Dieting as a Team Sport: Reduce the Fat, Increase the Love

(Submitted by: R. E. Masa, Ph.D.)

In an era of growing obesity around the world, weight loss is a matter of health and it can be a matter of life and death, especially for a relationship! While the genders may vary, it is quite common for one spouse to lose interest in the other ... Read article

Managing Your Diet To Lose Weight Is Not Dieting

(Submitted by: Joann Grant)

With the ever changing lifestyles and growing amount of stressors, both on the workplace and at home, people find hardly any activities that help them to come out of their worries and anxiety. With the irregular eating habits and non-nutritious ... Read article

Dieters Beware: Fat Mongers Have Set Traps in Your Grocery Store

(Submitted by: R. E. Masa, Ph.D.)

Would you let your child wander alone through a dangerous neighborhood? Well, for an overeater, there is no neighborhood more dangerous than the grocery store. And compared to the army of manipulators lurking on every shelf, we are all like ... Read article

Personal Review Of Diet Protein Shakes

(Submitted by: Loman B)

I would like to share some information about Kashi protein shakes. After some research and admittedly a short personal test, I found these shakes to be a good addition to most any weight loss program. Currently, you may find many ... Read article

Stop Dieting And Start Pounding Your Bones

(Submitted by: Peter Somerville)

Two recent studies by diet and health researchers confirm that dieting alone is not the best or the healthiest way to go about weight loss.Dennis T. Villareal, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, and colleagues ... Read article

Dieting- Simple Dos And Donts For Successful Dieting

(Submitted by: James Hegarty)

Rather than relying on drugs and pills the best and really the easiest form of dieting is following normal natural dieting. Rather than spend loads of money on costly shakes and pills you save money while achieving you goals and objectives. While ... Read article

Food Choices For Dieting

(Submitted by: Kim Jamieson)

Have you ever wondered what to eat while you are dieting? Well today is your day. These are just a few suggestions for you to supplement on those tough days.Food Choices Meats: avoid using anything cured or processed with honey. You may ... Read article

Fasting - 95% OF Dieters Fail Fasting Will ENSURE You Beat The Odds!

(Submitted by: Sacha Tarkovsky)

If we control our appetite, our weight is automatically controlled and thats exactly what fasting will teach you - How to control your appetite.95% of people who start dieting give up and put on weight.This is due to being unable to ... Read article

Drop A Piano On Your Latest Diet Program

(Submitted by: John Christian Sebastian)

If youre like the rest of us dieters and fitness oriented people, youve probably tried at least half of the diet programs and fitness products that are in your fitness category today. Is this a surprising concept to you? Think of each ... Read article

Ephedra Diet Pills Can Give You An Edge - Or Push You Over It

(Submitted by: John Christian Sebastian)

Throughout the dieting industry, there are products that can help you. However, there are those that can hinder you. In fact, some of them can actually cause serious health problems or issues to arise. When it comes to ephedra diet ... Read article


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Splenda Buys Hundreds of Anti-Splenda Domains
The makers of Splenda have been busy. Busy enough to purchase over 211 domain names - such as SplendaKills.com, SplendaPoison.com, SplendaVictims.com. It is an elaborate and insidious ploy to prevent any negative information being written on-line....

Be Inspired: Shannan's Story
Some people have it tough, and others have it very tough. Shannan Hutchinson is one of the latter. Shannan has Multiple Sclerosis - yet despite the phenomenal challenges posed by her illness, Shannan was able to lose over 90 pounds - by eating right and exercising. Here is her story....

Research In Childhood Obesity In Children Highlights Physical Activity Levels
A British study, involving 5,500 children and published in the latest issue of PLoS Medicine, used accurate methods to measure the 'fat mass' of the children and the amount of physical activity they were taking. The researchers, based at the University of Bristol, concluded that low levels of activity, particularly moderate and vigorous activity, play an important role in the development of obesity. [click link for full article]

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]

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...

Whole Grains... Good for the Brain
Nutritionists and Health Experts everywhere are telling us we need to eat a lot more whole grains to be healthy in the 21st Century. What are whole grains and why are they so important to our diet? Charles Tremewen and Maria Emmer-Aanes, both of Nature's Path Foods, share with us their knowledge of whole grains and how whole grains they help us cope with a hectic lifestyle. Our featured guest today is K. Dun Gifford, head of the Oldways Preservation Trust and founder of the Whole Grains Council. Dun is a expert on whole grains and responsible for a number of nation wide initiatives to help us make healthier food choices.

Red Pepper: Hot Stuff For Fighting Fat?
Food scientists in Taiwan are reporting new evidence from laboratory experiments that capsaicin - the natural compound that gives red pepper that spicy hot kick - can reduce the growth of fat cells. The study is scheduled for the March 21 issue of the ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a bi-weekly publication. [click link for full article]

Energy... Fueling the Body for Life with Melanie McQuaid
Melanie McQuaid, a three-time Xterra champion and triathlete, talks about her sport, her training, and the food she uses to fuel her body for success. Originally from Victoria, BC, Melanie has raced at the highest level and has represented Canada at 10 World Championships for three different events, taking top spot to become World Champion in 2003. She understands the importance of eating a healthy, well-balanced diet, in order to ensure she always attains peak performance. Listen here to find out how she does it, and how you can make the right choices to stay at the top of your game.

How to Display a Picture in Your Comments
I've finally enabled avatars / pictures for commenters. Here's how you do it. Go to a site called Gravatar. Follow the instructions by entering your email (make sure it is the same email address that you use for your diet-blog.com comments!). Once registered you can upload a picture. From then on your picture will display next to your comment (see...