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Study finds link between consistent weekly weight loss and increased long-term outcomes

Study finds link between consistent weekly weight loss and increased long-term outcomes

Emily Feig, PhD, lead author of the study said: “It seems that developing stable, repeatable behaviors related to food intake and weight loss early on in … Continue reading Study finds link between consistent weekly weight loss and increased long-term outcomes

Gaining a few pounds may increase long-term heart failure risk

Gaining a few pounds may increase long-term heart failure risk

Modest weight gain over time may alter the structure and function of heart muscle, affecting long-term risk of heart failure. Researchers say maintaining weight and avoiding weight gain may be an important strategy to prevent changes in heart muscle that could lead to heart failure. Continue reading Gaining a few pounds may increase long-term heart failure risk

Gluten-free beer from Witkop teff grains

Gluten-free beer from Witkop teff grains

For celiac patients and others on gluten-free diets, it seems like gluten is everywhere — cakes, cookies and breads. It’s even in most beers. But now, a team reports that beers made with Witkop teff grains may be a good alternative to traditionally brewed barley beers. Continue reading Gluten-free beer from Witkop teff grains

Do obese children need to attend treatment to lose weight?

Do obese children need to attend treatment to lose weight?

One-third of American children are overweight or obese. Family-based treatment (FBT) has been considered the best model for the treatment of obese children as it provides both parents and children with education and behavior therapy techniques but is provided mainly in a hospital setting. Researchers have found that parent-based therapy (PBT) has similar outcomes to FBT and could be more cost-effective. Continue reading Do obese children need to attend treatment to lose weight?