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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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]

Belly Fat May Drive Inflammatory Processes Associated With Disease
As scientists learn more about the key role of inflammation in diabetes, heart disease and other disorders, new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that fat in the belly may be an important promoter of that inflammation.Excess fat is known to be associated with disease, but now the researchers have confirmed that fat cells inside the abdomen are secreting molecules that increase inflammation. [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.

Spain Removes Skinny Mannequins From Stores
Last year during Fashion Week, Spain banned models with a BMI under 18 from participating. This year, the Health Ministry in Spain is charging ahead with a new program that will prevent mannequins under a size 6 (a Spanish 38) from being displayed in store windows. Womens' sizes are also being standardized. 85,000 women across Spain, ages 12 to...

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...

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.

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]

The Answer To Childhood Obesity: 15 Minutes Of Football?
ALSPAC The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (also known as Children of the 90s) is a unique ongoing research project based in the University of Bristol. It enrolled 14,000 mothers during pregnancy in 1991-2 and has followed most of the children and parents in minute detail ever since. [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."