Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

World's first tagatose-containing chocolate is very low in glycemic load

World's first tagatose-containing chocolate is very low in glycemic load

Nutritionists are attacking Tennessee's obesity problem

Nutritionists are attacking Tennessee's obesity problem

Scientists identify compounds that mimic calorie restriction

Scientists identify compounds that mimic calorie restriction

Sugar Association questions claim that breast cancer is connected to sucrose consumption

Sugar Association questions claim that breast cancer is connected to sucrose consumption

Multicultural approach to health needed for well-being of indigenous people

Multicultural approach to health needed for well-being of indigenous people

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

No increased risk of heart attacks among snus/snuff users, unlike smokers

No increased risk of heart attacks among snus/snuff users, unlike smokers

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Parents, teens underestimating weight

Parents, teens underestimating weight

24-year long asthma study is answering doctors' questions about asthma and its causes

24-year long asthma study is answering doctors' questions about asthma and its causes

Approval of cholesterol-lowering therapy Lipitor for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Approval of cholesterol-lowering therapy Lipitor for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Researchers study whether people’s genetic makeup could make them more likely to develop osteoarthritis of the knee and hip

Researchers study whether people’s genetic makeup could make them more likely to develop osteoarthritis of the knee and hip

Children should be screened for high blood pressure at age 3

Children should be screened for high blood pressure at age 3

Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Scientists create mice that don't gain weight, even when fed fat-laden, high calorie diets

Scientists create mice that don't gain weight, even when fed fat-laden, high calorie diets

Japanese study on eggs and mortality is not scientifically sound

Japanese study on eggs and mortality is not scientifically sound

Misfiring proteins linked to sick feeling of type 2 diabetics

Misfiring proteins linked to sick feeling of type 2 diabetics

Importance of physical education in schools to combat childhood obesity

Importance of physical education in schools to combat childhood obesity

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans