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Study Finds Dieting Combined with High-Intensity Exercise Helpful in Reducing Risk of Weight Regain

Researchers suggest combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after weight loss.

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Baby Steps Will Not Help You Reach Big Goals, Healthy Lifestyle Expert Says

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Both Obese and Anorexic Women Have Low Levels of ‘Feel Good’ Neurosteroid

Women at opposite extremes of the weight spectrum have low levels of the neuroactive steroid allopregnanolone, according to new research published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Lose Fat, Preserve Muscle: Weight Training Beats Cardio for Older Adults

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Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass that can be lost through aerobic workouts.

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Understanding the Health Risks Caused by Weight Bias Stigma

ObesityWeek provides the latest insights and research into weight bias stigma

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Less but More Frequent Exercise Best to Reduce Weight? Study Provides a Clue

Low magnitude, high frequency mechanical stimulation (LMMS) reduces adipose (fat) tissue and thus may be a method of reducing weight and health risks such as diabetes. A new study in the journal Obesity takes this concept to another level.

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The Medical Minute: Obesity Numbers Headed in Wrong Direction

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New numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics show that rates of obesity have increased by at least 30 percent in both adults and children the past 15 years. Some doctors aren't surprised.

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Study: Want to Lose Weight? Snap That Selfie, Set That Goal, Share with Others

Progress pics, before and after selfies and public declarations in virtual communities are helpful for reaching weight loss goals, new study finds.

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Black Tea May Help with Weight Loss, Too

UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut.







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