Sunday, June 3, 2012

Change Is an Inside Job

Change Is an Inside Job - by Lacey Stone
New York Times
Lacey Stone, a celebrity fitness trainer, regularly appears on Good Morning America, Bravo, and MTV. She also consults with Nike and Gatorade, and is on Twitter. Mayor Bloomberg has proposed a ban on all huge sugary drinks in New York City restaurants ...

Paleo diet followers love eating like cavemen, but health experts wary
Indianapolis Star
Local Paleo diet followers boast about the great success they've had -- weight loss, leaner bodies, better athletic performance and overall good feeling. The diet's growing and devoted following say it's a lifestyle to follow permanently.

The Paleo Diet Moves From The Gym To The Doctor's Office
NPR (blog)
By now the paleo diet and lifestyle has inched from the fringe a little closer to the mainstream, thanks to some very passionate followers sold on the notion that our Paleolithic hunter-gatherer ancestors avoided modern day ailments like obesity and ...

Healthy Diet, Exercise Extend Life for Women in Their 70s: Study
U.S. News & World Report
"Promoting healthy diets that include fruits and vegetables, together with some form of simple physical activity like walking, can make dramatic improvements in terms of health outcomes." Nicklett and her colleagues published their findings in the May ...

The diet dilemma
Brisbane Times
When you start to lose weight, your body slows down your metabolism. In other words, you use less energy for the same activities. This reaction has its roots in our primitive past, says Professor Michael Cowley, director of the Monash Obesity ...

Brisbane Times

10 Steps to a healthy summer diet
Times of India
Today, with expert inputs from Neelanjana Singh, Chief of Dietetics and Nutrition Consultant at PSRI Hospital, New Delhi we give you the top 10 steps to a healthy summer diet. Let's begin! One must eat cold foods such as watermelon, yogurt, ...

`Diet, exercises key to elderly women`s longevity`
Zee News
The research, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, also found that those who had the most healthy diet and did fairly enough exercise were eight times more likely to live a further five years than their idle counterparts.

Zee News

Anti-inflammatory diet won't cure rheumatoid arthritis, but it can't hurt
Because rheumatoid arthritis can be so invasive, coming and going as it pleases, it makes it tempting to try something seemingly simple such as diet to address it, but much more research must be done before it can be deemed truly beneficial, ...

Barb Berggoetz Diet's doable despite no grains or dairy
Indianapolis Star
Then when I learned the Paleo diet my editor asked me to try didn't allow any grains or dairy products, I had second thoughts. Could I live without my favorite "healthy" snack, hummus and whole-wheat pita? My daily crackers at lunch?

Salt, We Misjudged You
New York Times
THE first time I questioned the conventional wisdom on the nature of a healthy diet, I was in my salad days, almost 40 years ago, and the subject was salt. Researchers were claiming that salt supplementation was unnecessary after strenuous exercise, ...

New York Times

Eat right to stay healthy
Times of India
Want to improve your mental and physical health? Resort to the Mediterranean diet, say researchers A new study headed by a team from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the University of Navarra in Spain found that one's diet may be the ...

The best and worst picnic foods
Fox News
Plan a healthy barbecue A gorgeous day, great food—who doesn't love a picnic? You, that's who, if the food is a rogue's gallery of fatty fare likely to clog your arteries or wreck your diet. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Why Technology Does and Does Not Work for Weight Loss
Diets In Review (blog)
Anyone can start a weight loss program. All it takes is a modicum of willpower and a loose plan. There are even mainstream services, such as Weight Watchers, that can provide a guide. The difficult part, and the part where most people fail, ...

Obesity and health care: Prevention and support, not penalties
Denver Post
Second, while it is possible to lose weight through changes in diet and exercise, research shows that most people are only able to lose 5 to 10 percent of their weight by these means. This amount ofweight loss provides health benefits but is usually ...

Portion size under attack in latest battle against obesity
Bangor Daily News
Richard Drew | AP New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, center, accompanied by Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda Gibbs and Howard Wolfson, Counselor New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, addresses a news conference at New York's ...

New tactic in war on obesity: Attack portion size
Washington Post
Yet American waistlines continued to swell, with two-thirds of adults and one-third of children now overweight or obese — a major factor in the country's health-care crisis, as obesity triggers expensive chronic illnesses, including diabetes and heart ...

Pfenninger: Tips for cancer survivors
Midland Daily News
However, the committee, which was made up of a dozen experts in nutrition, physical activity, and cancer survivorship, had a very basic message: maintain a healthy weight, get adequate physical exercise, and eat a healthy diet.

TOPS crowns queen, runner-up from Belfield and Dickinson
Dickinson Press
Maggie Hewson and EDee Steckler credit their weight losses to a healthy diet, exercise and the support of friends. They were recognized for the greatest weight-loss in 2012 by the North Dakota TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) at the State Recognition ...

Soda makers in a new kind of cola war
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The ad, an anti-soft drink spot from the New York City Department of Health, is the latest salvo in the decades-long war between critics of sugary beverages and the multibillion-dollar companies that produce them, including Coca- Cola and Pepsi, ...

Tips to stay healthy during winter season
Eat a healthy diet. Maintaining a good healthy diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal amounts of organic meats is another way to keep your body clean and in good working order. Try eating an extra piece of fruit or veggie every day too!

The obesity epidemic in America's churches
Fox News
Stunned by the word “obese” now attached to his name he realized that it was the time for a personal lifestyle makeover. Today in America Pastor Doug is not alone. Nearly one-half of the American population will be obese by 2030 according to a 2012 ...

Nanny state? Mayor Bloomberg's controversial proposed ban on super-sized drinks (blog)
By George Guerin/Fitness Blogger New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, has joined the front lines in the nationwide fight against the obesity epidemic in America. He has proposed a ban against the sale of large sugary drinks that will be submitted to... (blog)

Will residents' health be factor in county growth?
The Columbian
The health element is centered around the basic premise that the built environment impacts health. For example, parks, sidewalks and access to healthy food can reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes, ...

Eating a Diet lacking in Fiber puts Teens at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Best Syndication
Dr. Norman Pollock, bone biologist at the Medical College of Georgia and the Institute of Public and Preventive Health at Georgia Health Sciences University and Dr. Samip Parikh, an internal medicine resident at GHS Health System, are co-first authors ...

Best Syndication

The You Docs: Eat these to get more from your workout
The Idaho Statesman
Even so, physical activity is important if you want to get to and maintain a healthy weight. Dietalone doesn't give you the muscle tone, endurance and aerobic capacity that exercise creates. In fact, diet alone may increase visceral fat and boost your ...

Dr. Oz unveils his 1st crash diet: lose 7 pounds in 10 days and eat all you want
In an unprecedented announcement, weight loss expert Dr. Oz revealed Friday that he's approving a crash diet designed to help you lose up to 10 pounds in 7 days. A sneak peek of the crash plan, which he will describe in detail on Monday's show, ...

Give a Dog a Bone Pet Services reduces Carbon Pawprint, implements Car-free Diet
“Larger actions include the Car-free Diet for our walkers. We design our dog walking routes with the capability of being completed without a car.” Lori explains, “Our clients are located in a reasonable walking distance from each other.

Health: How to tackle a common hormonal disorder
Daily Mail
Is there a diet that can help? A: PCOS is the most common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age, affecting an estimated five to ten per cent. It gets its name because the ovaries look as if they are covered in multiple cysts: in fact, ...

Daily Mail

University students suggest provision of healthier food on campus
Malta Independent Online
This explored various features of the students' perceived physical and mental health and lifestyle, including diet – the focus of this paper. When asked how the university campus could help improve their health, the majority of students suggested ...

Gaining health to reduce care
Idaho Press-Tribune
“I don't want to just give patients a pill,” Geidl said. “I want to show them how we can give them a strategy to actually reverse the problem.” Bariatrics is known for weight loss, be it surgical orlifestyle. Geidl focuses on the lifestyle.

Should you worry about a low-carb diet harming your kidneys?
By Kathleen Blanchard RN on June 2, 2012 - 10:28am for eMaxHealth Eating a low-carb, high protein diet is a popular way to lose weight. Researchers haven't been sure if lower carbohydrate, high protein diets can lead to kidney damage, or if a low-fat ...


Doctors reassured about vegetarian diets
An Australian-first scientific research review, published on Monday in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA), has found vegetarians receive more health benefits than risks from their plant-based diet. The MJA supplement examined deficiencies ...

Low Carb Diet Doesn't Harm Kidneys
Medical Daily
Researchers compared the effects of a low-carb high-protein diet and low-fat diet on obese people. "These results are relevant to the millions of healthy obese adults who use dieting as a weight lossstrategy," said Dr. Allon Friedman lead author of ...

Not so sweet
Worcester Telegram
Imposing a complicated set of regulations that target one particular legal item isn't going to win thehealth war. Mr. Bloomberg may hope to be a trendsetter, but the proposed ban strikes us as hard to interpret and enforce, and wide open to legal ...

Global cancer cases could rise 75% by 2030
Worcester Telegram
By Maria Cheng AP LONDON — Global cancer cases are projected to rise 75 percent by 2030, in part because many other diseases are being stamped out and more developing countries are adopting Western lifestyles linked to cancer, international health ...

Bloomberg ratchets up war on obesity: Proposes ban on soda
Washington Times
Furthermore, diet drinks, juices, milkshakes, and alcohol will not be affected by this ban. The proposal will go to New York's Board of Health for a decision in June and is almost certain to pass since the Board is appointed by Bloomberg.

Washington Times

Bill Clinton Lost 24 Pounds on a Vegan Diet | Care2 Healthy Living
By Brandi, selected from Diets in Review
In order to get his health on track, Clinton said he did some research and found out that 82 percent of people since 1986 who had gone on a plant-based diet had begun to heal themselves; with some even experiencing arterial blockage clean ...
Care2 Healthy Living

Doctor Overweight? Slim Chance of Getting Weight Loss ... - Health
Slim Chance of Getting Weight Loss Advice. Doctors who are normal weight are more likely to give their patients advice on diet and exercise, compared with their heavier-set peers, according to a new study. Posted on June 3, 2012 by. by ...
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Publish Green Releases Chrisso Diet: A Diet/Lifestyle Book That ...
From Yahoo! Finance: HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrisso Diet is a diet program that will help people lose weight fast and it will also ...

Mexican Chicken Soup | Paleo Diet Lifestyle
A simple Mexican chicken soup recipe. The fresh ingredients like cherry tomatoes and cilantro make it a perfect soup to enjoy in the summer time.

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