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Tiny scaffolding allows stem cells to become working fat cells
...grow new ones. And aside from the implications for dieting
and obesity, a person's population of fat cells has other vital roles. Fat cells extract lipids, or fatty acids, from the bloodstream. They also become a huge reservoir for glucose as well, and play a role in insulins ability to effectively convert g...
Non-dieters more successful at boosting health than dieters, study finds
Behavior change and self-acceptance trump dieting
hands-down when it comes to achieving long-term he...ncouraged their obese patients to lose weight. But dieting
has not proven successful in the long run. Initial weight loss is often followed by a return to at o...
Highlights from the April 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...aged in unhealthy weight-control behaviors such as dieting
and binge eating were three times more likely five...concern were the negative outcomes associated with dieting
and the use of unhealthful weight-control behaviors, including significant weight gain. These findin...
Highlights from the October 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...found differences between men and women related to dieting
trends and sources of nutrition knowledge and beliefs. For example, a significantly larger percentage of women than men reported they had tried low-fat diets (19.3 percent vs. 7.6 percent), low-carbohydrate diets (15.5 percent vs. 10 percent) and veg...
Losing weight after pregnancy -- diet and exercise better than diet alone
...reliminary evidence suggests that a combination of dieting
and exercise is a more effective way of losing weight after pregnancy than dieting
alone, concludes a Cochrane Systematic Review. Women naturally gain weight during pregnancy and ma...
GI Caramba! Blue tortillas may help dieters and diabetics
People with dieting
blues should try swapping white corn tortillas for blue. A recent study suggests that the coloured flatbreads are healthier, especially for diabetics and dieters, Sara Jensen reports in Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. Scientists in ...