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Now, a dish that ‘talks’ to fight obesity

The National Health Service (NHS) has introduced a talking plate in the UK, which warns fat families about their eating habits and tells people not to wolf their food Continue reading “Now, a dish that ‘talks’ to fight obesity” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Telephone counselling as effective as in-person training for weight loss

Weight-loss programs delivered over the phone by health coaches and with website and physician support are just as effective as others involving in-person coaching sessions Continue reading “Telephone counselling More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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Want to lose weight? Try eating slower

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island have found that eating faster increases the amount of food consumption Continue reading “Want to lose weight? Try eating slower” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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Lower cut points for defining obesity needed for migrant South Asians

A new study including an Indian origin scientist has called for recalculation of obesity limit among South Asians Continue reading “Lower cut points for defining obesity needed for migrant South Asians” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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Obesity common among Indians hooked to packed foods

Other than decreasing physical activity, increased usage of packed foods and a calorie-laden diet has led to greater obesity among Indians in the last two decades, public health experts said here Wednesday Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
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Seeds of obesity epidemic sown in babyhood

The growth charts that paediatricians use can predict a baby’s probability of becoming obese later in life Continue reading “Seeds of obesity epidemic sown in babyhood” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011
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Now, ‘gastric pacemaker’ that cuts obesity by tricking brain into feeling full

A stomach implant that can trick the brain into thinking that the stomach is full is the latest hi-tech weapon for obese people in their battle against the bulge Continue reading “Now, ‘gastric pacemaker’ More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Red wine ingredient improves metabolisms in obese men

Taking a relatively small dose of resveratrol – a natural compound best known as an ingredient in red wine – in purified form daily for a month was found to improve metabolisms obese men Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Active lifestyle cuts effect of ‘obesity gene’

Scientists have found that living a physically active lifestyle can substantially reduce the genetic predisposition to obesity due to “fat mass and obesity associated” (FTO) gene Continue reading “Active More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Obese adolescents benefit from high-dose vitamin D

Providing obese adolescents with a high daily dose of vitamin D3 can be a safe and effective way of improving their vitamin D status Continue reading “Obese adolescents benefit from high-dose vitamin D” More...