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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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Food: Can Variety Breed Indulgence?
Every morning I have the same breakfast. With the exception of a few minor variations I have been eating the same breakfast day in and day out for years. Some people believe that too much variation can lead to indulgence. Is this really true?...

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...