Tag: "dieters" at biology news
A spoonful of sugar helps your waistline go down
...In fact, the palatability of sucrose may even help dieters
stick to their eating plans. As part of a 12-week programme, 69 overweight women (average age 41 years; average body mass index [BMI] 32 kg/m2) were given advice on either diet, physical activity or both. A fourth group acting as the control recei...
Researcher tackles complexities of obesity, diabetes and their age-related complications
... This may help explain why more than 95 percent of dieters
who shed 35 extra pounds or more eventually regain the weight, Dr. Hansen said. "Basically, while your weight may fluctuate throughout life, your body's natural tendency is to return to its individually programmed body composition." Dr. Hansen's te...
Obese women suffer more pregnancy complications
...d be made well before conception is attempted, and dieters
should avoid pregnancy. "Adequate nutrition is important for pregnant women and women planning pregnancy," the paper says. The committee recommends that clinicians counsel pregnant women about appropriate caloric intake and exercise. While weight red...
Non-dieters more successful at boosting health than dieters, study finds
...ment period, while almost half (42 percent) of the dieters
dropped out before finishing treatments. This rein...evels of LDL cholesterol or "bad" cholesterol. The dieters
showed no significant change in total or LDL cholesterol levels at any time. Both groups signif...
Hold the stuffing: Low-glycemic diet may help keep weight off
... that weight-loss diets may be more effective when dieters
seek to reduce glycemic load the amount their blo...bout 10% of their initial body weight. The low-GL dieters
had smaller decreases in resting energy expenditure (averaging 96 kcal/day, or 5.9%) than the low-fa...