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Nathan Goodyear

A Lower-Carbohydrate, Higher-Fat Diet Reduces Abdominal and Intermuscular Fat and Incre... - 0 views

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    Diet higher in fats and lower in carbs associated with a reduction in weight, fat mass, improved insulin sensitivity, lowered fasting glucose, and a reduction in TNF-alpha
Nathan Goodyear

AMA Journals - The Perils of Marketing Weight Management Remedies and the Role of Healt... - 0 views

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    Do weight loss drugs reduce obesity or could they actually increase obesity rates? The search for gimmicks has created a dependance on weight-loss drug falsehoods that don't work long term.  Life style has been and continues to be the long term answer.  Weight-loss drugs actually are fueling the obesity trend due to a lack of metabolic solutions.  

    They work for the health of pharma profits, just not for the health of the patient.
Nathan Goodyear

Small Differences in Thyroid Function May Be Important for Body Mass Index and the Occu... - 0 views

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    Even small movements of thyroid function within the "reference rage of normal" is associated with significant metabolic, BMI, and weight effects.
Nathan Goodyear

Effects of Long-Term Testosterone Therapy on Patients with "Diabesity": Results of Obse... - 0 views

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    Six years of Testosterone therapy in men with obesity, low T, and type II Diabetes was found to decrease waist circumference, decrease weight, decrease fasting glucose, decrease in HgbA1c and improved systolic/diastolic blood pressure, lipids, CRP, and liver enzymes.
Nathan Goodyear

Testosterone Levels Increase 50% with Weight Loss, Exercise - 0 views

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    Weight loss increases Testosterone levels.  This author points to low Testosterone as merely a biomarker of poor health.  In some this is correct, but Testosterone can have significant positive effects.
Nathan Goodyear

Obesity and age as dominant correlates of low testosterone in men irrespective of diabe... - 0 views

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    This study finds that BMI and age are driving forces of low Testosterone.  This study did not find that Diabetes was significantly associated with decreasing Testosterone levels.
Nathan Goodyear

Testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men results in sustained and clinically meaningful ... - 0 views

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    Restoration of Testosterone to normal, based on serum hypogonadism, found to significantly aid weight loss, decrease waist circumference and BMI.  This study followed men over 5 years, though by year 5 they were following roughly 50% of the original 261.
Nathan Goodyear

Nutrition Journal | Full text | Alternate day fasting for weight loss in normal weight ... - 0 views

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    study finds benefit in fasting.  Here fasting is defined as < 25% energy requirements.  They authors of this study found an increase adiponectin, a decrease in CRP, a decrease in leptin, a reduction in weight, and a reduction in fat free mass.  The study alternated with a almost binge type day, but this is unhealthy.
Nathan Goodyear

Perinatal outcomes after bariatric surgery: nationwide population based matched cohort ... - 0 views

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    Weight loss surgery associated with increased rate of pre-term delivery and SGA.
Nathan Goodyear

Effect of a High Protein Weight Loss Diet on Weight, High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protei... - 0 views

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    This study concludes that a energy restricted, high protein diet is more effective at weight loss than just a high protein diet.  There were also positive impacts on blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, and hsCRP.
Nathan Goodyear

Access : Timing of food intake predicts weight loss effectiveness : International Journ... - 0 views

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    when you eat plays a role in weight control just as what you eat.
Nathan Goodyear

Genetic Analysis of 16 NMR-Lipoprotein Fractions in H... [Lipids. 2012] - PubMed - NCBI - 0 views

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    genetic SNPs play a role in lipid/fat metabolism. A person's weight problem may be, in part, a genetic problem of fat metabolism.
Nathan Goodyear

Weight Status Among Adolescents in States That Govern Competitive Food Nutrition Content - 0 views

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    Scary study.  This study seems to show that state laws are the way to reduce BMI.  BMI is not a reliable measurement of Percent fat.  So, I question this study all together.  But their conclusion seems to be to attack obesity through legislation.  You should attack obesity through education.
Nathan Goodyear

Associations Between 25-Hydroxyvit... [J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2012] - PubMed - NCBI - 0 views

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    Those with higher vitamin D levels are associated with lower weight gain postmenopausal. Now, this could be due to increased outside exercise and activity.  However, due the NF-KappaB inhibition and resultant inflammation, it makes since that vitamin D reduces weight gain.  Plus it improves Insulin function and helps to control blood glucose.
Nathan Goodyear

Age related variation of salivary testosterone va... [Aging Male. 2006] - PubMed - NCBI - 0 views

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    This study looked at declining testosterone in Japanese men. The significant decrease was found in those men between 20 and through 40s.  Beyond which statistical decline was not found. 

    Also of note, lower salivary testosterone was associated with higher BMI
Nathan Goodyear

Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or Low-Fat Diet - NEJM - 0 views

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    Nice study, the DIRECT study, found a better weight loss and longer maintenance of weight loss in low carbohydrate diet compared to low fat diet and mediterranean diet.  
Nathan Goodyear

Excess Body Weight Associated With Increased Risk for Cancer Recurrence After Treatment... - 0 views

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    overweight and obesity associated with higher risk of prostate cancer recurrence.  No surprise here.  Excess fat will increase inflammatory cytokines and aromatase conversion of Testosterone to Estradiol: also producing inflammation.
Nathan Goodyear

Measuring Adiposity in Patients: The Utility of Body Mass Index (BMI), Percent Body Fat... - 0 views

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    Dr. Braverman nicely discusses the importance of evaluating leptin in the evaluation of obesity.
Nathan Goodyear

Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes w... [N Engl J Med. 2002] - PubMed - NCBI - 0 views

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    Lifestyle interventions significantly reduced weight and incidence of type II Diabetes compared to metformin.  Both significantly reduced the incidence, but lifestyle interventions were more beneficial than metformin.
Nathan Goodyear

Reduction of Inflammatory Cytokine Concentrations and Improvement of Endothelial Functi... - 0 views

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    adipose tissue releases inflammatory markers (cytokines IL-6, TNF-alpha, V-CAM-1, ICAM-1, and P-selectin). Associated endovascular disfunction and eventually cardiovascular disease.  A direct link between obesity induced inflammation and endovascular dysfunction.  Weight loss in these obese women reduced secretion of the associated inflammatory cytokines and thus decreased vascular dysfunction.
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