Low fitness is associated with a larger waist size and a higher degree of inflammation, according to a study published January 17, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Anne-Sophie Wedell-Neergaard from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues.
Waist circumference can indicate the amount of excess fat found around the abdomen and previous studies have shown excess abdominal fat may increase the risk of chronic system inflammation and metabolic diseases. The authors of the present study sought to investigate the association between fitness and waist circumference as well as the association between fitness and low-grade inflammation, and whether there was a correlation with Body Mass Index (BMI). CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE!
9 Things That Influence How Fast (or Slow) You Lose Weight. Hint: It goes way beyond what you eat or how much you exercise.
A study published Wednesday in the journal Obesity examined how much money people can save by losing weight at different ages. The study estimated additional potential health problems that can arise from being overweight or obese and how much those would cost.
Researchers from the Global Obesity Prevention Center at Johns Hopkins University developed a model that simulates adults at different ages and weights ranging from normal to overweight to obese and calculated possible health issues and the associated additional costs over the course of their lives. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE!
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible.
Professor Roy Taylor at Newcastle University, UK has spent almost four decades studying the condition and will present an overview of his findings at the European Association For The Study Of Diabetes (EASD 2017) in Lisbon. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE!
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