Orlistat 60 mg Reduces Visceral Adipose Tissue

These results suggest that orlistat 60 mg may be an effective weight loss tool to reduce metabolic risk factors associated with abdominal obesity.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govObesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Sep;19(9):1796-803. doi: 10.1038/oby.2011.143. Epub 2011 Jun 30.Orlistat 60 mg Reduces Visceral Adipose Tissue: A 24-Week Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Trial.Smith SR, Stenlof KS, Greenway FL, McHutchison J, Schwartz SM, … Continue reading Orlistat 60 mg Reduces Visceral Adipose Tissue

Statin Prevents Vessel Dysfunction

Pitavastatin might prevent endothelial dysfunction caused by postprandial hypertriglyceridemia within 2 weeks of therapy in obese subjects. Obesity is a well-established risk factor for the development and progression of coronary heart disease. Moreover, endothelial dysfunction is an early event in atherosclerosis and is known to be associated with postprandial hypertriglyceridemia.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govHeart Vessels. 2010 Dec … Continue reading Statin Prevents Vessel Dysfunction

RNY Bypass = ulcers observed in 9 (7.6%) subjects,

RNY Bypass = ulcers observed in 9 (7.6%) subjects,Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govArq Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun;47(2):130-4.Early marginal ulcer following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass under proton pump inhibitor treatment: prospective multicentric study.Garrido Jr AB, Rossi M, Lima Jr SE, Brenner AS, Gomes Jr CA.Instituto Garrido, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. abgarrido@uol.com.brAbstractCONTEXT: Causal factors of gastrojejunal ulcers after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass … Continue reading RNY Bypass = ulcers observed in 9 (7.6%) subjects,

Tanning Vit D Bone Density

Tanning Vit D Bone DensityAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAm J Clin Nutr. 2004 Dec;80(6):1645-9.Tanning is associated with optimal vitamin D status (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration) and higher bone mineral density.Tangpricha V, Turner A, Spina C, Decastro S, Chen TC, Holick MF.Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory and the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Department of … Continue reading Tanning Vit D Bone Density

Glucagon-like peptide-1 hunger, and satiety after gastric bypass

Glucagon-like peptide-1 hunger, and satiety after gastric bypass * GLP-1 * in response to the standardized test meal was significantly elevated after bypass surgery Bypass surgery was accompanied by a significant decrease in hunger and a significant increase in satiety after meal intake.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 May;91(5):1735-40. Epub 2006 Feb 14.Glucagon-like peptide-1, … Continue reading Glucagon-like peptide-1 hunger, and satiety after gastric bypass

High Calcium, High Protein Low Calorie Diet Effective

High Calcium, High Protein Low Calorie Diet Effective weight loss dietAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.comDLINE Abstract Printer-Friendly Email ThisDownload This processing....   [ Close Window ] Download This MEDLINE Bookends Endnote Papyrus Procite Refman Quickdoc  Format. View This Abstract Online Effect of a high-calcium energy-reduced diet on abdominal obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in obese Brazilian subjects. … Continue reading High Calcium, High Protein Low Calorie Diet Effective

Use of Tanning Bed => 90% Higher Vit D Levels!

Subjects who used a tanning bed had serum 25(OH)D concentrations 90% higher than those of control subjects Subjects who used a tanning bed had parathyroid hormone concentrations 18% lower. Tanners had significantly higher Bone Mineral Density. CONCLUSION: The regular use of a tanning bed that emits vitamin D-producing ultraviolet radiation is associated with higher 25(OH)D … Continue reading Use of Tanning Bed => 90% Higher Vit D Levels!