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Can Exercise Suppress the Occurrence of Weight Regain?

Were you able to lose weight effectively? Are you afraid to regain those pounds you shed? Do you ever wonder how you can achieve a sustained weight loss?

A  new study conducted by a group of researchers from the University of Colorado in Denver and published in the June 2011 …

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Are Dairy Foods and Protein Rich Foods Inducers of Weight Loss?

Increased intake of dairy foods and protein rich foods couple with diet and exercise may be the key to better and more effective weight loss in overweight and obese women who want to lose weight, says a new study published by the September 2011 issue of the Journal of Nutrition

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Is Weight Loss Response to Gastric Bypass Inherited?

Some scientists are beginning to think that the weight loss response to gastric bypass may be an inherited trait, says a new study conducted at Gastrointestinal Metabolism Laboratory and Gastrointestinal Unit and Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and published in the August 2011 issue of the …

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Does Green Tea Truly Affect Body Fat Composition?

Everybody knows it: green tea = weight loss. However, there is one question that needs to be answered regarding this fact (or is it a fiction?): Does green tea truly positively affect body fat composition?

The prevalence of obesity has dramatically risen in exponential rates within the last few decades. …

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Losing Weight May Improve Your Blood Pressure

Are you overweight and hypertensive at the same time? Does your doctor tell you to reduce your weight in order to reap the benefits of blood pressure reduction? Do you ever wonder why you have to reduce your weight in order to control your blood pressure better? Well, wonder no …

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Dieting: A Cause of Weight Gain?

“Oh, come on!” This is what you might probably say. You diet in order to lose weight, not the other way around. However, according to a twin study conducted by a group of researchers from University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland and published by the August 2011 issue of the International …

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Weight Loss Diet and Exercise: Effective for Improving Blood Cholesterol Picture?

Healthy diet and regular physical exercise can improve  blood cholesterol level, says a new study published in the July 2011 issue of the journal Lipids in Health and Diseases.

Obesity is known to worsen the lipid profile, causing the LDL, the bad cholesterol, and HDL, the good cholesterol to …

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Walking Right After Meals Effective for Weight Loss

Do you wait an hour or so after eating before taking a walk? Do you know that walking right after eating your regular meals can increase your chances of losing weight? Yes, it’s true, says a study conducted in Toyodo Hijikata Clinic, Osaka, Japan and published in the June 2011 …

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Caloric Restriction Can Decrease Your Tendency to Blood Coagulation

Patients who had previous history of life-threatening cases of blood coagulation such as thrombotic strokes and heart attacks can rejoice in this new discovery: Restricting the caloric intake can possibly decrease one’s tendency to the occurrence of blood coagulation, says a group of scientists who conducted a study in the …

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Over-the-counter Orlistat Effective for Abdominal Obesity?

Over-the-counter Orlistat 60mg may be an effective self-treatment regimen for abdominal obesity in combination with low-calorie, low-fat diet even without the supervision of a health care professional, says a new study conducted by a group of scientists from Metabolic and Molecular Imaging Group, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London, …

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