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Low-Calorie Sweeteners May Contribute to Weight Gain

If you think that consuming drinks and foods sweetened with low-calorie sugar substitutes like aspartame, saccharin, or stevia will help you lose weight, you might want to think again. According … Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

How to Drink Without Gaining Weight

Alcohol doesn't have to damage your waistline. Watch this before your next night out to beat those cocktail calories. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Older women reduce their endometrial cancer risk with weight loss

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) – Postmenopausal women who intentionally lost weight over the course of three years had a much lower risk of endometrial cancer up to 11 years later compared to women whose weight didn’t change, a U.S. study finds. Overall, women who intentionally lost 5 percent or more of their body weight […]

New study looks at very long-term effects of pregnancy weight gain on offspring

Weight gain in pregnancy does not increase the risk of premature death in progeny later in life, that's according to new UK research published in the journal Heart. Carried out by a team of researchers from the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, it is the first study to look at […]

Newborns often take weeks to return to birth weight

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – – Even though doctors often tell parents that newborns will regain weight lost after birth within a week or two, many infants take much longer to achieve this milestone, a U.S. study suggests. Nearly all newborns lose weight during the first days after birth, regardless of whether they are […]

With diabetes, losing weight lowers heart risks, even if you regain it

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – A large weight loss, even if regained, may help overweight people with type 2 diabetes improve their blood sugar control and cholesterol and lower high blood pressure long-term, a new study suggests. Over four years, even those who regained all of a large weight loss had greater improvements in […]

Bigger baby bottles linked to weight gain

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Babies who drink from large bottles early in life may be experience more weight gain by six months of age than infants who drink from smaller bottles, a study suggests. About 45 percent were being fed from bottles that held at least six ounces of baby formula. Compared with […]

Artificially sweetened beverages in pregnancy tied to higher infant weight

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – – Women who drank artificially sweetened beverages like diet soda every day while pregnant were more likely a year later to have infants with a higher body mass index (BMI), according to a new study. The researchers did not find a link between sugary beverages during pregnancy and babies’ […]

Excess weight gain in pregnancy leads to excess weight gain in children says new study

A new large-scale study published on Friday study has shown that excess weight gain or high blood sugar levels during pregnancy increases the child's risk of being overweight or obese, even in normal-weight babies. Previous studies have already shown that excess weight gain and high blood sugar during pregnancy increase the likelihood of a heavy […]

Being ‘out of shape’ ups diabetes risk regardless of weight

By Kathryn Doyle Reuters Health – For adolescents, low cardiorespiratory fitness and poor muscle strength increase their risk for type 2 diabetes later in life, regardless of body weight, according to a study of young men in Sweden. “Not only were both low aerobic and muscular fitness linked with a higher long-term risk of diabetes, […]

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