Research shows setting big goals is actually a good thing. Just make sure you’re internally-motivated, and your New Year’s Resolutions have a better chance of sticking around.
Eating out is a common practice for many Americans, and meals often contain large portions that have excess calories, fat, and sodium. However, a study released today shows that you can still lose weight even when you’re eating at restaurants. This study, entitled “The effect of mindful restaurant eating intervention on weight management in women,” and […]
Can affirmations help with weight loss? In a recent article for the Association for Psychological Science, Divya Menon reported on a study by Christine Logel of the University of Waterloo and Geoffrey L. Cohen of Stanford University titled: The Role of Self in Physical Health: Testing the Effect of a Values-Affirmation Intervention on Weight Loss. They […]
Looking to shed some unwanted pounds this year? If so, you are not alone – many Americans resolve to lose weight and become healthier in the New Year. Even when you succeed in initially losing weight, you may find that you regain a portion of the weight despite your best intentions. The good news? All […]
Considering weight loss over the holidays? Make sure you get all the details before you choose to lose weight with gastric bands, or lap bands – severe side effects have been noted. Obesity in America If Americans continue to gain weight, 75 percent of the adult population will be overweight and 41 percent will be […]
For years, medical microbiology was in a rut with most research focused on the few bacteria that grow in captivity and ignoring the rest. About a decade ago, Jeffrey Gordon MD and his colleagues around the world began switching to metagenomics –newly developed culture-independent rapid sequencing technologies– and were confronted with an astounding variety of […]