Weight loss - Health Newstrack

Weight loss, in the context of medicine or health or physical fitness, is a reduction of the total body weight, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon and other connective tissue.

Restricting dietary fat led to body fat loss at a rate 68 percent higher than cutting the same number of carbohydrate calories when adults with obesity ate strictly controlled…

An intervention not focused on weight loss was effective for weight gain prevention among socioeconomically disadvantaged black women. Promoting clinically meaningful weight loss among black women has been a…

When it comes to weight loss and fat loss, aerobic training is better than resistance training. A new study entitled “Effects of aerobic and/or resistance training on body mass…

Women who want to lose weight should faithfully keep a food journal, and avoid skipping meals and eating in restaurants ? especially at lunch. A wide range of self-monitoring…


Modest weight loss and diet of high nutritional quality improves erectile function, sexual desire and lowers urinary tract symptoms in obese men with type 2 diabetes. This is evidenced…


John Gunstad, an associate professor in Kent State University’s Department of Psychology, and a team of researchers have discovered a link between weight loss and improved memory and concentration….

Using blueberry polyphenols, researcers were able to inhibit obesity at a molecular stage. The study was performed in tissue cultures taken from mice. The polyphenols showed a dose-dependent suppression…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advised consumers and health care professionals about potential rare occurrences of severe liver injury in patients taking the weight-loss medication orlistat, marketed as…

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