Against the grain
By Monica Eng, Tribune Newspapers Some of the world's most popular diets (Atkins, South Beachand the Dukan Diet) have urged followers to ditch bread and other carbs to slim down, while a rising number of celiac and gluten sensitivity sufferers have ...
| |Veg diet can reduce African-American risk to diabetes
It argued that a vegetarian diet and excercise three times weekly can nearly eliminate the risk of getting diabetes. According to the same institute, African-Americans are twice as likely as non-Hispanic white people from being diagnosed with diabetes. ...
| |The Scottish diet: where salad is the green monster
The report by Oxford University and the John Radcliffe Hospital linked higher rates of cancer, heart disease and stroke in the three nations to bad diet. Scotland's obesity rate is the highest: 26.8 per cent in men, 27.4 per cent in women. ...
| |Adoption of English Diet Could Reduce UK Mortality
Following a diet with nutritional quality equivalent to the English diet would substantially reduce mortality in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, according to a study published online Nov. 2 in BMJ Open. FRIDAY, Nov. ...
| |Eating nuts may enhance mood
Nuts are good to have in the diet in moderation, nutrition specialists say. iStock Another group of 20 men and women aged 31 to 63 was told to avoid nuts. All of the participants had metabolic syndrome —obesity around the midsection that puts them at ...
| |Diet, exercise not enough against obesity?
While doctors may prescribe diet and exercise as a remedy for obesity, a new Australian study shows that regaining weight may be inevitable due to forces outside people's control: hormones. The new findings came to light after tracking 50 overweight or ...
| |Diet and Exercise May Reduce Sleep Apnea
CalorieLab Calorie Counter News
A Mediterranean diet - whole grains, produce, healthy fats, fish and a moderate amount of lean protein and red wine - combined with exercise, has been found to reduce sleep apnea in obese people. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) affects about ...
| |Diet and exercise only one part of the weight-loss puzzle
Times and Transcript
He says obese people prescribed a diet supplemented with calcium lost more weight. He says studies have been done where one group drank milk and another drank rice milk with the same amount of protein, but no calcium and those drinking regular milk ...
| |Obese back for seconds in lap bands, costing taxpayers $6 million
The Daily Telegraph
THOUSANDS of Australians have needed repeat weight loss surgery in the past three years because they have failed to stick to their diet and attend doctor's appointments, costing taxpayers $6 million. More than 5700 Australians underwent a second round ...
| |Protein in the Diet – How Much is Enough?
This represents 10% of the calories in a 2000 calorie a day diet coming from protein. The key point here is that the Daily Values are not nutrient recommendations. Daily Values are a tool for consumers to use when comparing foods on the shelf to see ...
| |Report Pinpoints Efficiency of NHS's Weight Loss Programs
TopNews United States
The findings of a recent research has raised concern over the efficiency of weight losing programs handled by the NHS and highly admired several other diet programs including Weight Watchers, Slimming World and Rosemary Conley for their satisfactory ...
| |Think before you bite
Sydney Morning Herald
It is a controversial concept that riles nutritionists but Rod Tayler's theory that restricting fresh fruit in the diet can result in weight loss has been borne out by the experiences of participants in a trial he is running at the Epworth Hospital in ...
| |Lara Bingle says she has put on five kilos
And while her weight gain has been hotly debated, Bingle said the extra kilos were actually the result of her healthier diet. "I used to eat so badly when I was younger - lots of hot chips and pies - and I think it's all caught up with me," she said ...
| |If the president can stay healthy through the holidays, so can you
Los Angeles Times
But as Cornell McLellan tells it, the First Family doesn't need any diet advice. He should know--he's their personal trainer. "They get it--this is a lifestyle for them," he said of the Obamas. "Once you prioritize your health, fitness becomes who you ...
| |Spotlight on Jennifer Hawkins
I find that sticking to a low-carbohydrate diet most of the time works for me; it doesn't work for everyone but if I make an effort to eat more protein I'm not as hungry as often. Carbs taste good, but my body doesn't work as well if I have too many. ...
| |Vigorous Exercise Moderates Diet-Induced Weight Gain
Paul T. Williams, Ph.D., from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, investigated whether diet-weight relationships are attenuated by vigorous exercise. Data gathered from 62042 male and 44695 female participants of the National ...
| |Vacations are no Time to Diet
I recently took a quick cruise to the Bahamas and went off the Nutrisystem diet for four days. I'm now back on the diet and eight weeks in. I tend to follow the meal plans but add in an additional meal each day. I'm pretty sure that extra meal keeps me ...
| |DASH diet nabs top spot on best diet list
US News compiled its list of Best Diets for Healthy Eating and the DASH diet came in first. If you're not familiar with the DASH diet, keep reading for details, as well as the other top diets for health. Calling the DASH diet "balanced," US News ranked ...
| |This Is What a Healthy Information Diet Looks Like
So when Johnson decided to offer a quick overview how an information diet can improve your productivity, we were extremely interested to hear his answer. My information diet consists of a cap of 6 hours a day of total, proactive information consumption ...
| |The Dangers of Diet Pills
Shape Magazine (blog)
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD You may have heard the sad news that the death of actor Bubba Smith has been linked in part to the use of diet pills. I have no idea where the former all-pro football player obtained the pills, but there are numerous varieties ...
| |A Mediterranean Diet Might Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers
There's now evidence eating a Mediterranean-style diet combined with physical activity may help improve some sleep apnea symptoms. Greek researchers examined 40 obese patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. Half were given one type of diet. ...
| |Get bikini ready in five days
The five week Dukan diet will have you bikini-body ready in time for summer. Picture: Snapper Media. Source: Supplied LOSE three kilos in five days with the help of the Dukan summer diet, exclusive to body+soul. Dreading the moment you hit the beach ...
| |Feel great again: How to detox yourself ?
Daily News & Analysis
One option you could consider is to go on a juice diet. A three-day juice diet is increasingly gaining popularity as a harmless way to flush out toxins and restore immunity. Using fruit and vegetable juices (though never in combination), ...
| |Free! Dash Diet - Dash Diet Weight Loss Plans
Effingham Herald (blog)
As you likely already know, the Dash Diet and Mediterranean diet have been named to of the most successful and healthy diet programs! The Diet Solution program is the most popular version of the Dash Diet available. With the Diet Solution, ...
| |Eating nuts cuts heart disease risk
Times of India
To check the benefits of nut consumption, researchers put 22 MetS patients on a nut-enriched dietfor 12 weeks and compared them to another group of 20 patients who avoided nuts. The scientists analyzed the compounds excreted in patients' urine and ...
| |Health Q&A: low-carbohydrate diet and hair loss
Is there any link between diet and hair loss? I have been following a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet (a version of Atkins) for the past few months and although I have lost weight my hair has become thinner. Is there anything else I can do to help ...
| |Sleep Apnea Symptoms Improve On Mediterranean Diet
Sleep apnea patients who follow a Mediterranean diet and engage in regular physical activity may see an improvement in symptoms, a Greek study found. "This is the first study examining the impact of the Mediterranean diet in combination with physical ...
| |Answers to common diet, health questions
The researchers said that: "We evaluated whether maintaining a consistent diet was related to subsequent weight regain after two years. Interestingly, results indicated that participants who reported a consistent diet across the week were 1.5 times ...
| |Why Your Brain Sabotages Your Diet
From these findings, one can conclude that the one-size-fits-all diet and exercise plans are one of the main reasons we have seen an increase in the population of overweight individuals. Some programs do work for some and others do not work; however, ...
| |Take road to better health
It's been clear that diet, exercise, smoking and drinking alcohol have an impact on whether someone is likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. But how each factor affects that risk had been unclear until now. Researchers from the National Institutes of ...
| |How to keep off the pounds you've shed
South Asia Mail
The diet was strict – 500 to 550 calories a day using a very low-calorie meal replacement called Optifast supplemented with vegetables. During weeks 9 and 10, individuals who had lost at least 10 per cent of their weight – the target – were gradually ...
| |Against the grain
This dish is one of many interesting recipes in the “Paleo Diet”, one of the trendiest diets at the moment. According to a Reuters article by Rob Lever, the movement is backed by some academics and fitness gurus, and has gained some praise in medical...
| |Outdoor with Rosie Mitchell:
The Zimbabwe Standard
Like other tribes of early people living a nomadic lifestyle off the land, it would perhaps be more accurate to have named them “gatherer-hunters”, not the other way around, for their diet consisted of daily intakes of vegetarian fare in the form of ...
| |Weight Loss Best Medicine for People with Knee Osteoarthritis
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Study lead author, Stephen P. Messier, PHD, at Wake Forest University comments, "Long-term intensive diet and moderate exercise can improve mobility and reduce pain by as much as 50 percent." Knee osteoarthritis is a common form of osteoarthritis and ...
| |Padma Lakshmi: "I Never Tweet About My Daughter"
Celebrity Baby Scoop
She shares, "My family has a really good diet. It's mostly plant-based. She eats a lot of vegetables -- kale and cauliflower. Lots of fruits. Lots of beans – every lentil on the planet she can get her hands on. She loves couscous. ...
| |There is a difference between diverticulosis and diverticulitis
Diverticulosis is know to occur more in persons that eat a diet that has refined grains. By this it is meant that instead of a raw kind of grain, these grains are already processed in some manner. It is known that the higher the fiber that a person ...
| |ASK ST. LUKE'S: Fiber Is Key to Staying Healthy
Twin Falls Times-News
I hear that fiber is a very important part of my diet. What exactly is it and why is it important to my health? Fiber is a carbohydrate in plant foods that your body can't digest. There are two types of fiber. Soluble fiber dissolves in water, ...
| |Primal portions
“I was a top athlete, eating a diet high in complex carbohydrate and was falling apart,” Sisson says in an e-mail interview. Mark Sisson's Primal Blueprint regime, which he says is 'kinder' than the Paleo Diet, also incorporates lifestyle elements. ...
| |Does Britain really hate its children?
It came as something of a surprise to hear the English diet being praised last week by scientists at Oxford University. Apparently, if only the Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh ate more like the English, thousands of lives could be saved each year. ...
| |Holiday Indulgence: The Day after Diet Plan
Additionally, there is a meal plan called " Slimmer by Dinner ," which Lynn says will help you lose up to a pound a day if you follow the plan 80 percent of the time. Holiday Indulgence : The Day after Diet Plan.
| |WCIR: Pounds May Creep Back with Low-fat, Low-Carb Diets
Note that the investigators were hampered by poor compliance and high attrition rates in both types of diets, and they pointed to a need for new diet strategies. LOS ANGELES -- Diets that cut out fats or carbohydrates may not lead to sustained weight ...
| |Nutritional edge a boost for boxer Timothy Bradley
The Desert Sun
Jay Calderon/The Desert Sun INDIO — Looking for an edge inside the ring, Cathedral City boxer Timothy Bradley adopts a vegan diet during training camp, giving up all animal products. So far it's worked, as the lean and muscular Bradley is 27-0 and has ...
| |People Lack Willpower to Follow Good Eating Rules
by Kathy Jones on November 06, 2011 at 8:11 PM Diet & Nutrition News A University of Alberta researcher has said that most people know the rules of good eating, but they quite often have a hard time applying them. Breakfast is the most important meal ...
| |We are what our mums ate
If babies are being affected by maternal diet and lifestyles in the womb, what implications does that have for medicine? Illustration: Brett Ryder Ethel Burnside was not the sort of woman you would mess with. An imposing figure with dark hair harshly...