Topic: Weight loss




Epigenetic switch for obesity

It is well known that a predisposition to adiposity lies in our genes. A new study by researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg now shows that it is also..


Why you won’t lose weight with exercise alone

Exercise by itself isn’t always enough to take off the weight. Now, evidence reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on January 28 helps to explain why that is: our bodies adapt to higher activity levels,..


Use small plates to lose weight

There are small easy steps that we can take to tackle the burgeoning problem of obesity. One of those solutions is surprisingly simple: use smaller plates. There have been over 50 studies examining whether or..



Seven ways to feel full without overeating

Not feeling full after or between meals can result in overeating. In the October issue of Food Technologymagazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), contributing editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about studies that show..




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