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People with Obesity Who Experience Self-Directed Weight Shaming Benefit from New Intervention

While it’s known that weight “self-stigma” is associated with poor mental and physical health, little is known about how to help people combat it. Researchers show that people who received a new stigma-reduction intervention, along with standar...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Embargo expired on 24-Jan-2020 at 08:30 ET

Teens with obesity and PCOS have more “unhealthy” bacteria

Teens with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have more “unhealthy” gut bacteria suggesting the microbiome may play a role in the disorder, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinolo...

– Endocrine Society

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Embargo expired on 23-Jan-2020 at 09:00 ET

High-Protein Diets Boost Artery-Clogging Plaque, Mouse Study Shows

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals how high-protein diets increase atherosclerosis, especially unstable plaque that increases the risk of a heart attack.

– Washington University in St. Louis

Nature Metabolism

Stop the Snore, Save the Romance

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine offers tips for Valentine’s Day to prevent snoring from being the third wheel in your relationship.

– American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

Queen’s Research Develop Tool to Tackle Diet Epidemic in India

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast aims to better understand the link between diet and disease in India.

– Queen's University Belfast

Clinical Trial: Vitamin D Supplementation Linked to Potential Improvements in Blood Pressure in Children

Overweight and obese vitamin D-deficient children who took a relatively high dose of vitamin D every day for six months had lower blood pressure and improved insulin sensitivity than their peers who took a lower dose, according to the results of a ne...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; R01HL112985, UL1 TR001857, P30 AG024827; UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Research Advisory Committee; Nancy E. Taylor Foundation for Chronic Diseases...

New Drug Prevents Liver Damage, Obesity and Glucose Intolerance in Mice on High-Fat Diet

Mice given a new drug targeting a key gene involved in lipid and glucose metabolism could tolerate a high-fat diet regimen (composed of 60% fat from lard) without developing significant liver damage, becoming obese, or disrupting their body’s gluco...

– Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

RO1 CA1923698 and R21 DE028670; Cell Death and Differentiation

Parent Confidence Is Key to Keeping Kids From Unhealthy Foods

As the countdown to a new school year begins, many parents will soon find themselves facing the often-arduous task of filling the school lunchbox which, despite the best of intentions, often ends up containing more junk food than nutrition. Cutti...

– University of South Australia


Study: Neuron Found in Mice Could Have Implications for Effective Diet Drugs

A cell found in mice may be able to stop feeding in humans without subsequential nauseating effects as well as influence the long term intake of food.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Cell Metabolism, January 16, 2020

Less Active Infants Had Greater Fat Accumulation, Study Finds

Less physical activity for infants below one year of age may lead to more fat accumulation which in turn may predispose them to obesity later in life, suggests a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Obesity; R01DK094841

Certified nurse-midwives lead collaborative care model as solution to obstetrician shortage

Fewer physicians are pursuing careers in obstetrics, in part because of the intense, round-the-clock demands of the job and a high burnout rate. An unusually large number of practicing obstetricians are expected to retire within the next decade, whic...

– Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes

AED Publishes Nine Truths about Weight and Eating Disorders

The Academy for Eating Disorders has published a new document for their Nine Truths program on weight and eating disorders.

– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

Nine Truths about Eating Disorders


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Promotes Eating Right Bite by Bite During National Nutrition Month® 2020

Choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity can make a significant difference in your health. For National Nutrition Month® 2020, in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed food choices and...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

National Nutrition Month®

Higher Education Events

Top Diet and Nutrition Issues to be Highlighted during Jan. 29 Media-only Event

The work of scientists from the Nebraska Food for Health Center, the Nebraska Center for Prevention of Obesity Diseases and the Food Allergen Research and Resource Center, along with a behavioral economist who studies food choice decisions, will be h...

– University of Nebraska-Lincoln





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