Search Tag: weight loss

Cardiology Management

Low-Carb Diet is Better Irrespective of Weight

2019 04 Jul

A new study published in JCI Insight confirms the belief that a high intake of carbohydrates is unhealthy, whether a person is trying to lose weight or not. A low-carb, high-fat diet improves the metabolic syndrome, whether our weight changes or not. Improvement in metabolic syndrome refers to a reduction in waist circumference, triglycerides,... Read more

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Potential of mobile health apps in facilitating weight loss

2019 29 May

Effective weight management is critical for controlling chronic diseases as well as maintaining physical health. Over the last 40 years, obesity has tripled worldwide. Today, 13% of all adults can be classified as obese, and 39% can be considered overweight. We are now at a point where most countries have more people who are overweight or obese... Read more

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Addressing medicine’s bias against patients with obesity

2019 27 Feb

Obesity is a major health issue around the world. In the United States, for example, nearly 75 percent of adults ages 20 years or older are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.     Being overweight is not easy. In addition to health risks associated with obesity, people with weight problems often... Read more

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Effect of breakfast on weight change and energy intake

2019 15 Feb

New research suggests that eating breakfast may not be a good idea if one wants to lose weight. Adding breakfast to the diet may hinder weight loss efforts in adults as it could have the opposite effect.  Obesity is one of the biggest health issues of the present time. Being overweight is associated with increased risk of chronic illness such... Read more

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Study: physical activity better than weight loss for heart patients

2018 07 Jun

New research finds that increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer lease on life. Researchers at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found that heart disease patients can gain weight without jeopardising their health, but sitting in their recliner incurs significant... Read more