Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Do detox diets really work?

Do detox diets really work?
Globe and Mail
Answer: I'm afraid there is no evidence that detox diets “cleanse” the body of A so-called built up toxins such as food additives, pesticide residues, alcohol, caffeine, heavy metals, environmental pollutants, and so on. According to proponents of ...

Globe and Mail

CDC: 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium each day
Fox News
“A high-sodium diet makes it more difficult for you to lose weight,” said Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor of FoxNews.com. “As we get older, a high-sodium diet is less and less tolerated because our kidneys begin to slow down as we age, ...

Diet supplements recalled on unlabeled drug worries
Fox News
Healthy People Co is recalling 15 lots of seven different dietary supplements because they contain appetite suppressants or a drug for male erectile dysfunction, the Long Beach, California, company said ...

Diet, dental visits sustain child's dental health
Auburn Citizen
The Cayuga County Health Department, Cayuga Community Health Network, East Hill Family Medical and Genesee Elementary School have teamed up to offer the Brush to Crush Cavities program to all students in grade kindergarten through six at Genesee ...

Clean diet essential for heart health
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
It's a lifestyle change that leads to healthy, steady weight loss and healthy eating for life. Some of the key Eat-Clean principles include drinking plenty of water, eating a small meal (consisting of a lean protein and a complex carbohydrate) every ...

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Heart health and diet: Why it's never too early to develop a taste for sardines
National Post (blog)
After all, you're young, female and seemingly healthy. Heart disease is off your radar, at least until you hit menopause, right? While it might be true that young women are at a relatively low risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event, ...

National Post (blog)

Book offers step-by-step plan for keeping a healthy kitchen and nutritious diet
Winnipeg Free Press
On the positive side, Beck is heartened somewhat that it appears more Canadians want to improve their diets and lifestyles. “We are becoming overwhelmed with information on how certain foods can either benefit one's health or those that are detrimental ...

Diet plans: What to remember
MSN India
Are fad diets really worth a try? Take a read of the positives and negatives of some well-known dietplans. When Popeye gulps down his can of spinach and watches his biceps swell in response to the iron hit, it's easy to assume that's the only kind of ...

Calories count, but not where they come from
Mother Nature Network
Cutting calories and adhering to a particular diet are the keys to weight loss, say experts, not cutting only certain foods. By Kerry Grens, ReutersMon, Feb 06 2012 at 3:48 PM EST NEW YORK — Sticking to diets with strict proportions of fat, ...

Mother Nature Network

Passionate for Pork Tenderloin: Delicious and Heart-Healthy
MarketWatch (press release)
Maintaining a healthy diet is an important part of cardiovascular health and eating heart-healthyfoods may help reduce risk factors associated with heart disease, stroke and more. Naturally low in sodium and delicious, pork tenderloin is a flavorful ...

Health Journal: Deciphering the Ailments Tied to Gluten
Wall Street Journal (blog)
As the Health Journal column reports, a group of 15 experts from seven countries took a step forward this week, proposing a new classification and diagnosing system to help doctors and patients figure out what's a wheat allergy, what's celiac disease ...

Weight Loss Winners & Sinners! The Best & Worst Diet Spokeswomen Of All Times
Radar Online
By Radar Staff It gained for these ladies to lose, but was their weight loss worth it for the diet companies they endorsed? From the biggest weight loss success stories of the decade to stars who packed the pounds right back on, RadarOnline.com has ...

Radar Online

Feta can bring health, flavor to table
WKBT La Crosse
(NewsUSA) - Health nuts often hear that eating cheese is taboo -- but cheese can fit into anyhealthy diet. Yes, cheese contains more fat and calories than, say, a celery stick. But unlike candy bars or sodas, cheese offers important nutrients, ...

Proper Diet and Lifestyle Can Lower Breast Cancer Rates, Researchers Say
CisionWire (press release)
After an assessment of environmental factors, researchers determined that incidence of breast cancer can often be mitigated by proper diet and lifestyle choices. According to a recent study from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, ...

Outdoor games, exercise keep teens healthy and fit
Times of India
NEW DELHI: It's unbelievable how unfit teenagers are," exclaims Deepika Saxena, who runs afitness studio in GK. "Women in their 30s and 40s also come here and they are fitter than the teens." Saxena has many teenagers attending her group-fitness ...

From Saudi Gazette: Healthy diet prolongs life: US doctor at Riyadh symposium
By Domingo P. Herras RIYADH — Dr. Mark Crapo, a well-known health authority in the United States, flew in recently to serve as guest speaker at a symposium onhealth and nutrition at Al-Habib Hospital. More than 300 medical practitioners and ...


Government Sodium Guidelines: Are They Possible To Follow?
Huffington Post
Dietary advice can be complicated. Good quality sources can have conflicting information, pitting one recommendation against another. And that holds true for even the best, science-based guidelines out there, including the current government ...

A quick crash diet before surgery may help with healing
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
By Barbara Peters Smith, Herald-Tribune Barbara Peters Smith is the health and aging reporter for the Sarasota Herald Tribune. She can be reached by email or call(941) 361-4936. Slimming down quickly isn't usually the recommended way to go, ...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Eating without the animals
Otago Daily Times
By Charmian Smith on Wed, 8 Feb 2012 Whether it's for health, ethical or environmental reasons, many people are eating less meat and dairy and heading towards a vegan diet. Charmian Smith talks to chef Tanya Hickman about the joys of, and reasons for, ...

Otago Daily Times

In New Diet Math, Subtracting Is Hard
New York Times (blog)
At its weekly group meetings, healthy eating and exercise are emphasized over rapid-fire results. The latest iteration of the weight-loss plan, called Points Plus, was intended to steer people toward more healthy food choices, encouraging people to eat...

New York Times (blog)

Perils of crash diets
Daily News & Analysis
A toned, lean look is in like never before, but unfortunately, as pleasing as it is to the eyes, it has sparked off a fad of crash diets as people worship at the altar of 'body beautiful'. Is it healthy? Hell, no! And we tell you, in exact detail, ...

Daily News & Analysis

Nick Cannon finds new diet and fitness regime tough
America's Got Talent host Nick Cannon has admitted that he is finding it rather difficult to get back in shape following his recent health scare. Nick admitted that his difficulties were not helped by the fact that he cannot eat steak anymore, ...


Nutrition Experts Weigh In as Walmart Unveils 'Great for You' Healthy Labels
ABC News
As Walmart announced plans today to label certain foods with a new green "Great for You" label, some diet and nutrition experts told ABC News they applauded the move, while others questioned whether a company that sells food could set objective ...

ABC News

Eating on a limited diet: It doesn't have to be boring.
Mother Nature Network (blog)
This is the list of allowed foods on my friend's diet: Meats, beans, vegetables (minus root vegetables), quinoa, plain yogurt, berries, nuts, spices and herbs. I am assuming that healthy fats and oils are allowed as well as unrefined salt.

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Everything You Need to Know to Be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet
Although the book is quite ambitious and aims to cover a little bit of everything from nutrition to meal ideas to ethical issues, Vegan for Life does not focus too much on the ethical aspects of choosing a plant-based diet, nor does it engage in deep ...

'She is severely underweight': Fears for health of Romanian model with 20-inch ...
Daily Mail
Nutritionist Helen Money said: 'Iona very low BMI of 13.6, a healthy range is 18.5 - 24.9. So she is severely underweight. 'The diet she described contains foods that are very low in essential vitamins and minerals which together with her low body ...

Daily Mail

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5 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart
Washingtonian.com (blog)
Start American Heart Health Month off right by filling your plate with these colorful foods. By Stephanie Early The basics of having a healthy heart are pretty simple: exercise, don't smoke, and avoid trans-fat- and sodium-rich foods.

Washingtonian.com (blog)

Get fit like a film star: training and diet - the Guardian
It's four weeks into Kelly Bowerbank's fitness course with Efua Baker, body sculptor to Hollywood stars including Sienna Miller and Christian Bale. Here, they run through the routines Efua has designed for Kelly and discuss Kelly's diet.

Newer insulins key for type two diabetes
Great Falls Tribune
The first is diet, weight loss and exercise. Indeed, some patients do not need medicine at least initially. Second, patients usually progress to pills. Finally, when these fail to control sugar adequately, patients begin insulin injections.

Rick Warren finds a new purpose: weight loss
Washington Post (blog)
The three doctors offer tips on healthy eating and participants can create a health profile online. Since the launch of the plan a year ago, more than 15000 people have signed up and participants have shed a combined total of at least 250000 pounds, ...

The Latest in Gluten-Free Eating, The Healthy Gluten Free Life, Set for ...
PR Web (press release)
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that's been linked to several food allergies and has become a target of the health-conscious crowd. Following a gluten-free diet is a mainstream phenomenon, but for those with Celiac disease or a ...

PR Web (press release)

Surprising culprit named top source of salt in U.S. diet — Health ...
By UnBylined
1 source of salt in the American diet, accounting for more than twice as much sodium as snacks like potato chips and pretzels. That surprising finding comes in a government report released Tuesday that includes a list of the top 10 sources .
Bangor Daily News

Healthy People Co. Diet Supplements Recalled For Stray Pills
By The Huffington Post News Editors
WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Healthy People Co is recalling 15 lots of seven different dietarysupplements because they contain appetite suppressants or a drug for male erectile dysfunction, the Long Beach, California, company said.
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A Glance at Diet Fitness | Apparent Articles
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