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Avocados May Help Manage Obesity; Prevent Diabetes

Your guacamole may hold the key to managing obesity and helping delay or prevent diabetes, according to a new study by a University of Guelph …

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UCSF: Banning Sales of Sugary Drinks at Workplace Better for Health

A workplace ban on the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages led to a 48.5 percent average reduction in their consumption and significantly less belly …

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T2D and Obesity Could Be Treated by New, Less Invasive Procedure

New research from King’s College London has found that a newly tested medical device, called Sleeveballoon, mimics the effects of traditional …

Maternal Obesity Linked to Increased Chances of Diabetes & Heart Disease

It has long been known that obesity impairs our metabolism and predisposes to diabetes and heart disease. However, new research in animal models …

Hormone Therapy Helps Weight Loss in Obese Patients with Diabetes

A new hormone injection may aid weight loss in obese patients with diabetes, possibly giving patients an alternative to gastric bypass surgery, a …

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Compound in Cocoa Bean Shells May Reverse Obesity-Related Problems

Scientists may have discovered more reasons to love chocolate. A new study by researchers at the University of Illinois suggests that three of the …

Using New Techniques to Detect Early Signs of Type 2 Diabetes in Teens

Researchers know that exosomes, tiny nanoparticles released from fat cells, travel through the bloodstream and body, regulating a variety of …

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Study: Daily Self-Weighing Can Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Researchers at the University of Georgia have shown that a simple intervention – daily self-weighing – can help people avoid holiday …

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Avocados Can Suppress Hunger without Adding Calories, Small Study Finds

A new study suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase …

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Popular Food Ingredient Could Raise Risk for Diabetes and Obesity

Consuming propionate, a food ingredient that’s widely used in baked goods, animal feeds, and artificial flavorings appear to increase levels of …