The diabetes medication liraglutide helped more than twice as many obese subjects in a clinical trial lose 5% of their body weight, and more than three times as many lose a tenth of their body weight, compared with subjects taking a placebo, according to new research.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that taking daily shots of liraglutide (marketed as Saxenda) can help overweight or obese patients lose weight -- a lot of it. Patients taking the medication lost an average of more than 12 pounds, twice as much as those on a placebo, after 56 weeks.Read full article >>
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Going vegan isn't for everyone (have you ever met cheese?), but you might want to start incorporating more vegan meals into your diet if you're trying to lose weight. A new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that following a vegan diet can lead to greater weight loss compared to eating meat or being vegetarian. Show More Summary
Daily shots of liraglutide (Saxenda), recently approved by the FDA, helps overweight or obese patients lose weight
Post by Stephanie Booth. You go out to dinner, and what's the first thing you're served? Bread. And if you're trying to lose weight, what do you NOT eat? Yep, that's right -- also, bread. But according to a new study, you can lose weight and still have your ciabatta. Believe it or not, bread itself isn't the bad guy. Show More Summary
The truth about cutting meat from your diet and it’s effects on your waistline.
Video games don’t have to make you fat. In fact, gaming might be a good way to boost your weight loss efforts. A simple new computerized game could help people control their snacking impulses and lose weight. Psychologists at the University of Exeter and Cardiff University have today published a study that shows that participants […]
Dieters on vegetarian and vegan diets lost an average of 4.45 lbs more than their meat-eating counterparts
Most people think that in order to lose weight you have to count calories and go to the gym five days a week. While it's true that eating more vegetables and increasing your exercise are essential to living a healthy life, heading into big lifestyle changes full-force can actually hold you back from reaching your goals. Show More Summary
Sticking to a vegan diet could be one of the best ways to lose weight, according to a new study that suggests vegans lose an average of two kilograms more on the short term than individuals on other diet plans. The review analyzed the results of 12 studies about veganism with data from a total of...
21-year-old Bethany Churcher currently works as a waitress and model in Beaulieu of Hampshire, England. Nearly three years ago, however, the same woman reportedly weighed over 440 pounds. Doctors told her that she would die in six months unless she did something about it. Show More Summary
People on a vegetarian diet, and especially those following a vegan one that includes no animal products, see better results than dieters on other weight-reducing plans. In fact, they can lose around two kilograms more on the short term, say researchers after reviewing the results of twelve diet trials.
Are you looking to live a healthier lifestyle and maybe lose a few pounds? You could try some complex medical procedures and wild weight loss miracles, or you could go for a more balanced approach, one that includes exercise and better managing your food intake – there are apps to help out with that. Show More Summary
Though often exaggerated in popular culture, the old stereotype about gamers being overweight isn’t entirely without merit. A 2009 study, for instance, found that gamers do, in fact, tend to be on the heavier side of the scale relative to the population at large. Show More Summary
As the Fourth of July quickly approaches, people are preparing delicious side dishes to take to backyard cookouts. Unfortunately, these high-calorie side dishes can create a challenge for people who want to maintain or lose weight while still enjoying summer festivities.
Are you ready to lose the weight that slows you and often keeps you down? Do you want to lose the weight that makes you anxious, fearful, short-tempered at work and home, and robs you of enthusiasm? If "yes" is your answer, you're ready...Show More Summary
If you enjoy social drinking, there’s no reason to abstain from alcohol just because you are on a diet.
Ahead of Greece's debt repayment deadline, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the European Union that losing its ability to compromise equated to dismantling Europe, underlying the need for everyone to pull their weight.
Your toaster will soon talk to your toothbrush and your bathroom scale. They will all have a direct line to your car and to the health sensors in your smartphone. I have no idea what they will think of us or what they will gossip about,...Show More Summary