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From Oscar-Seeking Stars to Empathetic Personal Trainers: What happens when people try to gain weight? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Nov 2011 10:11pm When super-fit personal trainer Drew Manning decided to “get fat” for six months and then lose the weight, chronicling his journey on his website Fit2Fat2Fit , his story shot into the media limelight faster than a starlet’s nip slip. Everyone, it seems, wants to know why Manning would voluntarily shed his rock-hard body – one he’d u ... Read on »
FDA approves “Belviq,” weight loss drug for obese and overweight people by The Doctor's Journal Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 6:20pm Has your hefty weight always been your problem? Now, it won’t be for much longer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved Belviq (generic name: Lorcaserin hydrochloride) for long-term weight loss management. The approval of Belviq is considered a medical breakthrough, ending the 13-year slump of disapproving and withdrawin ... Read on »
Weight Loss for Overweight People by Fitho Posted Sat 08 Oct 2011 11:32pm Read on »
Stigma Overweight People Face Could Spur More Weight Gain by Medline Plus Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 5:00pm Study found those who experienced it were 2.5 times more likely to become or stay obese Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health , Obesity Read on »
Can Nutrigenetic Diets Help Overweight Individuals Lose Weight? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:09pm When an individual becomes overweight or obese, he or she becomes a likely candidate for many medical disorders including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure (or hypertension). Therefore, he or she will always be advised to trim the weight by appropriate weight management program. A finding, which appeared at the online journal BioM ... Read on »
How Is Obesity Paradox Related to People with Heart Disease? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Nov 2008 7:18am As there are about 65 percent of Americans are either obese or overweight, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have in fact classified obesity as an epidemic in the United States. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), obesity costs Americans more than $ ... Read on »
Natural and Permanent Weight Loss Weight Watchers has People helping people by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:39pm We all want to lose weight as quickly and easily as possible. It all starts good for us until a few stumbling blocks come in our way, making it almost difficult for us to achieve our target. In order to lose weight successfully, you need motivation, encouragement, realistic goals, proper guidance and trainingC Apart with that, you need to fo ... Read on »
The Secret That Slim People Know And Overweight People Can Learn. by ModernHealth Posted Mon 30 Dec 2013 9:02am Here at Modern Health and Fitness, we bet you’ve read loads of articles with a title similar to this one.  They might involve special pills, only drinking water, chanting in the bath…but here’s one that’s actually based in science – now there’s revolutionary thought! Dr James Levine is a professor of medicine, hormone specialist and […] Read on »
The Obesity Paradox: Do overweight people live longer? by Jason S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Oct 2013 12:00am According to a study by Flegal and co-authors , the answer is yes.  The study conducts a systematic review and meta-analysis and finds found that individuals who are overweight live longer than those who are healthy weighted.  On the other hand, severely obese individuals live less.  The hazard ratios (i.e., probability of death in period t ... Read on »
A really good reason to stick to that diet... by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 09 May 2011 4:39pm Even though the biggest factor in the development of dementia is age, new research, reported on the BBC website, suggests that overweight middle-aged people are 71% more likely to develop dementia than those with a normal weight.  A study of some 8,534 Swedish twins, in the journal Neurology  suggests just being overweight is also ... Read on »