Count your bites, count down the pounds People who counted bites over a month's time lost roughly four pounds -- just about what the CDC recommends for 'healthy' weight loss. Those in the pilot test counted the number of bites they took each day and then committed to taking 20 to 30 percent less bites over the next four weeks. Participants who stuck with the task saw results despite changing nothing else about their routine.
Could your job be making you obese? Research reveals link between having to make lots of decisions at work and increased BMI. The findings suggest for the first time that these two psychological measures of control at work may actually have very different effects on our waistlines, so should be assessed separately
New incretin-based medicines will allow weight, diabetes control with a single weekly dose The new generation of incretin-based medicines will allow a coordinated action against the combination diabetes/obesity, also known as diabesity, in some cases with only a single weekly dose, and with the likelihood of additional beneficial effects on other health complications related to this condition, such as cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.
Low-fat diet not most effective in long-term weight loss The effectiveness of low-fat diet on weight-loss has been debated for decades, and hundreds of randomized clinical trials aimed at evaluating this issue have been conducted with mixed results. New research finds that low-fat interventions were no more successful than higher-fat interventions in achieving and maintaining weight loss for periods longer than one year.
Molecular switch generates calorie-burning brown fat A molecular switch capable of converting unhealthy white fat into healthy, energy-burning brown fat has been discovered in mice,