UAB nutrition scientists launch an intriguing study of inflammation, obesity and infertility in African elephants in U.S. zoos, a study that may have an impact on the survival of the species.
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The American Society of Nutrition is dedicated to bringing together the world’s top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals.
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People trying to lose weight are often told to eat more fruits and vegetables, but new UAB research shows this bit of advice may not be true.
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UAB researchers lay out the facts on commonly held but often erroneous obesity myths. Their conclusion? It’s time to move on.
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Medical advances and interventions may have helped reduce the effects of obesity on life span, say new results published in Obesity Reviews.

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Previous research has found an association between not eating breakfast and obesity; but no large, randomized controlled trials had sought to find causation until now.
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Make a healthful diet part of your vacation plans with a little preparation, says a UAB dietitian.
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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.
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Two endocrinology societies, under the direction of a UAB obesity expert, have laid out an action plan to tackle the nation’s obesity epidemic.
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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.
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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

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How early obesity develops and how long someone is obese significantly impacts the development of coronary artery calcification.
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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.

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

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