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Article ID: 715944

Intermittent Fasting May Improve Blood Sugar Even without Weight Loss

American Physiological Society (APS)

New research suggests that intermittent fasting—cycling through periods of normal eating and fasting—may regulate blood sugar (glucose) levels even when accompanied by little-to-no weight loss. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.

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17-Jul-2019 12:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715558

Even in Svelte Adults, Cutting About 300 Calories Daily Protects the Heart

Duke Health

In adults already at a healthy weight or carrying just a few extra pounds, cutting around 300 calories a day significantly improved already good levels of cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and other markers.

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10-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 715663

MBSAQIP manual presents updated program standards for overweight and obese patients

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Third version of nationally recognized standards manual includes a designation for bariatric and metabolic surgery centers to now offer patients non-surgical interventions along with a quality improvement project requirement.

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11-Jul-2019 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715565

Blow Your Diet? Admitting It to Someone Might Help You Do Better Next Time.

Vanderbilt University

Disclosing a lapse in self control, like straying from a diet or spending too much on something frivolous, can help you do better next time if you truly feel guilty about it, but insincere confessions can actually make you more likely to slip up again.

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10-Jul-2019 2:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 715204

Older Adults Benefit from Community Food and Nutrition Programs

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Older adults benefit from participating in community-based food and nutrition programs that enable them to remain healthy and independent, according to an updated position paper by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.

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1-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Low-carb diet may reduce diabetes risk independent of weight loss

Article ID: 714642

Low-carb diet may reduce diabetes risk independent of weight loss

Ohio State University

A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don’t lose any weight, a new study suggests.

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20-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

Article ID: 714207

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

University of North Carolina Health Care System

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to fund research that will address the challenge of achieving long-term weight loss among patients with obesity cared for at primary care practices.

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11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 714086

Weight-Loss Patients at Higher Risk of Death From Substance Use Disorders

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

The death rate from drug- and alcohol-related causes in people who’ve had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is nearly triple that of the general public, according to University of Pittsburgh research published today in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

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7-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Study finds link between burnout and weight gain

Article ID: 713901

Study finds link between burnout and weight gain

University of Georgia

Feeling overworked contributes to a variety of unhealthy behaviors.

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4-Jun-2019 10:50 AM EDT

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