Headlines Tagged with Food/Diet/Obesity — 2,091 headlines found
So, while it’s true that some quitters will gain a significant amount of weight, a great many will actually lose extra fat — an added health bonus on top of putting out cigarettes for good.
Jul 11, 2012 TIME Magazine
added Jul 11, 2012 15:48
The story comes from a study looking at weight change in smokers who managed to quit the habit for up to 12 months, without receiving drug treatment. It found that giving up smoking was associated with an average increase in body weight of 4-5kg (9-11lb)
Jul 11, 2012 National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 11, 2012 15:40
Smoking cessation is associated with a mean increase of 4-5 kg in body weight after 12 months of abstinence, and most weight gain occurs within three months of quitting. Variation in weight change is large, with about 16% of quitters losing weight and 13%
Jul 11, 2012 British Medical Journal
added Jul 11, 2012 06:48
Researchers, based in the UK and France, found that former smokers gained an average of 4.67kg in the 12 months after they quit.
Jul 11, 2012 Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 11, 2012 06:16
Star Scientific Announces Allowance of Patent Claims Covering Products for Weight Loss and Reduction in Tobacco Use
the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for claims covering a product formulation that, among other uses, assists in weight loss and also the reduction of tobacco use. Application No. 12/826,985, entitled "Nutritional P
Jul 10, 2012 PR Newswire
added Jul 10, 2012 14:43
[UK-Scotland] Eating the elephant in slices or in one go: views of participants in a smoking cessation intervention trial on multiple behaviour changes as sequential or concurrent tasks
This paper explores smoking cessation participants'perceptions of attempting weight management alongside smoking cessation within the context of a health improvement intervention implemented in Glasgow, Scotland.
Jul 3, 2012 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 3, 2012 13:55
Research by the Institute of Economic Affairs argues that a tax on fatty food could actually increase the burden on the health system and unfairly penalise the poor.
Jun 27, 2012 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:11
In an article that forms part of the PLoS Medicine series on Big Food, Andrew Cheyne and colleagues compare soda companies' corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaigns - which are designed to bolster the image and popularity of their products and to p
Jun 19, 2012 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 26, 2012 16:45
Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes than do nonsmokers without environmental exposure to tobacco smoke, a new study shows. T
Jun 24, 2012 EurekAlert
added Jun 25, 2012 15:04
"The tobacco industry has been using indirect and surrogate means like sponsoring TV shows, cricket tournaments and award functions to promote products such as pan masala through their identical brand extensions." "The use of identical or similar brand
Jun 20, 2012 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:03