Middle age spread not without risk
- Genetic Influences on Change in BMI from Middle to Old Age: A 29-Year Follow-up Study of Twin Sisters. Ortega-Alonso, Alfredo; Sipil�, Sarianna; Kujala, Urho; Kaprio, Jaakko; Rantanen, Taina // Behavior Genetics;Mar2009, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p154
Weight gain through middle age is a common phenomenon that increases the risk for different types of metabolic diseases and functional limitations later in life. This study examined genetic and environmental influences on the evolution of body mass index (BMI) in women from middle to old age....
- Interval training More benefit, less fatigue. // Consumer Reports;May2005, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p43
Discusses health-related issues. New federal guidelines that advise adults to exercise moderately to vigorously for about an hour most days just to prevent gaining wight as they age; Tips on making those recommendation less daunting; Explanation of the interval method; Benefits of increasing the...
- Keeping up with time. Godbey, Susan Flagg; George, Stephen // Prevention;Feb97, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p34
Discusses the relationship between age and weight gain in women. Evidence as indicating that age may not be a factor in women gaining weight; The factor of physical fitness; Reference to a study published in `International Journal of Obesity'; Ways to prevent an excessive increase in body fat.
- QUERY. Ursus, Thomas J. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/11/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 10, p1632
Presents an article on the importance of exercise and diet. Discussion on weight gain; Implications of eating high-calorie foods; Effects of aging on human health.
- To lose weight, turn up your metabolism. Csatari, Jeffrey; Antheil, Katherine // Men's Health (10544836);Nov96, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p57
Discusses why a man tends to gain weight with age. Slowing of metabolism with age; Advantage of speeding up one's resting metabolism to keep weight off.
- What the U.S. Offers New Immigrants: Weight Gain. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2001, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the average weight gain of immigrants to the United States. Reason for the weight gain; Cost of a hamburger in the U.S.; How to address the problem.
- Tipping Scales the Other Way to Put on Pounds. // Environmental Nutrition;Sep99, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p8
Offers tips for gaining weight healthfully.
- Live together, gain together. Acosta, Kim // Shape;Mar2005, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p77
Presents a study which states that women and men gained an average of about 3-12 pounds post-moving day.
- Weight gain in breast-fed infants. // Pediatrics for Parents;1997, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1
Presents information on a World Health Organization study which stated that weight gain is prevalent in the first year of life of breast-fed infants. Comparison to the weight gain of non-breast-fed infants; Amount of weight a breast-fed infant weights during the first year of life;...