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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New Data On Fructose-Sweetened Beverages And Hepatic Metabolism
According to figures published by the World Health Organitzation (WHO), in the year 2015 some 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and more than 700 million will suffer from obesity, a pathology which is increasingly being seen in children. In addition, for some time now the high incidence of obesity in developed countries has coincided with an increase in the consumption of beverages sweetened with fructose, a powerful sweetener. [click link for full article]

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...

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.

Patients Should Be Alert For Obesity Surgery Complication
It is important for obesity surgery patients to take their prescribed vitamin supplements and to be alert for symptoms such as vomiting, confusion, lack of coordination and visual changes signs of a serious neurological condition that can develop after the surgery. [click link for full article]

Fuel for the Race of Life with Dean Karnazes
What does it take in food, training and conditioning to 350 continuous miles, foregoing sleep for three nights? What does it take to run accros Death Valley in 126 degree temperatures, and run a marathon to the South Pole in negative 40 degrees. What kind of body does one need to have to swim across the San Francisco Bay, scale Half Dome in Yosemite and mountain-bike for 24-hours straight.? Dean Karnazes knows. He has done all this and more. Men's Fitness Magazine says "Dean Karnazes might just be the fittest man in the world!" On seven different occasions, he's run a 200-mile relay race solo, racing alongside teams of twelve. Dean is a Ten-time Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run Silver Buckle winner, has competed across the globe, and is the 2004 Badwater Ultramarathon champion, considered: 'The World's Toughest Footrace.' We talk with Dean about these extrodinary accomplishments and how he fuels his body and mind to do what he does. Dean is sponsored in part by Nature's Path Foods and he consumes Nature's Path foods for energy.

Modern Imaging Unravels Causes Of Addictive Behaviour - A Possible Basis For New Therapies?
What can radiology contribute to the treatment of obesity (adipositas)? Evidently a great deal, as was made clear at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR 2007) at Austria Center Vienna. [click link for full article]

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]

Americans Still Not Eating Enough Fruits And Vegetables, According To Two Recent Studies
"Eat your vegetables" has been heard at the dinner tables of America for a long time. Has the message gotten through? Since 1990 the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has recommended consuming at least two servings of fruits and three servings of vegetables daily. However, two studies published in the April issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine clearly show that Americans are not meeting the mark. [click link for full article]

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]

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]