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Aspartame Prevents Weight Loss

Aspartame Prevents Weight Loss

Aspartame, a well-known sugar substitute does not help in weight loss according to MGH investigators who did research on mice w...

Nov 24 2016, 9:32am CST

Brain Scanner to Detect Weight Loss Success

Brain Scanner to Detect Weight Loss Success

A team of researchers has developed a non-invasive brain scanner which can predict weight loss success based on the brain volu...

Nov 3 2016, 9:12pm CDT

Children Gain Weight Faster During Summer Break than in School Years: Study .

Children Gain Weight Faster During Summer Break than in School Years: Study

The prevelance of obesity and overweight increases during summer vacation than during kindergarten and first-grade school years...

Nov 2 2016, 12:35pm CDT

Dieting Success, Weight Loss Dependent on Individual Brain Structure

Dieting Success, Weight Loss Depends on Individual Brain Structure

It seems the will power needed to sustain weight loss through following a healthy diet may be a built-in feature of the brain....

Oct 26 2016, 10:23am CDT

New ABT Therapy Helps People Lose More Weight and Maintain the Weight Loss

New ABT Therapy Helps People Lose More Weight and Maintain the Weight Loss

Researchers find that ABT proves successful in affective weight loss and maintenance of weight loss over longer period....

Sep 28 2016, 9:33am CDT

Activity Trackers not Reliable for Weight Loss

Activity Trackers not Reliable for Weight Loss

Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, a new study has found.The study specif...

Sep 21 2016, 5:44pm CDT

Wearable Fitness Trackers Do Not Help in Weight Loss

Wearable Fitness Trackers Do Not Help in Weight Loss

Research points out the use of such devices is not focal to the aim of losing weight....

Sep 20 2016, 9:24pm CDT

Low Birth Weight Babies likely to develop higher Body Fat

Low Birth Weight Babies likely to develop higher Body Fat

Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) babies are four times more likely to develop higher body fat than other normal birth weight...

Sep 2 2016, 6:49pm CDT

Sit and Stand Desks in Office Help Reduce Weight

Sit and Stand Desks in Office Help Reduce Weight

Alternating positions between standing and sitting at office may help you to achieve your weight goal, a new study has found.Th...

Aug 30 2016, 9:28am CDT

Weight Loss Surgery may Increase Fracture Risk

Weight Loss Surgery may Increase Fracture Risk

 Severely obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery are more likely to have increased fracture risks both before and...

Jul 28 2016, 9:44pm CDT

Weight Loss from Surgery could Reverse Premature Ageing

Weight Loss from Surgery could Reverse Premature Ageing

Weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse the premature ageing associated with obesity, according to a research.The...

Jul 8 2016, 8:11am CDT

Pasta Helps You Lose Weight

Pasta Helps You Lose Weight

Scientists have given the verdict on pasta. They say that it may not be a fattening food at all....

Jul 5 2016, 5:42am CDT

You Can Lose Weight by Eating More Fat with Reduced Carbs and No Sugar

You Can Lose Weight by Eating More Fat with Reduced Carbs and No Sugar

A leading cardiologist has said that weight loss requires eating a high fat diet with little carbohydrates or sugar....

Jul 4 2016, 6:10pm CDT

FDA Approves Weight Loss Stomach Pump to Treat Obesity

FDA Approves Weight Loss Stomach Pump to Treat Obesity

The FDA has endorsed a new stomach pump to counter the ravages of obesity. It is a sort of last resort for those who have tried...

Jun 16 2016, 6:49am CDT

High-Fat Mediterranean Diet is Ideal for Weight Loss

High-Fat Mediterranean Diet is Ideal for Weight Loss

The latest evidence is in on the matter. A Mediterranean diet that is high in good fats such as EVOO and nuts is ideal for fat...

Jun 7 2016, 4:34am CDT

Weight Loss Surgery Lowers Death Rate

Weight Loss Surgery Lowers Death Rate

The latest research proves that weight loss surgery wards off chances of contracting cardiac disease and cancer....

Jun 3 2016, 8:37am CDT

Prenatal Exposure to Anti-depressants May Lower Birth Weight

Prenatal Exposure to Anti-depressants May Lower Birth Weight

Mothers-to-be please take note! Babies who are exposed to anti-depressants in the womb are likely to have lower birth weight an...

May 22 2016, 3:41am CDT

Blac Chyna Hits Back at Haters for Criticizing Her Pregnancy Weight

Blac Chyna Hits Back at Haters for Criticizing Her Pregnancy Weight

Blac Chyna posted a tweet in which she rebuked all haters and body shamers commenting on her baby weight and baby bump....

May 18 2016, 8:13am CDT

Child Obesity Linked to Mother’s Weight in Pregnancy

Child Obesity Linked to Mother’s Weight in Pregnancy

It has been discovered that childhood obesity rates are in fact linked to the mother’s behavior during pregnancy. Factors such...

May 10 2016, 8:14am CDT

The Biggest Loser Loses on Maintaining Miraculous Weight Loss

The Biggest Loser Loses on Maintaining Miraculous Weight Loss

A research proves that the former contestants of the show Biggest Loser are unable to maintain their weight loss over a longer...

May 4 2016, 8:57am CDT

Children Gain more Weight If Their Parents Perceived them as Overweight

Children Gain more Weight If Their Parents Perceive them as Overweight

New research shows a link between parents' perception and the weight of their kids when they become teenagers....

Apr 24 2016, 10:09am CDT

You Can Beat Obesity With Safe, Non-Surgical Weight Loss Treatment

You Can Beat Obesity With Safe, Non-Surgical Weight Loss Treatment

Those who have morbid obesity are told to conquer the disease by means of a secure, non-invasive cure....

Apr 4 2016, 7:05am CDT

Waist Size Predicts Heart Disease Better than Weight, Says Study

Waist Size Predicts Heart Disease Better than Weight, Says Study

Abdominal obesity is more harmful to heart function than fat in other parts of the body....

Apr 4 2016, 3:52am CDT

Eating Pulses and Lentils Helps Weight Loss

Eating Pulses and Lentils Helps Weight Loss

A new study shows that eating pulses and lentils such as beans, peas and chickpeas may promote weight loss and lower cholestero...

Mar 31 2016, 8:41am CDT

MIT Develops Voice-controlled Mobile App Weight Loss App

MIT Develops Voice-controlled Mobile App Weight Loss App

A mobile application developed by US scientists lets you log calorie counts at every meal by verbally describing the contents o...

Mar 25 2016, 3:29am CDT

Reverse Your Diabetes by Losing Weight Says new Study

Reverse Your Diabetes by Losing Weight Says new Study

The latest evidence points to the fact that you can reverse your diabetes via caloric restriction....

Mar 22 2016, 5:41am CDT

Having a Younger Sibling Helps Your Weight

Having a Younger Sibling Helps Your Weight

Your younger siblings might be a little annoying to you, but they can also be extremely healthy.A longitudinal study tracked ar...

Mar 11 2016, 5:59pm CST

Body Fat Matters More Than Weight for Health

Body Fat Matters More Than Weight for Health

According to researchers, the body fat and fitness level of a person is much more important than their BMI ratio....

Mar 8 2016, 9:59pm CST

Regardless of Weight, Being Out of Shape Heightens Diabetes Risk

Regardless of Weight, Being Out of Shape Heightens Diabetes Risk

For young teens, not having good cardiorespitory fitness or being weak can increase their risk for type 2 diabetes later in lif...

Mar 7 2016, 6:02pm CST

Moth Eyes Feature Makes Graphene The Most Light-absorbent Material For Its Weight

Moth Eyes Feature Makes Graphene The Most Light-absorbent Material For Its Weight

Scientists apply a patterning found in Moths' eyes to graphene, creating ultrathin graphene sheets to capture light for us...

Feb 27 2016, 3:15am CST

Height and weight

Weight and Height Linked Delayed Risks of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

A recent research titled "Adolescent weight and height are predictors of specific Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma subtypes among a cohor...

Feb 22 2016, 9:01am CST

Fruits and Vegetables Rich in Flavonoid Help Lose Weight, Says Study

Fruits, Vegetables Rich in Flavonoids Help in Weight Loss, Says Study

Flavonoid derived from certain fruits and vegetables is associated with weight maintenance and even weight loss....

Jan 31 2016, 2:27am CST

DNA Diet may be the Future of Weight Loss

Weight Loss DNA Diet Coming Soon

It has been surmised that the DNA diet may be the future of fat loss for so many afflicted with the curse of obesity....

Dec 26 2015, 3:05am CST

Stored Fats Makes it Tough to Lose Weight

Stored Fats Makes it Tough to Lose Weight

It has been found that fat people have a tendency to not burn fat so easily. The fat stores in their bodies release a special p...

Nov 27 2015, 5:38am CST

Belly Fat is Deadlier Than Obesity Even at Normal Weight

Belly Fat is Deadlier Than Obesity Even at Normal Weight

Belly Fat Can Kill You Even at Normal Weight --- Researchers have found that a beer belly is worse than having a fat bottom. At...

Nov 10 2015, 10:33pm CST

Teen on self-weigh

Self-Weighing Among Teens Linked To Weight Concerns, Depression, Low Self-Esteem

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior by researchers from the University of Minnesota has fo...

Nov 9 2015, 8:23am CST

Doctor is Crucial for Weight Loss says Study

Doctor's Support is Crucial for Weight Loss says Study

It has been said that a physician’s support is crucial for shedding the excess pounds....

Aug 24 2015, 7:54am CDT

Doctor’s Support Holds the Key to Successful Weight Loss

Doctor’s Support Holds the Key to Successful Weight Loss

The relationship between doctor and patient could influence weight loss efforts, study suggests...

Aug 23 2015, 6:11am CDT

Low Fat Diets Better for Weight Loss than Low Carb Diets

Low Fat Diets Better for Weight Loss than Low Carb Diets

It was a discovery that that low fat diets are superior to low carb diets when it comes to weight loss....

Aug 15 2015, 8:47am CDT

New Dads Gain Weight

New Dads Gain Weight

It is a hard fact of life that most of the dashing males in our society pile on the pounds after fatherhood. That spare tire yo...

Jul 23 2015, 8:58am CDT