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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Corn: How Much Do You Eat?
When I think of corn - I think of a tasty cob - freshly picked at the height of summer. If only it was really like that. Corn (Zea Mays) is actually a major ingredient in a phenomenal number of processed foods (corn syrup in particular). A new feature-length documentary - King Corn - explores the whole corn industry...

Rochester Study Connects Common Chemicals To Rising Obesity Rates
Exposure to phthalates, a common chemical found in everything from plastics to soaps, already has been connected to reproductive problems and now, for the first time, is linked to abdominal obesity and insulin resistance in adult males, according to a study by the University of Rochester Medical Center. [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]

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....

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...

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]

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.