Some overweight adolescents may be at risk for weak bones

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Overweight adolescents already struggling with risk factors such as insulin resistance may need to add weak bones to their list of health concerns, researchers report.
A study of 143 overweight 14-18 year olds showed those wit…

Losing body fat before pregnancy can be beneficial for the baby

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 2, 2011) — Obesity among women of childbearing age is increasing worldwide. Because babies of obese mothers are themselves predisposed to obesity, society can reasonably expect the epidemic of obese and overweight people to cont…

Grape ingredient resveratrol increases beneficial fat hormone

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 7, 2011) — Resveratrol, a compound in grapes, displays antioxidant and other positive properties. In a study published this week, researchers at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio describe a novel way in which resveratrol …

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