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Consuming protein supplements with meals may work better for weight control

A new systematic review of available evidence indicates that consuming protein supplements with meals may be more effective at promoting weight control than consuming supplements between meals in adults following a resistance training regimen. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Weight-loss surgery improves lives and saves money, study finds

A new study indicates that weight-loss surgery is cost-effective over 10 years and can save healthcare systems money over a lifetime. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Heart disease may only be a matter of time for those with healthy obesity

People who are 30 pounds or more overweight may want to slim down a bit even if they don’t have high blood pressure or any other heart disease risk, according to scientists. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Pediatric obesity, depression connected in the brain

Early-life obesity and depression may be driven by shared abnormalities in brain regions that process rewards, according to researchers. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Weight history over time shows higher risk of death for overweight, obese people

People who are obese or overweight at some point in their adult lives have an elevated risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cancer and other causes, according to a new study by researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health. Source: Science Daily Read […]

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Risk of obesity influenced by changes in our genes

A child’s risk of obesity as they grow up can be influenced by modifications to their DNA prior to birth, a new study has shown. These changes, known as epigenetic modifications, control the activity of our genes without changing the actual DNA sequence. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Obesity amplifies genetic risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

An international study has revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by different metabolic pathways. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Better than BMI: More accurate way to determine adolescent obesity

Researchers have found a new, more accurate way to determine if adolescents are overweight, important findings considering many school districts label adolescents — who tend to be more vulnerable to weight bias and fat shaming than adults — as obese. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Obese women less likely to suffer from dangerous preeclampsia complications

Despite having higher rates of preeclampsia, a dangerous high-blood pressure disorder of late pregnancy, obese women may be less than half as likely to suffer strokes, seizures, and other serious complications of the disorder. Source: Science Daily Read More

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