You can’t blame your genes if you don’t lose weight, study finds

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You can’t blame your genes if you don’t lose weight, study finds

You might be able to blame your genes for weighing more and increasing your risk of obesity, but you can no longer blame your genes for failing to lose weight, a comprehensive study has found.
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Activity trackers are ineffective at sustaining weight loss

Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, says a new study. The study specifically investigated whether regular use of commercially available activity trackers is effective for producing and sustaining weight loss. Participants without physical activity trackers showed nearly twice the weight loss benefSee Original Article

Gut bacteria differ between obese, lean youth

Children and teenagers who are obese have different microorganisms living in the digestive tract than their lean counterparts, according to a new study.
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Age limit for federal food assistance program is increasing food insecurity

A problem has been found with regard to the requirement that when children turn five, they are no longer eligible to receive food assistance from Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Researchers say that this is leading to increased food insecurity for the entire family. The authors of a new report say that See Original Article