Wednesday, February 29, 2012

No Diet Day explores the dangers of fad diets

No Diet Day at SJSU explores the dangers of fad diets
Spartan Daily
Photo by Raphael Kluzniok / Spartan Daily “I pledge to treat my body and health with respect by not following any fad diets.” Students signed this promise at the No DietDay event put on yesterday by the student organization Nutritional Education ...

Spartan Daily 

Donohue: Is a vegetarian diet healthy for 9-year-old?
Alexandria Town Talk
However, I am concerned that there is not enough nutritional balance in her diet. Does she need vitamin and mineral supplements? -- ED Dr. Donohue: A vegetarian diet is a healthy diet, and most of the world is on such a diet. However, those people have ...

Dr Hilary Jones talks to us about diet, health and fitness
Let's get people to recognise that a healthy lifestyle doesn't mean deprivation and torture, it means being able to eat healthy food when you want to, being satisfied, it means enjoying exercise and not seeing it as a chore and having a healthier ...

Diet detective: Lose weight with friends
Mason City Globe Gazette
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital and Brown University, both in Providence, RI, found that teammates in weight-loss competitions influence each other. According to researchers, team members “not only achieved similar weight-loss outcomes, ...

Diet review: What is the fruit flush diet?
Times of India
Today, Dr. Simran Saini, Weight Loss Management Consultant at Fortis Hospital, tells us about the fruit flush diet and if it really is a healthy weight loss diet. The main point of consideration for the fruit flush diet is to eat natural and ...

Tomato Diet Helps In Weight Loss!
Tomatoes are healthy and effective for weight loss. Apart from having tomato soup to beat the chills, you can also enjoy the juicy vegetable in your diet to lose weight. Have you heard about tomato diet? Tomato diet is an easy plan to lose weight in a ...


Clamor for obesity pill may test FDA limits
Fox News
There is also plenty of history with diet drugs that makes the FDA cautious. The infamous diet drug "fen-phen" was pulled from the market in 1997 after reports of sometimes fatal heart-valve problems. Another diet pill, Meridia, was removed in 2010 ...

In diet, eat like a caveman
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Supporters believe this diet is rich with minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Critics, including some trained nutritionists, say the diet is too restrictive and excludes lots of healthy foods that the body needs. “Why is being like our ancestors the ...

FDA OKs diet drug - but will it work?
Dr. Gary Giovino is chairman of UB's Department of Community Health and Health Behavior. he says, "A lot of people lose weight, but they don't keep it off. Well, you maintain your weight loss if you keep eating healthy foods that are satisfying.

Study: Kids get more added sugar from foods than drinks
The data from the National Center for Health Statistics, released Wednesday, show 59% of added-sugar calories come from foods and 41% from beverages. But soft drinks are still the biggest single source of added sugars in children's diets.


Diet soda may up heart attack, stroke risk
28 (UPI) -- People who drink diet soft drinks daily might have increased risk of vascular events such as stroke, heart attack and vascular death, US researchers said. Study leader Hannah Gardener, an epidemiologist at the University at Miami, ...

Beware of the HCG diet
Monterey County Herald
One of my favorite spoofs on unproven nutrition products is an ad that states, "I lost $200 on bogusweight loss pills. Ask me how!" How do we know what to believe when it comes to weight-lossmethods? Listen to trusted experts ... those who don't ...

Mixed messages on diet can be confusing
The Star
Particularly when there's a two-for-one offer, says Sheffield food and diet expert Alison Holloway. But takeaways, snacks and sweets are what pile the pounds on to the weekly food bill – and many a family's waistline. Says Alison, a specialist ...

The Star

Simple budgeting for a healthy diet
The Daily Campus
Eating healthy, once it becomes habit, is simple but can be taxing on your bank account. However, budget concerns should not inhibit healthy habits as there are inexpensive ways to go about staying well-stocked with healthy food.

Physical activity and diet program in doctor's office may be effective for ...
A physical activity and diet program implemented by health educators working in a doctor's office may be a more effective way to get obese people to lose abdominal fat than advice from a doctor alone, according to a study from Queen's University.

What Fad Diets for Weight Loss Have You Tried?
As a registered dietitian I have spent as much time battling wacky weight loss diets as my clients have spent trying to lose weight. Sure, it would be great if you could "lose weight while you sleep" as one fad diet promised, but that's simply not ...


Obesity and Diabetes – The Plague of Our Time
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
When Michelle Obama announced “Let's Move,” her signature initiative to combat childhood obesity, she emphasized that major diet and lifestyle changes were not required in her view to turn this growing health crisis around. “Small changes add up,” she ...

U-T San Diego
And what was the one “major predictor” that guaranteed weight loss in these diet trials? Adherence. In other words, there are a variety of strategies to lose weight. But whatever we decide to do, it seems to be important to stick with it.

Most weight loss products are scams, says Ken Harvey
Ken Harvey says claims that diet pills can help people lose weight fast after bingeing are "crazy and dangerous". Picture: Thinkstock Source: Supplied ONE of Australia's leading public healthexperts says there are more than 1000 weight loss products ...

Tips for people to ensure heart health
Instead, it takes a multifaceted approach that includes regular exercise, a balanced diet and other elements. But regardless of age, it is relatively easy to take steps that will contribute to heart - and overall - health. Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...

Beware Selenium – too much is harmful scientists warn
Irish Independent
By John von Radowitz Selenium supplements may be harmful to people who already have enough of the mineral in their diet, a study has found. Possible effects of having too much selenium include an increased risk of type-2 diabetes.

Selenium Supplements May Help -- or Harm
U.S. News & World Report
28 (HealthDay News) -- While getting the right amount of selenium in your diet can boost your immune function and lower your risk of death, you can get too much of a good thing. Higher-than-normal levels of selenium may contribute to the development of ...

DNA diet claims to achieve steady weight loss
Would-be dieters send a sample of saliva to the Nordiska diet lab for DNA analysis. The diet team then looks at eight variants of seven genes and designs a diet and exercise programme which they claim works best for your body.


Best Weight Loss Programs Reviews - a Diet Program Information Hub
SBWire (press release)
Best Weight Loss Programs Reviews is launching a website to assist dieters in selecting the rightdiet program for their needs. La Prairie, Canada -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/28/2012 -- Best Weight LossPrograms Reviews is launching a website to assist dieters ...

Selenium Supplements: Too Much of a Good Thing?
ABC News (blog)
Adults should not consume more than 400 micrograms of selenium per day, according to the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. Some selenium supplements contain 200 micrograms. And the daily multivitamin Centrum contains 55 ...

Soy diet prompts prisoners' lawsuit
Washington Times
Illinois convicts have gone to court, claiming that too much soy in their diets has left them with severe health problems, including heart issues and thyroid damage, along with allergic reactions and gastrointestinal distress.

Washington Times

Myth and fact in the gluten debate
Sydney Morning Herald
Photo: Quentin Jones "Considerable debate about noncoeliac gluten sensitivity has recently surfaced on the internet, with a sharp increase in forums, patients or patient groups, manufacturers, and physicians advocating a gluten-free diet," the study's ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Plant-based diet advocate attracts capacity crowd
Hudson Hub-Times
In 1985 Esselstyn began a study with patients who he described as "the living dead" because of their poor health conditions. Through a plant-based and oil-free diet, Esselstyn helped the patients return to a healthy and heart disease free lifestyle, ...

Brain may get boost from Mediterranean diet (blog)
By Laura Shin | February 29, 2012, 5:51 AM PST We've long talked about the Mediterranean diet as heart-healthy. But a new study shows that it's “brain-healthy” too. According to the research, thediet may help protect against brain blood-vessel damage, ...

Health Matters 02/29/2012
Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains will increase fiber intake, and combined with a low-fat diet, will reduce the risk of developing colon cancer. n Maintain a healthy weight andlifestyle. Being overweight or obese also is a risk ...

Grapes, Glycemic Index and the Weight Loss Surgery Diet
Grapes, Glycemic Index and the Weight Loss Surgery Diet Weight loss surgery patients are learning that including low glycemic fruits and vegetables in their high protein diet is an effective way to introduce nutrients and flavor to meals without ...

Diet weight loss question!!!? - Yahoo! Answers
Diet weight loss question!!!? so ive been on this diet for 3 weeks strictly veggies and protein with a mile of walking. I lost seven pounds but now for 3 days straight ...

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Diets that work; and Eating Fish May Help the Aging Brain

Diets that work
Charlotte Observer
By Barbara Quinn What's the best diet to lose weight? The one you can stick with. That was the finding from a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Overweight volunteers in this trial lost weight on a variety of diet ...

Charlotte Observer

A Diet Rich in Fish May Help the Aging Brain
Wall Street Journal
By JENNIFER CORBETT DOOREN Eating fish and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids could help people maintain healthy brains as they age, as well as protect their hearts, new research suggests. In a study to be released Tuesday, participants with low ...

Wall Street Journal 

Miracle diet pill? A safe drug is elusive
Alexandria Town Talk
For nearly a century, scientists have struggled to make a diet pill that helps people lose weightwithout side effects that range from embarrassing digestive issues to dangerous heart problems. Earlier this week, a government panel recommended the FDA ...

Macrobiotic Diet: Healthy Or Bizarre?
A healthy diet plan not only helps you lose weight but also keeps you fit by providing nutrition and proteins. Nutritious foods are beneficial for the body as you need strength to stay fit when the intake of food is less. There are many diets which can ...


How a healthy diet can seriously benefit college students
The Daily Titan
Darany Hoang, a health educator and nutrition specialist at Cal State Fullerton's Student Healthand Counseling Center, said eating healthy is the key to success. According to Hoang, the human body needs a certain assortment of foods that fast food ...

Add spice to diet with a healthy dash of cinnamon
U-T San Diego
By Halle Elbling Cinnamon is an ancient spice that has stood the test of time because of its fragrant aroma and sweet flavor. But did you know it has many health benefits? Using cinnamon in your diet can help fight disease.

Growing Importance of Healthy and Nutritious Diet Fuel Sales of Global Soy ...
PR Web (press release)
Burgeoning demand for Soy Foods is primarily a result of consumer penchant for nutritious, wholesome and healthy diet, driving global sales towards a healthy figure of US$49.4 billion by 2017. Soy foods have emerged as an essential dietary ingredient ...

SparkPeople Releases e-Book "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople: The No-Stress ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) February 27, 2012 Today,, America's largest diet andfitness website and home to one of America's largest healthy recipe sites,, announced the release of the e-book, "Easy Vegan Meals by ...

Make fats your best friends
Irish Independent
These are essential for heart health, hormonal balance, brain function, a strong immune system and dealing with stress. The man behind Udo's Oil, Udo Erasmus, has done much to educate people about essential fats. I recently attended the launch of an ...

Irish Independent

Oily fish an essential brain food
The Daily Telegraph (blog)
"We would need to see large-scale, long-term studies before we can know whether a diet high in omega-3 can protect against dementia, and people shouldn't fill their freezers with oily fish just yet. The best evidence for reducing your risk of dementia ...

Most weight loss pills are scams
Adelaide Now
Ken Harvey, an Adjunct Associate Professor in La Trobe University's school of public health, says claims that diet pills can help people lose weight fast after bingeing are "crazy and dangerous". Online firm claims its pills remove fat ...

The Beer Diet: Does It Work?
FOX Charlotte
That's the beer diet, modeled after the fasts of 16th century Bavarian monks. Northwest Charlotte resident Rhonda Thomas says, "Well, I thought it was interesting, I like beer, I obviously need tolose weight, so I thought this might be a way to jump ...

Best Supporting Actress Nominees' Diet and Fitness Routines
Thanks to her already-healthy lifestyle, which includes regular yoga practice, losing the weight came easy. Jessica maintains a healthy vegan diet and told Rolling Stone that she begins almost every morning with a 5:30 am workout.

6 New Weight Loss Tips
Say goodbye to yo-yo dieting and fad diets to shed extra pounds in a healthyway. Incorporate the following 6 new weight loss tips into your daily schedule to eat the foods you like and forget about calorie calculations. Trust your skills of building ...

Diet myth shake-up
Yahoo!7 News
Herbal remedies, vitamins, diet supplements, pills, shakes and tonics are all in the sights of a professor who wants false diet claims to be banned. He says most fail to deliver the results they promise, and is pursuing them through a Government agency ...

Dr. Oz debunks 5 diet myths that might be making you fat
Today's Dr. Oz Show, still in February weight-loss mode, tackled some preconceived notions about dieting that might be holding back your results. Let's examine those myths: Diet Soda Helps You Lose Weight: Artificial sweeteners have been tied to weight ...

Finding it difficult to lose weight? THAT'S BECAUSE IT IS! Part 1
North Lake News Register
It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle! When you see a statement in any type of diet or fitnessadvertisement that states you are “beginning a weight loss program,” you should interpret this as, “beginning a new lifestyle.” I grew up as an overweight kid.

Store owner shares nutrition, weight loss knowledge
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Now, he has opened First Place Nutrition and Diet Center, 9691 Trailwood Drive, Suite 109. His nutritional knowledge comes from hands-on work in the field. "One of the things I try to bring back to health and fitness is, people want education, ...

Study shows diet soda is associated with vascular risk factors
UK The Kentucky Kernel
The participants declared their soda-drinking habits before the study, and researchers contacted the participants about changes in their health each year. The participants who drank diet soda daily were most likely to experience a stroke or heart ...

Risks: Diet Soft Drinks Linked to Heart Disease
New York Times
Some studies have suggested that consumption of diet soft drinks may be associated with Type 2 diabetes and development of the condition known as metabolic syndrome — high blood pressure, abdominal obesity and other risk factors.

Patrice Dawkins-Jackson lost 24 pounds
Atlanta Journal Constitution
She created her own diet and fitness plan. She says she's definitely more confident, has more energy and feels better. How long she's kept it off: Four months. “I started May 2011 and reached a healthy BMI [body mass index] in October 2011,” says ...

Lighter Vuna salutes diet drill
Adelaide Now
Driven by the arrival of Beale and O'Connor, Vuna shed 7kg - and cut junk food from his diet. "The off-season has been pretty tough," Vuna said, preparing for the battle for the "Weary" Dunlop Shield against the Waratahs on Friday.

Sodium seeps into American's daily diet
By Julissa McKinnon, California Health Report It's creeping into our diets one bite at a time through foods that are a part of our regular diet: bread, meats, pizza and poultry, according to a report released earlier this month by the Centers for ...

Diet and exercise important in maintaining healthy heart
Today's THV
Maintaining a healthy diet helps prevent buildup of plaque in the arteries. Exercise is also important in keeping the heart active. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a quarter of all deaths are related to coronary heart disease.

Today's THV

Dr. Oz: Don?t Believe Diet Myths About Diet Soda, Pasta, Low Fat Food
MyFox Chicago
What diet myths do you believe that are making you gain weight? So much of what you're being told is just plain wrong, so Dr. Oz is busting those myths. He joined us to preview his show Monday, which is all about diet myths. If you believe that eating ...

Diet Soda Cause for Health Concerns in Older Adults?
Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Diet sodas are popular among weight watchers, with millions of people drinking it to stave off calories. But is it possible some are paying a price in their health? New research suggests the low calories could come ...

FDA Committee Endorses Controversial Weight-Loss Drug to Combat Alleged ...
Hungry to take advantage of an unfulfilled market, the pharmaceutical industry is hoping the latest diet pill to gain federal approval will open the way for other drugs in development that are designed to cut pounds off of millions of obese Americans.


Special Segment: Growing Up Vegan
But while some may question cutting out traditional staples and raising kids on a more restrictive diet, these parents say their children are better off. "Our menu is never bland, it's never boring," said Gabrielle Walker-Aguilar. "My kids are healthy,...
More Evidence Omega-3 Rich Diet May Protect Aging Brain
This study, Dr. Tan told Medscape Medical News, "adds to the current body of evidence on the beneficial health effects of omega-3 fatty acids." However, he said, it is premature to make clinical recommendations solely based on this study.

LOMA LINDA: Fiber-rich weight-loss program begins in March
BY LORA HINES Loma Linda University's Department of Health Promotion and Education is starting an eight-week weight-loss program that focuses on adding more fiber to participants' diets. There will be two weekly classes — one that will meet at night ...

Safe Diet Pill Still a Mystery
Health Aim (blog)
It's already nearly a century since scientists began searching for the perfect diet pill that would help people lose weight without the dangerous side effects, which include heart problems and digestive issues. Earlier this week, a government panel ...

Health Aim (blog)

Expectant mothers advised to 'take up a healthy diet'
Spire Healthcare
Pregnant women hoping to keep themselves and their unborn child healthy in between baby scans have been encouraged to change their eating habits so that it embraces a balanced diet. Dr Joanna Helcke, pregnancy and post-natal fitness specialist and ...

Can fasting for two days each week stop dementia? It sounds far-fetched, but ...
Daily Mail
By Jerome Burne One day in the not-so-distant future, you may find yourself receiving some unusual health advice from your GP: fast two days a week to prevent your brain shrinking with age. You might be given the same advice to lower your risk of heart ...

Daily Mail

Doctor Oz Today: 5 Diet Myths Busted 2/27/2012 Recap
He says we are being fed a bunch of weight loss lies and it is sabotaging ourweight loss plans. First is diet soda. Oz says diet soda will not help you lose weight. He says we crave sugar and artificial sweeteners in diet soda actually tell your brain ...


Barriers To A Healthy Diet: Healthy Foods Missing From Stores In ...
By admin
While shoppers can buy calorie-heavy foods wrapped in pretty packages in these locations, what they usually can't find are the fresh produce, whole grains and low-fat dairy products necessary for a healthy diet. ... “Easy access to affordable healthful foods is essential to promoting healthand preventing diseases,” said Jung Sun Lee, assistant professor in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences and co-author of a pair of studies examining the food environment on the ...

Monday, February 27, 2012

Understanding the bikini diet; 6 Must-Try Weight Loss Tips

Diet review: Understanding the bikini diet
Times of India
Controlled portions, four or more meals a day, and lots of water to drink - the bikini diet isn't even a 'diet' as much as it is a healthy way of eating. Intrigued? With expert insight from Dr. Simran Saini, Weight Loss Management Consultant at Fortis ...

6 Must-Try Weight Loss Tips
Start with small changes like the purchase of healthy snacks and ingredients which give you a sense of fullness for a longer period. Then, take your weight loss project to the next level with the diet tricks below. In order to resist the temptation of ... 

Eat Well and Live by Cancer Survivor Gwynn Palmer Gives Eating Rules for ...
Albany Times Union
She is sharing several of them in honor of March National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Eat Well and Live, a health cookbook by cancer survivor Gwynn Palmer, reveals Rules Of Eating as well as her healing diet for those struggling with cancer and ...

As weight loss continues to be a struggle, a safe diet pill is elusive
Marietta Daily Journal
For nearly a century, scientists have struggled to come up with a diet pill that helps people lose weight without causing side effects that range from embarrassing digestive issues to dangerous heart problems. The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The ...

Diet, food play key roles in fitness contest
Chicago Daily Herald
After meeting with my trainer, Steve Amsden, it became apparent that food and diet are heavily integrated into this program. “Now I read the ingredients list on everything. I've had to make tough choices and decide whether I want to compromise my body ...

Diet Drug May Battle Obesity, But Is It Worth The Cost?
A combination diet drug is expected to be approved by the FDA, and it's hailed as the next big thing in combating obesity, but the side-effects are serious. By Treacy Colbert Some hail the potential addition of a new drug to the weight-loss arsenal.

New diet-health book - Think More Eat Less - maintains that it's the thought ...
CisionWire (press release)
This is the first and only diet book that brings together the mind and body approach in a practical way; it is unique because it offers a double edged system, firstly to re-programme your mind to change the way you think and feel about food, ...

New Diet Pill Promises 10 Percent Weight Loss
According to a recent article, there's a new diet pill on the horizon--the first to receive tentative approval in more than a decade--that promises a 10 percentweight loss. Still, there is concern about the drug's side effects.


Healthy Memphis: Treating painful gout might require medication, changes in ...
Memphis Commercial Appeal
The pain caused by the disease of gout can be relieved with the right treatment, careful nutrition,weight loss and fluids. Pain occurs when sharp uric acid crystals form in one or more joints. Uric acid is a body waste product that is passed through ...

Yo-yo dieting among teens has negative long-term effects
Daily News Transcript
If that toddler has grown into a teenager who experiments with a different diet plan every other week, your parenting focus probably needs to shift yet again. Dr. Gregory Bennett, associate professor of pediatrics at Southern Illinois University School ...

Beer Diet - Dream Or Dietary Disaster?
You can find any number of bloggers online who have started losing weight on the beer diet. It's when you drink only three beers a day with a snack and lots of water. And while the new fad has doctors and fitness experts concerned, one expert we spoke ...

Recommended: Reunited, and it feels so terrible
We bring you the liveliest views on the latest news in diet, fitness and wellness from TODAY experts like Dr. Nancy Snyderman, nutritionist Joy Bauer and fitness fanatic Jenna Wolfe. Let us make a healthy difference in your life today.

Miracle diet pill? A safe drug is elusive
Florida Today
Qnexa is a combination of two older drugs: the amphetamine phentermine, which is approved for short-term weight loss, and topiramate, an anti-convulsant drug sold by Johnson & Johnson as Topamax. Phentermine helps suppress appetite, while topiramate is ...

A balanced approach to balanced diet
How do they manage to skip an entire section of the pyramid and stay healthy? Even though the general recommendation is that children over the age of 2 be given reduced fat milk, whole dairy has been proven to provide health benefits reduced fat milk ...

UK obesity: Is diet or surgery the best cure?
BBC News
With one in 30 of the UK population now classed as morbidly obese, the NHS is spending increasing amounts on weight-loss stomach surgery. Figures released by the NHS Information Centre last week showed there had been a 30-fold increase in bariatric ...

BBC News

Meridian Health Partners with The Cancer Institute of New Jersey on Colorectal ...
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — New Brunswick, NJ, February 27, 2012 – The five hospitals of Meridian Health, a System Partner of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), have joined forces with CINJ in offering a clinical research study that examines physical activity ...

The top 10 fad diet lies exposed: How to lose weight the healthy way?
Newsolio (blog)
Take a critical look at ten lies the diet industry tells us while learning how to lose weight and keep it off. The top 10 fad diet lies exposed: How to lose weight thehealthy way? Let's face it, diet plans and books have made some people rich, ...

Newsolio (blog)

Diet Colas: Artiticial sweetners cause weight gain and diabetes
Canadian National Newspaper
(NaturalNews) -- Artificially sweetened drinks are often promoted as healthyalternatives for weight loss and diabetes because they are low in calories and don't contain sugar. However, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that these dietsodas are ...

Canadian National Newspaper

Weight Loss Success: Paco Chairez Discovered BodyPump And Zumba And Lost 60 Pounds
Huffington Post
How I Gained It: When I was in high school I had gone on a no-carb diet during the summer for two full months, and I went from 210 pounds to 158 pounds. I was running and lifting weights in the mornings and doing ab exercises at home in the afternoon.

Pharmageddon: Can a New Weight Loss Drug Really Save Us?
Huffington Post (blog)
Mounting evidence proves that the solution to lifestyle and diet-driven obesity-related illnesses including heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and even cancer won't be found at the bottom of a prescription bottle. By 2020, more than 50 percent of the ...

Health and fitness: Tips for gaining and developing muscle naturally through ...
Newsolio (blog)
A common misconception is that in order to lose weight, a person should cut the amount of meals that they eat. This is not only false, but will hurt whatever weight loss you have made or ever hope to make. In fact, a person needs to increase the amount ...

Newsolio (blog)

Health and dieting: Tips for an enegry boosting diet
Newsolio (blog)
Increase your energy level by following these suggestions and tips for a healthy diet. Included are symptoms of problems that may cause energy loss. A high-energy diet is a diet rich in protein and iron. Protein is necessary for muscle building and ...

Newsolio (blog)

Are low-fat foods healthy?
Kansas City Star
I am sure that quite a few of you are wondering why low-fat products would not be part of a "real food" diet because aren't they supposed to be healthy? In Michael Pollan's book "Food Rules," he explains it all: "The 40-year-old campaign to create ...

Natural remedies to boost your health
ABC2 News
SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 06: Don Olufs stocks shelves with vitamins and diet supplements at Vibrant Health April 6, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, many Americans are buying vitamins and health …

ABC2 News

CINJ experts available to discuss importance of healthy diet and its role in ...
Throughout the month, experts from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) will be available to discuss the importance of a healthy diet and its role in cancer prevention. CINJ is a Center of Excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

North Las Vegas church preaches health to congregation
Las Vegas Review - Journal
Ralph E. Williansom, senior pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church in North Las Vegas, preaches the value of health living to members of his congregation. The church has a Body & Soul program that promotes health education and healthy ...

Study supports soy cholesterol benefits for some
The Express Tribune
According to Canadian researchers, diet high in soy isoflavones lowers the so-called 'bad' cholesterol. By Reuters According to Canadian researchers, diet high in soy isoflavones lowers the so-called 'bad' cholesterol. PHOTO: REUTERS NEW YORK: Despite ...

The Express Tribune

Study Backs Cholesterol-Cutting Soy Benefit
Newsmax Health
Canadian researchers found that a diet high in soy isoflavones lowered so-called "bad" cholesterol, or LDL, about equally in people who were considered "equol producers" and in those who weren't. The equol producers, however, maintained their previous ...

Campbell Recognizes Employees for Maintaining Healthy Lifestyles
MarketWatch (press release)
CAMDEN, NJ, Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) recognized the achievements of five North American employees Friday with the company's "Healthy Lifestyle Award." Presented annually for the past five years, ...

Pentagon's Nutrition Effort Advances as UFood Grill Moves Closer to Opening ...
MarketWatch (press release)
BOSTON, Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As part of the Pentagon's dramatic new efforts to improve the diet and fitness of its troops and the First Lady's "Let's Move" campaign, the military's choice for healthier alternative UFood Grill restaurants ...

How A Detox Cleanse Diet Can Work For You | Weight Loss Blogger
A detox diet is one of the most beneficial diets you can undertake. While its main focus is to detoxify your body, this type of diet also does help you to lose weight. The end result of a detoxdiet is a happier, healthier, slimmer and better ...
Weight Loss Blogger

Diet Healthy Heart Information | The Best Diets For You
diet healthy heart information You may even end up feeling so frustrated that you give up on your dream of becoming slim advertising programs business ...

official day one of southbeach diet (lifestyle).....
249So far so good! I realize the day is not really over yet since I have 5 more hrs until I go to...

How To Choose Potassium Rich Foods | Diet, Healthy Eating - Self ...
As potassium keeps your heart & muscles healthy, here's a complete list of potassium rich foods – cereals, fruits, etc. – for your diet & recipes.

The Benefits Of Including Superfoods In Your Diet ... - Diet Weight Loss
Superfoods are those food items which are high in nutritional content and can also help the body strengthen its immune system and take on any kind of physical ...

Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss
Can the Mediterranean diet lead to healthy weight loss? If you're quite on the heavy side, this may mean a lot to you, particularly if you have tried a lot of other ...

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Mega Way Power Breakfast Gives Healthy Start Before Wine and Food Festival Debauchery

Mega Way Power Breakfast Gives Healthy Start Before Wine and Food Fest Debauchery
Miami New Times (blog)
I wrote about my first meeting with Britton two weeks ago, when she gave me a personal consultation and offered some suggestions on how to achieve my health goals. She even crafted a personalized menu based around my diet (vegan), my activity level ...

Miami New Times (blog) 

The psychology of fat
Irish Independent
By Kimberley Willis We all know you have to eat less and exercise more to lose weight, so why do so few succeed? Kimberley Willis explains why a slim, healthy body is all in the mind Weight loss is a complicated business. There are, of course, ...

Health risks of diet soda
Richmond Register
By Dr. Jack Rutherford Register Columnist RICHMOND — Diet sodas are a popular choice among those wanting to lose weight, but a recent study found that people who drank diet soda every day had a 61 percent higher risk of vascular events such as stroke ...

The Health Hazards of a Fast Food Diet
If you value your health, you would be wise to avoid fast food restaurants at all costs. Not only does the fast food diet promote high cholesterol, hypertension, heart attacks, obesity and diabetes; such foods are also laden with added chemicals, ...

Miracle diet pill? A safe drug is elusive
For nearly a century, scientists have struggled to come up with a diet pill that helps people lose weight without causing side effects that range from embarrassing digestive issues to dangerous heart problems. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File) By MATTHEW ...

Cabbage Soup Diet Releases New Weight Loss Plan for 2012 Dieters (press release)
San Francisco, CA ( Diet and weight loss website Cabbage Soup Diet introduced a new version of the popular 7-day weight loss plan on its website this week. The site's team hopes that the new version of the cabbage soup diet will be ...

Omega 3's: 8 Vegetarian Ways To Sneak More Into Your Diet
Huffington Post
By Elizabeth Nolan Brown for Everywhere you look these days, health experts are touting the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a type of polyunsaturated fat that could help lower blood pressure, prevent heart disease, treat depression and ...

Fasting to lose weight puts diet in the slow lane
London Free Press
“People use the term in many ways,” says dietitian Susan Fyshe, owner of Toronto's Healthy Lifestyle Nutrition Consulting. “Technically, it's voluntarily not eating for a length of time.” But fasting can mean anything from eating one meal a day to ...

Healthy diet tips: The importance of good fat in a healthy diet
Newsolio (blog)
The key to understanding fat in your diet – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Hopefully, armed with this knowledge, you can make informed decisions about your diet, your health, and your nutritional needs. First of all, fat is a necessity for ahealthy ...

Newsolio (blog)

Healthy skepticism good for heart
The Journal News |
USA TODAY's Liz Szabo asked them how people can make smarter choices about their health. Q. How can the average person evaluate medical advice, and distinguish solid science from bunk? A. Patients need to be medical detectives. Ask pointed questions.

Top 10 fitness foods available to you today
Times of India
Fitness foods are often marketed as being dramatically different from the staples that we indulge in every day. Add to that the fact that India is loaded with enough kinds of cuisines to easily occupy a 1TB hard drive. How, then, do you know which are ...

Kimora Lee Simmons on Post-Baby Weight Loss: "I'm on the 'Fabulosity' Diet"
Seattle Post Intelligencer
It's a little workout, a good diet. I try to cut out a little bit of the sweets and the junk, but I love that, so it's a little hard." Simmons isn't the only one who's adopted a fabulously healthy lifestyle. "My family is very healthy.

The Health Benefits Of Being A Vegetarian
The NEIU Independent
By Tamira Harvey – Staff Writer If you have decided to become a vegetarian, or have been thinking about going "vegan" either for the health benefits or as a stand against the cruelty of animals, then you're making a smart choice.

Kimora Lee Simmons says she is on the 'fabulosity diet'
No gimmicks behind this mother of three's weight loss! “I'm on the fabulosity diet, so I'm kind of perfecting it now. It's a little workout, a good diet,” Simmons explained. “I try to cut out a little bit of the sweets and the junk, but I love that, ...

Healthy eating campaigns 'causing anorexia'
Deadline News
Dr Jane Morris, chairwoman of the Scottish Eating Disorder Interest Group, said children were obsessing about their diet because of drives to combat obesity. Last week reports of children as young as six were being treated for anorexia emerged, ...

February Is Heart Health Month
You can make healthy changes to your diet to help lower your risk of developing heart disease. American Heart Association recommendations include: Consume fish, especially oily fish, at least twice a week. Minimize your intake of beverages and foods ...

A renewed effort to fight Alzheimer's disease | Timi Gustafson
Maple Valley Reporter
Still, health advocates applaud the government's initiative, calling it an important step towards prevention, delay and, eventually, cure of the disorder. Alzheimer's disease is one of the most feared health conditions among Baby Boomers, ...

Qnexa Anti-Obesity Drug a Poor Substitute for Diet, Exercise
Yahoo! Contributors Network
COMMENTARY | The Food and Drug Administration has approved the anti-obesity drug Qnexa for weight loss. Qnexa, an anticonvulsant plus appetite suppressant cocktail, has risks, says the LA Times. The FDA says being fat is a bigger threat to health than ...

EAT RIGHT: Weight loss logic
Times LIVE
The first chapter of Dr Luc Evenepoel's new book, Dr Luc's Promise: Lose the weight & keep it off, makes the claim that ''this is not just another weight-lossbook". In fact, Evenepoel is an anaesthetist, not a dietician. The book, he says, ...

Times LIVE

how do i add... Phytochemicals to my diet?
Statesman Journal
This month, Salem Health Dietitian Jessica Campbell offers up healthy eating with some phytochemical-packed tips. What is a phytochemical? "Phyto" is the Greek word for plant, and when combined with "chemical," the word describes some of the most ...

Woman claims food saved her life
Health experts are encouraging Americans to use February to make sure they are doing everything possible to keep their hearts healthy. That includes watching their diets. The American Heart Association says diet is one factor among many and by itself ...

Gym Membership Fees Can Be Tax Deductible for Some
Diets In Review (blog)
Keep in mind that the IRS will not allow you to use your gym membership as a deduction if you are using it for overall health or weight loss. The membership fees may be deductible only if your doctor prescribes exercise at a gym to treat a medical ...

Goodbye comedy fat-suit dresses and oversized vest tops: How Pauline Quirke's ...
Daily Mail
Last week, the much-loved actress revealed how she stuck to a 530-calorie a daydiet – and changed her life. Here she tells how she now enjoys shopping, walking and 'plodding away at the gym' – with a pedicure as a reward . . . I was shocked when I saw ...
Daily Mail

Green tea business grows amid health awareness
Gulf Times
More and more tea makers are adding green tea in their portfolio as consumers in India are developing a taste for the beverage for its many health-promoting effects. Green tea consumption in India is rising at a rate of more than 10% annually.

Gulf Times

FDA panel votes in favor of earlier rejected anti-obesity drug Qnexa
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD Vivus Inc has soared in its market value on Thursday by nearly 80 percent as its weight loss pill Qnexa gets FDA support. Qnexa took a step closer to approval on Wednesday, when outside advisers to the US Food and Drug ...
Food directly affects all facets of our lives - and teeth
The Coloradoan
You have heard it before - we are what we eat. Our fitness levels and performance are directly affected by what we eat. Do you also recognize that our diet affects all the facets of our lives from how we look, feel, perform our jobs and enjoy life?

New list of 49 foods to avoid includes some that seem healthy
Yahoo! Contributors Network (blog)
Dr. Jane Elmslie explained to New Zealand's National 3 News : "Muesli bars are a classic example of how overweight people can be misled into thinking they're eating healthy food. Most muesli bars are high in calories, and fat and sugar, with minimal ...

Yahoo! Contributors Network (blog)

Weight Loss Tips – How to Lose 5 Pounds in 2 Weeks
Newsolio (blog)
The lowest values on the Food Pyramid roughly outline a 1200-calorie diet and serve as a guide to serving exchanges and balanced eating. (Alternate lunch: 3 ounces water-packed tuna or low-fat lunchmeat such as turkey or ham, 1 tablespoon light ...

Newsolio (blog)

Diets tossed to the wind for Kiwanis Chili Day in Abilene
If the people who came to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Abilene's for the Chili Day and Auction on Saturday were looking to keep their weight-loss New Year's resolution, they probably came to the wrong place. Lyndel Cook, chairman for the 56th annual ...

STRIVING FOR 'IMPREFECTION' -- On supplements and unicorns
Recently, I was exposed to yet another “miracle diet product” that got my hackles up -- and rest assured you don't want to be around when I have elevated hackles. The radio ad began something like this: “We are looking for a select few people in this ...

Flavonoids, Antioxidants Found In Citrus, Tied With Lower Stroke Risk: Study
Huffington Post
Particularly, the researchers found that the women in the study who consumed the most flavonoids in their diets over a 14-year period had a 19 percent lower risk of stroke, compared with the women who consumed the fewest flavonoids.

Exciting developments
Malaysia Star
It's a quick and convenient way of assuaging the guilt felt by those who know they are not taking good care of their health. Of course, nothing beats a healthy diet andlifestyle to take good care of health, but for many who find such activities ...

Malaysia Star

Weight affected by some medications
26 (UPI) -- Weight gain or loss may not always be caused by diet and exercise; it could be affected by medications, a US pharmacist said. Ryan Roux, chief pharmacy officer, Harris County Hospital District, said certain medicines can cause significant ...

New Diet Pill....for the Waistbasket? Dr Jane Sadler MD
Dallas Morning News (subscription) (blog)
I avoid prescribing diet pills. I like prescribing diet pills as much as I enjoy running my nails across a black board. Sustained weight loss has been unsuccessful in the medical practice . Studies tell us that patients weight loss programs are more ...
Will eating protein, such as egg whites, while on the Cabbage Diet ...
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Good diet/healthy day? - Yahoo! Answers
Good diet/healthy day? breakfast: -bowl of Total whole wheat flakes & silk milk lunch: -brownie -swiss/turkey/lettuce/tomatoe sandwich. Dinner: -3 12 grain slices ...
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Health & Fitness quiz - Do you have a healthy diet? - Are you aware and conscious of what you eat or do you simply fill your stomach everyday with junk food?

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