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Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients.
(Dove Medical Press, 2011-08)
Background: Adipose tissue functions as an endocrine organ by releasing adipokines which have important roles in the regulation of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Although there is evidence of improvements in the ...
The effects of very-low-calorie diets on HDL: a review.
This paper investigates the effects of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) used in the treatment of obesity on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. Although the studies varied widely in their intervention format, duration, ...
Global warming: is weight loss a solution?
(Nature Publishing Group, 2012-03)
The current climate change has been most likely caused by the increased greenhouse gas emissions. We have looked at the major greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), and estimated the reduction in the CO2 emissions that would ...
Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity and type 2 diabetes: a review.
(Teknoscienze Srl, 2012-03)
This review examines the effects of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets (LCHO) (<150g carbohydrate/d) on glycaemia and cardiovascular risk, energy expenditure, appetite and satiety, liver and kidney function, bone metabolism, ...
Laboratory methods of body composition analysis.
Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention.
(M&K Update Ltd., 2010)
Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly.
(Ocean Media Group., 2010-04)
Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly remains a controversial issue. Obesity is considered to be problematic as a result of associated dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and mortality. Diet, exercise, ...
Weight loss and ethnicity: a cohort study of the effects induced by a very low calorie diet.
(Hikari Ltd., 2012)
Background: We aimed to determine whether British Asians of Indian or Pakistani descent differed in their baseline characteristics and in response to a 12 week very low calorie diet (VLCD). We then assessed if changes ...
Obesity and its health impact in Africa: a systematic review.
(Clinics Cardive Publishing., 2012-10)
Obesity and its association with co-morbidities in Africa are on the rise. This systematic review examines evidence of obesity and its association with co-morbidities within the African continent. Comparative studies ...
The effect of very-low calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review.
(Dove Press., 2013-10)
Very low-calorie diets (VLCDs) are an effective means by which to induce clinically significant weight loss. However, their acceptance by health care practitioners and the public is generally lower than that for other ...