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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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]

In Obesity, Brain Becomes 'Unaware' Of Fat
Critical portions of the brain in those who are obese don't really know they are overweight, researchers have reported in the March issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, published by Cell Press. These findings in obese mice show that a sensor in the brain that normally detects a critical fat hormone - causing a cascade of events that keeps energy balance in check - fails to engage. Meanwhile, the rest of the metabolic pathway remains ready to respond. [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]

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...

First UK Study To Determine How General Practice Professionals Can Tackle Adolescent Obesity
Academics at the University of Hertfordshire are conducting the first UK study to investigate how health professionals based in general practice can help adolescents who are obese to lose weight. [click link for full article]

Plagued By Diet Disasters? A Visit To A Registered Dietician Could Help
Studies indicate more than one-third of adults are trying to lose weight, but few have long-term success. Many can't stick to diets and exercise routines and struggle to stay afloat in a sea of popular diets, fitness programs and foods with "healthy" claims.But weight-loss seekers have someone to turn to. [click link for full article]

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....

High BMI Associated With Lower Likelihood Of Being Discharged Home After Hospitalization For Stroke
Individuals with a higher body mass index (BMI) tend are less likely to be discharged directly home after hospitalization for an ischemic stroke, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. An ischemic stroke occurs when the flow of blood to a part of the brain is blocked or reduced and sufficient amounts of oxygen cannot be delivered to brain tissue. [click link for full article]