Tag Archives: obesity research

New study changes everything we know about weight loss

How many times have you been watching the news on TV or scrolling through your Facebook feed and heard or read the words, “new study changes everything we know about weight loss!”? If you’re even the littlest bit interested in weight loss you have, no doubt, paid attention to those words. There is something you […]

Can sleep deprivation be a factor in obesity?

Yesterday I wrote about working conditions that may contribute to the obesity rate seen in people engaged in the nursing profession. It created a flurry of replies that discounted the notion that shift work has any effect on body weight. Some readers said that shift work was not a valid reason for being overweight. They’re […]

Foods to Eat to End Obesity?

First of all, there seems to be many lists of 5 foods to never eat. Looks like whoever creates these lists can’t agree with each other. I don’t think they’re created by qualified scientists, but more likely marketers selling a quick fix or perhaps influential food writers and celebrity chefs who espouse eating local, unprocessed, […]