Weight Loss Success in Adults With Asthma

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on  November 14, 2014 at 3:08 PM Weight Loss
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Overweight and obese adults with asthma participated in weight loss programs. Better success at losing weight was found to be linked to more severe asthma, male sex and improvements in eating behaviour.
 Weight Loss Success in Adults With Asthma
Weight Loss Success in Adults With Asthma

The finding that individuals with more severe asthma may have a greater motivation to lose weight suggests that these individuals should be targeted for intervention. Also, gender tailoring of weight loss programs may be useful to enhance weight loss success, said Lisa Wood, senior author of the Respirology study.

Source: Eurekalert

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