Weight Loss Archive

Ohio.edu – Yo-yo dieters may be healthier and live longer than those who stay obese, according to a new Ohio University animal study. Mice that switched between a high-fat and low-fat diet every four weeks during their approximate two-year lifespan lived about 25 percent longer and had better blood glucose levels than obese animals that […]

A modest reduction in consumption of carbohydrate foods may promote deep belly fat loss, even with little or no change in weight, a new study finds. Results of the low-carb diet study were presented at The Endocrine Society’s 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. When paired with weight loss, consumption of a moderately reduced carbohydrate diet […]

HopkinsMedicine.org – Overweight and obese people looking to drop some pounds and considering one of the popular low-carbohydrate diets, along with moderate exercise, need not worry that the higher proportion of fat in such a program compared to a low-fat, high-carb diet may harm their arteries, suggests a pair of new studies by heart and […]

Sufferers of the sleep disorder obstructive sleep apnea could benefit from following a low energy diet to lose weight, finds research recently published on bmj.com. Sleep apnea is a common disorder caused by abnormal pauses in breathing during sleep. Sufferers rarely feel refreshed after a night’s sleep and the disease is linked to negative health […]

Missouri.edu – A University of Missouri researcher has found that eating a healthy breakfast, especially one high in protein, increases satiety and reduces hunger throughout the day. In addition, using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the researchers found that eating a protein-rich breakfast reduces the brain signals controlling food motivation and reward-driven eating behavior. “Everyone […]

UTSouthwestern.edu – Cutting carbohydrates is more effective than cutting calories for individuals who want to quickly reduce the amount of fat in their liver, report UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers. “What this study tells us is that if your doctor says that you need to reduce the amount of fat in your liver, you can […]