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Promote Metabolic Health with Prebiotics

Compounds that support the GI tract, prebiotics may reduce metabolic risk factors, among obese women.

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Posted on June 24, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Cardio-Vascular
Heart Benefits of Lifelong Healthy Weight

Maintaining a healthy weight at any age in adulthood may confer long-term cardiovascular benefits.

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Posted on May 12, 2014, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Diet Exercise Weight and Obesity
A Recipe to Achieve Healthy Weight

For some women, a high-protein meal followed by 30 minutes of moderate exercise is an effective way of burning calories.

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Posted on May 1, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Behavior
Morning Sun Promotes Weight Loss

People exposed to sunlight in the morning have a lower BMI than those who are exposed to light in the afternoon.

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Cocoa Compounds May Prevent Weight Gain

Oligomeric procyanidins found in cocoa have been shown to prevent weight gain and improve glucose tolerance.

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Posted on April 29, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Death and Dying
Being Underweight Deadlier than Being Obese

People who are underweight have a higher risk of dying than people who are severely obese.

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Watermelon Extract Lowers Blood Pressure

Watermelon may significantly reduce blood pressure in obese people.

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Posted on April 22, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Cardio-Vascular
Bariatric Surgery Cuts Risk of Dying

Bariatric surgery can dramatically reduce an obese person's risk of all-cause mortality and nearly halve their risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Posted on April 9, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Functional Foods
Spinach Compounds Slash Food Cravings

Thylakoids may help to decrease feelings of hunger.

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Posted on April 4, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Blood Pressure Diabetes
BMI Linked to Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

Large-scale genetic analysis reports a direct causal link between body mass index (BMI) and Type-2 diabetes and hypertension.

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