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Body dissatisfaction common in older women-3285

Body dissatisfaction common in older women

Are body image concerns and eating disorders only found among young people? Believing that little attention had been focused on women in midlife and older ages, a research team decided to ask women about their habits and feelings.

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Weight loss lowers risk of breast cancer-3218

Weight loss lowers risk of breast cancer

The risk of a diagnosis of breast cancer increases with age. For example, in the United States, the median age of diagnosis was 61 years in 2005-2009. Among the risk factors are obesity, excessive alcohol, hormone therapy (estrogen-progestin combination) and inheritance. Exercise is associated with a decreased risk of breast cancer.

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Information and emails lead to small changes in body weight-3169

Information and emails lead to small changes in body weight

The Physical Activity and Nutrition for Seniors (PANS) intervention targeted people ages 60-70 years old who were insufficiently active. The program was outlined for participants in a booklet with information and tools to encourage physical activity and healthy eating.

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Intervention succeeds in helping people lose weight-3077

Intervention succeeds in helping people lose weight

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Read those food labels? Maybe-2837

Read those food labels? Maybe

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Nutrition may be important, but not enough to change eating habits-2797

Nutrition may be important, but not enough to change eating habits

How are Americans responding to messages about healthy eating? About half (49%) of the respondents to a recent survey say they are doing all they can to achieve balanced nutrition and a healthy diet. But, are they?

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