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, SparkPeople.com, America's largest diet andfitness website and home to one of America's largest healthy recipe sites, SparkRecipes.com, 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 undoit.com.au 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 ...

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