Warning: fopen(/index.php): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /home/allsci/public_html/wp-content/plugins/snapshot/lib/snapshot_utilities.php on line 754

Warning: fopen(/.htaccess): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /home/allsci/public_html/wp-content/plugins/snapshot/lib/snapshot_utilities.php on line 761
Metabolic Medicine Research on AllSci.org

Metabolic Medicine Research

Green Tea For Weight Loss

Many studies have hypothesized that green tea may exert a positive influence on weight loss. This idea has gained popularity in the media and a number of weight loss supplements containing green tea extracts are presently available over the counter. The research on the efficacy of these supplements is relatively limited, and the idea of green tea for weight loss is fairly new. The present meta-analysis examined the effects of green tea and green tea extract supplementation on weight loss and weight maintenance in a variety of clinical studies. Out of a total 49 published medical articles on green...

Read more »

Post Surgery Weight Loss Diets Are Often Deficient

The authors state that weight loss surgery, particularly gastric bypass surgery, is currently the most effective treatment for inducing sustainable weight loss in morbidly obese patients. However, little research or follow-up intervention has been targeted at ensuring a nutritionally adequate weight loss diet following...

Read more »

Metabolic Advantage Found In High-Protein Weight Loss Diet

This study aimed to compare the effects of two calorie-restricted weight loss diets on the subjects’ overall weight loss as well as their mitochondrial oxidative metabolism. The mitochondria are responsible for generating cellular energy, so the rate at which they consume fuel is thought...

Read more »

Effects of Commercial Weight Loss Diets on Cardiovascular Health

This study set out to compare the effects that various commercially available weight loss diets have on cardiovascular health. It focused its attention on known cardiovascular “risk factors” such as plasma lipids, plasma lipoproteins, and LDL cholesterol particle size. Larger LDL cholesterol particles in...

Read more »

Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or Low-Fat Diet

The authors of this study note that a major problem exists with our ability to understand and compare the effects of various weight loss diets based on the studies we have available. Most of these studies suffer from high dropout rates and short follow-up...

Read more »

Weight Loss Diet Pills Cause Heart Attack

The authors of this case study explain that the epidemic of obesity in the United States has spurred the development and utilization of an inordinate number of new weight loss diet drugs to treat obesity and its numerous related health complications. Motivations For Weight...

Read more »

Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Diet Carbohydrate Intake

July 2008. .

The authors of this study note that one of the key factors in weight loss and weight maintenance following gastric bypass surgery is the amount of satiety, or fullness, a patient experiences during the post surgery weight loss diet period. They hypothesize that an...

Read more »

Comparing Weight Loss Diets for Obese Teens

July 2008. .

This study compared the effects of a variety of weight loss diets on obese teenagers. The diets were distinguished by their overall macronutrient composition, or the percentage of calories derived from any of the three macronutrients: protein, fat, and carbohydrate. Seventy one teens were...

Read more »

Low Carb Diet May Cure Type 2 Diabetes

The authors of this study explain the underlying principle guiding the treatment of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome patients with carbohydrate restriction. It is believed that the insulin resistance which characterizes these disorders is a natural response to the excessively high insulin levels...

Read more »

Guggulsterone For Weight Loss & Cardiovascular Health

Traditional ayurvedic medicine used the resin of the guggul tree to treat a wide variety of complaints. These primarily included lipid disorders such as obesity and high cholesterol, and inflammation disorders such as arthritis and atherosclerosis. Since the first clinical study of guggul extracts...

Read more »