Navigation Links
Obese people regain weight after dieting due to hormones
Date:10/28/2011

Worldwide, there are more than 1.5 billion overweight adults, including 400 million who are obese. In Australia, it is estimated more than 50 per cent of women and 60 per cent of men are either overweight or obese.

Although restriction of diet often results in initial weight loss, more than 80 per cent of obese dieters fail to maintain their reduced weight.

The study involved 50 overweight or obese adults, with a BMI of between 27 and 40, and an average weight of 95kg, who enrolled in a 10-week weight loss program using a very low energy diet. Levels of appetite-regulating hormones were measured at baseline, at the end of the program and one year after initial weight loss.

Results showed that following initial weight loss of about 13 kgs, the levels of hormones that influence hunger changed in a way which would be expected to increase appetite. These changes were sustained for at least one year. Participants regained around 5kgs during the one-year period of study.

Professor Joseph Proietto from the University of Melbourne and Austin Health said the study revealed the important roles that hormones play in regulating body weight, making dietary and behavioral change less likely to work in the long-term.

"Our study has provided clues as to why obese people who have lost weight often relapse. The relapse has a strong physiological basis and is not simply the result of the voluntary resumption of old habits," he said.

Dr Proietto said although health promotion campaigns recommended obese people adopt lifestyle changes such as to be more active, they were unlikely to lead to reversal of the obesity epidemic.

"Ultimately it would be more effective to focus public health efforts in preventing children from becoming obese."

"The study also suggests that hunger following weight loss needs to be addressed. This may be possible with long-term pharmacotherapy or hormone manipulation but these opti
'/>"/>

Contact: Rebecca Scott
rebeccas@unimelb.edu.au
61-383-440-181
University of Melbourne
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Obese, Asthmatic Kids Need Special Care Under Anesthesia
2. Obese women have higher risk of suffering breast cancer
3. Kids Can Be Tougher on Obese Peers
4. Obese Kids May Face Social, Emotional Woes
5. Brains of Obese May Crave High-Calorie Foods More: Study
6. 65 million more obese adults in the US and 11 million more in the UK expected by 2030
7. Risk misdiagnosis for obese patients
8. Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men
9. Weight-loss surgery cost-effective for all obese
10. Obese patients less likely to develop and die from respiratory distress syndromes after surgery
11. New study shows children and adolescents who eat candy are less overweight or obese
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Lifeinsurance-policy.com ... find the best life insurance prices for smokers. , ... life insurance premiums. Comparing quotes is the best method ... finding quotes for customers who need coverage. , ... entire duration of the policy. Since the coverage is ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Phoseon Technology, the pioneer ... to expand the business worldwide. This rapid growth includes ... capacity for manufacturing efforts. The company has experienced average ... years and expects this growth to continue in the ... gains worldwide adoption. , “We are very pleased ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Farmington Company today announced ... mission and visual identity helping brokers, consultants and ... them to create greater benefit communication synergies. They ... on empowering customers to better leverage Farmington Company’s ... jewel of the rebrand is the refreshed tagline: ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some ... might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed ... , An estimated 13 percent of people, all of ... knowing this could help them reduce heart disease with ... stress management. , "Genetic susceptibility, psychosocial stress and metabolic ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Between 23 million and 50 million people suffer ... from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the ... them have something else in common: They have a ... Gluten Free Therapeutics, makers of CeliVites nutritional supplements, ... publishing a series of blog posts aimed at educating ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Affordable Whole Life Insurance Premiums for Smokers! 2Health News:Phoseon Technology Continues to Drive Growth Worldwide 2Health News:Farmington Company Launches Rebrand and New Positioning 2Health News:Gene interacts with stress and leads to heart disease in some people 2Health News:Informative New Blog Series Underscores Link Between Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmune Disorders 2Health News:Informative New Blog Series Underscores Link Between Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmune Disorders 3
... October is Breast Cancer Awareness,Month, and while awareness ... an,all-time high, the percentage of women receiving regular ... Disease Control and,Prevention. Women should know that emerging ... maintain their long-term breast health. Listen to ...
... blood leaving the liver during chemotherapy could prolong the lives ... procedure allows massive doses of chemotherapy drugs to reach the ... of the body. , The regime involves injecting the drug ... divert the blood leaving it. This blood is then filtered ...
... Germany, Sept. 26 Ziehm,Imaging, a provider ... a manufacturer of software-driven systems for targeted,less-invasive ... agreement for the integration of mobile 3D ... 2002, Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB jointly pioneered ...
... Small Disadvantaged ... Businesses, ... and GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) today announced,the results of a ... disadvantaged businesses (SDBs). Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-Fla.), chairman of ...
... at ADA,s Annual,Meeting Here, SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26 ... including heart,problems, diabetes and pneumonia make it even more ... a lifetime., According to a recent report from ... keeping their natural teeth longer well beyond,the age of ...
... BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 26 HealthSouth,Corporation (NYSE: HLS ... a regular quarterly dividend of $16.25 per share on ... October 15,2007, to holders of record on October 1, ... largest provider of inpatient,rehabilitation services. Operating in 27 states ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Re-plumbing' liver helps beat cancer 2Health News:Revision: Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB Announce Partnership for Intra-Operative 3D Imaging and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) 2Health News:Revision: Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB Announce Partnership for Intra-Operative 3D Imaging and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) 3Health News:Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Supplier Business Initiative Study Results 2Health News:Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Supplier Business Initiative Study Results 3Health News:OralLongevity (TM) Program Targets Oral Health of Older Americans 2Health News:OralLongevity (TM) Program Targets Oral Health of Older Americans 3Health News:HealthSouth Declares Dividend on 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... JUPITER, Fla. , Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... biotechnology company with patented and proprietary technology used ... for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceuticals, and industrial ... $500,000 licensing payment from Abengoa Bioenergy for commercial ... for converting biomass into ethanol, developed under Abengoa,s ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... , Oct. 1, 2014 Trovagene, ... diagnostics, announced today that Eli Diamond , ... Cancer Center (MSK), presented clinical data from an ... cancer monitoring platform for the determination of oncogene ... liquid biopsy.  The results were presented to both ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... , Oct. 1, 2014   Royal Philips ... today announced its eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion telehealth applications ... and Drug Administration (FDA). A part of Philips ... , eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion are focused on patient ... clinical applications to be available through the cloud-based ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dyadic International Reports Licensing Payment For Commercial-Scale Production Of C1-Based Cellulase Enzymes 2Dyadic International Reports Licensing Payment For Commercial-Scale Production Of C1-Based Cellulase Enzymes 3Clinical Performance of Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform Presented at Second Annual International ECD Medical Symposium 2Clinical Performance of Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform Presented at Second Annual International ECD Medical Symposium 3Clinical Performance of Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform Presented at Second Annual International ECD Medical Symposium 4Philips Secures 510(k) Clearance to Market the First Clinical Applications for its new Digital Health Platform 2Philips Secures 510(k) Clearance to Market the First Clinical Applications for its new Digital Health Platform 3Philips Secures 510(k) Clearance to Market the First Clinical Applications for its new Digital Health Platform 4
... (Nasdaq: BIOD ) announced today that the ... development programs have been accepted for poster presentation at ... November 11 and 12, 2010: "Characterization of ... presented by Dr. Frank Flacke, November 12 ...
... -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX ), ... and development outsourcing company with operations in China ... had been awarded a Certificate of Good Laboratory ... Drug Administration (SFDA), China,s regulatory authority for pharmaceuticals, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Biodel to Present Data from Product Development Programs at 2010 Diabetes Technology Meeting 2Biodel to Present Data from Product Development Programs at 2010 Diabetes Technology Meeting 3Biodel to Present Data from Product Development Programs at 2010 Diabetes Technology Meeting 4WuXi PharmaTech Awarded GLP Certificate from SFDA for Suzhou Toxicology Facility 2
... 1400 Series Biosafety Cabinets ... revolutionize working in a ... most comfortable, quiet, and ... cabinet on the market, ...
Velcro® Tracheostomy tube holders are available in Adult, pediatric, and infant sizes....
... Your patient will be more comfortable, ... tracheostomy tube stabilization more secure and to ... tying and untying of twill ties, consider ... adult and neonate/infant sizes, the narrow fastener ...
... Designed for ease of use and ... has smooth edges for comfort and is ... one-size-fits-all to a perfect fit. For hard ... a trach collar to your specifications. Don't ...
Medicine Products: