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TRANSTHEORETICAL MODEL FOR DIETARY AND PHYSICAL EXERCISE MODIFICATION IN WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE ADULTS

Obesity (body mass index of more than 30 kg/m2) and overweight (body mass index of 25 to less than 30 kg/m2) are increasingly important public health issues, and contribute to serious health problems and extensive economic costs worldwide. Body mass index is a common measure used in classifying overweight and obesity in adult populations and … Continue reading

Lifestyle and genetics in obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Medicobiological Unit, International Scientific Institute, National Sports Academy, Bulgaria. Abstract Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus are multifactorial health threats caused by a complex interplay between genetic predisposition and the environment with dramatically increasing worldwide prevalence. The role of heritability in their etiology is well recognized, however, the numerous attempts made in order certain genetic … Continue reading

WEIGHT REDUCING DIETS FOR PATIENTS WITH ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE

Compared to the general population, patients with high blood pressure have a higher risk for death and complications such as heart attack or stroke. Based on the association of increased weight and increased blood pressure, dietary interventions to lower body weight are commonly recommended as a first therapeutic step for overweight patients with high blood … Continue reading

Emagrecer Aumenta a Testosterona

No meio de tantos anúncios de suplementos, fórmulas e injeções para aumentar a testosterona, pouco se fala de um método natural e muito eficaz para fazê-lo: emagrecer. Isso mesmo, a perda de peso, seja mediante exercícios físicos, dieta ou cirurgia, faz subir a concentração do hormônio masculino. Mais do que um achado laboratorial, esta elevação … Continue reading

LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX OR LOW GLYCEMIC LOAD DIETS FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY

There is a lack of consensus as to the best nutritional management of obesity. We assessed the effects of low glycaemic index or glycaemic load diets in overweight or obese people. Six randomised controlled trials, involving 202 participants, were analysed. Interventions ranged from five weeks to six months duration. Participants receiving the low glycaemic index … Continue reading