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...

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.

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.

Americans Still Not Eating Enough Fruits And Vegetables, According To Two Recent Studies
"Eat your vegetables" has been heard at the dinner tables of America for a long time. Has the message gotten through? Since 1990 the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has recommended consuming at least two servings of fruits and three servings of vegetables daily. However, two studies published in the April issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine clearly show that Americans are not meeting the mark. [click link for full article]

Obesity High Among Baltimore's Homeless, Johns Hopkins Researchers Say
A small but telling study from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center reveals an ominous trend: more than expected, obesity shadows Baltimore's homeless children and their caregivers, putting them at high risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes, among other conditions."Not long ago, homeless people were undernourished. [click link for full article]

Fruit Juice: Making Kids Fat?
Research from Australia has concluded that children who drink 2 cups of fruit juice or fruit drinks per day were more likely to be overweight or obese than those who did not. It seems that the more fruit juice consumed, the more chance of being overweight: "Children who drank more than three glasses of soft drink - three quarters...

Obesity's Connection To Cardiovascular Disease Remains Poorly Understood
Obesity rates have escalated dramatically in the last several decades and the condition negatively affects health, but its connection to conditions such as cardiovascular disease (CVD) is complex and not fully understood. In the March issue of the Journal of Investigative Medicine experts say more research is needed to discover the links between obesity and CVD, with particular attention to biological differences between women and men. [click link for full article]

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]

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]