Obesity News Bulletin

Dietary Fat, but Not Protein or Carbohydrate, Regulates Energy Intake and Causes Adiposity in Mice

The debate on the importance of different macronutrient configurations on body composition has driven many debates and fad-diets. In this new study in mice, published in Cell Metabolism, high dietary fat has been found to be the one diet that was associated...
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Analysis of Cardiometabolic Outcomes Associated with Self-Perceived Obesity in Korean Adults

A growing body of evidence is suggesting that self-perception of overweight/obese status is associated with poor cardiometabolic outcomes, above and beyond actual body weight. This study, conducted in Korea, used survey data from 21,629 people to determine...
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Weight-Related Stigma is Associated with Bodily Pain Among Females with Overweight or Obesity

Pain is a common comorbidity among individuals living with overweight or obesity, however the mechanism linking the two is not clear. This studyevaluated the relationship between perceived weight-stigma and self reported bodily pain in a sample of obese/overweight...
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