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The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet.
(Dove medical press, 2016-07-21)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5% and 26% of reproductive age women in the UK and accounts for up to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The first-line ...
Long-term weight loss maintenance and management following a VLCD: a 3-year outcome.
Background: Effective weight loss treatment is important as obesity has severe health and socioeconomic repercussions. Emerging evidence suggests that rapid initial weight loss results in better long-term weight loss ...
Review: barriers to physical activity in obese adults: a rapid evidence assessment.
Obesity is clearly a major public health problem in developed nations, but also impacts on the health of developing countries, as they adopt lifestyle practices of the former. Physical activity, or lack of it, contributes ...
Practices of food and diet in an urban context.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-11)
Obesity is one of the biggest challenges facing the health of the British population, and this is reflected here in the city of Aberdeen. In order to be able to holistically assess the elements which interplay in the causes ...
Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks.
Approximately 80% of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are overweight or obese, and obesity compounds the cardiovascular risk of T2DM. The aim of this retrospective study was twofold: first to investigate whether ...
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, ...
The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK.
(Oxford University Press., 2012-04)
Background. The Counterweight Programme is a proven model for the management of obesity in the UK, evaluated over 5 years (2000–05) and demonstrating clinical and cost effectiveness. The Scottish Government commissioned ...
Protein synthesis in the rat liver after fracture of the femur.
(Cambridge University Press., 1974-12)
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, ...