Sunday, July 22, 2012

Diet Pills: Approved, Yes. Prescribed? Maybe

Diet Pills: Approved, Yes. Prescribed? Maybe
MedPage Today
Both mechanisms are vastly different than the only other FDA-approved drug for long-term weight loss, orlistat (Xenical), which prevents the absorption of fats from the diet. The drug also has an over-the-counter formulation (Alli), and both were slapped with ...

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DC Week: FDA OKs Second Diet Drug
MedPage Today
The two approvals follow a 13-year-long drought in the prescription diet drug pipeline. Formerly known by the brand name Qnexa, the drug was approved Tuesday as an addition to a weight-loss program that includes both calorie restriction and exercise.

MedPage Today

The Dutch Healthy Diet index (DHD-index): an instrument to measure adherence ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
The objective was to develop an index based on the Dutch guidelines for a healthy diet of 2006 that reflects dietary quality and to apply it to the Dutch National Food Consumption Survey (DNFCS) to examine the assocations with the micronutrient intakes.

Annette Bening Weight Loss 2012 Annette Bening Diet Programs
Goderich Signal-Star
Annette Bening Weight Loss 2012 Annette Bening Diet Programs - Isn't amazing how all of the celebrities you see have a celebrity diet plan for weight loss to maintain their weight. Some of them are shapely and healthy looking, and look good on camera. ... Like they had been starving themselves to lose weight, and that is probably what they have been doing. ... A lot of these celebrity diets or Hollywood diets are very bad for the body and the celebrities are thinking of the camera rather than their long term health.

The happiness diet
Body and Soul
And according to Dr. Caroline Longmore, natural health expert, it's all about dosing up on the foods that boost your body's production of serotonin, or the happy hormone. "One of the most important amino acids is tryptophan which is obtained only through ...

PBS doc 'Soul Food Junkies' Dick Gregory talks diet and life changes
Monsters and
Vossen shared that during the early '70s Gregory moved to Massachusetts, where he developed an interest in vegetarianism and became a nutritional consultant and, in the '80s, founded HealthEnterprises, a company that distributed weight loss products.

Mohanlal wants to donate his organs
India.Com Health
Any relative other than parents, spouse, children or direct siblings require clearance from the organ donation committee headed by the health secretary. At an emergency meeting called by StateHealth Minister V.S.Sivakumar, the permission was granted.

Weight loss leads to success on, off the race track for Thornville man
Zanesville Times Recorder
Fenneman said he has been large his entire life, but he never thought much about needing to lose weight. ... "It's a lifestyle change. I don't consider it a diet," he said. "It's just a matter of the amount you eat and how you prepare it." Fenneman set a goal to lose 75 pounds by the Fourth of July and 100 by the end of this year. Losing weight has given Fenneman more energy to play with ...Fenneman said he is determined his year-end goal of 100 pounds lost, and he plans to continue hishealthy eating for years to come.

Vitamin E may help combat liver cancer chances
Business Review India
Lifestyle ... A team of researchers from Shanghai Cancer Institute and other institutions conducted a massive study involving 132837 individuals in China who were enrolled in the Shanghai Women'sHealth Study (SWHS) from 1997-2000 or the Shanghai Men's Health Study (SMHS) from 2002-2006. ... It was found that vitamin E intake in diet and supplement were associated with lower risks of liver cancer. ... It is seen as a good anti-oxidant and many people take vitamin E supplements forhealthy hair and skin.

Houma native wins fitness contest
Daily Comet
... Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.. Last Modified: Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 11:22 p.m.. Houma native Holly Danner is hoping to go pro in fitness competitions soon, but the 27-year-old said she could remember when that was the furthest thing from her mind. ... To get ready for a competition, Danner increased her workouts, cut sodium from her diet, and limited her water intake to dehydrate right before the contest. Gautreaux said competitors in the sport needed to have immense willpower to get themselves in the ...

Being weightless
Daily News & Analysis
Never has weight loss weighed so heavily on our minds, not to mention weighed down posteriors. Almost every third person seems to be on some sort of diet. Fitness, some say, is the long road ahead. For which, fat free is the new abracadabra. Maybe it's a ...

Vitamin E prevents liver cancer
Food Consumer
The study was intended to examine how vitamin intake from diet and supplements affect the risk of liver cancer in 132837 men and women from China who were enrolled in the Shanghai Women'sHealth Study from 1997 to 2000 or the Shanghai Men's Health ...

Gold's WSOP title run began with a hero call
Sacramento Bee
After five years of intense poker training, something was still missing, so for nine months prior to my first World Series of Poker Main Event in 2006, I went on what I call "The Poker Diet." Wow, did it make a huge difference in my focus. I convinced myself I was ...

Ask Dr. K: Start early with good eating
Monterey County Herald
Regular exercise is no less important than a healthy diet in preventing childhood obesity, and it is also beneficial to a child's overall health. It almost surely reduces the risk for Type 2 diabetes, for example. Don't forget that you should eat a healthy diet, too.

NY, diet agree with Eric Chavez
San Francisco Chronicle
He has added another element to his routine: a revamped diet. Chavez, 34 ... I'm missing out on a lot of stuff I love to eat, stuff I used to think was healthy. I come to find out that ... It's a lifestyle thing, and to (Chavez's) credit, he's been very disciplined." Swisher ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Health: Be careful with your food
Health: Be careful with your food. By Debbie Howes Fleming Published: July 21, 2012 8:37PM. Summertime is a great time to make healthy lifestyle changes, especially those changes that involve physical activity and diet.Warm temperatures and longer days ...

Sylvester Stallone's Rocky IV body inspired John Abraham to hit the gym!
India.Com Health
They deserve more credit than anyone else, including myself, but I think it is important to look at one's body in a holistic way, and to understand that one needs to have a disciplined lifestyle to have a good body,” said John, who has successfully stepped into ...

I ate 8000 calories each day before my seven marathon swims
Irish Independent
The Cork swimmer told the Irish Independent that it was a gruelling ordeal at times. The recommended calorie intake for a man of Steve's height and build would be 2500 per day so he was consuming over three times more calories than is considered healthy.

The weight loss mistake we make over and over
Richmond Register
Out for lunch with a friend and you're hoping to stay on your diet. So you order a spinach salad with olive oil and vinegar ... While splitting half a dessert isn't going to ruin an otherwise well plannedweight loss program, relapse that grows and expands will. Relapse is reverting back to negative behaviors that ... yourself a new outfit or movie at the end of the week. If you can mentally substitute a tangible reward for the immediate one represented by the not so healthy food choice, it becomes an easier bargain to seal.

More than half of 14 and 15 year old girls are unhappy with their figures despite ...
Daily Mail
More than half of 14 and 15-year-old schoolgirls want to lose weight, according to figures. A study by the Schools Health Education Unit found that 58% of female pupils in Year 10 would like to diet. ... Despite the hope amongst many schoolgirls to lose weight, an analysis of the Year 10 females surveyed shows that most of those wanting to do so are within the limits of healthy weight, and some are already underweight. The questionnaire, conducted on 31354 children between 10 and 15 years old across the UK, also ...

Daily Mail

Liver Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Vitamin E
South Asia Mail
High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. ... and colleagues analyzed data from a total of 132837 individuals in China who were enrolled in the Shanghai Women's Health Study (SWHS) from 1997-2000 or the Shanghai Men's Health Study (SMHS) from 2002-2006, two population-based cohort studies jointly conducted by the Shanghai Cancer Institute and Vanderbilt University.

The acid test
Otago Daily Times
Processed foods are increasingly designed to contain substances manufacturers would like to claim have certain health benefits or reduce the risk of certain diseases. Such claims are not yet allowed in New Zealand on labels of these functional foods, but ...

Otago Daily Times

Slideshow: Katie Holmes changes Suri's lifestyle to prepare her for school
In addition, the two have been shopping in Whole Foods as a healthy improvement from their bakery excursions. Another dramatic change for Suri, however, has been in her shift to age-appropriate attire. Farewell to designer dresses, high heels, and lipstick, ...

Jordin Sparks achieves perfect ten figure
New York Daily News
The 22-year-old singer admitted that she was motivated to lose weight when she began to get ill. "I just wanted to be healthy. I knew I had a long road ahead of me. I was barely working out, and mydiet was a mess," quoted Sparks as saying.

Ooo La La! Jordin Sparks Bares Her Slim & Trim Bod For Shape Magazine ...
Global Grind
The 22-year-old singer has since continued her road to health riches, losing 50 pounds, which has now landed her the cover of this month's Shape Magazine! VIDEO: Whitney ... “I just wanted to behealthy. It was just before my 21st birthday. I had walking pneumonia, couldn't breathe and felt totally fatigued. I remember thinking, 'I'm in my prime. I should be happy and fit.' That was the moment I decided that changes needed to be made.” STORY: Jordin ... I was barely working out, and my diet was a mess. I had to ...

Farah Khan's diet tips for 'Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi' team
Daily Bhaskar
The new actress on the block, Farah Khan, has lost quite a few pounds for her upcoming film 'Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi' and she is the new health freak on the film's set. ... Interestingly, she even gave diet and healthy food tips to everyone on set.

Relief for Hot Flashes
However, the diet had effects aside from its potential to lead to weight loss, because even women in the diet group who gained weight were likely to report reduced or eliminated hot flashes. So if you're suffering from hot flashes, should you try a diet like this ...


Weekly Health Report:: Common blood pressure myths put to rest
Sulphur Southwest Daily News
Some people have naturally lower blood pressure; others may have health conditions that warrant aiming for a lower reading. Target blood pressure level is best determined within the context of other cardiovascular risk factors. ... Fact: Lifestyle changes can significantly lower high blood pressure. A healthier diet, reducing caffeine intake, managing stress better and becoming more active are all great changes to make in your life. You'll be healthier overall and your blood pressure may lower naturally. It may be that a ...

YOUR VIEW: Too much sun can cause cancer
The Birmingham News - (blog)
The AAD also recommends obtaining adequate amounts of vitamin D from a healthy diet or vitamin D supplements. The recommended dietary allowance for vitamin D is 400 IU (international units) for infants up to age 1, 600 IU for children and adults up to ...

Farah Khan's the new health freak
Daily News & Analysis
A source close to her reveals, “Farah was determined to lose weight; with constant workouts and a balanced diet she has managed to do that. ... Besides working out, she has also been eating healthy food and is completely against junk food on the set.

Daily News & Analysis

Shedding that extra flab
Times of India
HUBLI: Obesity is a growing problem among urbanites, with sedentary lifestyle, improper diet and lack of physical exercise majorly contributing to the pandemic. Given the fact that obesity is the root cause of various diseases and disorders like diabetes, ...

Hack My Modern Lifestyle Issues a Great Weight Loss Program for Women (press release)
One of the branches is especially dedicated to women and it has just launched a valuable weight loss problem that is bound to teach you some secrets. Being overweight is definitely difficult in today's ... For instance, the ever-so-popular frequent eating diet is one of the most misused. Instead of regulating their diet properly, people tend to ... it assists in helping the body instead of damaging it. Eating disorders are quite common among people who try to follow diets and they can even result in negative health effects.

Fasting good for health: experts
Business Recorder (blog)
They advised the faithful to take fruits and simple diet in the month of Ramazan to get healthbenefits in this sacred month. They said the concept of healthy diet has never been projected in Pakistan and majority of the Pakistani population is not even aware of ...

Good behaviours for weight loss
The study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle looked at self-monitoring anddiet related behaviours in a group of overweight and obese post-menopausal women who were part of a 12 month weight loss trial. Ad. After looking at the data they collected, the study authors suggest that women who want to lose weight should keep a food journal, avoid skipping meals and eating out (especially at lunch). They found that : Women who kept food journals consistently lost about six pounds more than ...

Mike O'Connor says you must act now to stop toll on health
Courier Mail
WANT to lose weight? Improve your sex life? Stop hair loss? Improve your physique? Lower your blood pressure? Raise your IQ? Lower your cholesterol? Just slip along to your local supermarket and you'll find a product which implies it can achieve all of the above, or at least you will, if the Australian ... Rewind to 2002 when deliberations began on the creation of regulations, administered by Food Standards Australia New Zealand, which would require all health claims made on food packaging to be pre-approved.

Dangerous rise in diabetes
Centers for Disease Control - Diabetes Public Health Resource: Diabetes is the name ... She has written books, blogs and magazine articles about diabetes nutrition and was a recent expert panelist for U.S. News and World Report's review of "Best Diets for Healthy Eating." "The rise of diabetes ... Campbell said diet and exercise are great, but not guarantees that a diagnosis of diabetes will not come, particularly if there is a predisposition in the family or in the patient's ethnicity. Technology is ...

Diet and Weight Loss Plan – Eating Healthy to Maintain Weight ...
By Admin
A great diet and weight loss plan should promote healthy eating to achieve or maintain a desired weight. Typical fad diets that promise rapid and unrealistic weight loss are rarely followed for any length of time because they are not sustainable. Also, an extreme diet that jeopardizes health to maintain weight is a poor trade off. New diet and weight management plans are constantly appearing and usually promise something revolutionary to help lose weight. One of the best healthy ...
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Ditch The Pills And Weight Loss Programs With This Advice - PDFBox
By haleyjonas
Premier Diet and Fitness · Home ... It's tough to talk to people about weight loss. Often, people want to lose weight because they're unhappy with their appearance, but that doesn't mean they want to admit that to others. This article will offer some great ... Instead, keep healthy snacks and foods on hand. ... Comparing those two numbers will give you an idea of how drastic your lifestyle changes need to be. Not all low-calorie or reduced fat processed items are good for your diet. A lot of ...
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Gluten Free Diet Plan. – Quick Weight Loss Diet
By PaulBonce7
Some folks that are desperate to shed pounds have attempted nearly everything, including the standard exercise and diet routine of starving yourself and going down to the gymnasium everyday only to see little or no results at all. I have seen ...
Quick Weight Loss Diet

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