Tag: "caloric" at medical news
Study of obese diabetics explains why low-carb diets produce fast results
...ricted, study subjects spontaneously reduced their caloric
intake to a level appropriate for their height, did not compensate by eating more protein or fat, and lost weight. We concluded that excessive overeating had been fueled by carbohydrates." Almost 80 percent of diabetics are overweight or obese, comp...
New study shows how very low-carb diets take off the pounds
...r-diet week. "Participants went from an excessive caloric
intake to a normal caloric
intake for their height and weight when we reduced their carbohydrates. This indicates to me that it...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
...elated diseases as demonstrated by the research in caloric
restriction," said Mr. Glenn. "Recent discoveries of longevity genes by Dr. Sinclair and others have persuaded me that aging includes the phenomenon of a small group of genes controlling the expression of a much larger group of genes, including thos...
New research reinforces importance of aerobic health
...d his research on the mechanism of how restricting caloric
intake lowers blood pressure, with grants totaling more than $700,000. In 2001, Swoap won the Arthur C. Guyton Award for Excellence in Integrative Physiology from the American Physiological Society, for demonstrating outstanding promise in his resear...
Frequent fast food meals increase weight, diabetes risk, NHLBI study says
...ten contains enough calories to satisfy a person's caloric
requirement for an entire day. Participants were asked during the physical examinations given as part of the study how often they ate breakfast, lunch or dinner at fast-food restaurants. Researchers found that the adverse impact on participants' wei...
LA BioMed Medical/Research briefs January 2005
IN THIS ISSUE Insulin, physical activity, and caloric
intake in postmenopausal women: breast cancer impl...ctive medication Insulin, physical activity, and caloric
intake in postmenopausal women: breast cancer implications Source: Journal of Clinical Oncology 200...
Low-glycemic load diet may improve ability to stay on diet longer
...rm. For comparative purposes, a similar effect on caloric
expenditure could be obtained by walking a mile per day (80 kcal/d). Reduction in glycemic load may aid in the prevention or treatment of obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes. For example, insulin resistance decreased by mor...
Study: Low-carb diet more effective than low-fat diet
...a diet consisting of less than 30 percent of daily caloric
intake from fat; less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fat; and less than 300 milligrams of cholesterol daily. They were also advised to cut back on calories. The recommended daily calorie level was 500 to 1,000 calories less than the parti...
Cholesterol levels fluctuate with the seasons
...ically significant seasonal changes in dietary and caloric
intake. "In conclusion, this study demonstrates seasonal variation in blood lipid levels, with a peak in the winter and a trough in the summer. Our findings suggest that there is greater amplitude in seasonal variability in women and in people with ...
Estrogenlike drugs may eventually help postmenopausal women with weight gain
...es are required to maintain current weight, and if caloric
intake remains the same, then weight will increase...or calories. Consequently, maintenance of the same caloric
intake will again result in increased body weight. However, some scientists believe the weight gain ...
Calorie restriction drastically reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes
...ril 19, 2004 -- People who severely restrict their caloric
intake drastically reduce their risk of developing diabetes or clogged arteries, the precursor to a heart attack or stroke. In fact, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, some risk factors were so low they ...
Trans fat linked to increase in cholesterol
...tely 90% saturated fat) so that 46% of their daily caloric
intake is derived from fat, develop early stages of cardiovascular disease in 20 weeks. This effect is similar to that seen in 30-year old humans. For this study the researchers were interested in developing a blood lipid profile that could lead to ...
Exposure to famine associated with increased breast cancer risk
...ed risk of breast cancer compared with women whose caloric
intake was not as greatly affected, according to a.... Several animal studies have found that reducing caloric
intake by one-third to one-half for the animals' lifetime prevents various types of cancer, but the ...
Exercise improves cancer survival, reduces cancer risk, scientists say
...-hours/week one met is the energy expenditure and caloric
requirement at rest. One hour of walking represents three met-hours of physical activity.) The researchers looked specifically at exercise beginning two years after diagnosis, in order to avoid inclusion of women undergoing treatment. The cohort o...
College education protects Caucasian women against obesity more than African American women
...hronic health conditions, physical activity, total caloric
intake, percent fat intake and stressful life events. "Given that increases did not differ by race or SES over time women, these race SES patterns may be set in place and well established before midlife," she said. SWAN is a multi-site longitudinal...
Even moderate amounts of exercise can prevent weight gain
...ssary for weight maintenance and that the positive caloric
imbalance observed in the overweight controls is small and can be reversed by a modest amount of exercise. Most individuals can accomplish this by walking 30 minutes every day," the authors write....
Its never too late to start exercising and losing weight , Joslin study shows
...t, simply by cutting 500 calories from their daily caloric
consumption. The participants also exercised in the gym at Joslin in Boston two to three times per week. Exercise was moderate in intensity and for 30 minutes each session using both upper and lower body like brisk walking or mild running on...
Caloric sweetener use grows worldwide; soft drinks are chief culprit, study shows
CHAPEL HILL -- Use of caloric
sweeteners, including sugar, has grown markedly ar...ccount for 66 calories out of the total per capita caloric
increase of 83 calories over this period, or close to 80 percent of the increase in caloric
High saturated fat, starch avoidance weight loss diet offers good preliminary results
...n ketosis, the decrease in appetite related to the caloric
intake. However no long-term studies have determined whether there is a risk of cardiovascular disease. Others who contributed to the study include Angela DiSabatino; Robert Gorman, Ph.D.; Simi Vincent, Ph.D., M.D.; and Michael Stillabower, M.D., all...
New vaccine tested in animals may hold hope for Alzheimer's patients
...ers on finding out how and to what extent reducing caloric
intake can help diminish the pathological symptoms...ably effective and simple means of delaying aging: caloric
restriction. By reducing food intake by 10 to 40 percent in experimental animals, inflammatory chan...