The drug reportedly increases the metabolism of white fat cells.
Repeated studies have shown that many people who begin an exercise program lose little or no weight.
Two groundbreaking new studies address the irksome question of why so many of us who work out remain so heavy, a concern that carries special resonance at the moment, as lean Olympians slip through the air and water, inspiring countless viewers to want to become similarly sleek.
This is one of the foods that is linked to weight loss.
A Harvard School of Public Health study provides lots of information that could help you eat healthier and gently lose excess pounds. The study covered a 20-year period and involved over 120,000 people, so these were not conclusions based on skimpy data. One goal of the study was to analyze specific foods and activities that seemed connected to long-term, gradual weight gain–or loss.
Eating the same food over and over again can make people uninterested in the meals that they start eating less.
Struggling to shed those extra pounds? Eat the same food every day, scientists say. Researchers at the University of Buffalo in the US found that eating the same food over and over again in successive meals can make people so uninterested in the meals that they start eating less.
Another benefit for women from weight loss surgery for is gaining control over urination.
In an encouraging sign for severely obese women who suffer from incontinence, a new Australian study says that many gain control over urination after undergoing gastric-band weight-loss surgery.”This could be an additional benefit for females undergoing the procedure,” said Dr. Weranja K.B. Ranasinghe, the study’s lead author.
Professor Haub – who lost 27lb – teaches human nutrition at Kansas State University in the U.S.
A professor who went on a ten-week diet based on cream cakes, snacks, sugary cereals and biscuits says he lost nearly two stone. Mark Haub said that on the ‘convenience store diet’ his ‘bad’ cholesterol also dropped by 20 per cent and his level of triglycerides, a form of fat, by 39 per cent.
A quarter of Britons are overweight and alcohol related deaths have doubled.
Nearly a quarter are overweight and the number of alcohol related deaths has more than doubled since the early nineties, the Office for National Statistics revealed. The latest edition of the Social Trends report also reveals that one-in-five men and one-in-seven women over 16 drink more than double the recommended daily allowance of alcohol once a week.
Dieting ad in Hong Kong
This glamorous Asian city is known for its mouth-watering dim sum. Its high fashion. And its 100-pound-and-under women. Agatha Yau, a marketing executive, is one of these women. She has done many things over the years to stay trim: taken diet pills, eaten meals of boiled vegetables and practiced delaying gratification.
The New York City health department has released graphic ads encouraging viewers not to “drink yourself fat”.
If the price of regular soda and other sweetened beverages increased by 18%, people would consume an average of 56 fewer calories a day and lose about 5 pounds a year, according to projections in a study out Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Surgery is quickly become the go-to cure for obesity
Advancements in procedures that are usually a last resort for the obese are making them potentially suitable for moderately overweight and diabetic people.
Covcoa BIO in Spain claim that special amino acids contained in the recipe trick your brain into believing you’re not hungry
It’s a sweet idea that sounds too good to be true – a chocolate that helps you lose weight. Yet according to the makers, that’s exactly what a new brand of chocolate will do.
Friends create great motivation for losing weight
Heading to the gym? Well, don’t forget to take along your friend, for a new study has claimed that exercising with a partner boosts weight loss. To reach that conclusion, Professor Shiriki Kumanyika and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, conducted the two-year trial. The study included 344 men and women.