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Body Adiposity Is A New Way To Determine Obesity

High fat diet may alter the brains’ regulation of body adiposity, suggests a study published in the March 2011 issue of the International Journal of Obesity.

Body Adiposity is the correlation between the hip circumference to the body feet. To measure the body adiposity index: (BAI = ((hip circumference)/((height)… Read the rest

Increased Maternal Food Intake Causes Offspring Obesity?

Increased food intake and over-nutrition during pregnancy may be the major cause of offspring obesity, says a new study published by the May 2011 issue of the International Journal of Obesity.

Obesity is one of the major health issues of the modern world. It is so prevalent, so much … Read the rest

Mind Over Fat: Psychological Ways Towards Dieting

Eating and dieting is not just another way to satisfy your hunger and your grumbling stomach. According to the American Psychological Association, many psychologists believe that losing weight is not all about having a strict diet. Reducing weight can be managed by doing some holistic approaches that can control not

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Am I Allowed to Snack When Having a Weight Loss Diet?

Busy all day? Is your stomach already growling and grumbling? Are you having a weight loss diet? Do you think having a snack can be part of your weight reduction routine?

Most people think that snacking is a big “No-no” when you are going on a diet.  But you know … Read the rest

Effect of Diet and Exercise to Overweight-to-Obese Postmenopausal Women

For years, medical health professionals look at lifestyle intervention as the cornerstone for losing weight. However, the best design to attain weight loss is one topic that causes too much debate among this group of people.

Dealing with overweight and obesity is difficult particularly in women belonging to the postmenopausal … Read the rest

Does Sleep Timing Alter Caloric Intake And BMI?

In animal models, many studies have linked obesity with sleep duration.  However, little has been known in the effect of sleep timing and feeding to weight control and regulation in human subjects. Thus, in the study published in the April 2011 issue of Obesity, the researchers aimed to demonstrate the … Read the rest