Diet Is Turning Search For Flavor Into Adventure

(Submitted by: Kathi Dameron)

The original story I wrote for today's column has been sauteed with some onions, leeks and garlic and eaten with a glass of good wine.I was really hungry.This year I got a head start on my New Year's resolutions. Before the season ... Read article

The Sonoma Diet: A New Spin on the Mediterranean Diet

(Submitted by: Andrew Wolf)

The Sonoma diet has billed itself as the "most flavorful diet under the sun." The Sonoma diet has been created to package and sell the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, using the principles described in the Lyon heart study.Like the ... Read article

The Free, Easy Online Diet!

(Submitted by: Terri Bennett)

3 steps that you can start right now!The desire to end weight is never-ending because simply, it is so easy for us all to gain weight but so difficult for us to lose that weight, it is a constant battle for some people.For a ... Read article

South Beach Diet Plan

(Submitted by: Matt Garrett)

The South Beach Diet Plan kind of sounds like a reality TV show or something, but it actually is a bona fide diet that millions swear by. The South Beach Diet is one of those new breed of diets that sees carbohydrates as the key to weight loss ... Read article

Can A Good Diet Really Help Acne?

(Submitted by: Sarah H)

Having a good diet plan is really healthy for you whether you want to get rid of acne or just want to keep fit. When you have a well balanced diet your body becomes healthy and soon you start to see changes like your hair gets a little more body, ... Read article

Diet Success Tips

(Submitted by: Alan Kintel)

Okay, youre reading this piece because youre about to go on a diet and want to make a success of it or youre already on a diet thats hit a snafu and you want to turn it around. Whatever the case may be, if you follow these tips, you can be rest ... Read article

What Are the Best Foods to Eat While Dieting?

(Submitted by: Foras Aje)

Well, for anyone who has read my articles, you will know that I will say without a shadow of a doubt that the answer to the question above will be to eat what comprises of the Mucus-less diet.If you ask, well what is that? It is a diet ... Read article

Simple Methods To Achieving Rapid Weight Loss Using Proven Dieting Techniques

(Submitted by: James Hegarty)

Being overweight has many effects on any person who is overweight. On the social side it can affect personal esteem, social interaction and on the health side it can affect your internal organs especially the heart and lead to other unhealthy ... Read article

Use a Moderate Fat, Low-Carb Diet to Finally Sculpt the Body You''ve Always Wanted

(Submitted by: Bill Willis)

Eat Fat to Melt off the Fat?There is no question about it; low fat diets work, but are not without problems. While dietary fat intake does have a more direct pathway for storage (.i.e. body fat), all that really matters at the end of the ... Read article

Is the PH Miracle Diet Right for You

(Submitted by: Lisa Sequera)

The pH Miracle Diet is one of the most interesting and groundbreaking new eating plans to hit the world of nutrition and dieting. This way of eating proclaims that following the program will help restore your health to natural balance and rid you ... Read article


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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.

As Obesity In Children Increases, The Incidence Of Fatty Liver Disease Rises
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are taking a closer look at a disease whose incidence is rising as obesity in children increases. Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis, more popularly known as Fatty Liver Disease, occurs in approximately 15% of obese children. Fatty Liver Disease, in which fat accumulates in the liver, while not life threatening in children, can lead to cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, sometimes requiring transplantation by adulthood. [click link for full article]

Foods To Prevent Obesity?
This, surely, is the oxymoron of the year. Reuters reports that the "Dutch hope to invent foods that prevent obesity". That single sentence encompasses the arrogance, greed, and plain foolishness that exists in the minds of those who "invent" foods. "We are working on certain food ingredients, which provoke more satiety than others do on the long run, so that...

New Data On Fructose-Sweetened Beverages And Hepatic Metabolism
According to figures published by the World Health Organitzation (WHO), in the year 2015 some 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and more than 700 million will suffer from obesity, a pathology which is increasingly being seen in children. In addition, for some time now the high incidence of obesity in developed countries has coincided with an increase in the consumption of beverages sweetened with fructose, a powerful sweetener. [click link for full article]

Is Subway Better Than McDonald's?
Subway have taken aim at McDonald's with their new "Fresh Fit" meals. The combo meals are compared side-by-side against a Big Mac meal. Subway's meal comes out at 265 calories, while the Big Mac meal hits a gluttonous 1230 calories. But there's more to it than that......

Even Light Exercise Helps Smokers Quit
Even short bouts of light exercise such as strolling can help smokers quit by reducing cigarette cravings and withdrawal symptoms, say scientists at the University of Exeter in the UK. The study is published in the April edition of the journal Addiction. The scientists suggest that a short session of moderate exercise, lasting for as little as five minutes, is sufficient to reduce cravings for a cigarette. [click link for full article]

Singapore To Cancel Anti-Obesity Program
Singapore plans to end a 15-year-old anti-obesity program in schools after complaints from parents that overweight children, in particular, were being singled out and teased by classmates....

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]

News Roundup and Quick Links
The Carrot Diet A woman eats carrots every 15 minutes for 3 months in order to cure her infertility. The solution seemed to work as she became pregnant. A tabloid special Active kids say slim "Children who did 15 minutes a day of moderate exercise -- equivalent to a brisk walk -- were 50 percent less likely than inactive...