Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Healthy Women Advised Not to Take Calcium and Vitamin D

Healthy Women Advised Not to Take Calcium and Vitamin D to Prevent Fractures
New York Times
The group, an independent panel of experts in prevention and primary care appointed by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, also considered use of the supplements byhealthy premenopausal women and men. For those groups, it said, ... 

Savor: Men's diet health
Casper Star-Tribune Online
This is a good time to heighten awareness of preventable health problems. And one of the best tools to use is your fork. A nutrient-rich diet and a healthy lifestyle are your strongest lines of defenses against preventable illness such as heart disease ...

Is a vegan diet the secret to Bradley's success?
GMA News
Months before the bout, Bradley adopted a vegan diet, eschewing animal products entirely. The decision was based on an adviser's request for Bradley to switch to greens prior to a fight in London in 2008. "My thoughts are clearer, crisp. I am sharp.

Healthy Hollywood: Try It On Tuesday – Ali Landry's Post-Baby Diet Plan!
Access Hollywood
The Chefs Diet is an easy, breezy way to lose weight. Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, and Steven Tyler are also fans of this eating plan. “Chefs Diet was founded on the belief that a diet plan should always be healthy, delicious and convenient,”...

Access Hollywood

Should you diet like it's 1812?
Baltimore Sun (blog)
By Christine Dobmeier, The Baltimore Sun Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture ofHealth (, which is reprinted here.

Health Foods Website Examines Heart-Friendly Attributes of Mediterranean Diet (press release)
New York, NY, June 13, 2012 --( Health foods information website has released an article that attempts to evaluate and explain the beneficial qualities of the so-called Mediterranean diet and how it may help benefit the ...

Get real!
The Hindu
How unreal can we get? The only universal truth being a boring repetitive method of adopting and following a healthy lifestyle: uninteresting but true! Here, the most popular fitness and diet myths we have always bought we go busting…ready? Here we go.

The Hindu

Atkins hit back after Sweden study suggests that the diet may be bad for the heart
Doctors found that a diet of this variety was linked with increased cholesterol levels. The research conducted in Sweden over 25 years tracked the health of 140000 people in the north of the country. The Atkins diet has been popular for quite some time ...

The Benefits of Raw Food
Fox News
This meant that all meat and all dairy products were excluded from my diet. This was a bit of a challenge for me because I do enjoy a good barbecue on the weekends. I did the Detox for two weeks and ended up learning a lot about the foods I was eating.

The Single Diet Concept That Changed My Life (And My Body)
But it was one book (and one single diet concept) that finally turned it all around. No more hours in the gym, no more white-knuckle dieting…just a healthy, happy body–and a new insight into the way we look at weight loss and diet.


Panel to postmenopausal women: Don't take vitamin D, calcium
A government advisory panel's recommendation Tuesday that healthypostmenopausal women should not take daily low doses of vitamin D and calcium to prevent bone fractures is a wakeup call to millions of Baby Boomer women that more is not always better.


Fish oil supplements may not prevent mental decline
By Genevra Pittman | NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking daily omega-3 fatty acid supplements doesn't seem to provide any protection against declines in thinking and memory skills in older adults, a new review of medical evidence suggests.

TV Host Melissa d'Arabian And Doctor William Castelli Launch Get Real About ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"In terms of eating a healthy diet rich in seafood, as Americans, we're way behind most countries. In fact, the North American diet has the second-lowest percentage of fish in the world. If we provide people the health facts about seafood and resources ...

Government panel recommends against vitamin D for bone health, but some disagree
“Vitamin D remains an essential part of a healthy diet,” said task force member Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco. “This really pertains to supplementing a person's diet with vitamin D for the ...

Five Diet Myths Shared by Dr. Oz and Health Officials on Weight Loss and Nutrition
These findings of weight loss and nutrition myths are backed by science and are aligned with warnings by government health organizations that the way you are dieting may be making you fatter rather than thinner. Summarized below are the top 5 diet ...


Go Healthy With Mid Day Snacks
To prevent you from ruining your diet plans because of these hunger pangs we have compiled a list of foods that should make up your mid day snacks that contain only 0 to 100 calories!! 1) Whip up a fruit salad - It is no secret that fruits are those ...


Fish oils 'don't help ward off dementia'
BBC News
By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Taking fish-oil supplements to ward off dementia could be a waste of time, say researchers who have reviewed the best available evidence. Supplements containing omega-3 offered no greater protection ...

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Men's health: why it's time for a new approach
The Guardian
Most men know the score around diet, exercise, alcohol and smoking but can be high-risk individuals when it comes to health, and as a GP I know this all too well. That fear – and I am not sure if it is fear of illness or fear of being judged or both ...

The Guardian

Celebrities' new addictive disorder: the IV Drip Diet (blog)
By Damian Thompson Addiction Last updated: June 13th, 2012 Just when you thought celebrities' attempts to control, mutilate and poison their bodies couldn't get any more inventive, here comes the IV Drip Diet. This is how it works: starve yourself for ...

Pistachios shown to help reduce blood pressure
A Pennsylvania State University study published online this month in Hypertension, an American Heart Association Journal, reveals that including pistachios in a healthy diet may positively reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life.

Young Latinos Have Fastest Growing Rate Of Diabetes, Study Says
Huffington Post
It might be hard to tell a chubby-cheeked gordito that he can have only one helping of flan after dinner, but doctors say a healthy diet and good exercise habits are the key to fixing one of the Latino community's scariest health problems.

A 21-Day Challenge Can Lead to Better Health
The 2012 Northwestern University study found that people were able to make lasting changes to their diet and lifestyle after a 21-day commitment to follow a few rules. Participants were given specific instructions on how to eat, and how much exercise ...

Confused About Carbs? 5 Common Myths
Huffington Post (blog)
Consumers soon learned that a high carb diet wasn't so healthy either. Today, between marketers who promote packaged carbs as "heart healthy" and fitness "experts" who espouse that all carbs are bad, it's easy to be confused.

US panel: Don't take low-doses of vitamin D, calcium
Don't miss these Health stories Getty Images stock Too little sleep? Stroke risk spikes Attention, busy middle-aged folks. You may be healthy and thin, but if you habitually sleep less than six hours a night, you still could be boosting your risk of a ...

Bariatric Surgery at 12? Experts Debate
ABC News
"Diet and exercise didn't work for Betsy. She was addicted to food, only surgery would work," Sanchez told the Daily Mail. Dr. Guillermo Alvarez, a bariatric surgeon in Piedras Negras, Mexico who was also Sanchez's second cousin, performed Betsy's ...

Paleo Diet Claims Sizeable Following
Twin Falls Times-News
Morgridge is among the growing number of people subscribing to the Paleo diet, which dotes on meats, seeds, nuts, vegetables and fruits. “These are foods our Paleolithic ancestors consumed — foods we're genetically wired to consume,” said Kyl Samway, ...

Cameron Diaz Denies New Book Is For A Diet
The 'Charlie's Angels' actress revealed earlier this year that she was set to launch her own organisation and to accompany that, she will release a book that aims to teach young girls how to keep a healthy lifestyle. A source told E! Online: “She wants ...


New Research Links Concord Grape Juice to Healthy Circulation & Possible ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Two new scientific papers recently published in Nutrition Today and the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggest that Concord grapes may support healthy circulation to promote cardiovascular and cognitive health in certain populations.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Not Offer Touted Brain Benefits After All
ABC News
They found that subjects with normal brain function who either supplemented theirdiet with omega-3 fatty acids -- fats commonly found in fish and plant oils -- either in capsule form or by using supplement-containing margarine spreads, did not perform ...

ABC News

Low-dose vitamin D no help to older women, panel says
Fox News
The recommendations come as part of a review based on 19 randomized controlled trials, and found supplementing a person's diet with 400 IU of vitamin D and 1000 mg calcium may offer some protection against broken bones in the elderly.

Older Women Should Not Take Calcium, Vitamin D: Task Force
Philadelphia Inquirer
"Taking calcium naturally in the diet is probably the best way for patients who don't have lactose intolerance and can drink milk and eat dairy products," she said. "For those not able to take dairy products regularly, then we would supplement to the ...
Omega-3s promote vision health, researcher says
National Post
Here's another good reason to make sure you include enough DHA omega-3 fatty acid in yourdiet: it helps prevent age-related vision loss. A researcher at the University of Alberta, Yves Sauve, tells that maintaining adequate levels ...

Ultramarathon Running: How A Vegan Diet Helped Me Run 100 Miles
Huffington Post
What might shock them even more is to learn that I decided--with quite a few concerns--to change my diet just a few months before the most important race of my life, at a time when my workouts and recovery time were critical, in an event that I knew ...

Father's Day eBook Special | Saturday Morning Diet
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The Paleo Diet: Genuine Solution or Passing Fad | Nutrition Facts ...
By jodiac
With obesity on the rise, the quest for weight loss is at an all time high. While there are dozens of diets on the market today, one that is gaining popularity rapidly is the Paleolithic (Paleo) diet. The Paleo diet also goes by the names cavemen, ...
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Savor: Men's diet health – Casper Star-Tribune Online | 247 Health ...
Savor: Men's diet healthCasper Star-Tribune OnlineThe men in our lives take center stage this week as we observe Men's Health Week and Father's Day. This is ...

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