Weight-loss surgery can help have this added health bonus

Tracking the impact of weight-loss surgery on the sex life of patients, investigators found that roughly half reported notable improvements in their overall sexual experience

Weight-loss surgery can help have this added health bonusApart from the health benefits that weight-loss surgery can bring, a new study shows it could boost a patient’s sex life. Even better, that boost may often be a lasting one. Weight-loss surgery has more benefits than simply slimming a patient down, it may also result in lasting improvements to sexual functioning, a new study […]

Study reveals that evening exercise can help reduce appetite and aid weight loss

For many, even the thought of fitting exercise in after a busy day at work can be as tiring as it is unappetising. The standing belief that high-intensity exercise should be avoided in the early evening due to its effect on sleep only serves to act as another barrier to exercise at this time

Study reveals that evening exercise can help reduce appetite and aid weight lossHowever, encouraging new research published in Experimental Physiology has suggested that 30 minutes of high-intensity exercise performed in the early evening does not negatively affect subsequent sleep, and may also reduce feelings of hunger. Researchers at Charles Sturt University in Australia recruited eleven middle-aged men to complete three experimental trials to investigate sleep and appetite […]

Simple changes in breakfast and dinner timings can help aid weight loss

 The key to losing weight may be as simple as eating a later breakfast and an earlier dinner, a new study suggests. The study, published in the Journal of Nutritional Sciences, found that those who changed their mealtimes lost on average more than twice as much body fat as those in the control group, who ate their meals as normal

Simple changes in breakfast and dinner timings can help aid weight lossModest changes to breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat, a new pilot study in the Journal of Nutritional Sciences reports. During a 10-week study on ‘time-restricted feeding’ (a form of intermittent fasting), researchers led by Dr Jonathan Johnston from the University of Surrey investigated the impact changing meal times has on dietary intake, […]

Want to reverse diabetes? Follow low-calorie diet, says study

A study conducted on mice showed that cutting daily calorie intake by 75 per cent lowered blood sugar levels and decreased fat content. In humans, that would mean turning to a diet of 500 to 800 calories opposed to the average 1,600 to 3,000 calorie intake

Want to reverse diabetes? Follow low-calorie diet, says studyEarlier this year, Medical News Today reported on a paper published in the BMJ that urged doctors and patients alike to acknowledge the possibility that type 2 diabetes is reversible through weight loss. Another study we reported on showed that caloric restriction helped 40 per cent of the participants in the study to achieve remission. […]

Know the best way to lose weight fast

We have already passed by the first month of 2019, and for some it seems that their New Year’s Resolutions have not yielded any successful results. One resolution that always makes the list is losing weight in the New Year, but this is easier said than done. In this article, we will speak about a strategic way through which you could lose those extra pounds and stay healthy

Know the best way to lose weight fastWe all know that sticking to a strict calorie controlled diet is not an easy task in modern setting, where tasty and high energy foods are attractive and ubiquitously available. This is made even more difficult due to our body’s natural rapid response to decreases in food intake. And also an opposing lack of response […]

Meat-free diet linked to benefits for people with type 2 diabetes, finds study

Avoiding animal products and eating a plant-based diet is a great way to keep type 2 diabetes under control, according to a study published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care

Meat-free diet linked to benefits for people with type 2 diabetes, finds studyResearchers reviewed 11 studies (most of them randomised controlled trials, the gold standard in research) that included more than 400 mostly middle-aged people with type 2 diabetes. The average length of each study was about six months. People who followed a plant-based diet experienced significant improvements in blood sugar control, emotional health, quality of life, […]

Weight loss: Does skipping breakfast have any impact?

Past studies have argued that eating breakfast can help people maintain a healthy weight by speeding up our metabolism and reducing the likelihood of overeating later through the day. However, a newly published review by researchers in Australia suggests there is not enough evidence to back up this recommendation

Weight loss: Does skipping breakfast have any impact?Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper — the famous saying came from nutritionist Adelle Davis sometime in the mid-twentieth century. It was a few decades prior when the idea of breakfast being ‘the most important meal of the day’ was used as a marketing tactic for cereals. […]

Rate of weight loss matters less for overall health benefits, reveals study

Losing weight slowly or quickly won't tip the scale in your favor when it comes to overall health, according to new research

Rate of weight loss matters less for overall health benefits, reveals studyHealth researchers at York University found that people who lose weight quickly versus those who lose it slowly don’t get any additional health benefits and it’s the amount of weight lost overall that can have an impact. In the study led by Jennifer Kuk, associate professor in York University’s Faculty of Health, researchers looked at […]

Study reveals oversized meals play a key crucial role in encouraging obesity

Restaurants frequently serve oversized meals, not only in the United States but also in many other countries, according to a study conducted by an international team of researchers and supported by FAPESP - São Paulo Research Foundation

Study reveals oversized meals play a key crucial role in encouraging obesityThe study which was conducted in Brazil, China, Finland, Ghana, India and the United States found 94 per cent of meals served in restaurants contain more than the recommended number of calories according to the UK’s National Health Service Published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), the study weighed and measured the energy content of […]

Habit change is key to success for weight loss, finds study

Can experts in behaviour change help boost weight loss for overweight people?

Habit change is key to success for weight loss, finds studyMcGill University researchers think so: they report significant results -up to 10% of body-mass loss with this approach. Bärbel Knäuper, Steven Grover and their team worked with nearly 200 overweight participants (both men and women) using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in a year-long program to achieve greater weight loss in a group setting. Their results […]
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