HEY YOU! IS YOUR TELEVISION MAKING YOU FAT?
- Losers Can Win at Weight Maintenance. Voelker, Rebecca // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/18/2007, Vol. 298 Issue 3, p272
This article reports that even though keeping weight off after major weight loss is difficult, long-term beliefs are changing and that may make it easier for the millions who are overweight or obese. A pair of studies have shown that major weight losers are maintaining up to 95 percent of their...
- Colorado implements HEAL policies for physical, financial health. Prall, Derek // American City & County Exclusive Insight;7/1/2013, p1
The article discusses a report published by the periodical "Denver Post" about the healthy eating and active living policies that are implemented at five communities in Colorado to reduce the number of obese people. Topics covered include the provision of training for wellness programs,...
- Perilously Plump. Atkinson, Jim // Texas Monthly;Apr2002, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p74
Presents an article on overweight people and the dining culture in Texas. Factors which affect the weight problem in the state; Prevalence of the weight problem among Americans; Implications of the trend in fast foods for the incidence of the weight problem in the U.S.
- Acute interval exercise intensity does not affect appetite and nutrient preferences in overweight and obese males. Alkahtani, Shaea A.; Byrne, Nuala M.; Hills, Andrew P.; King, Neil A. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2014, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p232
This study investigated the influence of two different intensities of acute interval exercise on food preferences and appetite sensations in overweight and obese men. Twelve overweight/obese males (age=29.0Â±4.1 years; BMI =29.1Â±2.4 kg/m Â²) completed three exercise sessions: an initial...
- Why exercisers still eat junk food. Selene, Michele; Yeager // Prevention;Jun2004, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p48
Presents the results of a study which examined the reasons for the ineffective results of a fitness program in overweight people. Dietary intake of people enrolled in the program; Suggestion for a change in the food preferences of individuals.
- Feed'em and weep. Carlyon, Patrick // Bulletin with Newsweek;9/27/2005, Vol. 123 Issue 6489, p71
The article presents information about the television program "You Are What You Eat."The television program manifests the insecurity that previous generations tried hard to suppress. Each week a fat person invited Gilian MacKeith, a nutritionist, to exhibit their weekly food intake. The idea is...
- The debt to pleasure. Boyce, Nell // U.S. News & World Report;02/12/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 6, p53
Discusses research which shows that severely overweight people have fewer receptors for a chemical called dopamine, which plays a crucial role in the brain's pleasure response. Comments by Gene-Jack Wang whose findings were published in a February issue of `The Lancet'; How the deficiency may...
- Middle East Surgeons Share Their Experiences in Treating Obesity. Rosenthal, Raul J. // Bariatric Times;Feb2014, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including bariatric surgery, postoperative follow up for patients, and eating habits.
- Chapter 3: The Fitness Factor: The Foundation of Good Health. Libal, Autumn // Fitness Factor: The Importance of Physical Activity & Exercise;2005, p27
This article focuses on the need for a person to spend a significant portion of every day engaged in physical activity in order to be fit and healthy. Overweight and obesity are rising at epidemic rates. Thus the health risks associated with these conditions are also on the rise. These health...