Tag: "calorie" at medical news
Effective Obesity Treatment Likely To Require Targeting Of Multiple Weight
...the difficulty of achieving weight lossby reducing calorie
intake. When calories are cut, insulin and leptin levelsdecrease, and hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex (glucocoricoid or GChormones) increase -- a combination that activates nerve pathways that stimulateappetite and promote weight gain, while ...
Want To Eat Less Fat? Resolve To Read Food Labels
...re often, but they were twiceas likely to read the calorie
and fat information than people of normal weight).Vitamin-supplement users and people who exercised regularly also were morelikely to read labels. Surprisingly, there was no association between reading labels and intake offruits and vegetables. The ...
Lo-Cal Diet Slows Prostate Cancer In Animals, New Research Finds
...both castration and alow- calorie
diet reduced angiogenesis -- the growth of newblood vessels -- in prostate tumors, and the production ofgrowth factors by tumor cells that promote angiogenesis. "We now need ...
Female Soccer Players Perform Best On A High-Fat Diet, UB Study Finds
...rsus 24 percent on theenergy-bar diet. Protein and calorie
intake, and caloric expenditure remainedessentially the same across the three diets. Endurance testing was designed to mimic soccer play, using constantspeed running and running at different rates on a treadmill, plus forwardrunning with a si...
NHLBI Urges Americans To Take Control Of Their Hypertension
...ges, choose a weightloss program, and shop for low calorie
foods. Finally, for recorded messages about high blood pressure prevention andcontrol, call toll-free 1-800-575-WELL. "May is an opportunity to make a new start on a healthier heart," saidDr. Edward Roccella, NHBPEP Coordinator. "The...
'Energy Density' -- Not Fat -- Is Key To Feeling Full While Managing Weight
...ompulsory entre that contained about halfher usual calorie
intake. The calories, fat and energy density of th...oes and mushrooms to chili to increase bulk butnot calorie
content. "People on diets often substitute pretzels for high-fat, high-caloriesnacks. But pr...
Female hormones don't cause overeating and weight gain
...-controlledinvestigation to examine how eating and calorie
burning are affected both by themenstrual cycle an...ght," Pelkman says. "Wesaw no dramatic increase in calorie
intake and didn't see a dampening of thenumber of calories the women burned. There were no changes i...
Very low energy diets together with nicotine gum boosts smoking cessation rates
...of using nicotine gum as well as eating a very low calorie
diet, had stopped smoking after 16 weeks and their weight had fallen by an average of 2.1kg. This compared with a cessation rate of 35 per cent and a weight gain of 1.6kg in the control group who did not participate in the diet. The team studied 287...
New Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid helps you lose weight and keep it off!
...ely longer time to eat and lead to a lower overall calorie
intake. This promotes weight loss and you still feel satisfied. The food groups The foundation of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Food Pyramid is unlimited amounts of vegetables and fruits (minimum 4 servings/day). One serving of vegetables equals 25 calor...
Energy balance, not exercise, key to athletic menstrual disturbance
...rcising women were similar to those in chronically calorie
restricted people. However, whether the increased energy utilization which occurs with exercise or some other effect of exercise caused exercise-induced reproductive dysfunction was unknown. "The idea that exercise or something about exercise is h...
Obesity growing threat to world health
...es, shifts to urbanization, non-manual labor, high calorie
foods, and higher levels of sedentary living are all contributing to this growing problem, often in conjunction with undernourished segments of the population. "We assume in developing countries that the problem is one of under-nutrition rather than...
Effect of diet on risk of benign prostate disease in middle-aged men
...including enhanced abdominal obesity due to a high calorie
diet and increased consumption of polyunsaturated fats. The associations of diet with BPH were modest and warrant further investigation because some dietary elements such as fish oils may be beneficial in preventing heart disease. In an accompanying...
American kids poor food choices: Fewer than 15 percent eat recommended fruits and vegetables
...are not getting a very big nutrient bang for their calorie
buck. They are eating high-fat, low-nutrient food...zinc and magnesium. Children have increased their calorie
intake but not their vitamin and mineral intake. They are loading up on foods relatively low in nutr...
Fish-rich tribal diet linked with low leptin levels
... the vegetarian diet. They compared average daily calorie
intake and food consumption, BMI, body fat content...e measured after an overnight fast. Average daily calorie
intake was similar for both groups 2196 for the fish diet and 2109 for the vegetarian diet. The fi...
Exercise lowers levels of blood estrogens
...ok in, and controls had only a slight, decrease in calorie
intake. High estrogen levels high risk The results of this study are very significant, says principal investigator Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., director of Fred Hutchinson's Prevention Studies Clinic and Exercise Testing and Training Center, and a...
Dietary change may prevent the most serious form of prostate cancer
...ounting for no more than 30 percent of their daily calorie
intake, had half the risk of late-stage cancer tha...doubt that high-fat diets are associated with high calorie
intake and obesity. A low-fat diet may well be important for the thousands of men who are diagnosed ...
'Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day' -- Really?
...nded approximately "1 milliliter of water for each calorie
of food," which would amount to roughly two to two-and-a-half quarts per day (64 to 80 ounces). Although in its next sentence, the Board stated "most of this quantity is contained in prepared foods," that last sentence may have been missed, so that t...
New study shows weight loss decreases ACE enzyme that controls blood pressure
... no effect on the measured values, suggesting that calorie
intake does not affect ACE in the short term. "Eve...at Harp's group did not place subjects on very low calorie
diets -- less than 1,000 calories per day -- over longer periods, which few people could hope to mai...
Moderate physical activity is critical for reducing the risk of chronic disease in older women
...ercent intra-abdominal fat while maintaining their calorie
intake. Women who had the highest adherence to the program experienced the largest decreases in weight, total and intra-abdominal fat. The women in the stretching group, in contrast, experienced a slight gain in intra-abdominal fat. "The beauty of ex...
Internet weight loss program effective among adults at risk for diabetes
...ght loss counselor. They were instructed to report calorie
and fat intake, exercise energy expenditure, and any comments or questions for the therapist via a Web-based diary. Therapists who communicated with the e-mail counseling group had masters or doctoral degrees in health education, nutrition or psychol...
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