Tag Archives: Weight

Veganism, KFC and the secret to weight loss

By Karen Hawthorne As a sign that veganism has shifted permanently into the mainstream, KFC Canada‘s recent test-run of plant-based “popcorn chicken” in Mississauga, Ont., seems as good as any. When meat alternatives are being sold by the bucket, it’s hard to argue they are still the domain of urban elites. But the mass market’s… Read More »

How much is noom weight loss

This is just one of the things that separates from the fad diet programs out there. Noom is a hugely weight loss app that has become super popular millennials and older adults alike. I decided to check it out and do the 14-day FREE trial. To start living a healthier life, you just need to… Read More »

Weight gain on HIV treatment: drug combinations, not single drugs, need to be focus of quest for cause

Weight gain after starting antiretroviral treatment probably has multiple causes but appears strongly linked to specific drugs, and to combinations of drugs, Dr Andrew Hill of the University of Liverpool told the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel, Switzerland, on Thursday. He highlighted some of the problems with the ways in which the phenomenon has… Read More »

ADVANCE study shows high frequency of major weight gain in women receiving dolutegravir with TAF

Metabolic syndrome – including obesity – developed significantly more frequently in people who received dolutegravir, tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) and emtricitabine compared to other regimens in the South African ADVANCE study, Michelle Moorhouse reported on Thursday at the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel, Switzerland. Furthermore, updated follow-up from the study showed that close to 60%… Read More »