Let''s Analyze the Results of Most Diet Trends

(Submitted by: Foras Aje)

Sure it is always a great idea to want to better ourselves, be it in our job performances, health, relationships, however one thing that we have to make all efforts to avoid is the tendency to be overly compulsive about our attempts at self ... Read article

Let''s Analyze the Figures and Information About Most Diets

(Submitted by: Foras Aje)

So, its a new year, resolutions have been made and the most common one usually is: Im going to go on a diet to lose all this weight this year!Well, I do not want to be the bearer of any bad news but folks the figures and information ... Read article

The Secret to Losing Weight Without Dieting, Exercise, Pills, or Surgery!

(Submitted by: Jeffrey Hauser)

My wife was obese. When we were first married in our twenties, she was a few pounds overweight. As the years flew by, she began craving more sweets and trending toward larger portions of fattier foods. Every New Years Day, she began a different ... Read article

Are You on a Diet: The Diet Management Manual Owner Waist Book Review

(Submitted by: Andrew Herbert)

If the festive seasons over eating has left you feeling you need to lose that excessive weight and a diet is now in order, then have you tried the third best selling non fiction book in the world, the Diet Management Manual Owner Waist ... Read article

Lose Weight Quickly and Be Healthy With This Diet

(Submitted by: Kelly Price)

Imagine a diet that gives you a wide variety of foods, allows for treats and that will help you live longer, be healthier and happier.Well, if you want to lose weight and enjoy your food this is the perfect diet.Lets take a look at ... Read article

Harmful Diets!

(Submitted by: Siti Saniah Abullah)

While obesity is bad for health but the wrong way to diet can also be harmful to your health. Common examples are anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders. These are illnesses where extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors surround weight ... Read article

Dash into the DASH Diet to Solve Hypertension

(Submitted by: John Christian Sebastian)

What is the DASH diet?. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches for Stopping Hypertension. It is a common term used by physicians all over the United States. Basically it involves a diet which consists of foods that have proven to lower high ... Read article

Making the Atkins Diet Work for You

(Submitted by: Morgan Hamilton)

Several years ago, I decided to go on the Atkins diet because I was a bit overweight. Now, this is the first time that I have done any dieting. I was able to drop 10 pounds on the first week so I could not understand why so many people are always ... Read article

The Acid Alkaline Diet For Optimum Health Restore Your Health By Creating Balance In Your Diet

(Submitted by: Terri Bennett)

The acid alkaline diet for optimum health restore your health by creating balance in your diet!The issue of acid-alkaline balance (or pH balance) is comparatively new.This is an exciting fresh way to reduce your weight by ... Read article

A Quick and Easy Low Calorie Diet That Anyone Can Do With A Product Found In Your Pantry!

(Submitted by: Brenda Wagner)

Here is one of the easiest ways that I have found to lose weight. You do not have to follow a ton of rules, and you do not have to buy a whole lot of groceries either. You may already have the main part of this diet in your pantry! I have done ... Read article


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Do You Pursue an Hourglass Figure?
Forgive the double entendre. When it comes to the hourglass figure - many women pursue it, and it seems that men pursue women with it. Psychologists at the University of Texas (obviously with way too much time on their hands) have reviewed hundreds of years worth of literature and concluded: Men lust after slender-waisted women. Apparently it all comes down...

Obesity Surgery Can Lead To Memory Loss And Movement Problems
A new US study suggests that obesity surgery such as gastric bypasses can cause vitamin deficiency that leads to memory loss, confusion, co-ordination, and other neurological problems.The study is published in the journal Neurology.A neurological sydrome called Wernicke encephalopathy occurs mostly in patients who vomit a lot after they have had weight loss surgery (also known as bariatric surgery). [click link for full article]

Rochester Study Connects Common Chemicals To Rising Obesity Rates
Exposure to phthalates, a common chemical found in everything from plastics to soaps, already has been connected to reproductive problems and now, for the first time, is linked to abdominal obesity and insulin resistance in adult males, according to a study by the University of Rochester Medical Center. [click link for full article]

DVT Awareness Survey Findings For Respondents In High-Risk Groups: Obese Individuals
Up to two million Americans are affected each year by DVT, with up to 600,000 hospitalized. Its primary complication, pulmonary embolism (PE), claims up to 300,000 lives annually -- more than breast cancer and AIDS combined. The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) recently sponsored an online survey of a nationally representative sample of consumers and physicians. [click link for full article]

Obese Patients Run Higher Risk Of Post-Operative Complications
Obese patients have a significantly higher risk of complications following surgery, including heart attack, wound infection, nerve injury and urinary tract infection, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Health System. [click link for full article]

Potential Link Between Obesity And Environmental Chemicals
A team of researchers at the University of New Hampshire is investigating whether the increasing ubiquity of chemical flame retardants found in foam furniture, carpeting, microwaves and computers might be related to the climbing rate of obesity in the United States. [click link for full article]

Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie: Fat Camp Counselors?
We truly live in the age of the airhead. The next season of 'reality' show The Simple Life will have Paris Hilton and Nicole Ritchie as camp counselors. "The girls[...] will be guiding the children through a week of weight loss and fitness exercises." (src)...

What's all this about Hemp?
Surely no member of the vegetable kingdom has ever been more misunderstood than hemp. For too many years, emotion-not reason-has guided our policy toward this crop. And nowhere have emotions run hotter than in the debate over the distinction between industrial hemp and marijuana. This pdocast is intended to inform you on the true facts around hemp so you can distinguish between myth and reality. We talk with Charles Tremewen, Andrew Weil, Dr. Brian Becker and Adam Edinger about hemp and why it is such a terrific food plus the latest on regulations regarding hemp.

Obesity Drives US Surgical Procedure Volumes Higher
Millennium Research Group (MRG) has conducted a detailed analysis of surgical procedures in its US Surgical Procedure Volumes 2007 report. The report finds that over 11 million Americans are considered morbidly obese, and by 2011, over 13 million will be- driving the volume of surgical procedures in the US throughout the next five years. [click link for full article]