Friday, April 6, 2012

Diet drug Qnexa awaits FDA OK amid safety concerns

Diet drug Qnexa awaits FDA OK amid safety concerns
"We had more data to understand the benefits of the weight loss compared to thehealth risks in areas of greatest concern: the risk of birth defects and the effects the medicine had on cardiovascular disease," says Abraham Thomas, chairman of the...


Diet Detective's 5 Underrated Weight-loss Strategies
Say no to the food pushers, the diet saboteurs, the fast-food commercials and all those who try to derail your diet. The fact is, people won't always be as supportive as you'd like them to be. What you need to know: Have your answer ready for those ...

Raspberry Ketones Frenzy Follows Dr. Oz Show
ABC News
The raspberry ketones that give the characteristic raspberry aroma and flavor to soft drinks, puddings and ice creams, also can melt away the pounds, according to Lisa Lynn, a personal trainer and fitness expert who promoted them on an episode of "The ...

ABC News

The Greatest Health Risk to Children? No, It's Not Drugs
People polled cited unhealthy eating habits and sedentary lifestyle as greatest threat to children's health. (Ian Britton: Flickr) Nearly half of people surveyed in a poll released today say an unhealthy diet combined with lack of physical activity are ...

Eat like a caveman: paleo diet creates new trend in healthy eating
Iowa State Daily
Those foods excluded typically cause weight gain, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and numerous other health problems, according to the paleo diet website. Before finding the paleodiet, Nell Stephenson, athlete and author of the upcoming book ...

Eating berries linked to lower Parkinson's risk: research
By analysing their diet, lifestyle and other factors, they concluded that those who ate the most flavonoids were 40 per cent less likely to develop Parkinson's than those who ate the least. When they only looked at berries, it was found that those who ...

Billion Calorie Challenge: The UnDiet Diet
Huffington Post (blog)
Do you think that it's possible to improve your health without counting calories or depriving yourself completely of the foods you like? If you're like me, you hate diets, yet want to trim down and get to a healthy weight, but don't want to go on a ...

Leber Talks Health, NFL Future
By Jim Madalinsky Ben Leber admits that it took a long time before he understood the importance of a healthy diet and being active, so when the opportunity to work with the NFL's Play 60 program presented itself, he was quick to jump at it.


More evidence ties diabetes to Parkinson's risk
By Amy Norton | NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes may have a heightened risk of developing Parkinson's disease, especially at a relatively young age, a new study finds. Published in the journal Diabetes Care, the study adds to recent ...

Hungry for Change Leaves Viewers Utterly Satisfied with a Healthy Lifestyle
Diets In Review (blog)
Hungry For Change challenges your perception of food, diet, wellness, sickness and happiness. This film is a must see for every person old enough to eat and conscious enough to care. It is narrated by a team of wellness warriors, namely Kris Carr, ...

Overweight since her teens, so which diet finally gave her the body she craved?
Belfast Telegraph
As a new survey reveals the average woman will go on an amazing 61 diets by the age of 45, Stephanie Bell talks to three women about how they found the secret ofweight loss. For those of us not blessed with a naturally svelte figure — and that's most ...

Belfast Telegraph

Why men should eat berries
Times of India
The findings by Harvard University and the University of East Anglia (UEA) add to the growing body of evidence that regular consumption of some flavonoids can have a marked effect on human health. Recent studies have shown that these compounds can ...

Montgomery Second Healthiest County in Maryland
New county initiative to focus on addressing disparities in health care and health care access. By Whitney Teal Montgomery County residents are a pretty healthy group, according to CountyHealth Rankings and Roadmaps, a project from the American Public ...

Health and Wellness: Supplementation?
Blanco County News
They concluded that people should be reminded that taking vitamins does not replace the need to eat a healthy diet. Although the health benefits of vitamin supplementation remain uncertain, there is more consistent evidence that a diet high in fruits, ...

Is There a Link Between Alcohol and Weight Loss?
Huffington Post
In an effort to lose weight, dieters often lower their intake or cut alcoholic drinks from their diet -- a glass of wine or a cocktail can carry not just a buzz but also plenty of calories. Recent research suggests, however, that women who consumer ...

U.S. warns of cancer-agent in Japan weight loss pills
Mother Nature Network
The FDA warned consumers not to take a product called 'Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills' because they contain a suspected cancer-causing agent. By Agence France-PresseTue, Apr 03 2012 at 5:49 PM EST PILLS: An FDA lab analysis has confirmed that the ...

Mother Nature Network

New book goes beyond the numbers
Lots of people are less physically active when they get older. Staying active does lots of good things for health and one of them is compensating for the decline in calorie needs. Q: Are all calories created equal when it comes to weight loss?


Hectic Lifestyle Cutting Into Britons' Eating Habits - Research
International Business Times
By Divya Pathirumkunnath: Subscribe to Divya's RSS feed A busy lifestyle has cut down each Briton's three meals a day to two, research conducted by BenendenHealth care Society concludes. The research was conducted on 2000 adults to analyse the dietary ...

International Business Times

Include beans, pulses in your daily diet
Times of India
Beans, pulses and legumes can be categorized as either vegetables or proteins under the new USDA dietary guidelines, thus giving them an important role in a person's daily diet, according to an expert panel. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, ...

Health insurance and broccoli: A mismatched comparison
The question implied that broccoli is good for a healthy diet and hence good for healthy outcomes; hence if the federal government is allowed to mandate buying of health insurance, it can overreach by mandating consumption of food products like ...

Go green with your diet
Jamaica Gleaner
But those of us concerned with good health will think about 'greening' their diet. Your mother was wise when she prepared green vegetables for your meals and spent time coaxing you to eat them. 'Greening' meals means eating dark, green leafy vegetables ...

Seizures are frightening for patients and observers
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
I am on a new diet that's low in oxalate and calcium foods. Every six months I have a 24-hour urine collection and a blood check to see what my calcium and oxalate levels are. If I eat a lot of high-content oxalate foods and drinks the day of or the ...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Latest Blog Post from Vegetarian Blog, Announces Possible ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Offering daily tips and news to those enjoying a diet without meat, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Jenny Sangler at published their latest post, titled "70-year-old US ...

Why some sabotage your diet
by Stella Inger Do you ever feel like the people you love sabotage your attempts to lose weight? If so, you're not alone. In fact, a recent survey of women says the people who are closest to you are your worst enemies. Sixty-percent of the women ...

Ditch Your Dysfunctional Diet and Learn to Love Your Food
We took the issue to our nutritionists to figure out how we can make those healthy changes without hating every meal. Here's what they said. We sat down with our friends, nutritionists, and registered dietitians Alannah DiBona and Andy Bellatti, ...

Debbie Gibson, Diet: New Health Kick Helps Singer Off Anti-Anxiety ...
By Contessa Gayles
Eighties pop queen Debbie Gibson has a new healthy lifestyle and is proud to say she's kicked her dependence on anti-anxiety medications. The singer is crediting a drastic diet shakeup for the changes after adopted Dr. Rutledge Taylor's ...
AOL Music Blog

Apps may help with diet, fitness goals | — Quad Cities ...
People are finding success sticking to their diets and improving theirfitness with the help of ...

diet - Google News

weight loss - Google News

health - Google News

eating disorder - Google News

Health Blog

Reading List