Underestimation of weight and its associated factors among overweight and obese adults in Pakistan: a cross sectional study
- Weight, Weight Loss, and Health: A Closer Look at the Evidence. Gaesser, Glenn A. // Healthy Weight Journal;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p8
Examines the reasons of individuals in the U.S. for losing weight. Belief on obesity and weight loss; Clarification on the notion on the direct relationship between weight and health; Discussion on the health risks of obesity.
- Effects of chronic SR 141716 treatment on food intake and body weight. Vickers, S. P.; Webster, L. J.; Wyatt, A.; Dourish, C. T.; Kennett, G. A. // Psychopharmacology;2003, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p103
Assesses the effect of chronic administration of SR 141716 on body weight and ingestive behavior of lean and obese Zucker rats. Impact of the selective CB[sub 1] receptor antagonist SR 141716; Dosage given to the obese rats; Rate of weight reduction on the rats.
- Is body composition important in young people’s weight management decision-making? Page, A; Fox, K R // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Aug1998, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p786
AIM: Young people are often seen as an important target for prevention of overweight, but we know little about the factors which are important for their weight management decisions. This study aimed to evaluate the extent to which elements of body composition and dimensions were implicated in...
- Obesity Treatments and Controversies. Kazaks, Alexandra; Stern, Judith S.; Sterns, Judith S. // Diabetes Spectrum;Fall2003, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p231
Highlights some of the components that are necessary for successful weight loss. Overview of various diets; Ways in preventing weight gain or regain; Conflicts in the care of overweight patients.
- LETTERS-TO-THE-EDITOR. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);11/21/2003, Issue 208, p2
The author opines that obesity is not a disease in any usual sense of that term. He believes that like IQs, metabolisms vary, and it is much more difficult for some people, because of their metabolism, to maintain normal weight than it is for others. He says that people with a metabolic tendency...
- Obesity. Yanovski, Susan Z.; Yanovski, Jack A. // New England Journal of Medicine;2/21/2002, Vol. 346 Issue 8, p591
Presents an examination of nonpharmocologic approaches to promoting weight loss and consideration of the use of medications as adjunctive therapy in the management of obesity. Description of obesity; Possible treatment methods for individuals who are overweight or obese; Use of pharmacotherapy...
- Male Inclusion in Randomized Controlled Trials of Lifestyle Weight Loss Interventions. Pagoto, Sherry L.; Schneider, Kristin L.; Oleski, Jessica L.; Luciani, Juliana M.; Bodenlos, Jamie S.; Whited, Matt C. // Obesity (19307381);Jun2012, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p1234
The prevalence of obesity is similar for men (32.2%) and women (35.5%). It has been assumed that lifestyle weight loss interventions have been developed and tested in predominately female samples, but this has not been systematically investigated. The aim of this review was to investigate total...
- Leptin plasma levels as a marker of sparing-energy mechanisms in obese women. Bobbioni-Harsch, E; Assimacopoulos-Jeannet, F; Lehmann, T; Münger, R; Allaz, A-F; Golay, A // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;May1999, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p470
OBJECTIVE: To investigate possible relationships between leptin and energy expenditure (EE), both in the condition of stable body weight and during weight loss. SUBJECTS: Seventy four Caucasian, adult obese women with stable body weight (including 10 obese women studied before and during a body...
- NIH Guidelines: Internal Contradictions. // Healthy Weight Journal;Mar/Apr1999, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p25
Focuses on controversies about the Clinical Guidance on Obesity issued by the United States National Institutes on Health. Average body mass index; Ethnic and racial differences in the prevalence of obesity; Association of weight loss with mortality.