Study: Perimenopause Linked to accelerated Fat Gains; Lean Mass Loss

New findings from the University of California – Los Angeles Health Sciences finds the menopause transition phase, also known as perimenopause, …

Study: Green Tea Cuts Obesity, Health Risks in Mice

By: Misti Crane Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. Mice fed a diet of 2 percent …

10 Ways to Lose Weight After 40

Once you hit the big 4-0 things are not quite like they use to be, your metabolism slows and it’s not as easy as it used to be to lose weight. …

Study: Counseling May be Effective in Changing Habits in People with Diabetes

A new Italian study finds that sedentary patients with Type 2 diabetes who received regular counseling from an exercise specialist made lasting …

Sleeping in on the Weekend Won’t Repay your Sleep Debt

Do you think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage from a week of sleepless nights? Not so, according to new University of Colorado …

Swedish Study: Women Gain Weight When Job Demands Are High

Heavy pressures at work seem to predispose women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education, this according to …

Study: Abdominal Fat May Cause Pathogenic Obesity

Type 2 diabetes and other diseases related to the obesity epidemic depend on how the body stores excess energy, according to an evolutionary …

Hormone in Gut Increases Response to Food, Researchers Find

The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. One factor in this hunger …

Researchers Link Sleep Health to Insulin Resistance in Obese Teens

Researchers have identified a connection between overweight and obese teens’ sleep health and their insulin sensitivity. In what is believed to …

Genetics Links Obesity with Diabetes, Coronary Artery Disease, Study

Genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of type 2 …