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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Obesity At The Time Of Prostate-Cancer Diagnosis Dramatically Increases The Risk Of Dying From The Disease
Obese men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer have more than two-and-a-half times the risk of dying from the disease as compared to men of normal weight at the time of diagnosis, according to a study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The findings by senior author Alan Kristal, Dr.P.H., and colleagues appear online and will be published in the March 15 print edition of the journal Cancer. [click link for full article]

Obesity Surgery Can Lead To Memory Loss, Other Problems
Weight loss surgery, such as gastric bypass surgery, can lead to a vitamin deficiency that can cause memory loss and confusion, inability to coordinate movement, and other problems, according to a study published in the March 13, 2007, issue of Neurology®, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The syndrome, called Wernicke encephalopathy, affects the brain and nervous system when the body doesn't get enough vitamin B1, or thiamine. [click link for full article]

Philips 598: The Phone For Weight-Conscious Women
Philips are releasing a cell phone targeted towards women. What's intriguing about the phone is the feature set. The features include both a Body Mass Index calculator and a Basal Metabolic Rate feature. Apparently women need to be able to calculate their BMI anywhere anytime....

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]

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]

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]

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......

Flavour, Nutrition and Health
Our special guest is Dr. David Katz MD, MPH, is one of the nation's foremost authorities on nutrition, weight control, and the prevention of chronic disease. He is co-founder and director of Yale's Prevention Research Center, medical correspondent for ABC News, nutrition columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine, and the author of a syndicated health/nutrition column for the New York Times. Allan Hunkin talks with Dr. Katz about a lifestyle based upon flavor point management and other information contained in Dr. Katz's new book "The Flavor Point Diet."