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    Tuesday, July 24, 2007

    WEIGHT GAIN / HEART DISEASE

    Lean men who gain 22 lbs double their risk of coronary heart disease

    Lean men who gain 22 pounds or more after the age of twenty double their risk of coronary heart disease according to a study from Japan. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 24, 2007 3:29 am | [0] comments

    Friday, June 29, 2007

    HEART DISEASE

    The heavier a man is at the age of 19-21, the greater the risk of heart disease and stroke later

    The heavier a man is at the age of 19- to 21-years-old, the greater his risk for coronary heart disease and stroke later in life according to a study of Swedish men. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jun 29, 2007 12:10 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, April 03, 2007

    RISK OF DEATH

    Risk of death lowest in Korea women who are slightly overweight with BMI of 25 to 26.9

    The lowest risk of death for Korean women 40- to 64-years-old is for those who are slightly overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 26.9 according to a new study from Korea. This was true even after excluding early deaths. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 03, 2007 6:28 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, March 21, 2007

    HIGH GLYCEMIC DIET

    High-glycemic diet increase risk of coronary heart disease by 90% in women

    A diet with a high glycemic load increases the risk of coronrary heart disease in women according to a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health. The one-tenth of women consuming the highest glycemic load were 90 percent more likely to get coronary heart disease over during the 20-year follow-up than the one-tenth of women consuming the lowest glycemic load. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Mar 21, 2007 3:03 am | [0] comments

    LOW CARB DIETS

    Low-carb diets do not increase risk of coronary heart disease in women

    "[D]iets lower in carbohydrate and higher in protein and fat are not associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease in women," a new study Harvard concludes. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Mar 21, 2007 3:03 am | [0] comments

    Monday, November 13, 2006

    LOW CARB DIETS / HEART DISEASE

    High protein, low carbohydrate diets do not increase the risk of coronary heart disease in women

    High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets do not increase the risk of coronary heart disease in women according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 13, 2006 6:56 am | [0] comments

    GLYCEMIC LOAD / HEART DISEASE

    High glycemic load diet increases risk of coronary heart disease in women by 90%

    Eating a diet with a high glycemic load, that is, a diet that raises blood sugar a lot, increases the risk of coronary heart disease in women by 90 percent according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 13, 2006 6:49 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, October 18, 2006

    BELLY FAT / HEART DISEASE

    The bigger your belly, the greater your risk of coronary heart disease

    The bigger your belly, the greater your risk of coronary heart disease according to a study from Kaiser Permanente of Northern California. This is true for both men and women. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Oct 18, 2006 3:01 am | [0] comments

    Monday, September 25, 2006

    PHYSICAL INACTIVITY

    Lack of physical activity increases the risk of dying from coronary artery disease by 50-140%

    Lack of physical activity increases the risk of dying from coronary artery disease by 50 to 140 percent according to a recent editorial published in the International Journal of Obesity. In other words, it increases the risk of 1.5 to 2.4 times. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Sep 25, 2006 3:02 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, August 10, 2006

    LONGEVITY

    Normal weight men live 6 years longer than obese men; normal weight women 8.4 years longer

    Men who, at the age of 45, were normal weight and did not have cardiovascular disease, lived 6 years longer than men who were obese. For women, those who were normal weight lived 8.4 years longer according to a new study from Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Aug 10, 2006 4:05 am | [0] comments

    Monday, May 22, 2006

    CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

    Obesity increases risk of coronary events in men with coronary artery disease, but not women

    Obesity increase the risk of a major coronary event -- a heart attack -- in men with established coronary artery disease by 28 percent, but not in women with established coronary disease according to a study from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, May 22, 2006 7:10 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, October 05, 2005

    RISK OF DEATH

    Obesity increases risk of death by 22%

    Compared to people of normal weight, being obese increases the risk of death from cancer by 7 percent, increases the death from all causes by 22 percent, increases the risk of death from coronary heart disease by 57 percent, and increases the risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 48 percent according to a analysis of data from twenty-six studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Oct 05, 2005 6:53 am | [0] comments

    Monday, September 26, 2005

    WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

    Patients with coronary artery disease lost an average of 98 pounds after weight loss surgery

    "Bariatric surgery [is safe and] should be considered for treating patients with [coronary artery disease] and class II or III obesity [that is a body mass index of 35 or above]," concludes a study from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Sep 26, 2005 6:33 am | [0] comments

    Monday, June 13, 2005

    XENICAL

    Xenical (orlistat) caused 18.8 lbs in patients with heart failure and provided some relief

    Xenical (orlistat) helped obese patients with congestive heart failure lose an average of 18.8 lbs and provided some symptom relief as evident by an improvement in how far they could walk in 6 minutes and their functional capacity according to a new study from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 13, 2005 7:18 am | [2] comments

    Tuesday, May 24, 2005

    LONGEVITY

    Intentional weight loss due to personal choice associated with 41% decreased risk of death in men

    Intentional weight loss due to personal choice is associated with a 41 percent decrease in the risk of death in older men according to a new study from the Royal Free and University College Medical School in London, England. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, May 24, 2005 7:27 am | [1] comments

    Monday, March 21, 2005

    DIABETES

    Diabetics as likely to have a heart attack as non-diabetics who have previously had a heart attack

    Being overweight increases the risk of type 2 diabetes more than any other disease. Type 2 diabetes increases the risk of having a heart attack as much non-diabetics who have previously had a heart attack according to 1998 study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Mar 21, 2005 4:43 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, January 18, 2005

    CORONARY HEART DISEASE

    Obesity increases risk of death from coronary heart disease by 51% in men, 62% in women

    Obesity increases the risk of death from coronary heart disease by 51 percent in men and 62 percent in women according to a new paper from Daniel L. McGee, statistician at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida who analyzed data from twenty-six studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jan 18, 2005 11:50 am | [0] comments

    CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

    Obesity increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 45% in men, 53% in women

    Obesity increases the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 45 percent in men and 53 percent in women according to a new paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jan 18, 2005 11:45 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, December 23, 2004

    Excess weight and inactivity account for 59% of heart disease deaths, 21% of cancer deaths in women

    "Both increased [body fat] and reduced physical activity are strong and independent predictors of death [in women]," according to a new study from researchers at Harvard. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Dec 23, 2004 10:29 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, December 14, 2004

    U.S. NIH’s Obesity Guidelines Part 19: Risk of death

    The risk of death increases modestly in people who are overweight (a BMI of 25 to 29.9), but increases substantially in someone obese (a BMI of 30 or more) according to the U.S. NIH's Obesity Guidelines (p. 21). Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 14, 2004 4:58 am | [0] comments

    Friday, December 10, 2004

    U.S. NIH’s Obesity Guidelines Part 6: Heart disease

    The risk of coronary heart disease increases with BMI. In women, the risk of coronary heart disease is twice as great for overweight women (BMI 25-28.9) as lean women (BMI of 21 or less), and three times as great for obese women (BMI 29 or more) according to the Nurse's Health Study. (p. 16) Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Dec 10, 2004 9:58 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, December 02, 2004

    A 5 pound weight loss reduces risk factors for heart disease by 40-48%

    A five pound weight loss over 16 years decreases risk factors for coronary heart disease by 48 percent in men and 40 percent in women, whereas a five pound weight gain increases risk factors by 20 percent in men and 37 percent in women according to a recent analysis of the famous Framingham Heart Study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Dec 02, 2004 9:08 pm | [0] comments

    Tuesday, October 05, 2004

    High glycemic index diet increases C-reactive protein, triglycerides and lowers HDL levels

    In post-menopausal women, high glycemic index diets are associated with higher C-reactive protein levels -- a marker of low grade chronic inflammation --, high triglycerides and lower HDL levels, all of which increase the risk of cardiovascular disease according to a recent paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Oct 05, 2004 8:34 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, September 28, 2004

    Heart disease: Low-carb diet better at reducing C-reactive protein

    C-Reative protein is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease. A low-carbohydrate diet is better than a conventional low-calorie diet at reducing high levels of C-reative protein according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 28, 2004 6:49 am | [2] comments

    Wednesday, September 22, 2004

    Heart Attack: Belly fat increases the risk 12 to 62 percent

    Abdominal obesity increases the risk of a heart attack by 12 to 62 percent independently of other risk factors according to a new study published in the Lancet. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 22, 2004 10:39 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, August 17, 2004

    COPPER / HEART DISEASE

    Heart Disease: A copper supplement may help prevent cardiovascular disease

    A simple copper supplement may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease according to an excellent review paper by Leslie Klevay, M.D. from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 17, 2004 12:32 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, July 27, 2004

    Heart Disease: Being 20-29 percent overweight increases risk of dying from by 32-39 percent

    Being 20-29 percent over ideal weight increases the risk of dying from coronary heart disease by 32 percent in men and 39 percent in women according to a study done by the American Cancer Society involving 750,000 people determined the risk of dying from individual diseases. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 27, 2004 3:20 pm | [0] comments

    Leanest people live the longest

    Many people may have heard that being too thin is unhealthy and actually shortens life expectancy; that being a little overweight is healthier and leads to a longer life than being a little underweight. This conclusion is dead wrong! Here's why. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 27, 2004 12:52 pm | [0] comments

    Monday, July 19, 2004

    What is the cost of heart disease related to obesity and overweight in the U.S.?

    $8.8 billion according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jul 19, 2004 3:30 pm | [0] comments

    Monday, July 12, 2004

    Waist measurement better than BMI for predicting the risk of disease

    Since the risk of diseases associated with obesity are associated with belly fat, and not fat on the hips and thighs, taking a waist measurement is a better indication of risk than is body mass index (BMI) according to a new paper from Germany. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jul 12, 2004 10:30 am | [0] comments

    Monday, July 05, 2004

    Overweight in women increases risk of death by 40 percent

    Having a body mass index (BMI) of 27.8 or more increases the risk of death from from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer by 40 percent according to a new study from the Netherlands. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jul 05, 2004 3:52 pm | [0] comments

    Thursday, April 29, 2004

    Saturated fat and heart disease: weak association

    SATURATED FAT MAY NOT INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE as much previously thought. This comes from a study lasting six years involving 43,757 male health professionals aged 40 to 75. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Apr 29, 2004 2:09 pm | [0] comments

    Wednesday, April 21, 2004

    Whole grain cereals reduce the risk of death

    Men who consume one or more servings of whole grain cereal per day are 17 percent less likely to die off all causes, and 20 percent less likely to die of cardiovascular disease than men who rarely or nenever consume whole grain cereal according to a study from researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 21, 2004 2:20 pm | [0] comments

    Tuesday, April 06, 2004

    Obesity and heart disease

    THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE is minimized when subscapular skinfold thickness (measured vertically just below the shoulder blade) is less than 12 mm in men and 15 mm in women. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 06, 2004 7:29 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, April 01, 2004

    Diseases associated with obesity

    "Clinicians are likely to encounter morbidity more frequently among their patients with elevated BMI, even those patients in the overweight category [with a body mass index greater than 25]," concludes a recent study by researchers from Tufts University, Harvard School of Public Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Apr 01, 2004 5:59 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, March 30, 2004

    Coronary deaths: Nearly one-third due to weight

    Nearly one-third of the deaths from coronary heart disease and over three-fourths of the deaths from diabetes are due to excess weight according to a recent paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Mar 30, 2004 5:20 am | [0] comments

    Insulin resistance associated with heart disease

    Insulin resistance is significantly associated with risk of cardiovascular disease especially among those living in the city according to a study from India. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Mar 30, 2004 5:08 am | [0] comments

    Sunday, November 30, 2003

    Heart disease identified by waist measurement

    A SIMPLE WAIST MEASUREMENT may be sufficient to identify those at risk of cardiovascular disease. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Nov 30, 2003 3:50 am | [0] comments
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