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Boffins Identify Gene That Helps Regulates Body Weight

...high fat diet. These mice burned more energy, were leaner and otherwise healthy. he researchers also examined the effects of resveratrol in mice. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring substance found in some plants such as mulberries, peanuts and red grapes used to make wine. It has been marketed as a dru...

Weight Issues In Children-Experts Take Stock

...nnonite children tended to be fitter, stronger and leaner than other Canadian kids – even despite a lack of phys-ed classes or organized sports. These children do not have access to video games, computers and television. What they do have access to is up to 18 minutes more of moderate or vigorous physical...

Impact of Exercise on Body Fat Is Different for Boys and Girls

...es of cardiorespiratory fitness were significantly leaner and had smaller waists than those whose fitness levels were poor. Waist size is important, say the authors, because midrift fat is associated with certain metabolic changes, which in turn are linked to poorer cardiovascular health. Boys tended to...

Stroke Patients With High BMI Less Likely to Be Discharged After Hospitalization

...have poorer discharge clinical outcomes than their leaner counterparts," the authors conclude. "Future studies are required to confirm these results and to identify the pathophysiologic mechanisms at play. In the interim, our study provides further impetus for identifying and appropriately treating obese in...

Crucial Link Between Body Composition and Cancer Risk

... mice advanced at a faster pace than cancer in the leaner ones. “We believe this is the first study to show that the beneficial effect on cancer risk by reducing the number of calories in the diet is more closely related to leanness or obesity than previously thought, and not a factor of food intake or to...

Body Composition Is Key Player in Controlling Cancer Risks

...mply to stay warm. These mice lost weight and were leaner than the mice kept at the warmer temperature. The mice kept at 27 degrees were heavier and had more fat mass. Cancer in these mice progressed at a much greater rate than in the lean mice. The heavier mice also had higher levels of leptin, a hormone...

Even Slight Weight Gain Can Set Stage for Obesity and Health Risks

...h game, such as venison or wild turkey, is usually leaner than store-bought meat. · Salad with leafy greens and colorful vegetables is a high-fiber, low-calorie choice. · Nuts are regarded as “heart-healthy.” Research suggests walnuts have cardiovascular benefits; pecans, peanuts and other nuts have “good...

A high BMI may not determine obesity, researchers say

...wer BMI is associated with a lesser weight// and a leaner person as against a high BMI, which is associated with obesity and its allied health risks. But the BMI has come under scrutiny lately, and other techniques that measure how the weight is distributed on the body are thought to provide a better wa...

Guidelines Laid Down By AHA for Healthy Living

... in them. Lichtenstein advices people to choose leaner cuts of meat and lower-fat dairy products. Avoid foods made with hydrogenated fats and eat a lot of fruits and fish. He also advices people to include six to eight daily servings of whole grains such as cereal, bread, crackers and pasta in their die...

Soyfoods Are Ideal For The Heart

...gh in fiber and using vegetable-based substitutes, leaner animal products and fish so that saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol in the diet are decreased. Soyfoods fit the profile of foods recommended by the AHA, providing fiber, high-quality protein, vitamins and minerals with low saturated fat and ...

Bill Clinton On A Kill, To Bell The Bulge Out of Schools

...ve, with a motive to make the future generation, a leaner lot! Major players have joined hands in this figh...the anti-obesity campaigners’ mandate, to dish out leaner and healthier choices. Nearly 35 million school-age children will stand to be benefited by the soda...

HRT elevates breast cancer risk in Black women.

...ed to white women. The explanation could be that leaner women are just not well prepared to handle high doses of hormone they take for the therapy because their levels of hormones are usually lower than those who have heavier weight. ...

Exercise may be best defense against heart disease

...le those who exercised more and ate more were both leaner and had less than half the cardiovascular disease mortality than did those who exercised less, ate less and were overweight. The difference in mortality rates was 55 percent. The research finding highlights that expending energy through physical act...

Vegetarian women likely to weigh less than meat eaters

...vegetarians and vegans tend to weigh less and were leaner than those who ate animal foods. The study defined vegetarians as those who ate no meat, fish or eggs except for dairy products (also called lacto-vegetarians) and those who sometimes ate fish or eggs (semi-vegetarians). Vegans ate no animal products...

Even mid-life diet change can extend life

... were switched at middle age -- day 14 to 22 -- to leaner diets, then the animals converted from the shorter life pattern of the overfed to the longer-lived pattern of flies that had been on a restricted diet all their lives. The carry-home message from the study, said Linda Partridge of University Colle...

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