All proceeds from the Walk Against Obesity will benefit Children’s of Alabama; registration is $20, and the first 50 people will receive a T-shirt.
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African-Americans have higher obesity rates than do whites, and while socioeconomic status is often believed to be the root cause, a new UAB study suggests other factors should be considered.
Two endocrinology societies, under the direction of a UAB obesity expert, have laid out an action plan to tackle the nation’s obesity epidemic.
Increased water consumption often is advised to those who are trying to lose weight. But a nutrition expert at UAB says, while it is important, it’s not the magic bullet to weight loss.
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The annual award is to recognize outstanding papers related to environmental health sciences and public health that meet the aims, scope and high standards of this journal.
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The paper analyzed articles published in the scientific and popular press to separate myths from evidence-supported facts when it comes to obesity.
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The largest-ever multicenter, prospective study on the safety of bariatric surgery among adolescents finds they face few short-term complications.
Counting carbs, exchanging candy for other treats and saving it for dessert are all alternatives for parents to consider.
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Shevde-Samant has been elected a member of the Chemo/Dietary Prevention Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review

How early obesity develops and how long someone is obese significantly impacts the development of coronary artery calcification.
Active kids and sugary snacks can spell trouble for teeth during the summer.
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Only 61 percent of adults with high cholesterol were aware of their diagnosis, according to the study.

UAB’s popular EatRight weight management program has introduced new hours, classes, recipes and more.

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With warmer weather come opportunities to wear shorts and swimsuits, and many focus on weight loss; these diet and exercise tips from experts can help.
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A UAB study links the Mediterranean diet to better memory.

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UAB experts share tips on making physical activity fun this summer.

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Previous data has shown that areas of the south — specifically Mississippi and Alabama – are the fattest in the U.S. But new data from the REGARDS study proves this wrong.

It’s three months into 2013, and summer is just around the corner. UAB experts offer tips on getting back on track with health behavior changes promised earlier this year.
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Chronic inflammation can lead to chronic diseases, but it can be reduced naturally through the proper diet.
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There are endless opportunities to spend a small fortune on a box of pills promising to ease hunger and help lose weight – but they may not be safe, so try natural techniques.
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