight loss drugs

Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy researchers have questioned how safe two recently approved weight loss drugs actually are.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Study: Probiotics can lead to weight loss in women, not men

A newly-released study out of Laval Univ. in Quebec, Canada, has found probiotics from the lactobacillus rhamnosus family (common in European yogurts) lead to significant weight loss in women. Similar weight loss was not found in men.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro

Eating more before and after workout may aid weight loss

Many trainers will tell you that what you do in the kitchen is perhaps more important than what you do in the gym, but experts will also tell you that what you eat in the hour before and after your workouts is equally important.
In the Media by Joe Duarte

Reducing the super-size myth

Des Moines - A recent high-school science experiment has shed new light on the seemingly ages-old mindset about the health dangers of consuming fast food, putting the spotlight not on what you eat but how you eat.
In the Media by Joe Duarte - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Garcinia is the new weight-lose craze but some experts, skeptical Special

Moss Beach - In the never-ending battle of maintaining that "perfect" physique or dress size, there is always a new product on the horizon that offers hope to millions of people eager to lose weight and maintain good health.
Digital Journal Report by Jonathan Farrell - 3 comments

An easy way to lose weight: Read a fast-paced novel

With the New Year about to ring in, most have thought about resolutions: losing weight, being on time, being fiscally responsible, and the list goes on.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 4 comments

A computer chip in arm may soon be magic formula for weight loss

Swiss researchers are working on what may become an easy way to lose weight. As the science journal Nature Communications reported this week, the overweight person would only have to allow a small computer 'chip' to be implanted in their arm.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 2 comments

Patient of Burlington Medical Clinic Lands on the Dr. Oz Show Special

Burlington - Kerry Rommens has a pretty unique adventure story on how she lost nearly 100 lbs. The patient of Wharton Medical Clinic in Burlington, ON, set out to improve her health and appearance only a couple of years ago.
Digital Journal Report by Paul W. Fitzgerald

Op-Ed: What is Garcinia Cambogia?

Every few years a new dieting fad comes along, but if the men in white coats are right, this one might just deliver where others have failed.
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 2 comments

Study pins weight gain to drinking, ignores many other factors

A recent study published in the May issue of the peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicated that men that drink a moderate amount of alcohol tend to consume more than 400 extra calories on the days they drink.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 3 comments

Wanna lose weight? Dubai rewards weight loss with gold

If you want to take off a few pounds you may want to move to Dubai in the UAE, and take off more than a few. The governing powers that be in the city have a new program offering participants a gram of gold for each pound they lose.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 2 comments

Obamacare provision will attempt to tackle obesity

The age of Obamacare has arrived and with the health care act comes sweeping changes to the heath care system. One of those changes has to do with how the health care industry deals with the problem of obesity.
In the Media by Timothy Whitt

Study finds happy marriage may be big marriage due to weight gain

A study on weight loss and gain from the Southern Methodist University has found a happy marriage isn't necessarily a healthy one. The study's figures found that happy marriages are more often associated with weight gain, divorces with weight loss
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

Study says bacteria in tummies may help achieve easy weight loss

A new study has found that weight loss may be achieved by introducing certain gut microbes to the stomach. The study found by taking microbes from mice who had gastric bypass surgery and putting them in mice who didn't, the latter mice lost weight.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 1 comment

World's skinniest woman warns against anorexia

Valeria Levitin is a skeleton with a thin film of skin tightly over her bones. Hundreds of girls worldwide want to look like her, but she would rather be the poster model of how anorexia can disintegrate your body.
In the Media by Matthew Hendricks

Secret to weight-loss is a high-protein breakfast, reseacher says

A researcher from the University of Missouri says that eating a high-protein breakfast makes losing weight easier. Her study found that after a high-protein breakfast, people are less likely to make poor eating choices later in the day.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 2 comments

Father blames himself for fat children

Daan Schoeman believes that as a parent he has assassinated his sons' bodies with his family's lifestyle and diet. His son Kevin once weighed 145 kg at age 19.
In the Media by Matthew Hendricks

Mandy Roux: Weight loss does not always lead to happiness

Mandy Roux, mother of three, lost seventy kilograms of fat. Expecting the heavily publicised happiness that comes with fat loss, the experience instead made her long for the days of her fat body.
In the Media by Matthew Hendricks - 3 comments

Study: Timing of when you eat just as important as what you eat

Efforts to lose weight often focus on balancing calorie consumption and expenditure day by day. But the timing of daily nutritious main meals could be another important key to weight loss success, an international team of researchers suggested recently.

Study officially links willpower to succeeding at weight loss

You may have felt this to be the case all along but now a study has come along to officially link success at losing weight with willpower. The study also found that you can improve your willpower along the way to weight loss.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 6 comments

Study finds morning workout before breakfast burns 20% more fat

A study published online in the British Journal of Nutrition finds a morning workout before eating breakfast leads to dramatic results. The study found participants were losing 20 percent more body fat if they did not eat breakfast.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 8 comments
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