Study: Anorexia Nervosa Comes in All Sizes, Including Plus Size

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Study: Anorexia Nervosa Comes in All Sizes, Including Plus Size

Think you know what anorexia nervosa “looks” like? Maybe not. A new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, suggests that individuals with atypical anorexia nervosa whose weight is in the healthy, overweight or obese ranges may face many of the same health complications faced by those whose weight dips dangerously low.

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Study: Meal-timing Strategies May Lower Appetite and Enhance Fat Burning

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Study: Meal-timing Strategies May Lower Appetite and Enhance Fat Burning

Intermittent fasting and meal timing have been popular topics of late, but the research to date on whether or not these approaches are beneficial has been inconsistent. A new study, however, suggests that meal-timing strategies such as intermittent fasting or eating earlier in the daytime may help people lose weight by lowering appetite rather than burning more calories.

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Study: Exercise Stimulates Production of Performance-enhancing Bacteria

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Study: Exercise Stimulates Production of Performance-enhancing Bacteria

A new study has identified a type of bacteria found in the microbiomes of elite athletes that contributes to improved capacity for exercise. Learn more about these bacteria, which are not found in the guts of physically inactive people, and how they can contribute to exercise performance, gut-health enhancement and disease prevention.

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Study: Exercise Triggers Release of a Protein That Improves Glucose Tolerance

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Study: Exercise Triggers Release of a Protein That Improves Glucose Tolerance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes. A new study, however, offers some good news, suggesting that exercise training causes dramatic changes to fat and releases factors into the bloodstream that can have positive effects on health.

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Study: When Does Clean Eating Become an Unhealthy Obsession?

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Study: When Does Clean Eating Become an Unhealthy Obsession?

As a health and exercise professional, you may have considerable insight into the health-related behaviors of your clients, including their eating habits. While much of your efforts are likely focused on helping clients improve those habits, some of your clients may take an extreme approach, which ultimately may lead to diminished health and well-being. New research offers guidance on how to tell the difference between a highly disciplined client and one who may be taking things too far.

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