Food and Health, Prevention

The goal of this article is to provide readers with this reviewer’s perspective on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a focus on what role diet and nutrition may play in its prevention and treatment. COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus similar with the one that caused severe acute...
 
Cooking

What is the optimal or ideal body weight? It depends on how you define it. The optimal body weight for an Olympic weight lifter, Sumo wrestler, or professional football lineman is well above a body mass index (BMI) of 30, at least in terms of athletic success. However, in...
 

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Prevention

Last month we discussed the challenge of helping overweight clients lose and then keep off excess body fat stores and how data from the National Weight Control Registry and similar data from other countries can provide some insights. Of course, knowing what the relatively small percent of people did to achieve their goal of losing ... Keys to Long-Term Weight Control Success


One of the greatest challenges for health professionals is helping overweight and obese patients or clients lose excess body fat stores and especially helping them keep off the weight they lost over the long term. This is true even when that excess weight is contributing to serious health problems such as insulin resistance, the metabolic ... What Works for Long-Term Weight Control?
Food and Health, Prevention

A series of articles were published in the November 2019 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine that came to a very controversial conclusion. A team of researchers led by Dr. Bradley Johnston, an epidemiologist at Dalhousie University in Canada, re-examined much of the available research on the impact...