Weight Loss

​Low-carb versus low-fat: Best diet for weight loss, heart health

CBS News | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:22:30 -0700

For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests. In a small clinical trial of obese adults, researchers found that those assigned to follow a ...

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What they never tell you about losing a lot of weight

CNN | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:18:45 -0700

(CNN) -- At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery. I know what you might be thinking: "Oh, you took the easy way out." Let me tell you, having weight loss surgery is far from easy. It involves a total commitment ...


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Weight-loss program rewires brain to crave healthy food, scans show

Today.com | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:57:17 -0700

Tufts researchers wanted to determine whether anecdotal reports that participants in a weight-loss program developed by Roberts no longer craved junk food. Were there were actual neurobiological changes in brain? To determine this, The Tufts scientists ...


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Study turns tables on value of breakfast, weight loss

WWL | Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:15:00 -0700

"Our simple question was (when it comes to weight loss), does it help to eat breakfast? And the answer seems to be probably not," says David Allison, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center and senior ...

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