Posts tagged “Weight Loss”

Potential Dementia And Old Age Weight Loss Link

January 13th, 2014
Potential Dementia And Old Age Weight Loss Link

Medical scientists think they have found a link between weight loss in later life and the onset of dementia. Researchers studied 1800 Japanese-American men over a period of 32 years. For the first 26 years there was nothing significant about their behaviour. However scientists noticed that during the next 6 years there seemed to be […]

Weight Loss Not Always Beneficial For Relationships

December 12th, 2013
Weight Loss Not Always Beneficial For Relationships

That’s the conclusion from scientists at North Carolina State University. In some people losing weight can be detrimental to their relationships. It is now generally accepted that being overweight is not good for a person’s health and wellbeing. Many people also suffer psychologically despite the ‘jolly fat’ persona by some who either struggle to lose […]

Women Who Lose Weight Still Face Problems Afterwards

June 1st, 2012
Women Who Lose Weight Still Face Problems Afterwards

Women who decide to lose weight still often face problems of stigma after shedding the pounds. This fact was found by researchers from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. A similar finding was also found by both the Universities of Monash and Manchester, which found obese women were still discriminated against even after losing weight. […]

Improve Your Knowledge to Lose Weight

May 16th, 2012
Improve Your Knowledge to Lose Weight

Experts in the US have suggested that people who want to lose weight should improve their knowledge before going on a diet. The suggestion is that people need to understand more why their lifestyle is probably one of the major reasons for becoming obese in the first place and more importantly accept that this is […]

Marriage and divorce causes weight gain

August 26th, 2011
Marriage and divorce causes weight gain

That’s the finding of a recent study presented to the annual conference of the American Sociological Association. Interestingly the relationship study found that weight gain is more likely after the age of 30. The researchers also say that a previous marriage can also have an effect. In other words, the trauma of divorce increased the […]

Your Weight is What You Eat

July 15th, 2011
Your Weight is What You Eat

If you have heard the old saying: ‘you are what you eat’, you will be interested to learn the phrase now comes with a new twist – ‘you weigh what you eat’. Basically what this means is that there are a number of foods that scientists have found could be helpful in reducing your weight, […]

The Secrets of Obesity Revealed?

June 24th, 2011
The Secrets of Obesity Revealed?

Having surgery to combat your obesity is probably the final straw for people who suffer from weight problems. However it seems surgeons operating on obese people are revealing some interesting facts, which could improve our understanding of why people become obese and may also help design better therapies. Without a doubt, having surgery can be […]

Music Star to Write Weight Loss Memoir

June 10th, 2011
Music Star to Write Weight Loss Memoir

The music star, Jennifer Hudson, has signed a deal with Dutton Publishers, an offshoot of Penguin to write her memoirs about her struggle with weight. The well known singer and actress is known to have recently lost 80 pounds, but says she has always struggled with a weight problem. She decided to write the book, […]

Could A Pacemaker Help Cut Obesity?

May 6th, 2011
Could A Pacemaker Help Cut Obesity?

A new device developed in Germany that is fitted in the stomach could revolutionise the way doctors treat obesity. Rather than going under the knife or having the stomach stapled, a pacemaker is inserted in the stomach which effectively curbs a person’s appetite. Once inserted the device send outs electrochemical signals which are aimed at […]

Kirstie Alley Finds A New Way To Lose Weight

May 4th, 2011
Kirstie Alley Finds A New Way To Lose Weight

Actress, Kirstie Alley was recently asked to take part in the US version of Strictly Come Dancing called Dancing with the Stars. As well as looking forward to doing the show, Kirstie is also looking forward to losing weight since she wants to increase her fitness level. She told reporters: “I’ve lost 60 pounds, and […]

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