Weight loss

Healthy avatars may aid in weight loss
Type: In the Media
July 1, 2013
Five tips for losing weight in 2012
Type: News Story
With the new year right around the corner, many will be thinking about their New Year's resolution. One of the most popular – losing weight – can also be one of the most difficult to keep. But researchers at Temple's Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) work year-round to study the treatment and prevention of obesity.
December 20, 2011
Teens try to lose weight the wrong way
Type: In the Media
November 22, 2011
Going on a digital diet
Type: In the Media
November 4, 2011
New diet centers promise quick weight loss
Type: In the Media
November 2, 2011
Social media can help college students lose weight
Type: In the Media
November 2, 2011
New diet centers promise quick weight loss
Type: In the Media
November 2, 2011
Social media can help college students lose weight
Type: In the Media
November 2, 2011
Overweight teens want to lose weight, but go about it the wrong way
Type: News Story
In an analysis of findings from the Philadelphia Youth Risk Behavioral Survey, public health doctoral candidate Clare Lenhart and colleagues found that obese teens who report wanting to lose weight are very likely to engage in activities that are counterproductive to their weight-loss efforts such as consuming soda on a daily basis or engaging in several hours of video gaming.
November 1, 2011
Temple research studies long term effectiveness of low-carb versus low-fat diets
Type: News Story
For years, researchers have tried to determine which of two diets is safer and more effective for weight loss in the long run: the low-carbohydrate, Atkins-style diet, or the low-fat diet. Now, a new Temple University-led study has found that either diet works equally well when coupled with a comprehensive, behavioral support program. The two-year study, published in the Aug.
August 2, 2010
Mind over muscle
Type: News Story
A new study presented by Temple’s Melissa Napolitano this month at the Society for Behavioral Medicine’s annual meeting found that support and dialogue in a group helped more young women quit smoking and lose weight than an exercise program.
May 1, 2009
Ignoring an epidemic
Type: News Story
Newly released research in the May issue of The Journal of Internal General Medicine reveals that patients think their physicians are not doing enough to help them manage their weight.
April 30, 2009
Changing school environment curbs weight gain in children
Type: News Story
Small changes in schools lead to big results when it comes to preventing childhood obesity, according to a study published in the April issue of Pediatrics.
April 7, 2008