Jan 092016

New York Times (blog)
Well | Rethinking Weight Loss and the Reasons We're 'Always Hungry'
New York Times (blog)
David Ludwig often uses an analogy when he talks about weight loss: Human beings are not toaster ovens. If we were, then the types of calories we consumed would not matter, and calorie counting would be the most effective way to lose weight. Dr. Ludwig …

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Sep 252013

Researchers have demonstrated a strong association between the FTO (fat and obesity) gene and hip fracture in women. While the gene is already well known to affect diabetes and obesity, this is the first study to show that its high-risk variant can increase the risk of hip fracture by as much as 82 percent.