Nutrition - Fitness > Overweight

Food-related behaviours among individuals with overweight/obesity and normal body weight

8 hours ago   |   Nutrition Journal

Emotional eating is a factor associated with a negative body image and other problematic eating behaviours. In this context little is known about differences between...
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How endurance exercise affects your gut bacteria

12 hours ago   |   Medical News Today

A new study details the beneficial effects of a 6-week endurance exercise program on the gut bacterial composition of women who were overweight.
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Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

17 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The proportion of ten and 11-year-olds who are overweight or obese has grown to 34.3 per cent - 197,888 children - compared with 31.6 per cent in 2016/17.
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Impact of a phenol-rich extract from the brown algae Ascophyllum nodosum on DNA damage and antioxidant activity in an overweight or obese population: a randomized controlled trial

2 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundEpidemiologic evidence suggests that a diet rich in phenols has beneficial effects on many chronic diseases. Brown seaweed is a rich source of...
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No consistent evidence of a disproportionately low resting energy expenditure in long-term successful weight-loss maintainers

2 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundEvidence in humans is equivocal in regards to whether resting energy expenditure decreases to a greater extent than predicted for the loss of body mass with...
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Obesity associated with higher risk of early-onset colorectal cancer

4 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what is considered a normal body mass index...
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Babies of overweight mothers may risk developing self-regulation problems

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A mother's weight during early pregnancy may affect how well her baby is able to self-regulate during its first months and years of life. This is according to a study of more...
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Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The proportion of ten and 11-year-olds who are overweight or obese has grown to 34.3 per cent - 197,888 children - compared with 31.6 per cent in 2016/17.
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Babies of Overweight Mothers Cry Excessively

Babies of Overweight Mothers Cry Excessively

5 days ago   |   Medindia Health

One in five chance that overweight or obese women will have babies who suffer from multiple regulatory problems, and these babies may also show a delay in some developmental...
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Obesity Doubles Younger Women's Colon Cancer Odds

5 days ago   |   Web MD

Women aged 20 to 49 who were overweight or obese had up to twice the risk for colon cancer before age 50, compared with normal-weight women, in a new study.
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Research suggests fad diets often lead to deficiency in essential nutrients

Research suggests fad diets often lead to deficiency in essential nutrients

There are different kinds of fad diets, from some calling for strict portion control to more outrageous ones that suggest the consumption of cotton balls to fool your body into... Read more ...

New hope for spinal cord injuries: Silk from moths can be used to stabilize...

New hope for spinal cord injuries: Silk from moths can be used to stabilize the injury and promote repair, according to experts

British scientists have discovered a novel method of treating spinal cord injuries: modified silk from the Chinese Oak Silkmoth. By cleaning and sterilizing the silk produced... Read more ...

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

The proportion of English children who are classified as 'severely obese' is higher than ever this year, with 4.2 per cent - more than 24,000 children - falling into the... Read more ...

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

The proportion of ten and 11-year-olds who are overweight or obese has grown to 34.3 per cent - 197,888 children - compared with 31.6 per cent in 2016/17. Read more ...

Quarter of births now by C-section as obesity levels and older mothers sees...

Quarter of births now by C-section as obesity levels and older mothers sees caesarean births surge

The number of caesarean births has risen from 19.7 per cent to 26.2 per cent between 2000 and 2015. Obesity, women having children later in life and fear of labour are thought... Read more ...

Medicinal plants for skin disorders: Healers in rural areas of South Africa...

Medicinal plants for skin disorders: Healers in rural areas of South Africa that don't have modern healthcare effectively use plants without side effects

A study made by researchers from the University of Johannesburg has shed light on the therapeutic effect of plants commonly used by a rural group in South Africa. To answer for... Read more ...

Neem oil found to be effective at fighting sleeping sickness

Neem oil found to be effective at fighting sleeping sickness

A study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed that taking neem oil may help mitigate the risk of suffering from... Read more ...

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The diet that can banish the agony of IBS

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The diet that can banish the agony of IBS

Dr Michael Mosley says there are now things you can do that have a much higher chance of helping with IBS - focusing on altering your microbiome, the trillions of microbes that... Read more ...