weight management

17 Jun 2019
--- Altering the default order in which foods are shown on the screen, or offering substitutes lower in saturated fat could help customers make healthier choices when shopping for food online, according to a study published in... Read More
28 May 2019
--- Low levels of a circulating hormone called adropin can predict increased weight gain and metabolic dysregulation in a nonhuman primate model following a high-sugar diet. This is according to a collaborative report from Saint... Read More
24 May 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, supplement company STAMBA Superfoods launched a full-spectrum liquid probiotic, designed to optimally nourish the human microbiome. UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization,... Read More
23 May 2019
--- A modeling study published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum estimates the number, proportion and type of specific cancers associated with the consumption of certain diets and sugar-sweetened beverages among US adults. One of the main... Read More
17 May 2019
--- A National Institutes of Health (NIH) study has become the first to establish causality between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and overeating and weight gain. The findings compared the health outcomes of one group... Read More
15 May 2019
--- Individuals who have a history of eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive traits, dieting, poor body image and a desire to be thin are more likely to develop a pathological obsession with healthy eating or consuming only... Read More
13 May 2019
--- A high-fat diet may contribute to the impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy, which can lead to metabolic shifts and impede fetal development, according to a new mouse study published in The Journal of Physiology.... Read More
13 May 2019
--- Meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction in overweight and obese adults. This is according to a new study released by the... Read More
08 May 2019
--- Recent studies conducted by health, nutrition and sustainable living company DSM, surveying in total 25,000 respondents, found that low energy concerns have overtaken weight management for consumers seeking optimal health... Read More
06 May 2019
--- The ketogenic diet (keto) is the optimal way to combat obesity in the military and promote soldiers’ fitness levels, according to a new study from Ohio State University (OSU), US. The research found that participants... Read More
01 May 2019
--- Biotechnology company Gelesis’ weight management prescription drug, Plenity, has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in obese adults, when taken in conjunction with an appropriate diet and... Read More
29 Apr 2019
--- Obesity may increase the risk of developing anxiety and depression in children and adolescents. This is according to separate research from Sweden and the UK – both to be presented at this year’s European... Read More
26 Apr 2019
--- Consumption of propionate, or propionic acid – a mold-preventing preservative widely used in baked goods, cheese, animal feeds and artificial flavorings – appears to increase levels of several hormones that are... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Curcumin, the yellow powder derivative of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) that is widely used as a food colorant and flavoring, may also have therapeutic properties in helping prevent and combat stomach cancer. This is... Read More
23 Apr 2019
--- Keto supplements provider, Ketologie has released a new nutritional supplement that is touted as able to boost ketone levels while supporting gut health. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low carb diet designed to produce... Read More
15 Apr 2019
--- The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) impending mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and beverages – set to take effect between 2020 and 2021 – could prevent or postpone nearly 1... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Contrary to previous research findings, refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the adverse health effects it has been linked to, such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. This is according to a new study... Read More
02 Apr 2019
--- Physical activity is more important in maintaining achieved weight loss than dieting, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC). Published in the March issue of... Read More
29 Mar 2019
--- Beyond being a convenient and easy way of gaining nutrition, liquid meal replacements helped overweight diabetes patients lose an average of roughly five pounds more than others who tried a conventional low-calorie diet.... Read More
25 Mar 2019
--- Naringenin, a flavonoid found in oranges and other citrus fruits, could hold potential for weight management. The chemical can control blood glucose levels and increase the amount of calories burned, according to a recent... Read More