Dieting as a Team Sport: Reduce the Fat, Increase the Love

(Submitted by: R. E. Masa, Ph.D.)

In an era of growing obesity around the world, weight loss is a matter of health and it can be a matter of life and death, especially for a relationship! While the genders may vary, it is quite common for one spouse to lose interest in the other ... Read article

Managing Your Diet To Lose Weight Is Not Dieting

(Submitted by: Joann Grant)

With the ever changing lifestyles and growing amount of stressors, both on the workplace and at home, people find hardly any activities that help them to come out of their worries and anxiety. With the irregular eating habits and non-nutritious ... Read article

Dieters Beware: Fat Mongers Have Set Traps in Your Grocery Store

(Submitted by: R. E. Masa, Ph.D.)

Would you let your child wander alone through a dangerous neighborhood? Well, for an overeater, there is no neighborhood more dangerous than the grocery store. And compared to the army of manipulators lurking on every shelf, we are all like ... Read article

Personal Review Of Diet Protein Shakes

(Submitted by: Loman B)

I would like to share some information about Kashi protein shakes. After some research and admittedly a short personal test, I found these shakes to be a good addition to most any weight loss program. Currently, you may find many ... Read article

Stop Dieting And Start Pounding Your Bones

(Submitted by: Peter Somerville)

Two recent studies by diet and health researchers confirm that dieting alone is not the best or the healthiest way to go about weight loss.Dennis T. Villareal, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, and colleagues ... Read article

Dieting- Simple Dos And Donts For Successful Dieting

(Submitted by: James Hegarty)

Rather than relying on drugs and pills the best and really the easiest form of dieting is following normal natural dieting. Rather than spend loads of money on costly shakes and pills you save money while achieving you goals and objectives. While ... Read article

Food Choices For Dieting

(Submitted by: Kim Jamieson)

Have you ever wondered what to eat while you are dieting? Well today is your day. These are just a few suggestions for you to supplement on those tough days.Food Choices Meats: avoid using anything cured or processed with honey. You may ... Read article

Fasting - 95% OF Dieters Fail Fasting Will ENSURE You Beat The Odds!

(Submitted by: Sacha Tarkovsky)

If we control our appetite, our weight is automatically controlled and thats exactly what fasting will teach you - How to control your appetite.95% of people who start dieting give up and put on weight.This is due to being unable to ... Read article

Drop A Piano On Your Latest Diet Program

(Submitted by: John Christian Sebastian)

If youre like the rest of us dieters and fitness oriented people, youve probably tried at least half of the diet programs and fitness products that are in your fitness category today. Is this a surprising concept to you? Think of each ... Read article

Ephedra Diet Pills Can Give You An Edge - Or Push You Over It

(Submitted by: John Christian Sebastian)

Throughout the dieting industry, there are products that can help you. However, there are those that can hinder you. In fact, some of them can actually cause serious health problems or issues to arise. When it comes to ephedra diet ... Read article


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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....

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]

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]

DVT Awareness Survey Findings For Respondents In High-Risk Groups: Obese Individuals
Up to two million Americans are affected each year by DVT, with up to 600,000 hospitalized. Its primary complication, pulmonary embolism (PE), claims up to 300,000 lives annually -- more than breast cancer and AIDS combined. The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) recently sponsored an online survey of a nationally representative sample of consumers and physicians. [click link for full article]

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.

Singapore To Cancel Anti-Obesity Program
Singapore plans to end a 15-year-old anti-obesity program in schools after complaints from parents that overweight children, in particular, were being singled out and teased by classmates....