Friday, December 16, 2011

How Caffeine Can Galvanize Your Workout

Phys Ed: How Caffeine Can Galvanize Your Workout - "Caffeine has been proven to increase the number of fatty acids circulating in the bloodstream, which enables people to run or pedal longer (since their muscles can absorb and burn that fat for fuel and save the body’s limited stores of carbohydrates until later in the workout). As a result, caffeine, which is legal under International Olympic Committee rules, is the most popular drug in sports. More than two-thirds of about 20,680 Olympic athletes studied for a recent report had caffeine in their urine, with use highest among triathletes, cyclists and rowers."

Ask the Diet Doctor: Can Diet Soda Make You Fat?
Shape Magazine
By Mike Roussell, PhD Q: I'ma Diet Coke junkie. Despite having 0 calories, could this habit be sabotaging my weight-loss efforts? A: In a word: no. While drinking diet soda every day isn't exactly good for your health, the chances of it sabotaging your ...

Study Confirms Beef's Role in a Heart-Healthy Diet
Southeast AgNet
“The BOLD study provides strong evidence that including daily lean beef in the gold-standard DASH diet has heart health benefits.” McNeill said the BOLD and BOLD-PLUS diets are easy to follow as many recipes used in the BOLD study were from TheHealthy ...

A healthy diet can cost less than junk food, says new research
The research tests the perception of both parents and some health professionals thathealthy eating is, by necessity, more expensive. It demonstrates that it is possible to switch from an unhealthy to a healthy diet, and still reduce food costs. ...

Warning to Scots over poor diet and excessive drinking
By Peter Russell 15th December 2011 - More work needs to be done to improve the state of health of people in Scotland, its chief medical officer has said. Sir Harry Burns warned that obesity, poor diet and excessive alcohol consumption were causing ...

FDA cracks down on HCG Diet for weight loss
Auburn Journal
He said he also understands why people may feel tempted to turn to programs like the HCG Diet. Many of his patients are frustrated the lack of results they have in their attempts to lose weight. “I deal with this on a daily basis,” Vaughan said. ...
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American Diet Gets Failing Grade
Everyday Health
On a national healthy-eating index that measured compliance with US dietaryguidelines from 2005, the average overall diet score was only about 60 points out of 100 — "indicating Americans' diets need improvement," Bethene Ervin, PhD, RD, ...

Weight Loss, With Divas and Public Service
New York Times
“They may be transitioning from being seen as diet companies,” she said, “to preventivehealth providers.” A version of this article appeared in print on December 15, 2011, on page B5 of the New York edition with the headline: Weight Loss, ...

Is a low-salt diet bad or good?
Through the years, my blood-sugar levels started to climb despite my efforts to eat ahealthy diet and exercise. My doctor recently diagnosed me with type 2 diabetes and prescribed metformin. It is giving me awful stomach pain, gas and diarrhea. ...

Cold weather, holiday food are tough on diet
A breakfast high in fiber and protein promotes healthy weight loss. Choosing low-fat foods can be a beneficial part of your diet plan, but low-fat doesn't mean you should eat more. People often think that eating low-fat foods means portion sizes don't ...

Chemist has the winning formula in Elgin staff weight loss challenge
Chicago Sun-Times
Rather, Wong — who is 5 feet 10 inches tall — dropped from 271 to 201 pounds during a self-designed three-month diet and exercise program that earned him the “biggest loser” title in a friendly competition involving 16 men who work in various city ...

Top 5 Diet & Weight Loss Myths vs. the Real Facts
There are many diet & weight loss myths that can derail your efforts to shed the pounds and be fit. See these top 5 health myths debunked!

Diets : Health A–Z Resources and Publications
Results 1 - 10 of 93 ... A healthy diet can help protect you from heart disease, bone loss, colorectal cancer, and diabetes. If you eat a healthy diet and exercise, you ...

Diet and Fitness | Diet Health Fitness | Health Information and ... – Tips Associated to Diet and Fitness for Keeping Your BodyHealthy One of the most complicated things to do is getting started with a ...

Detox Diets' 'Health Boost' Claims Baseless, Avers Expert | MedIndia
'Detox' diets alleging to boost health and cleanse the body of chemicals has been rubbished by a leading scientist.

Is A Low Carb Diet Healthy | NO CARB FOODS
If you are looking to lose weight then you probably want to know if a low carb diet ishealthy. This will answer that question.

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