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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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.

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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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UAB experts say dining out can be costly with both finances and weight; packing a lunch can help improve both.
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Given the opportunity to earn incentives, employees will use the stairs more often, and thus improve their health, according to UAB study.

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UAB researchers publish study that says exercise in moderation yields the best results.

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