TC's Ciccolo: Body Composition Beats Weight in Tracking Benefits of Exercise
One way to measure progress in an exercise regimen is by calculating changes in Body Mass Index, or BMI, which is a simple ratio of weight to height. But to get a more accurate measure body composition – such as a lean body mass, or muscle-to-fat ratio ...
TC Columbia University - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:26

Weight Loss Drugs: Pros and Cons of 5 Approved Prescriptions
If they don't lose at least 5 percent of their body weight after three months of use, they should discontinue using the drugs, according to the Endocrine Society. Weight loss benefits continue only as long as the drugs are taken, so users also need to ...
Live Science - Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:39

How to Feel Better About Your Body, Backed by Research
Body weight, shape and body image were assessed in 16 males and 18 females before and after both 6 × 40 mins exercise and 6 × 40 mins reading. Over both conditions, body weight and shape did not change. Various aspects of body image, however, ...
TIME - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:48

Beige Fat Implants Increase Body Heat, Reduce Weight Gain
Fat does a better job of turning up the metabolic heat, and lessening the risks associated with obesity and diabetes, if it has a favorable balance of energy-storing fat and energy-burning fat. If that favorable balance doesn't exist naturally, it can ...
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:34

Irish woman's business cracks code to long lasting weight loss
It's accepting that maybe you are good enough. If you don't like yourself and your body as you are right now, the weight loss will only be temporary. That's why most people regain lost weight- they still don't like themselves in their slimmer form ...
IrishCentral - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:23

Man v Fat: The male weight loss regime that works - Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:00

Common Weight Loss Mistakes
Carbohydrates are the body's primary energy source – cut the carbs, and your body will burn fat instead, resulting in weight loss. However, there are some risks associated with this type of diet. A diet heavy in protein puts additional strain on the ...
Harrisburgmagazine - Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:26

Weight-Loss Surgery Changes Gut Bacteria
The findings held even after the researchers took into account patients' body mass indexes (BMIs), suggesting that the changes in gut bacteria were related to the surgery itself rather than to the weight loss, the researchers said. The results agree ...
Live Science - Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:27

Benefits of weight loss surgery diminished after 5 years
Fox News - Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:11

Midlife Weight Gain Linked To Early Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease
The researchers checked how much those Alzheimer's patients weighed when they were 50 and still cognitively healthy. They tracked BMI, or body mass index, a measure of weight to height. Every step up on the BMI chart predicted that when Alzheimer's ...
CBS Local - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:03

Obese at 50? Midlife weight may affect when Alzheimer's hits
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:51

A Dumpy Middle Age Could Mean Earlier Alzheimer's - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:37

New Alzheimer's research links weight to earlier symptoms - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:52

Weight in midlife may affect onset of Alzheimer's
CBS News - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:56

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