Posts Tagged 'weight gain'

Feeling Fat? It Could Be Much Worse

blue-whale-sYes, things could be much worse. If you were a baby blue whale, you could gain up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) per hour. Not per day – per HOUR.

A nursing blue whale mother produces over 50 gallons (200 liters) of milk a day. The milk contains 35 to 50% milk fat and allows the calf to gain weight at a rate of up to 10 pounds an hour or over 250 pounds (113 kg) a day!

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Too Much Light at Night at Night May Lead to Obesity

According to –

ScienceDaily (Oct. 11, 2010) Persistent exposure to light at night may lead to weight gain, even without changing physical activity or eating more food, according to new research in mice. Researchers found that mice exposed to a relatively dim light at night over eight weeks had a body mass gain that was about 50 percent more than other mice that lived in a standard light-dark cycle. “Although there were no differences in activity levels or daily consumption of food, the mice that lived with light at night were getting fatter than the others,” said Laura Fonken, lead author of the study and a doctoral student in neuroscience at Ohio State University.

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