Alcohol, metabolic risk and elevated serum gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) in Indigenous Australians
- Behind the Headlines: Does a daily drink cut obesity risk? Carlowe, Jo // GP: General Practitioner;12/16/2005, p25
This article reports that a newspaper claims that people who drink alcohol in moderation are less likely to be obese than teetotallers. The findings, published hot on the heels of new licensing legislation and close to the festive season, suggest that regular but sensible alcohol use has a...
- Dr David Bull explainsâ€¦obesity. Bull, David // Gay Times (09506101);Feb2010, Issue 377, p116
The author provides information on obesity and ways to prevent such health condition. He emphasizes the increased likelihood for obese people to experience difficulty in their breathing. He suggests controlling one's calorie intake and performing regular exercise to reduce weight. He also...
- Alcohol and weight. // Healthy Weight Journal;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p106
Details a British study which confirms an inverse association between alcohol intake and weight in women, but no association for men. Factors for women that influence the results of the 1993 Health Survey for England.
- A Better Index of Body Adiposity. Bergman, Richard N. // Obesity (19307381);Jun2012, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p1135
The author discusses various comments on their paper "A Better Index of Body Adiposity," which was published in the May 2011 issue.
- Foods for Better, Foods for Worse! // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);8/12/2011, Issue 585, p4
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- Relationship of abdominal obesity with alcohol consumption at population scale. Schröder, Helmut; Morales-Molina, Jose Antonio; Bermejo, Silvia; Barral, Diego; Mándoli, Eduardo Soler; Grau, María; Guxens, Monica; de Jaime Gil, Elisabet; Álvarez, Marisol Domínguez; Marrugat, Jaume // European Journal of Nutrition;Oct2007, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p369
The high energy content of alcohol makes its consumption a potential contributor to the obesity epidemic. To determine whether alcohol consumption is a risk factor for abdominal obesity, taking into account energy underreporting. The subjects were Spanish men (n = 1491) and women (n = 1563) aged...
- Body mass index and weight change from adolescence into adulthood, waist-to-hip ratio and perceived work ability among young adults. Laitinen, J.; Näyhä, S.; Kujala, V. // International Journal of Obesity;Jun2005, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p697
OBJECTIVES:To study how body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) at 14 and 31 years (y) changes in BMI between 14 and 31?y, and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) at 31?y are associated with poor perceived working ability at 31?y.DESIGN AND SUBJECTS:A population-based cohort, originally 11637 people, born in Northern...
- Alcohol consumption and body weight change in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative. Thomson, C A; Wertheim, B C; Hingle, M; Wang, L; Neuhouser, M L; Gong, Z; Garcia, L; Stefanick, M L; Manson, J E // International Journal of Obesity;Sep2012, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p1158
Objective:To determine whether alcohol consumption is associated with incident overweight or obesity in normal-weight, postmenopausal women.Design:Prospective cohort study considering baseline alcohol consumption and subsequent weight change over 7 years.Subjects:15 920 normal-weight (body mass...
- Epidemiology of health and illness. Viner, Russell; Booy, Robert // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/19/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7488, p411
Reports on the epidemiology of health and illness among adolescents. Analysis of the youth demographic; Patterns of disease and illness that are more distinct than those of children and adults; Assertion that improvements in mortality in the 1-4 year age group have not been matched in...