Friday, March 2, 2012

hCG diet warning

Beware of the hCG diet
"Dr. Mark Vierra is a respected bariatric physician (a doctor with a special interest in weight loss) in our community. He was recently asked to comment on one weight loss regimen making the rounds...the hGC diet. "Twenty years ago," Vierra begins, ...Bottom line? "No responsible scientist or physician has concluded that the hormone, hCG, can help you lose weight," says Vierra. He cites the position of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians: "1. The Simeons method for weight loss is not recommended. 2. The Simeons diet is not recommended. 3. The use of HCG for weight loss is not recommended.". . . "

Getting to the Heart of a Healthy Diet
MarketWatch (press release)
MISSION, KS, Mar 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- (Family Features) Healthy habits such as eating well, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight are key strategies for managing cardiovascular disease -- the number one cause of death ...

Alkaline Diet Sets the Weight Loss & Health Industry on Fire in 2012 as ... (press release)
In the year 2012, sets the new trend for losing weight naturally and a healthier body, influencing over 10000 people to be committed to the Alkaline Diet in January. WILMINGTON, DE, March 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ ...

A healthy diet is a marathon runner's bread and butter
Herts and Essex Observer (blog)
JUST as key to a marathon runner's preparation as their training programme is theirdiet, of course (“You wouldn't put diesel in a Ferrari” is Coach Kelly's mantra). I write this having just polished off a Costa ham and cheese panini for breakfast to ...

Herts and Essex Observer (blog)

A good diet is all a question of balance
This is Plymouth
A POOR diet is recognised as a major contributory risk factor for ill-health and premature death. When it comes to a nutritious diet, balance is the key to getting it right, experts say. The majority of Plymouth people are not eating the recommended ...

Combat stress with a balanced diet
Times of India
You can cope with stress, depression and anxiety by avoiding certain foods and eating a balanceddiet. Our expert tells you how We live in times where pill popping has become a solution to all our physical and mental health problems.

Healthy Hollywood: Ask Keri Glassman — Kick The Soda Habit!
Access Hollywood
NEW YORK, NY -- Caption Keri GlassmanNutritionist Keri Glassman is back with Access' Healthy Hollywood team. Keri, who regularly shares her expertise on Access Hollywood and Access Hollywood Live, is now answering your nutrition, diet, andhealth ...

Access Hollywood

March 2, 2012: Time to ban the boloney
Saga Health News
By Judith Wills , Friday 2 March 2012 Known in the 80s as 'the UK's leading diet guru', Judith has spent 2011 blogging about her attempts to lose weight and improve her fitness. After injury and illness she'd reached 12 stone and could barely walk, ...

The 'beer diet' exists, and it's a bad idea (blog)
Celebrate over a beer, but don't build your diet around it! By Jim Galligan I was recently explaining to my son the occasions leading up to Easter, and doing a pretty poor job of it. After all, the last time I was in a church was...umm...yeah. (blog)

Annette Larkins vegan diet: Woman, 70, defies ageing process with vegetables ...
Daily Mail
The image of health, vitality and youth with a petite size four frame and a line-free face, Mrs Larkins is in fact 70 years old. The resident of Miami-Dade County, Florida, attributes her youthful looks to her raw vegan diet and grows almost everything ...

Daily Mail

The Hunger Games: The diet and the fitness regimen
Tulsa World (blog)
One fitness trainer has released a workout regimen based on the film. I wonder, has she read the series? It's not exactly a sunny situation, where all you can think about is having six-pack abs. But Lisa Wheeler, of DailyBurn, has introduced a workout ...

Omron Healthcare & Fitness Expert Bob Greene Encourage Americans To Make Every ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Despite recommendations that suggest the average American should take around 10000 steps a day to maintain proper fitness, many people take about half of that, averaging 5117 steps daily.

Mediterranean dishes provide healthy, balanced eating pattern
The Coloradoan
Supplementing our diet with fish oils improves memory and concentration, which seems to affect the neurotransmitter pathways in the brain.” » Difficulty in concentrating, indecisiveness, slowed or fuzzy thinking. Mia goes on to suggest proper food ...

6 Healthy Weight Loss Tips
Did you make a commitment to yourself about the radical changes you want in your look and lifestyle? The following 6 healthy weight loss tips help you achieve your slimming goals. Getting in perfect shape and embracing a nutritive eating plan requires ...

Postmenopausal women at greater stroke risk from high trans fat diet
Newstrack India
In the largest study of stroke in postmenopausal women to date, Dr Ka He and colleagues analyzed data from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study (WHI-OS) - a prospective cohort study of 87025 women between the ages 50 and 79 who are ...

Take steps to help sharpen your memory as you age
Chicago Tribune
A number of lifestyle changes can often help sharpen your memory. First, stay active physically and mentally. Physical activity increases blood flow to your body, including your brain, and that can help your memory. So, take a brisk walk, or go biking, ...

Weight Loss Success: Ed Cooper Made Over His Relationship To Food And Lost 96 ...
Huffington Post
I've done it all -- prepackaged foods, liquid diets, no-carb diets, cabbage diets, grapefruit diets -- almost every diet under the sun, which always resulted with substantial weight loss and later substantial weight gain. I did not understand why this ...

7 Lessons Dr. Seuss Taught Us About Diet and Fitness
Diets In Review (blog)
Step with care and great tact / and remember that Life's / a Great Balancing Act.” You can apply his thoughts to your life in general, or break it down to summarize one particular area, like relationships,weight loss, work, or politics.

Diet More Important Than Exercise for Optimal Health, Experts Say
CisionWire (press release)
Virtually all studies, say the Griesels, indicate that minimizing calories while optimizing or supplying adequate nutrients results in the best physical health. The most important factor in optimal healthis diet, say boomer generation health experts ...

Innovation Direct™ to Become Marketing Catalyst for Healthy 5 Food Group Tray ... (press release)
Miami, FL, March 02, 2012 --( An innovative new product designed to make healthy and balanced eating much more convenient, the Healthy 5 Food Group Tray, has been developed by Brenda Anderson of Lewisville, Texas. The invention's unique design ...

City is simply the breast for a healthy feed
The Star
By Rachael Clegg A healthy diet starts at birth - with breastfeeding believed to be one of the best ways to beat obesity in later life. But how practical and comfortable is it for new mums to breastfeed in public in Sheffield?

The Star

Workshop gives strategies for healthy lifestyle
RU Daily Targum
Mariam Merced, director of RWJUH's Community Health Promotion Program, said the event, called “Matters of the Heart,” aimed to explore the different useful strategies in living a heart-healthy lifestyle. RWJUH's cardiology department sponsors and hosts ...

Diet impacts skin, not just weight
BCM News
HOUSTON -- (March 1, 2012) -- A healthy diet does a body good inside and out, and a dermatologist at Baylor College of Medicine says that this especially true for the skin, but not in ways that most people think. "Some people believe eating a greasy ...

Lifescript Launches New Healthy Food Section
TopWireNews (press release), a women's health and wellness website headquartered in Mission Viejo, Calif., has just released a new Food section to help women improve their lives with family-friendly recipes,healthy eating guides, diet and fitness tools, and more.

Woman who weighed more than entire family loses 31 stone
But after undergoing a rapid weight loss regime, she has shed an incredible 31 stone - more than the weight of all four of her offspring put together. Marie, a housewife from Newark-on-Trent, Notts, said: "At my heaviest, I couldn't even get up the ...

KU nutritionists give students advice on healthy eating habits
University Daily Kansan
Maintaining a nutritious diet and keeping off the pounds is often difficult, but students can still find simple ways to eat healthy. Living a sedentary lifestyle, inadequate consumption of produce, lack of sleep, and stress are all reasons students ...

Rash of Nickel Food Allergies Linked to Healthier Diet
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Whole grains, oatmeal, legumes, nuts and soy are all recommended as part of a healthy, balanced diet. ​These foods also contain trace amounts of nickel. As a result, more people are developing allergic reactions from nickel, ...

Foods that make you look younger
Times of India
A healthy diet loaded with lean protein and whole grains will allow you to retain muscle tone but lose excess fat as you age, while plenty of antioxidant-rich fruits and veggies will help stave off those wrinkles. The waistlines of middle-aged people ...

It's a mad, fad food world
The Hindu
This is the cabbage soup diet, which the Internet claims, has millions of followers worldwide. In these times of instant gratification, rapid weight-loss programmes or fad diets are getting increasingly popular, with celebrity endorsements to boot.

The Hindu

QNEXA: Weight Loss at What Cost
In October 2010, when Qnexa was first submitted by the manufacturer, Vivus Inc., the FDA rejected the diet pill due to concerns over side effects such as raised heart rate, psychiatric problems and birth defects. Vivus resubmitted the drug this year ...

Trans Fats Increase Stroke Risk
February 29, 2012 — Postmenopausal women whose diet is high in trans fats, found in fried foods and packaged products, are at higher risk for certain types of ischemic stroke, a new analysis shows. Using data from the Women's Health Initiative ...

Why Does a Diet High in Fructose Cause Health Problems?
The Checkup
A new study shed light on why a diet high in fructose contributes to the development of obesity and diabetes. Previous studies have linked fructose consumption to obesity, diabetes, liver disease and metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome, a group of ...

The Checkup

Free Fitness and Diet Kindle Books | Common Sense With Money
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Simple budgeting for a healthy diet - Health & Fitness - Daily ...
Eating healthy, once it becomes habit, is simple but can be taxing on your bank account. However, budget concerns should not inhibit healthy habits as there are ...

Donohue: Is a vegetarian diet healthy for 9-year-old? | The Town ...
Dear Dr. Donohue: My 9-year-old granddaughter became a vegetarian more than a year ago, and she has stuck to her guns. Her mother lives a harried life and ...

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