- The powers of a smoothie. Bowden, Sasigarn A.; Bowden, Brian K. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p116
The article presents clinical tips for clinicians to help parents boost caloric intake in underweight children to promote weight gain. The usual recommendations for parents include adding butter, oil, or cream to foods whenever possible, or giving a high-calorie drink which is not always...
- why fasting can backfire. Lofshult, Diane // IDEA Fitness Journal;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p60
The article discusses the risk of weight gain when fasting. Researchers observed that when dieters skip their breakfast, the reward center of their brain were activated by the sight of high-calorie foods. They added that the findings support the campaign that eating a healthy breakfast is part...
- WHO KNEW? // Self;Jun2013, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p23
The article focuses on a research revealing that looking at photographs of high-calorie food might lead to weight gain.
- Promoting change of adolescents' sugar consumption: The 'Learning by teaching' study. Hölund, Ulla // Health Education Research;Dec1990, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p451
The article provides information on a study which, firstly, aims to propose a theory for promoting change of adolescents' sugar and fat consumption, secondly, suggests a method for implementing the theory, and thirdly, tries to implement the method in a group of adolescents and evaluate the...
- Exercise training improves relaxation response and SOD-1 expression in aortic and mesenteric rings from high caloric diet-fed rats. De Moraes, Camila; Davel, Ana Paula Couto; Rossoni, Luciana Venturini; Antunes, Edson; Zanesco, Angelina // BMC Physiology;2008, Vol. 8, Special section p1
Obesity has been associated with a variety of disease such as type II diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension and atherosclerosis. Evidences have shown that exercise training promotes beneficial effects on these disorders, but the underlying mechanisms are not fully understood. The aim of this...
- Fidgeting: every little bit counts. // Healthy Weight Journal;May/Jun1999, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p35
Reports on the findings on the effects of overfeeding on men and women, considering the fidge factor and gender. Average weight gain; Ways by which the calories were dissipated; Conclusion.
- Short-Term Overeating Induces Insulin Resistance in Fat Cells in Lean Human Subjects. Danielsson, Anna; Fagerholm, Siri; Öst, Anita; Franck, Niclas; Kjolhede, Preben; Nystrom, Fredrik H.; Strålfors, Peter // Molecular Medicine;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 15 Issue 7/8, p228
Insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are closely linked to obesity. Numerous prospective studies have reported on weight gain, insulin resistance, and insulin signaling in experimental animals, but not in humans. We examined insulin signaling in adipocytes from lean volunteers, before...
- The effect of different rates of weight gain on atrial electrophysiology. Twomey, D.; Mahajan, R.; Thanigaimani, S.; Willoughby, S.; Rajwani, A.; Lau, D.; Sanders, P. // Heart, Lung & Circulation;2015 Supplement 3, Vol. 24, pS230
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- Regular Exercise and Good Nutrition Can Help You Live a Longer, Healthier Life. // Healthy Years;Jan2014, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p3
The article points out that regular exercise and good nutrition can help one lead a longer and healthier life. It explains why aging can cause weight gain and how lifestyle and diet can have a major effect on how well people age, according to clinical dietician Susan Bowerman. It suggests eating...