A study found that people defined as obese had lost brain tissue.
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The boom in for-profit diet clinics fueled by insurance reimbursement proves that when it comes to healthcare no good turn goes unexploited.
Yes, you read the headline right. It just depends on which obesity study you look at.
First, what is fiber? Dietary fiber consists of complex carbohydrates that are contained in plants that the body is unable to digest. Dietary fiber is classified as either soluble fiber or insoluble fiber…
One of the things I enjoy about Australians is the tendency for straight talk, but I wonder if the Premier of Victoria will come to have second thoughts about a recent comment concerning the availability of fast food in the state’s children’s hospitals.
A major study showed that a low carbohydrate/ high fat diet is best for weight loss and cardiac health.
The interaction of diet and health is immensely difficult to unravel. Flawed studies don’t help. But like the free radical theory of disease and longevity, when the public wants an easy answer, they acquire a life of their own and become dogma.
The UK Sunday Telegraph reported this week: “The waistlines of Britain’s pets have expanded to ever greater dimensions, with a new report revealing that almost half of cats and dogs are now regarded by vets as obese.”
Obesity Surgery in Diabetes Mellitus: A Three Year Trial Shows High “Cure Rates.” The Implications for Population Health
In case there is any doubt about the long-term efficacy of obesity surgery for diabetes, check out this three year study that was just published by the New England Journal of Medicine.