Citations with the tag: OVERWEIGHT women

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  • Sizing up the diet consumer.
     // Drug Store News; 10/20/97, Vol. 19 Issue 17, pCP37 

    Presents a graph charting the percentage of overweight women aged 20 to 74 in the United States from 1960 to 1991.

  • Saudi Arabian women heavier.
     // Obesity & Health; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p30 

    Reports that a study found that Saudi Arabian women tend to be more obese than European women, with a preponderance of abdominal obesity. Average body mass index of Saudi women tested; Saudi women's increased sedentary lifestyles and the availability of calorie-dense food of these women in the...

  • More births, more obesity.
     // Obesity & Health; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p30 

    Reports that a recent University of Minnesota study found that the more children a woman has, the higher her weight is likely to be at age 50. Number of women studied; How a steady increase in BMI was seen as parity increased from three to eight live births; The difference that education made;...

  • U.S. women called `overfat.'
     // Obesity & Health; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p30 

    Reports how Diet Center researchers have determined that many American women test `overfat' and the average American adult has about 25 percent fat. Average of 31 percent for women and 19 percent for men; How fatness increased with age for both men and women; NHANES II data; More.

  • I'm not fat, I'm Latina.
    Haubegger, Christy // Essence (Essence); Dec94, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p48 

    Focuses on the Mexican-American author's views on being overweight. Experiences that led to the author's acceptance of her body; Desirability of fat women to Latin men; Medical experts' report on Latinas' tendency to become overweight.

  • Who says fat isn't sexy?
    Feltz, Vanessa // Redbook; Dec93, Vol. 182 Issue 2, p45 

    Provides insights on the misconception that being fat is not sexy. Depiction of female sexiness in motion pictures; Repugnance by males on fat women; Merits and appeal of being fat.

  • So you're not size 10.
    Min, Sarah // Glamour; Sep97, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p162 

    Focuses on women of size, and the words by which they would prefer to be described. Resentment of terms such as `pleasingly plump' and `big boned.'

  • Body shame: The shaming of women.
    Sheinin, Rachel // Healthy Weight Journal; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p36 

    Describes the discrimination of fat women. How fat women are treated in the North American culture; Comments on the origin of body shame; How to fight fat prejudice; What to do about body shame.

  • Intl Journal of Obesity.
    Sheinin, Rachel // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 5/5/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article focuses on a new study which reveals the negative affects of obesity on job perspectives for women.

  • Weigh More, Earn Less.
    Wiscombe, Janet // Workforce; Feb2002, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p19 

    Focuses on the results of a study conducted at Cornell University, which analyzed the relationship between weight and income among white female workers in the U.S. Earnings of overweight white female workers compared to their slimmer colleagues; Average weight of women in the sample.

  • Walking Fights Fat Even If Few Pounds Shed.
    Wiscombe, Janet // Environmental Nutrition; Feb2003, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p1 

    Focuses on the health effects of exercise in the U.S. Results of the Physical Activity for Total Health Study conducted among overweight menopausal women; Comparison between the weight loss in the exercise group and control group; Factors increasing the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

  • A Heavy Heart.
    Wiscombe, Janet // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Nov2002, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p12 

    Presents the findings of a study which examined the occurrence of heart failure in overweight women.

  • Obstacles to exercise for larger women.
    Lutter, Judy Mahle // Obesity & Health; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p12 

    Discusses results of a 1990 Melpomene Institute study of 58 larger women dealing with some of the reported obstacles to activity for larger women. Problems with ridicule and fear that they wouldn't do well; Innovative programs for larger women; Why walking was the most popular choice; Approach...

    Stein, Sharman // New York Times Upfront; 02/14/2000, Vol. 132 Issue 12, p10 

    Focuses on the case of plus-size model Kate Dillon on how overweight women can gain personal satisfaction without worrying about their weight. Frustration over her former job as a conventional fashion model; Realization of the fashion industry's constant attempt to make women feel insecure...

  • Paunch and circumstance.
    Mather, Christine // New Mexico Business Journal; Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p102 

    Opinion. Comments on being labeled as overweight, in a society which promotes thinness. Information on diets; Views of men on thin women; Statistical information representing body size; How fat develops in the body.

  • Diet and Exercise in Women Who Are Obese.
    Connor-Kuntz, Fiona J.; Folsom-Meek, Sherry L. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Jan1996, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p86 

    Presents an abstract of the study `The Role of Diet and Exercise in the Modification of Body Composition in Obese Women,' by P. Gustafon, which was published in the volume 48 issue of `Clinical Kinesiology'.

  • O9 SRA Winner-Assessing the Monthly Food Abundance-Shortage Cycle in Food Insecure Overweight Women.
    Connor-Kuntz, Fiona J.; Folsom-Meek, Sherry L. // Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior; Jul/Aug2009 Supplement, Vol. 41 Issue S4, pS4 

    An abstract of the article "SRA Winner-Assessing the Monthly Food Abundance-Shortage Cycle in Food Insecure Overweight Women," by Hugo Melgar-Quinonez and colleagues is presented.

  • Pregnancy news.
    Connor-Kuntz, Fiona J.; Folsom-Meek, Sherry L. // Redbook; Jun98, Vol. 191 Issue 2, p42 

    Summarizes results of a study in Switzerland on the high-risk of still births among pregnant women who are overweight.

  • Untitled.
    Connor-Kuntz, Fiona J.; Folsom-Meek, Sherry L. // Saturday Evening Post; 6/12/1948, Vol. 220 Issue 50, p112 

    A cartoon about an overweight woman who wants to get thin is presented.

  • Intake of sweet foods and counts of carcinogenic microorganisms in relation to body mass index and psychometric variables in women.
    Barkeling, B.; Linne, Y.; Lindroos, A.K.; Birkhed, D.; Rooth, P.; Rossner, S. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders; Sep2002, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p1239 

    OBJECTIVE: As a part of the SPAWN (Stockholm Pregnancy and Women's Nutrition) study, the intake of sweet foods (habitual and pre-menstrual intakes) and the number of cariogenic microorganisms in saliva was analysed in relation to body mass index (BMI) and psychometric variables. DESIGN: A...

  • Measurement of total energy expenditure in grossly obese women: comparison of the bicarbonate-urea method with whole-body calorimetry and free-living doubly labelled water.
    Gibney, E R; Murgatroyd, P; Wright, A; Jebb, S; Elia, M // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders; Jun2003, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p641 

    OBJECTIVE: To establish validity of the bicarbonate-urea (BU) method against direct measurements of gaseous exchange (GE) in a whole-body indirect calorimeter and to compare BU and doubly labelled water (DLW) measurements in free-living conditions in the same group of grossly obese women....

  • Effects of an Energy-Restrictive Diet With or Without Exercise on Abdominal Fat, Intermuscular Fat, and Metabolic Risk Factors in Obese Women.
    Janssen, Ian; Fortier, Anne; Hudson, Robert; Ross, Robert // Diabetes Care; Mar2002, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p431 

    Deals with a study which examined whether the combination of diet and aerobic exercise or diet and resistance exercise is associated with greater improvements in metabolic risk factors by comparison to diet only in obese women. Research design and methods; Results; Conclusions.

  • Untitled Image.
    Janssen, Ian; Fortier, Anne; Hudson, Robert; Ross, Robert // Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, November 24, 1920; 1/1/1920, p38 

    A cartoon is presented of a fat woman being talked over by people while passing by.

  • Is this a brain tumor?
    Pennachio, Dorothy L.; Mueller, Ingrid W. // Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner; Oct2001, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p45 

    Describes a case of pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) in an obese woman patient. Symptoms of PTC; Therapy and medical treatment for PTC.

  • easing the pain.
    Carson, Holly // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness Hers; Feb/Mar2002, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p16 

    Presents an article on how an obese woman overcame her obesity. History of her obesity; Information on her health problems; Discussion on her weight loss.

  • The Perfect Squelch.
    Eulenberg, Milton D. // Saturday Evening Post; 10/2/1948, Vol. 221 Issue 14, p120 

    The article presents an anecdote about a stout woman in a bus who was annoyed because of the heat and discomfort inside the bus.

  • Slimming tips for plus-size women.
    Eulenberg, Milton D. // Redbook; Apr97, Vol. 188 Issue 6, p27 

    Presents tips on how to choose style of clothes for plus-size women. Suggestion for single-breasted and V-neck styles; Recommendation for `True Beauty: Positive Attitudes and Practical Tips from the World's Leading Plus-Size Model.'

  • 4 miracle fashion makeovers.
    Eulenberg, Milton D. // Glamour; Jul2002, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p58 

    Presents fashion tips for big girls. Aesthetics of wearing dark pair of jeans with big, square pockets; Advantages of wearing tighter-fitting clothes; Availability of the clothes.

  • Fat fashions.
    Eulenberg, Milton D. // Herizons; Summer95, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p6 

    Features Canadian-based Far and Wide's products for fat women. Far and Wide's catalog for extra-large clothing; Contact information.

  • Obesity worsens symptoms in women with incontinence.
    Eulenberg, Milton D. // Urology Times; Apr2010, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p58 

    The article reports on the study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham which reveals that symptoms of urinary incontinence are more severe in obese women.

  • Too much dieting.
    Eulenberg, Milton D. // Healthy Weight Journal; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p66 

    Reports on the findings that one-third of women who request anti-obesity treatment should not be treated as obese patients, since they have a body mass index below 27. Study of women at clinics in several cities in Argentina, presented at the 7th European Congress on Obesity, held in Barcelona,...

  • Junk in my trunk.
    Coles, Kim // Heart & Soul; Feb/Mar97, Issue 19, p112 

    Relates the author's experience in having a large body. Problems encountered by the author that kept her from exercising; How she became positive about her built.

  • Effect of energy-restriction and exercise on quality of life and depression in overweight and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
    Coles, Kim // Australasian Medical Journal; Jan2010, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p89 

    An abstract of the article "Effect of energy-restriction and exercise on quality of life and depression in overweight and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome," by R.L. Thomson and colleagues is presented.

    Mary; Ray // Gay Community News; Jul2013, Issue 283, p58 

    The article provides an answer to the question of how to overcome women's weight gain problem.

  • Meet the Bible BABES.
    SWANSON, BARB // Guideposts; Aug2013, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p66 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of conducting a weight loss program despite being herself overweight.

  • Why Are We So Big?
    Cool, Lisa Collier // Good Housekeeping; May2002, Vol. 234 Issue 5, p118 

    Discusses the problem of obesity in women in the U.S. Factors that contribute to obesity; List of some U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved medications for the disease; Details of research being conducted to combat obesity.

  • Big girls have their turn.
    Cool, Lisa Collier // New African; Oct2001, Issue 400, p50 

    Focuses on the Miss Big & Beautiful pageant at Goldsmiths College in East London, England. Promotion on the acceptance of fuller women by the society; Emphasis on big girls by promoter Angela Cox; Participation of 17 finalists.

  • Girls who gain get less support.
    Cool, Lisa Collier // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Aug96, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p33 

    Cites a survey conducted by a University of Kansas psychologist which shows that parents of obese daughters are reluctant to support them financially through college.

  • A whole new ME.
    Lynch, Danielle // Shape; Jun2001, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p68 

    Relates the weight loss experience of an obese woman in Newfoundland. Reduction of high-fat food intakes; Impact of obesity on self-esteem; Workout schedule.

  • Courtney's kitchen makeover.
    Rubin, Courtney; Daelemans, Kathleen // Shape; Jun2001, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p137 

    Presents techniques for food preparation to control the overweight problem in women. Recipes on low-fat foods; Steps for a kitchen makeover; Use of healthful staples and utensils for easy low-fat cooking.

    Asp, Karen; Cohen, Sharon // Shape; Sept2001, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p83 

    Reports on the study conducted by Roland Weinsier, director of the Clinical Nutrition Research Center at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, on metabolism in overweight women. Effects of dieting on metabolism rates; Factors that might contribute to regaining weight.

  • Pants on fire.
    Asp, Karen; Cohen, Sharon // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Jul99, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p26 

    Reports on overweight women's reporting of adherence to a prescribed exercise regimen.

  • Weight loss improves memory, alters brain activity in older overweight women.
    Asp, Karen; Cohen, Sharon // Journal on Active Aging; Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p20 

    The article focuses on a new study which finds that memory improves in older overweight women after they lose weight by dieting, and also mentions that their brain activity changes in the regions of the brain that are relevant for memory tasks.

  • Decreased Mitochondrial Proton Lead and Reduced Expression of Uncoupling Protein 3 in Skeletal Muscle of Obese Diet-Resistant Women.
    Harper, Mary-Ellen; Dent, Robert; Monemdjou, Shadi; Bézaire, Véronic; Van Wyck, Lloyd; Wells, George; Kavaslar, Gul Nihan; Gauthier, Andre; Tesson, Frédérique; McPherson, Ruth // Diabetes; Aug2002, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p2459 

    Weight loss in response to caloric restriction is variable. Because skeletal muscle mitochondrial proton leak may account for a large proportion of resting metabolic rate, we compared proton leak in diet-resistant and diet-responsive overweight women and compared the expression and gene...

  • Deep lessons from 'Shallow Hal'
    Pryce, Vinette K. // New York Amsterdam News; 11/8/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 45, p22 

    Focuses on the film 'Shallow Hal' depicting overweight individuals. Emphasis on inner and outer beauty; Description of Gwyneth Paltrow as Rosemary, lead actress in the story; Importance of tolerance and perceptions in life.

  • Hollywood's big new star.
    Allis, Tim; Armstrong, Lois // People; 1/24/94, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p86 

    Focuses on actress Darlene Cates. Role in the motion picture `What's Eating Gilbert Grape?'; Depression due to obesity; Support from husband.

  • Mammogram less accurate in overweight or obese women.
    Allis, Tim; Armstrong, Lois // Nursing Standard; 8/18/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 49, p10 

    The article reports on a study which found that overweight and obese women are at increased risk of false-positive mammogram results compared to underweight nor normal weight women.

  • Big Girls Don't Cry.
    Jones, Toccara; Hira, Nadira A. // Essence (Time Inc.); Sep2005, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p166 

    The article discusses the author's experience of being a plus-size model.

    Alkon, Amy // Missoula Independent; 11/11/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 45, pC2 

    The article presents the author's advice to the two the queries sent by readers including the groping issues and overweight women.

  • 'I'VE GOT THE WORLD'S biggest BUM'.
    Alkon, Amy // NW; 7/15/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p46 

    The article focuses on Barbie Edwards, an overweight woman.

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