Obese mice treated with the TSLP cytokine showed a significant loss in abdominal fat and weight. The fat loss was not associated with reduced food intake or faster metabolism, instead the cytokine stimulated the immune system to release lipids via the skin's oil-producing sebaceous glands.
Neuroimaging study reveals three distinct response types in brain areas that control hunger, food intake, and appetite in patients who had undergone weight loss surgery.
For postmenopausal women, eating 100g of chocolate within an hour of waking in the morning helped burn body fat and decrease blood sugar levels.
Consuming high GI foods, such as white bread and potatoes, following weight loss leads to people regaining weight and increases the risk of developing diabetes.
A new brain training app helps people to make healthier food choices and assists in weight-loss regimes, a new study reports.
A recent study found 42% of participants gained, on average, 29 lb of unwanted weight during the pandemic, with people gaining 1.5lb per month. Researchers say a combination of stress, hormones, and dwindling motivation to exercise during the lockdowns may be to blame.
Losing weight isn't just a case of restricting the foods or calories you eat, it also comes down to when you eat. Skipping breakfast and snacking late at night delays the body's fat-burning mechanisms.
Study finds no statistical significance to show herbal supplements help with weight loss.
In the short term, a ketogenic diet can help improve health as well as assist in weight loss. However, the negative effects of the keto diet start to appear after one week. Mice who were fed a ketogenic-style diet for more than seven days consumed more fat than they could burn, and had an increased risk of developing diabetes and obesity.