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Intentional weight loss lowers death risk

Saturday July 4, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- Stephen B. Kritchevsky from Wake Forest School of Medicine inWinston-Salem, North Carolina, USA and colleagues conducted a meta-analysis of
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Oxytocin helps weight loss

Oxytocin helps weight loss   Saturday July 4, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new animal study recently published in American Journal of Physiology confirmed early findings from rodent ...
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Drinking excess water does not help weight loss

Saturday July 4, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- Scientists from Obesity Prevention Center Boston Children's Hospital in Boston , MA, United States conducted a study and found ...
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Celastrol may be the most potent anti-obesity agent

Saturday May 23, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new animal study published in the medical journal Cell suggests that a chemical compound called celastrol isolated from ...
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Grapefruit juice stems weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, study finds

Contact: Sarah Yangscyang@berkeley.edu510-643-7741University of California - Berkeley@UCBerkeleyNews  Grapefruit juice stems weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, study finds Berkeley — Fad diets come and go, ...
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Weight Loss Success: Lessons Learned from Studies of Successful Losers

by Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight knows the work isn’t over once the pounds are off. Keeping them ...
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Study confirms efficacy of Hoodia gordonii as weight loss supplement

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Hoodia gordonii Sweet ex Decne is known to be a natural appetite suppressant and commonly used as a weight ...
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Some weight loss supplements OxyELITE Pro linked to acute hepatitis

A Letter to Editor recently published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology reveals an outbreak of severe hepatitis  linked to weight loss supplement called OxyELITE Pro. ...
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Some weight loss supplements commonly used in 2012

Aug. 31, 2104 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review published in 2011 in Obesity Reviews listed the ingredients or nutrtion supplements that were mostly commonly used for ...
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N-3 helps weight loss

A French study indicates that fish oil or taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements can help weight loss.  The study shows that rats fed a calorie ...
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