Wednesday, April 24, 2019

You May Be as Old as Your Fitness Tracker Tells You

Sophisticated deep learning methods of analysis are used to predict mortality risk in individuals but can be logistically difficult to perform and are expensive. ...

Is Your Fitbit Cardio Fitness Score a Good Indicator of Overall Health?

I remember a few months ago that my daughter had sent me a text message with a screenshot of her cardio fitness score on...

Obese People May Have Fewer Taste Buds But What Does That Mean?

A recent study points to the possibility that obese people may have fewer taste buds due to obesity caused inflammation.  The study appeared in...

How Accurate is Your Fitness Tracker’s Calorie Estimate? A Way to Tell

Many people are using fitness trackers and fitness apps to help them manage or lose weight but how do you know the calories burned...

New Study Helps Explain Why It’s So Hard to Keep the Weight Off

Not that I really needed confirmation but a new study on patients with severe obesity, those with a BMI 42.5 or higher, reported increased...

What I’ve Learned Along the Journey: Weight Loss and Keeping the Weight Off

In 2015, I lost 53 pounds and since then it's been a struggle to keep the weight off.  I haven't been entirely successful.  I've...

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