Tuesday, May 22, 2012

US Teens Heading for Heart Trouble: Study

US Teens Heading for Heart Trouble: Study
U.S. News & World Report
By Serena Gordon MONDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Many American teenagers, including some with a normal, healthy weight, already have one or more risk factors for heart disease, researchers say. About 22 percent of today's teens have borderline-high ...

Summer diet: Weight loss summer food
Times of India
But realization never strikes us that change in weather could mean a change in diet as well. For those on a weight loss diet the options are slim, you need food that is delicious, low in calories, rich in vitamins and minerals as well as fibers.

Finding a 'normal' diet is key for weight loss
Aiken Standard
Bob's experience is all too familiar to the majority of people who lose weight but have trouble keeping it off. This leads to the common belief that diets don't work. But the problem isn't that thediet wasn't effective for weight loss.

VIDEO: Lifestyle and Diet Changes Are Needed to Stem Epidemic of Non ...
Pacific News Center
The was the message from Dr. John Taitano at a health forum on NCD's Friday in Tumon NCD's are diseases that like diabetes, hypertension and cancer. They are life-style diseases which are often very preventable. Taitano says those diseases often begin ...

Wanna Lose Weight? When You Eat Is as Important as What You Eat
Counsel & Heal
When it comes to weight loss, when you eat might be as important as what you eat. Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies found that mice limited to eating during an 8-hour period are healthier than mice that eat freely throughout the...

Counsel & Heal

Megan Murphy: Vegetarian diet has host of benefits
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Most folks who follow a vegetarian diet do so for health reasons, like lowering their risk of heart disease and cancer. Others tout weight loss or weight maintenance as the reason they are interested, and a significant number of people polled report ...

Celebrity moms lose baby weight fast, but slow and steady wins the race for ...
Ct Post
New moms pack on an average of 25 to 30 extra pounds during their pregnancy, said Barbara Schmidt, nutrition and lifestyle specialist at Norwalk Hospital who heads the organization's Transformations weight-loss program. If they stick to a diet and ...

10 foods to help you lose weight
Want to speed up your weight loss for summer? It's not just about reducing food intake and cutting things out of your diet. We've all heard of the grapefruit diet but you don't have to live on a diet of grapefruit alone to lose weight.


Cost of children's health care hitting families harder
The Bixler family is just one example of how a child's chronic illness can strain a family emotionally and financially -- and children represent the fastest growing health care spending group in America, according to a new report.

Dieting in pregnancy can be beneficial and reduce complications
For pregnant women, including those who are overweight and obese, following a healthy calorie controlled diet during pregnancy is safe and can reduce the risk of serious complications such as pre-eclampsia, diabetes and premature birth, finds a study ...

Starving to fit in
Cleburne Times-Review
The Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition diet, or KE diet, which promises brides (or those who want to rapidly lose weight) a weight loss of 20 pounds in 10 days hit America within recent months. Dr. Gianfranco Cappello of the University of Rome came up with ...

Diet supplements: When and why to have them
MSN India
Before you accessorise your medicine cabinet with the latest medical quick fix, get the complete lowdown on health supplements. Ever wondered what came of those tiny, brilliant yellow pills that we were made to swallow before every exam?

Health Buzz: Youth Diabetes, Pre-diabetes Rates Rise
U.S. News & World Report
The new findings are based on data from about 3400 adolescents ages 12 to 19, who were tracked between 1999 and 2008 as part of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Double-Dipping Workouts
Huffington Post
The New York Times recently ran an article about a fitness trend of people who workout two to three times a day, commonly referred to as "double- or triple-dipping." Indeed, variety is a crucial part of any workout or diet. Our bodies respond well to ...

Weight Loss Success: Jason Barsotti Wanted To Get Healthy For His Daughter And ...
Huffington Post
I didn't want her to grow up overweight like I was, and I wanted to be able to run around with her. I knew I needed to do something to get healthy for her and myself. How I Lost It: I lost the weight by using diet and exercise.

Diet dilemmas: Is raw food really better for you?
Yahoo! Lifestyle UK
You may be convinced that your diet gives your body a real health kick, but the reality is a lot more complicated. “We are witnessing a fashion for all things Japanese where food is concerned. But it cannot be said that eating raw food is better for ...

Yahoo! Lifestyle UK

Creatine may protect liver from fatty diet
Medical Xpress
Rene Jacobs (centre), post-doctoral fellow Robin da Silva and graduate student Karen Kelly are involved in research suggesting that creatine may help prevent liver disease caused by a high-fatdiet. (Medical Xpress) -- A collaborative study involving ...

Lose weight - then eat less forever!
Independent Online
By FIONA MACRAE AP London - As every slimmer knows, it is when the diet ends that the hard work really begins. Despite the best of intentions, only a few lucky ones manage to avoid piling the pounds straight back on. Now experts think they know why ...

Independent Online

Common weight loss myths debunked
Jamaica Observer
But then again, it can be hard to decipher between facts and fiction, considering that there is so much health and fitness advice coming from every direction -- from your friendly cashier in the grocery store, to the medical experts armed with studies.

Chori-bar nutritious punch for poor eating habits
San Francisco Chronicle
Bruce Ames' first attempt at developing a nutrition bar was not entirely successful: The dense, fruit-based product was chock-full of vitamins and minerals and other healthy supplements, but it tasted awful. "The first bar produced a gag response," ...

Weight Loss at Night? Study Yields Amazing Results
King of How To News
By Jake Weathers on May 21, 2012 with 0 Comments For years, many dietitians have recommended specific eating strategies to encourage weight loss at night. Now a recent study indicates that taking these measures even further could result in astounding ...

King of How To News

Court Affirms POM's Right to Inform Their Consumers of Products' Health Benefits
MarketWatch (press release)
LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- In a 335 page ruling, the FTC's Administrative Law Judge has upheld POM Wonderful's right to share valuable, scientifically-validated information about the health benefits of its safe food with ...

Eat light, healthy food to stay cool this summer: Doctors
The Express Tribune
By IANS NEW DEHLI: With the summer in full swing, doctors advise that apart from drinking lots of water, a special summer diet consisting of light and healthy food will ensure a cool mind and body. Ritika Samadar, chief dietician at Max Hospital, ...

The Express Tribune

LA Unified a rare haven for health teachers
Los Angeles Times
The school district still has dedicated health classes while many others have ended theirs, largely for fiscal reasons. Students Jonathan Jimenez, left, and Brandon Rafaeil confer with health teacher Bridget Brownell atTaft High School.

Los Angeles Times

New insights into the health effects of dietary saturated and omega-6 and ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
This profile is quite similar to the Mediterranean diet. On the other hand, recent studies have found a positive association between omega-6 and breast cancer risk. In contrast, omega-3 fatty acids do have anticancer properties.

Weight loss: every kilojoule counts
Need to lose weight? Most people tend to give up before they even started, says DietDoc. However, losing just 5 to 10% of your body weight, will already improve health problems associated with overweight and obesity. I recently attended a symposium, ...


Obesity, sedate lifestyles drive diabetes crisis
Canton Repository
By Jim Hillibish Words such as “explosive” and “incredible” come easy when talking to healthprofessionals about the spike in local diabetes cases. The national rate has tripled in 18 years, according to the American Diabetes Association.

RHONJ: What's up with Lauren Manzo's liquid egg whites only diet? Is it healthy?
On Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo's daughter Lauren Manzo is on what sounds like a freaky diet. A few episodes ago we see Caroline and Lauren visit Dr. Perricone, who tells Lauren that all she can eat is liquid egg whites mixed with ...


Healthy Memphis: Get handle on high blood pressure to avoid disease
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Excess calorie intake and weight increase their health risks. Daily stress from poor living conditions also contributes to their risk of hypertension. If a kid develops high blood pressure, it's likely the child will continue to have high blood ...

Diet And Exercise | FOX 5 Investigates: Diet/fitness Apps
WASHINGTON - Americans seem to have a love affair with their waistlines. Every year, new diets or exercises come along promising to trim the fat.

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