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Older Women Regaining Lost Weight As Fat Instead Of Muscle

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has determined that older women who lose weight have a tendency to regain the pounds as fat instead of muscle. The study which was conducted by researchers at the J.Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation has resulted in some interesting questions regarding the …

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One-Third Of 9 Month Old Baby’s Are Overweight

According to a study done by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) one-third of baby’s age nine months are already overweight. The concern is that these baby’s who are already overweight will develop eating disorders at an early age. An alarming number of young children are already suffering from anorexia and bulimia. Not to mention …

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Overweight And Obese Men More Likely Than Women To Underestimate Their Weight

A recent study by researchers at the University of Illinois has determined that men who are overweight or obese are more likely than women to underestimate their actual weight. The study which involved collaboration between researchers at the University of Illinois and scientists at the Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potos in Mexico included a …

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Overweight Women Remain Highly Vulnerable To Stigma

A recently released study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine has examined the effects of a close social network on how women judge themselves regarding obesity, body image, and perceived moral implications of being overweight. It is already well understood that negative stereotypes exist throughout US society on issues around the subject of …

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Patients Who Have Recovered From Anorexia Can Regain Lost Brain Volume

A team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found that adult brain volume (grey matter volume), which can be reduced by anorexia nervosa, can be regained. The research showed that the damage caused by anorexia can be reversed when the patient fully recovers from the anorexia nervosa and is eating properly again. Anorexia & the …

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Portion Size Proven Successful For Healthy Weight Control Plan

A new research study due to be published in the October 2011 issue of the journal Appetite confirms that the substitution of commercially produced portion controlled foods for one meal per day, results in reduced caloric intake and a subsequent loss of weight. The researchers wished to examine whether these portion controlled meals were effective …

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