Weight Loss Archive

When it comes to healthy snacking and weight management, a new study bolsters the long-held view that not all calories are created equal. According to nutrition researchers at UCLA, choosing to snack on pistachios rather than pretzels as part of a healthy diet not only supports your body mass index (BMI) goals, but can support […]

UTHSCSA.edu – Eating less during early pregnancy impaired fetal brain development in a nonhuman primate model, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio have reported. Their study shows that the developing baby brain is vulnerable to moderate decreases in maternal nutrition – the kind of decrease that might be expected during […]

FHCRC.org – Everyone knows that eating a low-fat, low-calorie diet and getting regular exercise helps with weight loss, but a new study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that when it comes to losing weight and losing body fat, diet and exercise are most effective when done together as compared […]

UWO.ca – A natural flavonoid in tangerines not only prevents obesity, but also offers protection against type 2 diabetes, and even atherosclerosis, the underlying disease responsible for most heart attacks and strokes, according to new research from The University of Western Ontario. Murray Huff, a vascular biology scientist at the Schulich School of Medicine & […]

WUSTL.edu – For obese seniors, dieting and exercise together are more effective at improving physical performance and reducing frailty than either alone. The research, by a team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, was reported March 31, 2011 in The New England Journal of Medicine. Older adults who are obese face severe […]

Purdue.edu – Eating fewer, regular-sized meals with higher amounts of lean protein can make one feel more full than eating smaller, more frequent meals, according to new research into diet and appetite from Purdue University. “We found that when eating high amounts of protein, men who were trying to lose weight felt fuller throughout the […]