Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Who's To Blame For Anorexic Children?

Kate Moss: 'Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels'
Who's To Blame For Anorexic Children? : Discovery News: anorexia is a rare and even deadly mental illness. But it is not contagious, and cannot be “caught” from looking at photos of thin models. The idea that a model, photo of a model, or Web site can "encourage" anorexia is not supported by science or research. While it's possible that sociocultural factors (friends, family, media) play a part in the development of eating disorders, research has shown that it is only one of many factors that get much less attention and research.

'Maggie Goes on a Diet' Author Defends Controversial Teen Dieting Book
ABC News
The children's picture book "Maggie Goes on a Diet " has come under fire for sending the wrong messages about childhood obesity. (amazon.com) Author Paul Kramer defended his controversial children's book "Maggie Goes on a Diet" by saying a book about a ...
Focus28 Diet Announces Diabetic-friendly Weight Loss Programs for Women and Men
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Focus28 Diet recognized that the needs and concerns of diabetics were different from the typical dieter who is simply trying to lose weight. "Diabetics are dealing with challenges that a lot of our other dieters are not," said Mitch Suss, ...
Does The hCG Diet Work?
American Health and Beauty (press release)
The controversial new diet using human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in combination with a highly caloric restrictive diet may help patients lose a large amount of weight in a short period of time. According to the Centers for Disease Control and ...
Megan Fox Removes Marilyn Monroe Tattoo, Talks Diet
Huffington Post
There is also the matter of another change to her body that she's trying to undo; in what is such a universal problem, the Armani Jeans girl says that she got too skinny on her altered diet. "For a year and a half, until about four months ago, ...
Womb cancer linked to sugary diet: Sweet snacks increase risk by 33%
Daily Mail
To look for a link between sugary foods and womb cancer, the Swedish scientists studied data from thousands of women who, between 1987 and 1990, had answered dozens of questions on diet, lifestyle, weight and general health. ...
Oobafit Builds Exercise, Diet, and Shopping Plans For You
The process of building a personal fitness, diet, and weight loss plan can be daunting enough to stop many people before they start. Oobafit is a new web service that can help you get in shape by automatically building a diet and exercise plan for you ...
Mediterranean diet can add 15 years to life
Independent Online
By Jane Kirby A Mediterranean diet is high in vegetables, olive oil, fruit, nuts, fish and whole grains but low in meat and alcohol. London - Woman non-smokers who eat a Mediterranean diet, exercise and keep a healthy weight could live up to 15 years ...
Weight gain hits women after marriage, men after divorce
USA Today
This may be because they've settled into certain patterns of diet and physical activity, the researchers said. "As you get older, having a sudden change in your life like a marriage or a divorce is a bigger shock than it would have been when you were ...
Former President Embraces Vegan Diet
ADI News
It was after his 2010 angioplasty that Clinton began his Vegan diet, based on advice from his doctor, Dean Ornish, and his family history of heart disease. Once he went on the plant-based diet, Clinton shed 24 pounds. He eats mainly beans and legumes, ...
Less than a quarter of patients asked what they would like to eat
Nursing Times
Less than a third of patients have been asked about their diet and weight during a stay in hospital and less than a quarter have been given a choice of what they would like to eat, according to new research. The Patients Association surveyed just over ...
Megan Fox Latest to Renounce Vegan Diet: 'I Was Too Skinny'
Celebrity Health & Fitness
By Celebrity Health & Fitness, August 23rd, 2011 Sultry Megan Fox has become the latest Hollywood celebrity to give up on a Vegan diet. She says she lost too much weight after swearing off bread, sugar and coffee. Natalie Portman and Angelina Jolie ...
Health Matters: Managing Diabetes Through Diet
NBC2 News
Diet is key in managing diabetes and avoiding serious complications. Diabetics are either unable to make or properly use insulin, which leads to high blood glucose or sugar levels in the body. Sharon Tilbe mentors diabetics at Lee Health Solutions. ...
High-sodium diet, lack of exercise could have negative cognitive effects
AHN | All Headline News
Living a sedentary lifestyle and regularly consuming a diet high in sodium may not just be bad for the heart, according to a new study. Researchers with the Universitaire de Geritrie de Montreal, McGill University and the Universite de Sherbrooke said ...
Several Types of Drinking Tied to Poor Diet
U.S. News & World Report
22 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking is associated with a poor diet, a new study says. Spanish researchers surveyed more than 12000 adults aged 18 to 64 about their drinking and eating habits. They found that heavy drinking, binge drinking, a preference for ...
Diet Pill has Led to Suicide and Depression
Obese people who took a diet pill to reduce their appetites are in the process of taking legal action because it made them feel suicidal and led to depression. The drug, Acomplia, was removed by the government off the market two years ago after it was ...
Lowering Your Cholesterol Without Medication
Fox News
A healthy diet without saturated fat will help decrease your LDLs, also known as the "bad" cholesterol. Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor of FoxNews.com, gives some tips to lower your cholesterol without needing a prescription. ...
Could changing your diet make you “Heart Attack Proof?”
We have always been taught that meat and dairy are essential parts of a balanced and healthy diet, but according to Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. these types of foods are the reason that heart disease is the leading killer in the United States. ...
Family Doctor: Candida albicans diet for a hypochondriac?
Canton Repository
He recently went on a candida diet just when there was a series of family events and a lot of meals out of the home. He just wanted his candida foods. It was so uncomfortable for the hostesses and restaurants we visited. ...
The sweet life - with less sugar
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
What the stroke did was to sharpen my focus on all the elements of my life and now I look more carefully at what I eat,” says Moore whose diet is less sweet than it used to be. Flavoured yoghurt is out (people think it's healthy but it can have a lot ...
US News magazine picks best overall diet
US News & World Report named the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet the "best overall" in its first-ever diet rankings. DASH, which is rich in fruits and vegetables and low in meat, sugar and sodium, was developed by the National Heart ...
Ten weight-loss products banned
Abu Dhabi: A recent survey into products available as diet supplements for weight loss in Abu Dhabi emirate has found many containing ingredients that have major cardiovascular and psychiatric side-effects. Following a study into 82 such products, ...
Jennifer Sygo: If you want to lose weight, less is more
National Post (blog)
As the prevailing theory goes, when we diet — and by that, I mean cut our calorie intake significantly — we do lose weight, at least for a while. Part of that weight loss will be body fat, but we also lose some muscle along with it. ...
The Lowdown on the Acai Diet
About - News & Issues
While proponents suggest that acai provides a wide range of health benefits (including protection against cancer and heart disease), one of the most common claims is that sticking to a so-called "acai diet" can promote weight loss. ...
Worldwide Medical Insurance News: Diet and exercise 'lowers diabetes risk'
Expatriate Healthcare
Expatriate international medical insurance customers who wish to reduce their chance of suffering from diabetes should maintain an active lifestyle and eat a healthy diet. Dr Alison Jeffery from the Peninsula Medical School called this "the mainstay of ...
High Potassium Diet Related to Low Risk of Strokes
Those whose diets consist of lots of potassium rich fruit, veg and dairy products are less susceptible to strokes than those who have a small amount of this mineral in their diets . These are the new findings based on ten international studies of ...
Awareness of Soy's Health Benefits for Women Surges
PR Newswire (press release)
In this year's survey, 53 percent of Americans reported that the most effective strategy for improving overall health is to follow a moderate fat diet that chooses "good" fats over "bad" fats, rather than to adopt an overall low-fat diet by reducing ...
Diet doesn't cause, but has effect on, cancer incidence (column)
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
By Sue Schroder | The Grand Rapids Press “People ask me, 'Did my diet cause the cancer?'” said Amy Bragagnini, registered dietitian and clinical oncology dietitian at the Lacks Cancer Center, Saint Mary's Heath Care. “Risk of recurrence depends on your ...
CDC: Healthy lifestyle key to long life
American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Practicing at least one of four healthy lifestyle behaviors—never smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular physical activity, and limiting alcohol—were less likely to die early from any cause, as well as from cancer and cardiovascular disease ...

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