Obesity & Energetic Offerings, April 12, 2013Saturday, April 13, 2013
For several months now, my colleagues at the University of Alabama have been compiling a weekly list of selected obesity related articles in a list they call Obesity and Energetic Offerings.
The list is compiled by David B. Allison, Michelle Bohan-Brown, Emily Dhurandhar, Kathryn Kaiser, and Andrew Brown.
The following is a selection of articles from this week’s list that caught my attention:
Findings Contrary to Hypotheses or Popular Ideas
- RCT: Unintended Consequences of Limiting Sugary Drink Sizes.
- RCT: An after-school soccer program had no effect on weight.
- RCT: No effect of an internet obesity prevention program for adolescents.
- RCT: No effect of high-dose resveratrol supplementation in obese men.
- RCT: No apparent beneficial effect of low-carbohydrate diet for the treatment of gestational diabetes.
- RCT: No Effect of Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17 on Overweight and Obese Adults.
- Patients consuming a diet identical to the regimen followed after bariatric surgery are as likely to see reduced blood glucose as those who undergo surgery.
- Six Months Results of the Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner for the Treatment of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.
- Substance use following bariatric weight loss surgery.
- Expectations for Weight Loss and Willingness to Accept Risk Among Patients Seeking Weight Loss Surgery.
- Integrating weight bias awareness and mental health promotion into obesity prevention delivery: a public health pilot study.
- Perceived and actual social discrimination: the case of overweight and social inclusion.
- Would an Obese Person Whistle Vivaldi? Targets of Prejudice Self-Present to Minimize Appearance of Specific Threats.
- Individual’s satisfaction with his or her own body not as important to quality of sexual experience as satisfaction with partner’s body.
- An obesogenic bias in women’s spatial memory for high calorie snack food.
- RCT: Lunch plate size for children affects how many calories they serve themselves and eat.
- · Demand for weight loss counseling after copayment elimination.
- · Analysis of state obesity legislation from 2001 to 2010.
- Debunking the Hunter-Gatherer Workout.
- Changes in vascular hemodynamics in older women following 16 weeks of combined aerobic and resistance training.
- Metabolically healthy but obese, a matter of time? Findings from the prospective Pizarra study.
- The relationship of elevated BMI to mortality appears weaker in US Blacks than in Whites, especially among women.
- Intake of trans fat and all-cause mortality in the Reasons for Geographical and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort.
- PBS: How U.S. Obesity Compares With Other Countries.
- RCT: Daily flaxseed consumption improves glycemic control in obese men and women with pre-diabetes.
- RCT: Individual- Versus Group-Based Financial Incentives for Weight Loss.
- RCT: Guided Self-Help for the Treatment of Pediatric Obesity.
- Getting the Most Out of Financial Incentives for Weight Loss.
- Constant light exposure causes weight gain in mice.
- Effect of dark chocolate on renal tissue oxygenation as measured by BOLD-MRI in healthy volunteers.
- Intestinal microbiota metabolism of l-carnitine, a nutrient in red meat, promotes atherosclerosis.
- Early Postnatal Nutrition Determines Adult Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure in Female Mice.
- Effect of high-fat diet on metabolic indices, cognition, and neuronal physiology in aging F344 rats.
- Physiological and molecular changes in large yellow croaker (Pseudosciaena crocea R.) with high-fat diet-induced fatty liver disease.
- Brain Fat in Mice Linked to Neurological Disease.
- The ability of walnut extract and fatty acids to protect against the deleterious effects of oxidative stress and inflammation in hippocampal cells.
- Hedonic Hyperphagia: Rats eating potato chips.
- Molecular techniques are man’s new best friend in pet obesity research.
- Glucosylceramide Synthase, Body Weight, and Energy Homeostasis.
- Hypoxia, energy balance and obesity: from pathophysiological mechanisms to new treatment strategies.
- Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Common Metabolic Components in High Altitude Farmers and Herdsmen at 3700 m in Tibet.
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