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Low-fat vs low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss

Low-fat vs low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss

Is there a significant difference between low-fat and low-carbohydrate diets on weight loss?

Pediatric obesity rate may decrease with special nutrition programs

Severe obesity may decline in children enrolled in specialized diet programs.

High fitness level associated with lower waist circumference, independent of BMI

The investigators studied the association between abdominal fat, inflammation, and fitness by measuring body weight, dimensions, and blood samples.

Opinion

Examining the effects of wearable fitness trackers

The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.

Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

A low-carbohydrate lifestyle is an effective treatment option to prevent chronic diseases.

Why dietary-protein intake matters

Ensure your patients' dietary protein intake meets recommended levels of 10% to 35% of caloric intake.

Features

Modest changes in level of exercise may prevent new cases of depression

Modest changes in level of exercise may prevent new cases of depression

Relatively modest changes in population levels of exercise may have important public mental health benefits and prevent a substantial number of new cases of depression.

Interventions in childhood obesity

Interventions in childhood obesity

Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.

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Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, clinicians and patients alike face difficulties in staying healthy and happy. Click through ...

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