Being Overweight May Be Linked to Better Survival from Stroke
It may seem counterintuitive, but having some extra body fat may be linked to an increased chance of surviving a stroke, according to a preliminary study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 71st Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Daily weighing may be key to losing weight
Daily weighing may help with weight loss goals. People who don’t weigh themselves at all or rarely were less likely to lose weight than those who weighed themselves often, according to research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018.
Nuts for nuts? Daily serving may help control weight and benefit health
Eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits, according to two separate preliminary studies to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018.
Obesity in young women may set the stage for heart complications during and after pregnancy
Even in young women, obesity may potentially lead to heart complications during and after pregnancy, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Scientific Sessions, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in basic cardiovascular science.
Caffeine affects food intake at breakfast, but its effect is limited and transient
Findings of a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics do not support the use of caffeine as an appetite suppressant or weight-loss aid
Obesity in women and current smoking in men predict lack of remission in early rheumatoid arthritis
Study shows 46% of women and 38% of men with early rheumatoid arthritis do not achieve remission within a year
The connection between diet, obesity, and cancer: Nutrition experts explore the evidence
Dietary and lifestyle changes guided by registered dietitian nutritionists and other professionals can help reduce the incidence and progression of obesity-related cancers and support the recovery of cancer survivors
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have double the risk of liver disease
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have found that increased male hormones result in women with polycystic ovaries having a two-fold increased risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Fasting diets reduce important risk factor for cardiovascular disease
Intermittent energy restriction diets, such as the 5:2 diet, clears fat from the blood quicker after eating meals than daily calorie restriction diets – reducing an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, a new study in the British Journal of Nutrition reports.
Study of nearly 300,000 people challenges the ‘obesity paradox’
The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, otherwise known as the “obesity paradox”, has been challenged by a study of nearly 300,000 people published in in the European Heart Journal.