Unintentional weight loss in older adults
- Trying to Lose Weight? Eat Right, Not Less. // Natural Solutions;Sep2011, Issue 137, p12
The article reports on a Harvard study which finds that while portion control is an important aspect of weight loss, there are specific foods that must be avoided completely, such as potato chips and processed red meat, while yogurt is best for losing weight.
- Making Healthy Food Choices. Henson, Caroline Suzanne // PN;Feb2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p24
Presents the second of twelve-part series of articles on essential elements of weight management. Tips and suggestions in assessing food intake; Significance of finding foods with high nutritional value; Importance of recording one's progress in determining weight-loss progress.
- Cut 100 Calories at a Time. // American Institute for Cancer Research Newsletter;Spring2012, Issue 115, p11
The article discusses some of the different ways in which one can cut 100 calories at a time in order to lose weight and prevent cancer. Some of the different ways that subjects in a study reduced 100 calories from their diet as seen at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado included...
- Mixed dietary pattern is associated with a slower decline of body weight change during postpartum in a cohort of Brazilian women. Trindade de Castro, Maria Beatriz; Sichieri, Rosely; dos Santos Barbosa Brito, Flávia; Nascimento, Sileia; Kac, Gilberto // Nutricion Hospitalaria;mar2014, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p519
Objective: The aim was to assess the effect of dietary patterns on postpartum body weight change (BWC). Methods: A Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) with 81 items was applied in 278 women having the first six months after delivery as the time frame. Body weight (BW) was measured at 15 days...
- What It Takes to Lose Weight. // American Family Physician;1/1/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p149
Presents information on weight loss. Tips for weight loss; Recommended meal intake; Advice on nutrition information from newspapers and magazines.
- Technical skills for weight loss: 2-y follow-up results of a randomized trial. Yeh, M.-C.; Rodriguez, E.; Nawaz, H.; Gonzalez, M.; Nakamoto, D.; Katz, D.L. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Dec2003, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p1500
OBJECTIVE:: To investigate the sustained effectiveness of a novel skill-based intervention for weight loss. DESIGN:: Randomized, controlled trial. SUBJECTS:: A total of 80 overweight/obese women living in Connecticut. MEASUREMENTS:: Absolute weight difference measured in pounds and absolute...
- Intense sweeteners, energy intake and the control of body weight. Bellisle, F.; Drewnowski, A. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jun2007, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p691
Replacing sugar with low-calorie sweeteners is a common strategy for facilitating weight control. By providing sweet taste without calories, intense sweeteners help lower energy density of beverages and some foods. Reduced dietary energy density should result in lower energy intakes â€“ but...
- For Weight Loss, Diet Plays Bigger Role than Exercise. Levin, Susan; Strong, Kathryn // Good Medicine;Spring2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p5
The article reports on a study published in the "International Journal of Obesity" that diet changes have more significant impact on weight loss than exercise without diet changes.
- Can Genetics Interfere with Weight Loss Efforts? Yager, Joel // Eating Disorders Review;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p8
Presents a question and answer advisory regarding the effect of genetics in weight loss effort of an obese patient. Ideas on the consumption of food intake in body weight of an individual; Assertion on the genetic differences that account for the difficulties of losing weight in other...