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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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Posted on March 26, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Functional Foods
Seaweeds Soak Up Fat

Seaweeds high in guluronate inhibit fat absorption, paving the way for its potential to be utilized in the battle of the bulge.

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Posted on March 17, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Musculoskeletal
Excess Weight & Fall Risk Linked

Being obese may raise a person’s risk of experiencing a fall by 31%.

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Posted on March 13, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Functional Foods
Unsaturated Dietary Fat Prevents Unwanted Body Fat

Foods abundant in unsaturated fat prompt less accumulation of abdominal body fat, as compared to saturated-fat rich foods.

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Posted on March 12, 2014, 6 a.m. in Child Health Cancer Weight and Obesity
Health Costs of a Chubby Childhood

The price of childhood obesity may be cancer, cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes, and other diseases later in life.

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Posted on March 3, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Lifestyle
Modern-Day Conveniences Contribute to Obesity

People who own televisions, computers, and cars appear to be at higher risk for obesity and diabetes, among residents of developing countries.

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Posted on Feb. 27, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Genetics in Disease Minerals
Newly Identified Genetic Factor in Weight

Calcium is linked to lower waist circumference, among people genetically predisposed to large waistlines.

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Posted on Feb. 14, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Lifestyle
Manage Your Week to Manage Your Weight

How and why the seven-days-a-week human cycle affects weight.`

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