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Monday, August 02, 2010

MUSCLE

More muscle mass and a smaller waist lower the risk of dying in older men

Older men with a smaller waist and more muscle mass are less likely to die than men with a larger waist and less muscle mass according to a study from researchers at the Royal Free and University College Medical School in London, England. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 02, 2010 10:13 am | [0] comments

Thursday, June 28, 2007

COMPOSITION OF WEIGHT LOSS

14% of weight loss on a low-calorie diet is lean body mass

Muscle loss accounts for approximately one-seventh (14 percent) of weight loss while on a low calorie diet according to a new review paper from researchers at the Australian Centre for Obesity Research and Education at the Monash Medical School in Melbourne, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jun 28, 2007 1:51 am | [0] comments

COMPOSITION OF WEIGHT LOSS

23% of weight loss on a very-low-calorie diet is lean body mass

Muscle loss accounts for an average of one-fourth (23.4 percent) of weight loss while on a very-low-calorie diet according to a new review paper from researchers at the Australian Centre for Obesity Research and Education at the Monash Medical School in Melbourne, Australia. This is reduced to an average of 22.5 percent when a very-low-calorie diet is combined with exercise Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jun 28, 2007 1:44 am | [0] comments

Sunday, March 13, 2005

BODY FAT

BMI of 25 associated with an average of 24% body fat in men, 36% in women

At a body mass index (BMI) of 25, the cutoff for normal weight, men have an average of 24 percent body fat or about 42 pounds of fat, whereas women have an average of 36 percent fat or about 55 pounds of fat according to a study from Sweden. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 13, 2005 9:00 am | [1] comments

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

People lose 3 lbs of muscle, gain 3 lbs of fat every 10 years

People lose an average of 3.3 pounds of muscle per decade and gain an equal amount of fat if they maintain their weight according to a study of 15 men and 5 women who worked for a university who were followed for 21 to 38 years. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Oct 20, 2004 6:01 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Women eating a high-protein diet lose an extra 5.5 pounds of bodyfat

Women who ate the same number of calories and same amount of fat, but twice as much protein, lost 5.5 pounds more bodyfat than women eating a diet contained only half as much protein according to a recent study from the University of Illinois. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Oct 12, 2004 7:20 am | [0] comments

Women with diabetes lose nearly twice as much fat with high-protein diet

Women with type II diabetes lose nearly twice as much bodyfat eating a high-protein diet as those eating a low-protein diet according to a recent study from Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Oct 12, 2004 7:06 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

BMI of 25 associated with 24% bodyfat in men, 36% in women

Men with body mass index (BMI) of 25 have an average of 24 percent bodyfat, whereas women with a BMI of 25 have an average of 36 percent bodyfat according to a study from Sweden. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Aug 18, 2004 8:28 am | [0] comments

Friday, June 11, 2004

Hydralazine-treated rabbits ate less, weighed less, and had less bodyfat

Rabbits given the antihypertensive drug hydralazine ate less, weighed less, and had a lower percent bodyfat according to a study from researchers at the University of North Texas Health in Fort Worth. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jun 11, 2004 12:20 pm | [0] comments

Friday, June 04, 2004

Moderate-intensity exercise causes weight loss, fat loss in men, weight maintenance in women

Moderate-intensity exercise causes men to lose bodyweight and bodyfat, and helps women prevent weight gain according to a study from the University of Kansas. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jun 04, 2004 3:34 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, June 01, 2004

Treating Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction (HPD): By William Wilson, M.D.

In his interview, William Wilson, M.D., discussed a condition he has named Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction, or HPD for short. In this article he provides an outline for diagnosis, treatment and examples of patients he has treated. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 01, 2004 8:30 am | [0] comments

Friday, May 21, 2004

Phen-Celexa-5-HTP: Focusing on Fat, not BMI: An interview with Dr. William Wilson

"Presenting symptoms and excess body fat should be the determining factor for treating obesity, not body mass index," says William L. Wilson, M.D. of Chisholm, Minn. "We have found that Body Mass Index (BMI) does not consistently correlate with percent body fat until BMI exceeds 35.2. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, May 21, 2004 8:01 am | [28] comments

Saturday, November 22, 2003

Belly fat associated with depression and anxiety

NUMEROUS STUDIES HAVE FOUND belly fat to be associated with most of the health risks associated with obesity such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and cancers. A recent study found belly fat (as indicated by an increase in waist-to-hip ratio) is also associated with depression, anxiety and sleep problems. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Nov 22, 2003 9:12 pm | [0] comments
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