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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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]

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]

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."

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]

Organic Foods: How and Why to Make the Shift
What are organics, and why are they so important in helping us to maintain good health? Dag Falck, Organic Program Manager for Nature's Path Foods Inc., talks about how to consumers can make the shift to a primarily organic diet. He also describes the issues facing organic farmers, and how Nature's Path is working with them to maintain the integrity of this rapidly growing industry.

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......

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]

A Short Walk Helps Smokers Quit
Smokers should do short bouts of exercise to help them resist the temptation to light up, say experts at the University of Exeter. A review, recently published in the international journal 'Addiction', concludes that when smokers abstain from smoking, exercise can help them to manage withdrawal symptoms and resist the urge to smoke. [click link for full article]