Monthly Archives: December 2013

Diabetes Drug Won’t Help Obese Kids Keep Off Weight

Is Your Weight Loss Goal Realistic?

And after one year, both groups started to slip back to their original weight. The researchers would like to see more studies on weight-loss treatments that involve a child’s entire family. It’s possible that family-based interventions may help children lose more weight whether they are taking a drug or not than interventions that don’t consider the child’s family, McDonagh said. Metformin is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat children and adults with Type 2 diabetes .
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Top Weight-Loss News 2013

Remember that you’re on a journey to improve your life and health and gain control over your weight. It’s not about perfection. Set Mini-Goals Instead of shooting for a size that has not been seen in your closet for 10 years, set more attainable goals. Even modest weight loss can improve your blood pressure and your cholesterol, blood sugar, and triglyceride levels.
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Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer

When sleep-deprived participants were shown photos of fatty foods like pizza and doughnuts, the reward centers in their brains lit up much more than those who had gotten enough sleep proving that when you’re sleep deprived, you’re more likely to make less-than-optimal diet choices than when you’re well rested. 2. Dark Chocolate Blocks Fat Last year, it was red wine , and this year it’s even more good news: a new study found that dark-chocolate eaters who ate more calories than pure garcinia cambogia non dark chocolate eaters still had lower BMIs. The study suggests that an antioxidant found in dark chocolate, epicatechin, may block your body’s absorption of fats and sugars . 3. Eat More Protein, Lose More Weight A small study published in September found that the http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/garcinia-cambogia-extract—crucial-data-released-231403591.html optimal amount of protein for those trying to lose weight may be more than the recommended daily allowance (RDA) set by the Food and Drug Administration. Researchers put patients on specific diets that differed in protein groups either ate the RDA of protein, double that amount, or triple that amount.
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