SMALL STEPS CAN WIN THE WEIGHT BATTLE
- Obesity: Overview of Prevalence, Etiology, and Treatment. Racette, Susan B.; Deusinger, Susan S.; Deusinger, Robert H. // Physical Therapy;Mar2003, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p276
Discusses the prevalence of obesity, its etiology and treatment. Health consequences of obesity; Information on the body mass index (BMI) method; Limitation of BMI; Factors associated with the development of obesity; Significant component of weight loss programs.
- More than just calories. MORELLO, GAETANO // Chiropractic Economics;4/15/2014, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p23
No abstract available.
- Weight Loss and Mortality: What Does the Evidence Show? Stampfer, Meir // PLoS Medicine;Jun2005, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p0476
Comments on a study on the association of weight loss with mortality. Concerns that must be adressed in the epidemiological studies of the relation between overweight and mortality; Difficulties of assessing the effects of intention to lose weight; Limitations of the study.
- Cutting Stealth Flab. Horowitz, Janice M. // Time;4/10/2000, Vol. 155 Issue 14, p146
Reports on findings of the study conducted by the United States National Institute of Health which examined the eating and weight-gaining patterns of a group of volunteers. Research which revealed that the average American gains less than a pound during the holiday season between Thanksgiving...
- Cutting Stealth Flab. Horowitz, Janice M. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/10/2000, Issue 14, p78
Reports on findings of the study conducted by the United States National Institute of Health (NIH) which examined the eating and weight-gaining patterns of a group of volunteers. Research which revealed that the average American gains less than a pound during the holiday season between...
- Mechanisms of Hypertension Associated with Obesity. Dustan, Harriet P. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May83 Part 2, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p860
Examines the physiologic and biochemical effects of weight loss and weight gain on obesity hypertension. Types of obesity; Mechanisms of hypertension associated with obesity; Neuroendocrine abnormalities.
- Relapse stories in obesity. Sarlio-L ä hteenkorva, Sirpa // European Journal of Public Health;Sep98, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p203
Presents a study which analyzed obesity narratives to characterize the complex interrelationship between relapses of obesity and its sociocultural factors. In-depth interviews of obese subjects; Utility of a social constructionist theory and the application of grounded theory in the analysis of...
- Effects of additional resistance training during diet-induced weight loss on bone mineral density in overweight premenopausal women. Yoshio Nakata; Kazunori Ohkawara // Journal of Bone & Mineral Metabolism;Mar2008, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p172
AbstractÂ Â Bone loss accompanies a diet-induced weight loss and could be prevented with a combination of exercises. This study was conducted to examine the effects of additional resistance training during diet-induced weight loss on whole-body and selected regional bone mineral density...
- metabolism matters. King, Brad J. // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;May2006, Issue 283, p30
The article reports on the factors contributing to the growing problem of obesity. According to researchers from Stirling University in Scotland, natural weight-control mechanisms in obese individuals no longer function effectively, making it difficult to control weight gain. A study published...