Thursday, March 22, 2012

Lose Weight, Prevent Disease, Feel Great: Mark Hyman M.D. on "The Blood Sugar Solution" (video link)

Charlie Rose - Mark Hyman M.D.: (video link) "Mark Hyman M.D. on "The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now!""

4 ways to stop being so busy - CBS News: "(MoneyWatch) There are 168 hours in a week. I think that's plenty of time to build a rewarding career and a fulfilling personal life. After all, if you work 50 hours a week and sleep eight hours a night (56 per week) that still leaves 62 hours for other things. And most people don't work 50 hours a week (not even people who think they do). The problem is . . . .

Weight Loss Success: Nancy Pettit Found A Diet Plan She Could Stick To And ...
Huffington Post
For the next few years, I half-heartedly dieted with always the same results: I'd lose weightinitially, then feel hungry and moody and become unable to sustain the diet long enough to reach and maintain a healthy weight. As my life went by, ...

Doctor, Weigh Thyself (blog)
On the other hand, if you see weight as purely a result of lifestyle choices, you might think that doctors, who are more familiar than most people with the health consequences of obesity, would choose to follow a diet and exercise regimen that would ...

Control your cholesterol with a fiber-rich, plant-based diet
Chicago Tribune
While HDL and LDL are still lipids that your health professional will continue to monitor, scientists now understand that those two major lipoprotein measurements can be broken down into many smaller measurements. And it's those subgroups that now ...

A Day in My Diet: Weight-Loss Coach Cynthia Sass
Shape Magazine
In addition to being a SHAPE contributing editor and weight-loss coach blogger, I'm the sports nutrition consultant for the New York Rangers NHL team and the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team, a book author, and I privately counsel clients in New York, ...

World Salt Awareness Week Set to Educate Consumers on Risks Associated With ...
MarketWatch (press release)
About 90 percent of Americans eat more salt/sodium than is recommended for a healthy diet. Moreover, 65 percent of consumers are concerned about their sodium intake, yet only 29 percent of consumers offer that they regularly check the sodium content of ...

Health Buzz: Smoking Deaths Tripled Over Last Decade
U.S. News & World Report
"We must never allow the tobacco industry to get the upper hand," Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization, said in a foreword to the report. "Tobacco is a killer. It should not be advertised, subsidized or glamorized.

Health Buzz: Meth Babies More Prone to Behavior Problems
Chicago Tribune
--11 Health Habits That Will Help You Live to 100 --How Your Personality Affects Your Health 10Healthy Desserts--and They're Tasty, Too A sweet tooth is meant to be satisfied--yes, even if you're watching your weight. Dessert, after all, is one of ...

Dietitians Dish: Better diet can mean better bowel function, quality of life
Victoria Advocate
No specific cause of the syndrome has been identified, but factors, such as heredity, lifestyle, hormones, allergies, an infection and an excess amount of bacteria growing in the intestine, may contribute to the development of this condition.

Isn't It Time for Personalized Diets?
Huffington Post
Sure, one can choose among different weight-loss options such as packaged portion-controlled meals, low-calorie liquid diets, calorie counting, point counting, reducing stomach size through surgical techniques or following a celebrity-generated fad.

Hold the salt: We get way too much
Sturgis Journal
According to the CDC, about 90 percent of Americans eat more sodium than is recommended for a healthy diet. By Tamara Browning A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly all Americans eat more sodium than they ...

Is a 1500 Calorie Diet a Good Idea?
WebWire (press release)
This brand new video presents several ways to create a diet that causes people to lose weightquickly and reduce fat, without starving. "At the end of the day, weight loss should be simple. If you create a calorie deficit, your body can't help but lose ...

Is a gluten-free diet a good idea?
Globe and Mail
A gluten-free diet is often hyped as a way to increase energy, lose weight or deal with certain health problems. The truth is, though, that a gluten-free diet isn't necessarily a healthy one if you don't need to be on it. So who does need a gluten-free ...

Globe and Mail

How to maintain a healthy home
Helena Independent Record
We all know how important diet and exercise are for our health. Did you know that the condition of your home can have a big impact on your health, too? Apparently, many of us do. In a 2009 survey, the National Center for Healthy Housing found that a ...

Is oversnacking becoming the norm in our nation?
Well-planned, healthy snacks can help you stay properly fueled and on even keel throughout the day, and a recent study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that snacking was associated with a more nutrient-rich dietand ...


Upcoming Lee College Health Fair seeks to promote positive lifestyle changes ...
Liberty Vindicator
Diet and exercise have been scientifically proven to combat a number of conditions including Alzheimer's, heart disease, cancer and diabetes,” explained Lee College Wellness Coordinator Jason Summers. “Unfortunately, these resolutions are also the ...

Research: Diet soda may contribute to weight gain, other health concerns
WPXI Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH -- A recent Harvard health publication stated that diet soda and the artificial sweeteners found in it can cause weight gain and other health concerns. The study concluded that artificial sweeteners are thousands of times sweeter than table ...

Healthy diet does not have to break the bank
This is Plymouth
HEALTHY, good quality meals are not always easy on a budget so loveLIFE is looking at how to keep the cost down. Whether it's making your own meals from scratch or planning ahead, there are options available to make sure you don't break the bank in ...

Making a change in diet and exercise can go a long way in preventing diabetes
Appleton Post Crescent
"It's certainly an ever-growing problem here in Wisconsin, in the United States, in the world," said Jean Wagner, a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator with Affinity Health System, about diabetes, a metabolic disorder that causes too ...

NFL Quarterback Alex Smith's Diet and Fitness Regimen
Diets In Review (blog)
Who is Alex Smith, what's his diet, and how does he stay in prime athlete shape? We did some investigating. For starters, Alex Smith is a quarterback who stole much attention as the number one overall NFL draft pick in 2005. And although he didn't turn ...

How to have a balanced vegan diet
Globe and Mail
The health benefits are a draw as well. A vegan diet has been shown to improve blood sugar in people with diabetes, lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and blood pressure, and promote weight loss. It may even help prevent colon cancer and heart disease.

Globe and Mail

The Manhattan Diet's Message Contradicts the Author's Intent
Diets In Review (blog)
My reaction was that it was just feeding the fad diet fire that consumes women in this country, and that could still very well be the case. Not only that, it seemed to glamorize a fad, diet-obsessed lifestyle; even the book's subtitle refers to “a ...

New green smoothie diet book provides solid weight-control advice
This Dish Is Veg
Instead, it provides information on the health benefits of green smoothies and how they can assist with weight-loss, healthy detoxification, and fortifying the body against disease. The basic principle espoused in The New Green Smoothie Diet is that, ...

This Dish Is Veg

2 free events to mark National Nutrition Month
Qcity metro
The event features free health screenings (blood pressure, body fat, waist circumference and glucose), children's activities and healthy food samples. Attendees may park free for 90 minutes in the adjacent 7th Street parking deck.

Qcity metro

Gaga's ex dishes on diet, drinking and Gaga
Omaha World-Herald
By Kevin Coffey It's called "The Drunk Diet," but don't drink a bunch of beer and try to lift weights. It wouldn't work out so well. That's the first of many messages in Luc Carl's new book, a memoir about how he went from drinking heavily every night ...

Experts advise dividing plate into fourths for good nutrition
Folsom Telegraph
By Laura Newell, Telegraph staff writer As National Nutrition Month winds down, local healthadvocates are reminding people to watch what they eat. This year's theme is to “get your plate in shape,” said Kathy Kennedy Mason, a local dietitian serving ...

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Harm Diabetics' Heart Health
Food Product Design
BRISTOL, United Kingdom—High-fat, low-carbohydrate diets currently promoted to aid weight loss and control of blood sugar may be harmful to diabetics because they increase inflammation and the risk for heart disease, according to a new study presented ...

Omega-3 fats tied to less cancer-related fatigue
Fox News
iStock Breast cancer survivors who eat a healthy dose of omega-3 fats—found largely in oily fish like salmon, tuna and mackerel—may have some extra energy throughout their day, according to a US study. Many people treated for cancer have lingering ...

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