Thursday, May 10, 2012

Healthy diet not reserved for vegetarians

Healthy diet not reserved for vegetarians
MyPlate shows how to fit foods from all food groups into a healthful diet. Half of the plate should include vegetables and fruits, the other half of the plate protein and grains and a serving of dairy to complete the meal.

Reporter's Notebook: Losing Weight the Five-Star Way
ABC News (blog)
I went all the way to Switzerland in search of the weight-loss holy grail: a diet that allows you to drink wine and lose weight at the same time. And when I got there I discovered I'm 22 pounds overweight. That's my headline.

ABC News (blog)

FitDay Launches Next Generation of Online Diet and Weight Loss Tools
MarketWatch (press release)
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- FitDay ( ), the free online diet and weight loss journal trusted by millions of users, today launched the next generation of online FitDay tools. The new FitDay is a top-to-bottom ...

Diet guru booted from Carnival ship over fake tweet
Kruse has a following at and speaks about diet and weight loss. He once weighed more than 350 pounds, he said. Kruse speaks about Leptin reset and cold thermogenesis, a type of treatment that uses cold temperatures to facilitate weight ...

Senior Q&A: Aunt won't maintain no-liquid diet in nursing home
Daily News Transcript
By Debbie Gitner and Linda Sullivan/ DAILY NEWS CORRESPONDENTS Q: My aunt is in a nursing home on a fluid-restricted diet. She is trying to drink other residents' fluids, and she is trying to open the staff refrigerator to get liquids.

Weight loss made easy with smartphone apps
With names like Lose It and MyFitnessPal, mobile diet and fitness apps are the high-tech trend in weight loss, with some pretty cool features. They can track exercise, count calories, scan food, and provide detailed information about restaurant entrees ...

Report: Schools key to fighting America's obesity
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Madonna's Secret for Longevity Seen Aiding Bacteria Boom: Health
San Francisco Chronicle
Thanks to dishes of fermented soy beans, millet and brown rice prepared by her personal chef, Mayumi Nishimura, Madonna practices a form of inner horticulture -- cultivating her intestinal flora in a burgeoning alternative approach to health.

Federal prosecutors allege illegal diet sales
Washington Examiner
(AP) — Federal prosecutors allege the owner of a Lafayette herbal supplement business sold products containing a prescription diet drug that was taken off the market in 2010 on healthconcerns The Advocate reports ( ) Thuy Thikim ...

Madonna's Secret for Longevity Seen Aiding Bacteria Boom
While scientists try to understand the ecology of the bacteria and their interactions with diet and disease, companies are looking for ways to profit. The health benefits of gut germs have spawned a global market for products that contain friendly ...

100 Million Dieters, $20 Billion: The Weight-Loss Industry by the Numbers
ABC News
The annual revenue of the US weight-loss industry, including diet books, dietdrugs and weight-loss surgeries. The number of people on diets in the United States. Dieters typically make four to five attempts per year. The percentage of customers ...

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The Whole Truth About Whole Grains
In the 1970s, Dr. Robert Atkins waged war on carbohydrates, advocating a high-protein, no-carbdiet for optimal health and weight loss. Millions jumped on board and sent carbohydrates packing, and the carb's reputation hasn't been the same since.

Top 5 Foods You Should Buy Organic
Fox News
We have learned that food grown with chemical fertilizers cause deteriorating health in animals and humans. Buying organic products is more costly. If you start by incorporating a few items of organic produce in your diet, however, your health with ...

International Sweeteners Association: Simple Swaps Can Promote Sustainable ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LYON, France, May 08, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) is urging healthcare professionals to promote 'simple swaps' to adult consumers in order to encourage sustainable weight loss. Simple swaps are small and ...

Limit the fish in your cat's diet
San Francisco Chronicle
A: You're correct: Feeding our feline friends a fish-only diet is not recommended, and mercury content in cat food is indeed a health concern. One study from a few years ago found that mercury levels in cats were five times those usually found in ...

Well-balanced diet can effectively boost immune system
Nigerian Tribune
Quite a number of researchers are exploring the effects of diet, exercise, age, psychological stress, herbal supplements, and other factors on the immune response, both in animals and in humans. Generally, healthy living strategies are a good way to ...

Can Testosterone Therapy Help Obese Men Lose Weight?
U.S. News & World Report
By Steven Reinberg WEDNESDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) -- Older obese men with low levels of testosterone can lose weight when levels of the male hormone are restored to normal, a new study suggests. But it might not be the testosterone itself.

The Alkaline Water Fight: Is it Healthy or Not?
Diets In Review (blog)
Alkaline water seems to be causing quite a stir in the health field, with those in favor and opposed both passionately arguing their sides – one claiming it provides amazing healthbenefits, and the other arguing it's a complete hoax.

Becoming 'Heart Attack Proof' Requires Proper Diet, Exercise and Knowing Your ...
Thanks to advancements in screenings, identifying risk factors and preventing heart disease through simple lifestyle changes, we are that close, heart experts say. But don't start the celebrations just yet. "I had gathered the impression that we were ...

News 12 Special Assignment: HCG: The Diet Debate
The HCG diet was featured on the Dr. Oz show on News 12. Dieters who tried the diet say they experienced rapid weight loss, but there's a debate among doctors in the medical community about whether it actually works. The tried and true method of ...

Houston's fat cat thriving with good diet, exercise, hugs and kisses
Houston Chronicle (blog)
The abandoned cat weighed 35 pounds was it was rescued on the 10400 block of S. Kirkwood Rd.Tiny Tim is now on a diet and workout regiment where he must walk about 25 feet four to five times a day. Frei said it will take about two years for Tiny Tim to ...

Houston Chronicle (blog)

Where is the US headed if 42% of us are obese by 2030 ?
CNN (blog)
Ergo, higher health care costs for all. More meds, richer doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals. Plus increased sales in "diet" products because Americans are always looking for shortcuts, and in plus-size garments.

Educator inspires others to lose weight
Cape Gazette
By Rachel Swick Mavity | May 09, 2012 Source: Submitted Dave McDowell lost 114 pounds through a new fitness and diet regime, which included working out at the YMCA in Rehoboth Beach. Long-time educator Dave McDowell lost 114 pounds, and in the process ...

Cape Gazette

U-T San Diego
By Anna Edney • BLOOMBERG NEWS Shares of San Diego-based Arena Pharmaceuticals jumped Tuesday after a Food and Drug Administration staff report showed the cancer risks associated with a weight-loss pill in development to be in line with investors' ...

Diet Pill Maker Arena Pharmaceuticals' Stock Jumps Ahead of US Review
By Brett Chase May 08, 2012 12:05 pm A panel of expert advisers to the FDA will consider the risks and benefits of approving Arena's weight-loss drug Thursday. Agency staff continue to focus on safety concerns. MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL Diet pill maker ...

Obese women more likely to become pregnant if they lose weight: research
The research being presented at the European Congress on Obesity, in Lyons, France, is believed to be the first to randomly assign obese women undergoing fertility treatment to a strict diet for 12 weeks or to receive only information abouthealthy ...

How to get enough calcium in your diet
Globe and Mail
you can control your sodium intake Yael Cohen, the founder of F--- Cancer, an group advocating for early detection and awareness of cancer speaks to Marina Jimenez about how she has encouraged young people to take an active role in the health of their ...

Houston's fat cat is thriving on good diet, exercise
Houston Chronicle
On April 28, Frei took the big guy to Healthy Kids Day at the nearby Weekley YMCA, where he proved a hit, she said. "At first they were like, 'Oh my god.' But when they realized he likes to lie there and get petted, they were all over him," she said.

Pure Green Coffee Bean Extract Proven To Deliver Significant Weight Loss - 100 ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
As Seen on TV - Pure Green Coffee Bean Extract Capsules are helping people with weight lossall around the country. Read this article about Pure Green Coffee Bean Extract weight losseffects. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Emerging science has ...

Keep your body in mind
Times of Malta
Vitamin C also has several important roles, such as keeping cells healthy. Supplements cannot replace the variety of foods that are important to a healthy diet. Nowadays, taking vitamin supplements that are available over the counter is something that ...

NFL player goes vegan to improve health, performance
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Seattle Seahawks guard Deuce Lutui embraces new diet to lose weight and regain his health. Go ahead and add Seattle Seahawks guard Deuce Lutui to the growing list of National Football League players embracing an animal-free diet for both health and ...

Mother Nature Network (blog)

FDA revisits safety of Arena Pharma's diet pill
Marin Independent-Journal
By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON—Federal health regulators are asking tough questions about the risk of tumors and heart problems with an experimental diet pill from Arena Pharmaceuticals, which was previously rejected for similar safety ...

5 reasons to kick your diet soda habit
Mother Nature Network
comTue, May 08 2012 at 11:34 AM EST Chances are, you already know that dietsoda is too good to be true. With that sweet taste and zero calories, something's gotta give. And chances are, it's your waistline and your health. In fact, study after study ...

Mother Nature Network

PLEASE HELP! Is my diet healthy? - Yahoo! Answers
Is my diet healthy? Breakfast: Whole grain cereal with light soy milk & strawberries. Snack: Steamed edamame beans. Lunch: Carrots Golden Delicious apple ...

Diet, Health, and Food Safety | International Food Policy Research ...
Annual Report 2011. While rapid economic growth and greater household food availability have led to changes in lifestyles in recent years, this has not ...

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