Rss Feed

REAL XXX MEN, Numerous Hollywood Executives Exposed In #SexScandals<----SOURCE ONE----The Office Of The President Has Been Captured By Globalist Banksters<----SOURCE ONE----Right Place At The Right Time, Dash Camera Captures UFO Or Meteor Like Object<----SOURCE ONE----In 2014 Over Half The Population Thinks That The Feds Are A Threat To Liberty<----SOURCE ONE----Illinois cops seize computers and cell phones in search for Twitter account mocking mayor<----SOURCE ONE----The Obama #ReidChina Scandal? Bundy Ranch Supporters Call Harry Reid A Domestic Tyrant <----SOURCE ONE----The Democrats Are Not So Democratic, Lois Lerner / IRS Coordinated Attacks on Conservative Groups<----SOURCE ONE----Oathkeeper Stewart Rhodes: Bundy Ranch - The Moden Minuteman A Call to Action<----SOURCE ONE----Bundy Ranch – Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy Speaks Out – Time To Disarm The Feds!<----SOURCE ONE----Obama Is The Tax Man: Citizens Pay More For Taxes Than Food, Clothing & Housing - #DebtSlaves #ObamaTax<----SOURCE ONE----What You Should Know, The Feds Desperate To Hide Harry Reid's Dirty Dealings With Communist Chinese Energy Company<----SOURCE ONE----'Blood Moon' NASA Timelapse Video Footage: Total Lunar Eclipse Turns Moon Red<----SOURCE ONE----As Your City Crumbles Here Is The Truth About Taxes, The Price You Pay To Globalist Banksters<----SOURCE ONE----Bundy Ranch: Ammon Bundy Recaps Confrontation With The Fed's BLM, Supporters Sound Off On Tyranny<----SOURCE ONE----Bundy Ranch Victory - The Feds Retreat From Bundy Ranch, Call Off Cattle Roundup<----SOURCE ONE----BREAKING: Democrat Harry Reid Behind Nevada Land Grab For Communist China - #BundyRanch<----SOURCE ONE----DEMOCRAT SEN REID IN BED WITH CHINESE GOV’T FOR TAKEOVER OF BUNDY RANCH FOR SOLAR FARM?<----SOURCE ONE----Interesting News Topics From People Avoiding Toxic Soft Drinks To World Ending Blood Moons <----SOURCE ONE----The End? 2014 Is Shaping Up As A Year Of Reckoning For The United States<----SOURCE ONE----Shocking Video: Violence Breaks Out At Bundy Ranch, The Feds Assault On Innocent People<----SOURCE ONE----AG Eric Holder Pushes NSA/Smart Slave Bracelets for Gun Owners And Travelers - #PoliceState<----SOURCE ONE----Kids Speak Up - Michelle Obama Is “Out To Lunch” When It Comes To School Lunches<----SOURCE ONE----The Health Ranger On Toxic Foods - Heavy Metals In Your Food Are Making You Dumb<----SOURCE ONE----New Poll: The Most Miserable American Cities <----SOURCE ONE----#FireFirefox - Mozilla Feels Stinging Backlash Over CEO Boot Due To Radical LGBT Community Faction #UninstallFirefox <----SOURCE ONE----Obama's Pal Jay-Z Proudly Wears A "White Man is the Devil" ­Medallion While With Wife Beyonce<----SOURCE ONE----Scary Food: The 3 Most Insidious Poisons You Should NEVER Eat, Drink Or Inject Again!<----SOURCE ONE----Press Release - New Music Release: "No Place Seems Like Home Anymore" By The Truth Tale<----SOURCE ONE----Obamacare Is An Un-American Revenue Generating Scheme To Fleece The Middle-Class?<----SOURCE ONE----Democrats Being Arrested All Over This Country, They Are Acting More Like An Organized Crime Gang

Appliance Repair - We Fix It no matter who you bought it from! 877.670.7394

Home // Health // Health Flash: Overweight people eat fewer meals than others

Health Flash: Overweight people eat fewer meals than others

Overweight people eat fewer meals than others

Kimberly Hayes Taylor

Reuters US Online Report Health News

Nov 18, 2011 20:00 EST

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Normal weight adults, including those who had lost a lot of weight and kept it off, ate more often than overweight people in a new study looking at factors that may help in preventing weight gain.

Researchers following about 250 people for a year found that overweight individuals ate fewer snacks in addition to meals than people in the normal body weight range, but the overweight still took in more calories and they were less active over the course of the day.

“Most of the research has shown that people who eat more frequently have a lower weight,” said lead researcher Jessica Bachman, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. “But no one knows why.”

In particular, Bachman told Reuters Health, she wanted to understand what people who have lost significant amounts of weight do to maintain their weight loss, as a first step to helping guide others in losing weight and keeping it off.

More than 60 percent of Americans are obese or overweight, but the relationship between the number of meals people eat each day and the ability to maintain weight loss has remained unclear, she said.

Bachman and her team analyzed data collected in two large studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. One looked at the eating habits of people with a body mass index (a measure of weight relative to height) between 25 and 47, which is considered overweight to obese.

The other study looked at adult men and women who were normal weight (BMI of 19-24.9), about half of whom had lost at least 30 pounds and maintained their lower weight for more than five years.

The researchers found that, on average, the normal weight subjects ate three meals and a little over two snacks each day, whereas the overweight group averaged three meals and just over one snack a day.

Generally, though, “weight loss maintainers” consumed the fewest calories, at about 1,800 a day, compared with the normal weight and overweight subjects, who took in 1,900 and more than 2,000 calories a day, respectively.

Bookmark and Share

Weight loss maintainers also were the most physically active of the three groups, Bachman said, burning off about 3,000 calories a week through exercise and other activities, compared to 2,000 calories a week among the normal weight subjects and 800 calories a week in the overweight group.

The results, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, suggest that weight loss maintainers intentionally do more to keep from regaining extra pounds, Bachman said.

“It appears that being extremely physically active and eating more often helps them keep the weight off,” she said. “Most commonly, they were walking at least 60 minutes a day seven days a week.”

Bachman believes her study is the first to compare eating frequencies among successful weight loss maintainers, other normal weight people and those who are overweight.

She speculates that snacking might help prevent weight gain by staving off intense hunger.

“If you eat more often, it stops you from getting too hungry,” Bachman said. “If you wait 10 hours after you’ve last eaten, you end up eating a lot more food. If you sit down and you’re really hungry, you also tend to eat more calories.”

More research is needed, Bachman added, because the reasons that eating more often tends to be associated with having a lower BMI are still unclear.

“This is kind of research as a baseline, and from there we can develop some hypotheses,” Bachman said. “Weight loss maintainers are a new group that really is starting to get a lot of attention. The idea is to find out what they are doing, and get other people to do the same thing.”

SOURCE: http://bit.ly/rR7jcN Journal of the American Dietetic Association, November 2011.

Source: Reuters US Online Report Health News

via Source One Featured Stories.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Related posts:

Coca-Cola Blamed for New Zealand Woman's Death - 2 Gallon Per Day Habit
Talk Show Host Michael Savage Warns Listeners About The Flu Vaccine
Can Sex Save Denmark? Travel Agency Runs Sex Contest To Fight Low Birth Rate Epidemic

Bookmark and Share

Please note, all of the views expressed in videos and articles are not necessarily endorsed by Source One News.

Please Leave Your Comment Or Opinion About This Story Below

Shop Advance Auto Parts PurchaseTix
www.1and1.com Altrec Outdoors
AllPosters.com Art.com
Bad Breath Cures
Top Trending Stories From Web

Posted in Health and tagged as , , , ,