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Religious young adults become obese by middle age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Could it be the potato salad? Young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to become obese by middle age as young adults with no religious involvement, according to new ...

Mar 24, 2011
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Go for turkey, not stuffing to keep the weight off

(AP) -- More turkey, less white bread and mashed potatoes. Just in time for holiday feasting, a large study found that diets higher in protein and lower in carbohydrates can help overweight adults who managed ...

Nov 25, 2010
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COMPASS points to weight loss

(PhysOrg.com) -- Obesity researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are recruiting families with overweight children for a study to help those kids, and their parents, lose weight. The two-year study, ...

Dec 29, 2009
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Obese young men have less hope of marriage: study

Men who were grossly overweight at the age of 18 had nearly 50 percent less chance of being married by their 30s and 40s, an international conference on obesity heard in Amsterdam on Thursday.

May 07, 2009
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Sleep may keep you thin: studies

The secret of staying thin could be at least partly down to a good night's rest, an international conference on obesity heard in Amsterdam on Thursday.

May 07, 2009
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