Wednesday, March 7, 2012

7 Wacky Celebrity Diets and Weight-Loss Tricks

7 Wacky Celebrity Diets and Weight-Loss Tricks
U.S. News & World Report
Warning: Most of these don't reflect widely accepted guidelines for weight loss or ahealthy lifestyle, and some are downright dangerous, even if they do provide fast results. Here are seven: Watercress Soup Diet. Elizabeth Hurley's secret to dropping...

U.S. News & World Report

Watch your diet, you multi tasking women!
The Hindu
But the modern superwoman who manages to do it all ends up neglecting her health, too busy to focus on her diet or an exercise regimen. A busy lifestyle often leads to an erratic diet and international research indicates that women who are too busy to ...

The Hindu

The dynamic duo: Diet and exercise (blog)
Like Batman and Robin, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid -- diet and exercise will forever be linked when it comes to a fit and healthy lifestyle. Trainer and fitness guru Jillian Michaels says in one of her workout DVDs that you can "eat your way ...

Finding the right diet and physical activities
Jamestown Sun
The New Year has led some prospective dieters to look for the latest in fad dieting, but EssentiaHealth's Nursing Supervisor Krystal Hovda said it's about finding the correct, healthy diet for each individual. “There's a lot of misconceptions out ...

Diet tips for a healthy breastfeeding mum
Mindful Mum (blog)
Wyoming A mums diet is important when breastfeeding. Here is some great advice on keeping both mum and baby healthy when breastfeeding. What should I be doing about my own diet? What should I be doing about my own diet? Breast milk is great.

Diet Doctor has prescription for a healthier life
This is Plymouth
AS THE loveLIFE campaign focuses on healthy eating throughout March, The Herald has launched a 'Diet Doctor' feature to show how keeping a balanced diet can be easy and affordable. Louise Pen-Collings, a registered dietitian from Elite Nutrition and ...

Choice condemns 'irresponsible' expanding diet industry
Herald Sun
Some operators in the ballooning $792 million industry seem so desperate to fatten profits they risk compromising people's health, according to medical experts. Choice's team of three shopping sleuths each visited four Sydney sites and reported back on ...

High Protein, Low-Carb Diet; Key Source to Lose Weight
TopNews United States
According to recent studies conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, a diet rich in proteins is considered to be the best to stick for losing weight and if this diet contains low-carb, then the effect is going to do wonders.
TopNews United States

Medicine, Museums and Spoons Full of Sugar
Huffington Post (blog)
There has been considerable attention to the contributions soda -- termed by some of my publichealth colleagues "liquid candy" -- makes to the prevailing diet. While the beverage industry has argued against the inevitable conclusion, ...

Detox your diet to eliminate sugars, fats
WDIV Detroit
It's the small food choices we make every day that can add up to big health problems down the road. Eliminating saturated fat means looking for low-fat foods that contain the good but not the bad. For example, while whole-milk dairy products contain ...

The Manhattan diet
New York Post
In her new book, “The Manhattan Diet,” out March 27 (Wiley, $24.95), author Eileen Daspin sets out to uncover the tricks, rules and regimens behind some of the borough's tiniest bodies. Drawing on the secrets of her skinniest friends, Daspin reveals ...

New York Post

Kardashians face $5M diet pill lawsuit
"I don't believe there is a pill out there that will help you lose weight," said Dr. Todd Singleton with Lighthouse Health. Dr. Singleton claims if a person uses diet pills, they may see a difference short term, but it won't last.

Vitamin D Key to Girls' Bone Health
MedPage Today
For active girls, healthy bones may require more vitamin D than the typically recommended calcium and milk intake, researchers found in a study of stress fractures. The highest vitamin D intake cut the risk of stress fractures in half, ...

Vitamin D tied to fewer stress fractures in girls
By Genevra Pittman | NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study, girls and young women who got lots of vitamin D through their diet and supplements were half as likely to suffer a stress fracture as those who didn't get much of the vitamin.

Foods to eat in moderation
Fox News
Regarding a healthy diet, some experts believe that foods are not inherently good or bad but that moderation is the key to a healthy life. With that in mind, here are four foods that health experts say are fine to eat, as long as they are not a large ...

Diet focuses on finding your own fat burning potential
By Kathleen Blanchard RN on March 6, 2012 - 7:15am for eMaxHealth One weight loss expert says he is astounded by the suggestion of taking a dangerous weight lossdrug like Qnexa. At the same time, consideration for the drug's approval by the FDA ...


Dark Meat Can Be Heart Healthy, Study Shows
A team led by Yu Chen of the NYU Langone Medical Center tapped into the ongoing NYU Women'sHealth Study to evaluate the association between taurine levels in the blood and risk of coronary heart disease, a leading killer. The group examined blood ...

Extreme diets: Tube feeding weight-loss diet reaches the UK
Yahoo! Canada Shine On (blog)
By Lindsay MacAdam | Shine On – 8 minutes ago If you thought juice cleanses were extremeweight-loss measures, imagine getting all your nutrients through a feeding tube for ten days at a time. The European KEN (Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition) diet that's ...

The Little Book of Diet Help by Kimberly Willis
Please can you tell our readers about your current book The Little Book Of Diet Help? A diet helper for busy people. This book is full of weight loss tips, help and inspiration. A diet guide that focuses on the mind/body link.

Kate Middleton Diet: The Weight Loss Plan Followed by the Duchess, Gisele and ...
International Business Times
17 that Kate Middleton and her mother were rumored to have followed the Dukan Diet. The Dukan Diet has been dubbed "the French Atkins" and has reportedly attracted the likes of not only Kate Middleton, but also world acclaimed supermodel Gisele ...

International Business Times

It's smart to limit calories that come from fat, especially saturated fat
Washington Post
That's happening in Denmark, where, in an attempt to improve public health, the government recently enacted a “fat tax” of about $1.50 per pound on food — such as bacon, butter, fast food and pastries — that contains more than 2.3 percent saturated ...

Oliver to help Victorians fight flab
Herald Sun
Find a delicious healthy recipe at UPDATE: JAMIE Oliver is "chuffed to bits" to bring his crusade against obesity to Victoria. The celebrity chef unveiled the Ministry of Food Victoria today in a partnership with the Government.

Vitamin D Health Benefits for Young Women: Top 5 Ways to Boost the Nutrient in ...
International Business Times
By Lisa Eadicicco: Subscribe to Lisa's RSS feed A new study shows that girls and young women with large amounts of vitamin D in their diet are less likely to suffer stress fractures, according to Reuters. A stress fracture is a small crack in the bone ...

International Business Times

New food guidelines important for children at nursery
Journal Live
by Hannah Davies, The Journal ALL parents want to give their children the best start in life – and a vital part of that good start is a healthy diet. But with 66% of mothers now working full or part-time, more under-fives than ever are attending ...

Group: Soft drinks may contain carcinogen
WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Chemical analyses found Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Diet Coke and DietPepsi contain high levels of a known animal carcinogen, a US food advocacy group said. Michael F. Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the ...

600-plus pound man asks YouTube for diet help, becomes viral star
Fox News
A 23-year-old morbidly obese California man got the exposure he wanted when a video he posted on YouTube asking for weight-loss help went viral. Gibbs, who weighs between “600 and 700 pounds,” posted the video on March 1 – one day shy of his 23rd ...

Pauline Quirke reveals reasons for diet and weight loss
Birds of a Feather actress Pauline Quirke has revealed the reasons behind her decision to go on a diet and lose weight. Pauline claims that she had nobody to blame but herself for being so big and after a flight to Majorca, she decided to turn her life ...


Consumer group finds cancer-causing chemical in colas
Los Angeles Times
The average 4-MI content for samples of regular and diet Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper and Whole Foods 365 cola was 138 micrograms. (Some samples of Dr. Pepper and the Whole Foods cola sample had far lower amounts of 4-MI, however.) ...

Los Angeles Times

Report Discovers Anti-Aging Foods Could Significantly Impact Cosmetic Industry
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Recent report posted at confirms simply adding a few simple anti-aging foods intodiet can add years to human lives and decrease the amount spent each year in Cosmetic improvements. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 It can easily ...

Meat Is the New Tobacco
Huffington Post (blog)
It's great for weight loss. It's sexy. It's cool. The tobacco industry spent big bucks to keep these ideas in the mind of the public for as long as it could. And for many years after the lethal effects were universally known and undeniable, ...

Warning over dodgy weight-loss clinics
Adelaide Now
DODGY diet clinics are using aggressive tactics and bizarre advice to heavy customers into signing up, according to claims by consumer watchdog Choice. Some operators in the ballooning $792 million industry seem so desperate to fatten profits they risk ...

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