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Folic acid vitamin use by women reaches all-time high, March of Dimes survey finds

...d use were also higher than expected for women not dieting (39 percent). She also said the March of Dimes urges all women to eat a varied, healthy diet before and during pregnancy. Of women who were not pregnant at the time of the 2004 survey, 37 percent reported taking a vitamin containing folic acid dai...

In the obese, metabolic adaptations post-weight loss lead to regaining of shed pounds

...y question of whether regaining loss weight due to dieting is caused by metabolic or behavioral changes. The common belief is that the metabolic state after weight loss promotes weight regain. However, data germane to this supposition has been controversial and equivocal. The failure to reach definitive c...

New studies show Curves Program raises metabolic rate in overweight and sedentary women

...ved by participants." "Following 10 weeks of dieting and exercising to lose weight and raise their meta...ight. These data confirm that Curves' intermittent dieting and eating approach to weight loss works. Most importantly, it's promoting health and fitness to one...

UW study: Baby's face lights up emotional center of new mom's brain

...cone may be pleasing to many people, those who are dieting or have an eating disorder may respond less favorably, says the Wisconsin neuroscientist. To improve and expand upon previous studies, Nitschke and his colleagues wanted to use stimuli that evoke powerful feelings of positive emotion, such as warmth,...

K-State professor examines connections between food, culture and psychology in new book

...ty and emotion that creates opposing forces in the dieting and food-advertising industries creates a similar psychological contrast in individuals, which brings other factors into an individual's food choices. "We've found that people make decisions about what they eat for one of three reasons: health, pleas...

New study finds yogurt may help burn body fat

...mass," Zemel said. "This is a critical issue when dieting -- you want to lose fat, not muscle. Muscle helps burn calories, but it is often compromised during weight loss." Losing Where it Counts The participants who included Yoplait Light in their diets also lost 81 percent more fat in the stomach area,...

Obesity not a personal failing, but a battle against biology

...trated by the fact that, whatever ones motivation, dieting is generally ineffective in for achieving significant weight loss over the long term." But what is the role of environment in all this? According to Friedman, genes that compose the biological system that regulates weight should be expected to vary d...

Food expert says more tests needed before fried foods are tabled

... "Detecting a carcinogen is not a reason to change dieting patterns. We also need to think about the dose, since small doses can be harmless while high doses can be harmful. It is the job of the toxicologist to determine at what level the dose becomes harmful." There also is no conclusive evidence that acryl...

Hormone found to reduce appetite by a third

...esity. Rather than using extreme measures such as dieting pills, or even surgery, PYY3-36 should be able to provide a far safer and effective alternative."...

Researchers zero in on first drug that may be helpful in treating common liver disease

...nts exist, and marginally useful therapies rely on dieting and exercise. For several years, researchers have known that high levels of insulin and insulin-resistance are associated with fatty liver but it remained unclear whether or not these alterations played a direct role in the development of the li...

Women with low body iron find exercise harder

...h adequate iron." Women who are physically active, dieting or vegetarians are particularly at high risk for iron depletion, the researchers point out. "In developing countries, iron depletion can have dramatic consequences on a woman's ability to do physical work and make a living," says Haas, who studies th...

OHSU scientists locate 'fat thermostat' in brain

...to help regulate apatient's weight. For example, a dieting patient might take a drug that resetsthe body's adipostat to a lower level, making weight loss easier. "There are a large number of companies working on drugs that stimulate thesereceptors in the brain because, in theory, they could prevent excessi...

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