Losing and maintaining a healthy weight is a significant challenge for some people, scientists said.
A study conducted mostly by researchers from the University of Gothenburg found that obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery to help them lose weight were less likely to develop skin cancer, including melanoma.
"There are specific brain mechanisms that get activated when we expose ourselves to specific type of foods," study leader Sabrina Diano said.
Children (or parents on their behalf) enter their height, weight, age and health goals, then begin logging what they eat.
The bacteria, known as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, is found widely in the environment although infections usually occur in hospitals among people with weakened immune systems.
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Losing 5 percent of body weight was associated with a 12 percent reduction in breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.
Mice in the study lost 10 percent of their weight in one week.
Researchers tested the stool samples of people taking part in a weight-loss program.
The study identifies a link between environmental temperature and children's metabolism.
In order to lose fat, people still need to move more and eat less, but studies have shown these foods and supplements might help.
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