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Previous  edition Obesity Research and Prevention News Review: Vol 9 no 14: May 18, 2011

 Epidemiology- Evaluation                                                   
Persistent increase of prevalence of metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults 18 May

Etiology – Determinants                                                      
Why Hyperleptinaemia is Not Leptin Resistance Arya Sharma 19 May
Review: weight loss is a compromise between metabolic benefits and its allostatic effects promoting weight regain  June 3

JP Chaput-A Tremblay
Why Are Americans Getting Fatter? [Infographic]: 30 May
Fast Food, Portion Size, HFCS, Sweetened beverages
Complications                                                                 
Low-Carb, Higher-Fat Diets Add No Arterial Health Risks to Obese People Seeking to Lose Weight…  3 June
Trans-palmitoleic acid, metabolic risk factors, and new-onset diabetes in U.S. adults: a cohort study.   25 May MyHealthyWaist
Treatment                                                      
Using Leptin to Treat Obesity Arya M Sharma 20 May
Epic Serie of 5 articles on supporting bariatric surgery from Arya M. Sharma  24-28 May
Epic Serie of 5 articles on Why Bariatric Surgery Can Fail from Arya M. Sharma   May 30- June 3

Management                                                          
Lowering Fat Intake Might Stave Off Diabetes Even Without Weight Loss  20 May
CON-Report: Canadians struggle to find credible weight management information  17 May
VIDEO: Drs. Hu, Bray, Popkin talk about the deleterious impacts of SSBs on the obesity…  MyHealthyWaist 30 May
Why is it so Hard to Maintain a Reduced Body Weight?  18 May

 Policy – Prevention – Regulations                                
VIDEO: Sugar sweetened beverages taxation: : 29 May CIHR Research Chair in Obesity
interview with Roberta Friedman @YaleRuddCenter
VIDEO: Drs. Hu, Bray, Popkin talk about the deleterious impacts of SSBs on the obesity…  27 May
EDITORIAL: Shifting to Second Gear in Obesity Prevention A. Sharma 29 May

 Children-Pediatrics                                               
Canadian Kids Do Not Have the Skills Needed to be Physically Active  18 May
by Meghann Lloyd, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Multi-Disciplinary Team Look At Childhood Obesity Which Is So Much More Than Over-Eating June 1
Kids Should Not Consume Energy Drinks, And Rarely Need Sports Drinks, Says AAP 30 May

 Nutrition – Diet                                                        
Only Eight Percent Follow Restrictive Diets (e.g. Dukan, Atkins) Or Weight Control Programs (e.g. Jenny Craig, Weight … 18 May
USA Dietary Guidelines 2010 Messages for consumers
low salt food, no sugary drinks, small portions, ++F&V, grains: 50% whole grains, lower fat milk
The new icon for eating guidelines. the food plate to understand portion sizes. USDA’s MyPlate – June 2
exit US Food Pyramid
COMMENTS: Deconstructing the USDA’s new food plate: @marionnestle June 2

 Physical Activity- Sedentarity                                   –
Report updates the evidence on food, nutrition and physical activity and the prevention of colorectal cancer :  27 May

In the last 50y, occupation-energy expenditure decreased by 100 cal/d accounting part of the increase in body weights: 29 May

 Behaviour – Consumption                                          
Healthy diet score: F&L >4,5 cups/d, Fish>2x 3,6 oz /week, Fiber 30g/d, Sodium <1500 mg/d, sugar-sweetened beverages <450 kcal-36oz a week!
The Real Problem With Fast Food: Eating a lot in a Short Period of Time  28 May

Eating Behavior and Obesity at Chinese Buffets  article by Wansink in Obesity 27 May
About ‘emotional’ eating « Weight Maven:  18 May