Wednesday, February 22, 2012

How cutting calories makes it even harder to lose weight

How cutting calories makes it even harder to lose weight
AOL Lifestyle UK
By Jennifer Barton, Feb 21, 2012 If you've been struggling with your weight loss - despite adhering to NHS guidelines that advise cutting 500 calories a day from your diet to shed roughly half a kilo per week - you're not alone. 

Losing weight 'twice as difficult as diets claim'
By Nick Collins, Science Correspondent, in Vancouver A widely-accepted rule of thumb states that cutting 500 calories per day from your diet will translate to aweight loss of 1lb (half a kilogram) per week. But the advice, which appears on the NHS ...

Diet drug Qnexa will get a second look
Los Angeles Times
Diet drugs have failed to impress government health regulators in recent years with several prospective medications being denied approval and another drug taken off the market. Hopes for the first new diet pill in about 13 years now rest with a meeting ...

The new weight-loss math
Globe and Mail
If you've ever followed a weight-loss diet, you might be familiar with the 3500-calorie rule. It's pretty simple: Since there are 3500 calories in a pound of body fat, eating 500 fewer calories each day – or burning them off exercising – will lead to a...

Globe and Mail

A little extra sugar may not make you fat
NEW YORK — A little extra simple sugar in your diet probably won't make you pack on the pounds -- as long as you cut down on other carbs to make up for it, a new analysis of past studies suggests. AP file Gluten-free products are everywhere, ...

Researchers say weight loss slows as the body adapts to diets
NHS Choices
Current government weight-loss guidelines “mislead” overweight people about the effort needed to lose weight and dieting rules “don't take into account changes in metabolism that occur when you lose weight”, several newspapers said.

NHS Choices

Health: Diets Don't Work-What does?
Yeshiva World News
That may be true, and all diets will give you some initial weight lose because they all cut your calories. But, let's look at the long term. How much do you weigh two and five years after your initial weight loss? At what nutritional cost is this diet ...

Fructose not linked to extra weight gain
Fox News
iStock Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet A little extra simple sugar in your dietprobably won't make you pack on the pounds—as long as you cut down on other carbs to make up for it, a new analysis of past studies suggests.

No need to panic over diet soda heart risks
Fox News
Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet A new study has found that drinking diet soda every day is linked to higher rates of heart attack and stroke. According to researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, older adults who ...

Will Drinking Diet Soda Increase Your Risk For A Heart Attack?
According to the Daily Mail, the New York Times' “rival” as the most-read newspaper in the world, “research” has revealed that“drinking just a single can of diet fizzy drink every day can increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

The sweeter side: Benefits and risks of artificial sweeteners
Fox News
Are artificial sweeteners bad for your health? What is bladder cancer? Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet Despite intense scrutiny of artificial sweeteners for years, the product continues to be popular with dieters, diabetics and many just ...

Metabolism makes diet numbers go awry
Hindustan Times
National guidelines that advise people how to lose weight are seriously flawed and grossly overstate how quickly they will reach their targets, scientists say. The problem came to light when scientists at the US National Institutes of Health in ...

Qnexa: A magic diet pill?
Mother Nature Network
We examine the risks and benefits of this new weight-loss medication that combines low doses of two FDA-approved drugs. By Clint WilliamsTue, Feb 21 2012 at 2:36 PM EST Some consider Qnexa a silver bullet in the battle of the bugle — a once-a-day pill ...

Mother Nature Network

Diet Soda Boosts Heart Attacks, Strokes. Is It Worse Than Regular?
International Business Times
By Jacey Fortin: Subscribe to Jacey's RSS feed Are you one of the millions of Americans who choose diet soft drinks over regular ones to avoid the risks associated with high sugar intake? Don't pat yourself on the back just yet.

Is Avoiding Gluten in Foods Always Necessary?
U.S. News & World Report
21 (HealthDay News) -- Gluten-free diets have become a popular way to manage gluten sensitivity, but a new analysis suggests that many people who stop eating gluten may not need to do so. Health experts have claimed that this special diet can ease ...

Weekly challenge: cut calories, not high-fructose sweeteners to lose weight
By Deborah Kotz, Globe Staff High-fructose corn syrup -- the most ubiquitous sweetener in the American diet -- has shared a lot of the blame for the obesity epidemic. Some nutritionists have called for a return to table sugar to sweeten sugar sodas, ...

Whither Qnexa? A Brief History of Diet Pills and the FDA
We still don't have a magic pill for weight loss, and the spotty safety records of dietremedies throughout history show why. By Alice Park | @aliceparkny | February 21, 2012 | + Will the second time will be the charm for the diet drug Qnexa?


Study says overweight Americans may risk kidney damage when attempting weight loss
Science Codex
Tuesday, February 21, 2012, Cleveland: With 1 in 5 overweight Americans suffering from chronic kidney disease, Cleveland Clinic researchers analyzed the nutritional and lifestyle habits of overweight adults, finding that their methods included diets ...

Is there a link between diet soda and heart disease?
Harvard Health Publications (blog)
I'ma big fan of diet soda. I like the taste, and I love that it doesn't have any calories. I can drink two or three diet sodas a day and not worry about gaining weight. But a new study has me wondering if enjoying the sweetness of soda without the ...

Lisa J. Stabler lost 40 pounds
Atlanta Journal Constitution
She lost 40 pounds by creating her own diet and fitness plan. How long she's kept it off: “I didn't have a goal weight when I started June 1, 2010...I just wanted to lose weight until I felt better," Stabler says. She reached her current weight in ...

K'dash diet Kure faces suit
New York Post
Kim Kardashian and her sister Khloe face a possible class-action lawsuit over their diet product QuickTrim, which detractors say contains high levels of caffeine, an ingredient that's “not safe or effective for weight loss.” Kim and Khloe caused a stir ...

New York Post

Fructose off the hook for overweight and obesity?
CBS News
In each, half of the participants ate their usual diet, while the other half added fructose, a naturally occurring sweetener, to what they normally ate. The fructose groups did gain weight, but no more than would be expected from the amount of ...

Will the real Mediterranean diet please stand up?
Mother Nature Network (blog)
But it wasn't until the 1990's that the diet was popularized. The theory behind thediet is that the eating patterns of Mediterranean countries, such as Spain, Southern Italy, and Greece provide better health and freedom from heart disease and obesity.

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Fructose not the main villain in obesity epidemic, Canadian researchers say
Vancouver Sun
After reviewing more than 40 published studies on the matter, researchers from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto found that fructose — a sweetener liberally added to soft drinks and processed foods — had no effect on weight compared with diets that ...

[Gossip] Kim & Khloe Kardashian Being Sued Over Diet Pills
Kim and Khloe Kardashian could be named as defendants in a class-action lawsuit over their diet pill QuickTrim, which critics say has high levels of caffeine, which is "not safe or effective for weight loss." The two were paid to endorse the product, ...

With Diets, Quality Is More Important
By Raymond Onyango, 21 February 2012 The most common fitness goal, by a wide margin, isweight loss. In fact, the vast majority of clients I have worked with have been more concerned with their physical appearance than their overall health.

Extreme Weight Loss For Teens
"I felt horrible about myself, that I even let myself get to that weight," said Megan who had tried endless diets and programs to lose weight over the years. She had the medical record of someone decades older than her, facing high cholesterol and high ...

Weight Loss Advice May be Unrealistic
Geeks are Sexy Technology News
An expert on metabolism believes there may be a fundamental flaw in guidelines about weight loss through a change in diet. Dr Kevin Hall says in turn this may be deterring people from sticking with attempts to drop weight. Speaking to the American ...

Fructose No Worse Than Other Sugars for Weight Gain: Study
However, “fructose does not seem to cause weight gain when it is substituted for other carbohydrates [which includes sugars] in diets providing similar calories,” the study authors concluded. The findings are published in the Feb.

Healthy living starts with a plan
We are constantly bombarded by TV and magazines advertising the next fad diet. Whether thediet is publicizing the benefits of low carbohydrates, high protein, low fat or the next best weight loss shake, the promise is always the same: quick and ...

Do you have a "crutch"? - 3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss ...
By KittyKatFan
I'm not talking about junk food or candy, but something that is low-calorie or low-fat that maybe keeps you on the straight and narrow diet path, but is not necessarily the best thing for you to have? For me, I'm having a tough time breaking the ...
3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight...

A Healthier Lifestyle with the Paleo Diet (Fitness PR Division)
A Blog About The Fitness, Sports and Health Industry. « Burn Fat ... It might seem odd at first, but the Paleo Diet is quickly becoming a popular diet option for those who are trying to get healthyand it has the research to back it up. It has been ...
Fitness PR Division

Ronnie Coleman Interview on Diet from GMV BODYBUILDING ...
By Ronnie Coleman Workout BUY THE DVD: Eight times Mr. Olympia, Ronnie Coleman discusses his diet and the changes he needed to make tighten his stomach for the 2005 Olympia. Buy the action packed DVD from 2012 weight loss programs ...
Ronnie Coleman Workout

Question on how to diet healthy? - Yahoo! Answers
Question on how to diet healthy? At the moment i'm on a kind of diet. I'm a 17 year old male who ways about 13st 2 and is 5ft 10 after looking on the internet and ...

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