Category Archive: Obesity

Low-carb diets may help correct habitual eating behaviours, new study finds

May 19, 2017

A new study, published in the FASEB Journal, suggests that a low-carb diet may help reduce hunger and food cravings, which would explain the sustained increase in adherence and reduced energy intake often seen with this way of eating. The findings are in line with the reports of many people with type 2 diabetes, formerly obese low-carb dieters as well as the results of studies comparing low and high-carb diets head to head suggesting low-carb diets proves effective for weight…

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I’ll have the Quad Big Mac and Super Size the Fries: McMaster researchers discover serotonin blockade may allow us to burn the fat like our youthful selves used to.

December 9, 2014

Mac researchers make breakthrough in obesity research MAC Photo courtesy McMaster University The report's authors: Waliul Khan, associate professor of pathology and molecular medicine and Gregory Steinberg, professor of medicine, with lead author and post-doctoral fellow Justin Cran. Hamilton Spectator By  Dave Churchill A new discovery from researchers at McMaster University could be a major breakthrough in battling obesity and diabetes. The team is hoping its discovery can lead to a pill or patch that would turn up the body's "metabolic…

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