Friday, February 10, 2012

The chocolate cake diet: Can dessert with breakfast really help you lose weight?

The chocolate cake diet: Can dessert with breakfast really help you lose weight?
Weight loss was about equal for the two groups at 16 weeks. But after 32 weeks, those who added a cookie or cake or ice cream to breakfast had lost an average of 40 pounds more than those who ate the lighter, low-carb breakfast, according to the ...

Ask the Diet Doctor: How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?
Shape Magazine
The Harris-Benedict equation is the most widely used method of calculating your calorie needs (and thus your calorie needs for weight loss). Here is the Harris-Benedict equation for women: You just need to plug in your age, height, and weight.

Rice Diet: An Easy Diet For Weight Loss
This is why, many dieters stop eating rice just to avoid gaining weight. Did you know there is a rice diet which is effective for weight loss? Shocking right??? Rice diet is low in fat, sodium, sugar and salt. So, what to eat in the rice diet?


Diet eases arthritis aches - and more
Vancouver Sun
John Baker had tried medications and chiropractic treatments to combat his osteoarthritis, but when he realized he needed to lighten up, it completely changed his lifestyle and his life. Baker, 65, had suffered from arthritis in his lower back for the ...

Daily diet soda linked to increased heart attack and stroke
Gant Daily
Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN) – A new report on diet soda has the beverage industry and some health experts fizzing and bubbling mad. According to a new study presented Thursday at the American Stroke Association Conference in Los Angeles, ...

Most Americans consume too much sodium
Dietary sodium is measured in milligrams (mg). Table salt is 40% sodium; 1 teaspoon of table salt contains 2300 mg of sodium. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines recommend that healthy adults should limit sodium intake to 2300 mg per day while individuals with ...

Go Red encourages proper diet to fight heart disease
Crossville Chronicle
By Heather Mullinix Assistant editor Heart disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined, but the American Heart Association estimates 80 percent of cardiac events in women could be prevented if women made the right choices in diet, ...

Diets for Women: 7 Plans That Target Ladies
U.S. News & World Report
By Angela Haupt Diet programs tend to target women. Some marketing campaigns enlist celebrity spokeswomen who project solidarity and understanding. Others are based on books written in a cheery-chatty women's-magazine style.

Standard American Diet Inadequate to Maintain Health, Say Experts
CisionWire (press release)
“The lack of dietary restrictions makes for better compliance and perhaps even a more 'balanced'diet,” say boomer generation health experts Dian Griesel, Ph.D., and Tom Griesel, authors of the new book TurboCharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning ...

The Winning Diets on All Counts!
In second place overall was the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet, which is high in fiber and low in fat. It was developed by the National Institutes of Health National Cholesterol Education Program and is endorsed by the American Heart ...

Average Canadian consumes twice the sodium recommended
Consuming too much sodium in our daily diet may lead to heart disease, kidney disease, and major risk factors to stroke and high blood pressure, says Healthy Canadians. According to HealthCanada, most “Canadians aged between 9-70 should consume less ...

Diet and exercise give woman new look
Her weight-loss journey took 18 months, starting in January 2010. At an annual doctor visit, the scale showed her weighing 410 pounds, unhealthy even for a pro football lineman, no less a small-framed woman of 5 feet 9 inches. "I was feeling bad.

Hospital staffers discuss, demonstrate healthy foods
Port Huron Times Herald
They also listened to a dietitian speak about eating a healthy diet to maintain weight and cholesterol. / Mark R. Rummel/Times Herald By JULIANNE MATTERA Chef Dave Straney demonstrates his healthy chicken Caesar salad recipe Wednesday at Port Huron ...

FDA warns against quick weight-loss programs using hormone
KTVU San Francisco
Proponents of a hormone-based diet claim you can lose 10 pounds in three weeks with no exercise, but this unusual weight-loss program some swear by comes with serious government warnings. For Sanjay Mohindra, tennis comes easy.

KTVU San Francisco

Striker Adriano locked up in hotel to lose weight
AP Sao Paulo: Corinthians are keeping former Brazil star Adriano at the team's hotel and are ordering him to go on a strict diet to try to get the striker back in shape. The team said on Wednesday that Adriano will have to stay inside the hotel at the ...

Study Warns Low Protein Diets May Cause More Than Just Weight Loss
Daily Glow
By Ellen Topness If you are having success on a low-protein diet plan, be aware that you may actually be losing pounds from body systems that can ill afford to lose mass. This is the warning message of a recent study completed by Dr. George Bray of ...

Dr. Melina Jampolis Sounds Off on Paula Deen, School Lunches, and Heart Health ...
Diets In Review (blog)
Known to most as Dr. Melina, she is an internist and board certified physician nutrition specialist whose focus is on weight loss and disease prevention. She's previously published the No Time to Lose Diet, The Busy Person's Guide to Permanent Weight ...

Pre-pregnancy Dietary Changes May Reduce Gestational Diabetes Risk
By Heidi Anne Duerr, MPH | February 9, 2012 A woman's diet before pregnancy can affect her risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to researchers from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development ...

Health forum focus is on plant-based diet
Lake Country Calendar
For the first time the Okanagan Health Forum is bringing one of its popular semi-annual events to Lake Country. On Sunday, March 4, the Creekside Theatre will host a panel of experts on disease prevention through nutrition as well as a showing of the ...

Nutritionist will help you keep healthy goals
Canton Daily Ledger
Sheets will meet with clients to develop a diet plan that fits their health needs and appeals to their appetite. By Anonymous Many people optimistically make New Year's resolutions to lose weighteach year, only to give up on them before mid February.

Lady Gaga's Unusual Diet Secrets!
Certain health magazines also provide a healthy diet secret of Lady Gaga. Her daily meal includes fresh vegetables salads, fish and pasta occasionally. She is also said to follow a 5-factor workout which includes a 5 minute warm up by jog, ...


Health Club Challenge: Shopping in the spotlight
Victoria Times Colonist
When Tania Bonfield was selected for the Times Colonist Health Club Challenge, she was ready to watch what she ate. But Bonfield said it's been a surprise to have complete strangers watching what she eats. At least twice in the past few weeks, ...

Dietary Ingredients for Diabetes
Nutritional Outlook
According to the National Institutes of Health, the basic regimen for managing type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset diabetes, includes healthy eating—watching calorie and carbohydrate intake and increasing dietary fiber—as well as engaging in ...

'Do your best' not a good enough goal to improve diabetes diet
Medical Xpress
(Medical Xpress) -- A specific goal to eat a set number of daily servings of low-glycemic-index foods can improve dietary habits of people with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Study participants were given a goal to eat either six or eight ...

Fashion Week's first trend: Heart-health awareness
Kansas City Star
Something else she's learned from them is to maintain a healthy lifestyle with daily exercise and a careful diet. That wasn't always easy when she was a young model, jet-setting from place to place and trying every fad diet that came along, ...

Kansas City Star

Shift Work, Diet and Type 2 Diabetes: The Media Response
PLoS Blogs (blog)
Since the study was US-based, it was no surprise that much of this coverage came from American media sites such as USA Today, the Boston Globe and the Huffington Post (who reposted a report by Amanda Gardner at Elsewhere in the world, ...

PLoS Blogs (blog)

Mayo Clinic's Heart Health Tips
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Diet is an important factor in heart health, according to the book: Mayo Clinic HealthyHeart for Life! The following is a list of recommended foods that offer medicinal value, and can make the difference between heart health and heart disease.

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

It's all about the calories
Over the years, people on Weight Loss Wednesday have sworn by diets that alter one of the three macronutrients: proteins, carbohydrates or fats. There are "low fat" and "low carb" diets, and people who say "high protein" changed their lives.

Gauging hype during Heart Month: 5 tests you might not need
By Frederik Joelving and Genevra Pittman | NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - February is American Heart Month and consumers will be bombarded with advice to keep their ticker healthy -- whether it's from the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women or ...

Chocolate diet: Weight loss specialist
There is a chocolate diet which will help you lose weight and curb your appetite. Personal ...

How to Balance Your Diet, - - Online health videos ...
Online How to Balance Your Diet Videos Ready For Watch, How to Balance Your Diet Videos.

The Paleo Diet - Healthy Bitch Daily
Should We Really Be Eating Like The Flinstones?Cavemen are making a comeback.Droves of modern-day Bam-Bams are considering a return to their ...

diet - Google News

weight loss - Google News

health - Google News

eating disorder - Google News

Health Blog

Reading List