Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Keys to Weight Loss After Menopause

Keys to Weight Loss After Menopause
Conventional wisdom says weight gain is inevitable with menopause and that losing weight is difficult. But a new study questions this wisdom. Researchers examined eating behaviors among postmenopausal women in their 50s enrolled in a weight-loss ...

Is Sweating Important in Losing Weight or Burning Calories?
AZ Central.com
While weight loss can be achieved without sweating, it is possible to lose weightfrom sweat. Since sweat is made up of water (which is ... and permanent weight loss. Reducing your diet by 500 calories per day will result in a 1 pound weight loss per week.

AZ Central.com

Breast cancer chronicle: Weight-loss effort with high-tech help
I know that I need — and want — to lose weight; the question is how much and how. Tony Musto, a University of Miami physiologist, helped to provide some answers. I met Musto on Friday in his fitness lab at the UM Department of Wellness and Recreation ...

TCA announces participants in 2nd Weight Loss Showdown
The Trucker
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Truckload Carriers Association's (TCA) first weight loss challenge (held earlier this year) helped individuals lose a combined 3,022 pounds, or 10 percent of their collective body weight. The event was such a success that TCA will ...

HOUSE CALL: Weight loss takes commitment, sometimes competition
You can learn a lot about how to lose weight from your primary-care physician, the Internet or a registered dietitian. But when it comes right down to it, it's all about commitment and making the changes needed to walk the weight loss walk. We can help ...

Top Diet Strategies for Mid-Life Weight Plateaus
A new report from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center offers ladies specific dietstrategies that work both short-term and long-term for losing weight after menopause. The US Department of Health and Human Services reports that more than one in ...


Changing Our Tune on Exercise
New York Times (blog)
Now research by psychologists strongly suggests it's time to stop thinking of future health, weight loss and body image as motivators for exercise. Instead, these experts recommend a strategy marketers use to sell products: portray physical activity as ...

New York Times (blog)

Is long-term weight loss possible after menopause?
Medical Xpress
Many people can drop pounds quickly in the early phases of a diet, but studies have found that it is difficult to keep the weight off in the long term. For post-menopausal women, natural declines in energy expenditure could make long-term weight loss ...

TCA Announces Participants in 2nd Weight Loss Showdown
TCA's first weight loss challenge (held earlier this year) helped individuals lose a combined 3,022 pounds, or 10% of their collective body weight. The event was such a success that TCA will host another. From Sept. 24-Dec. 2, the following six ...

New mom Kourtney Kardashian reveals her plan to lose her 45-pound baby bump
“I've been obsessing about this weight thing a little too much.” Now, reflecting on how she fretted about slimming down after giving birth to her son Mason, Kourtney is resolved to stress less this time around. Her new plan: follow a healthy diet ...

Is long-term weight loss possible after menopause?
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Many people can drop pounds quickly in the early phases of a diet, but studies have found that it is difficult to keep the weight off in the long term. For post-menopausal women, natural declines in energy expenditure could make long-term weight loss ...

Celebrity Diet Advice From Hollywood's Golden Age
Huffington Post
Not only would such a diet have an unhealthy amount of saturated fat, it also inverts the way we should be eating: studies show that a hearty breakfast helps dieters consume <a href="http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/lose-weight-eat-breakfast" target ...

Mary Shomon's New Book, Thyroid Diet Revolution, Published
About - News & Issues
The Thyroid Diet Revolution outlines practical ways to cope with thyroid problems, balance hormones, raise metabolism, and ensure that thyroid problems don't get in the way of successfulweight loss. Undiagnosed or poorly treated thyroid problems slow ...

Gluten-Free Diets Don't Benefit Weight Loss
Food Product Design
The findings also suggest a gluten-free diet is not an effective weight-loss method, and frequently leads to weight gain because many gluten-free products contain more added fats and sugars than their gluten-containing counterparts. Gluten is a protein ...

Jennie Garth: the Diet and Workout Routine that Resulted in Her Extreme Weight ...
Celebrity News and Style
Jennie Garth shocked everyone when she surfaced not long ago appearing drastically thinner than before. The former “90210″ star was in the news for her extreme weight loss instead of the divorce she went through with “Twilight” actor, Peter Facinelli.

Celebrity News and Style

Raw Food Diet Praised for its Disease-Curing Benefits
Diets In Review (blog)
There are many famous and ordinary promoters of the raw food diet, an eating plan that encourages eating uncooked, unprocessed foods including fruits, vegetables, and some grains, nuts, and seeds. Raw food dieters say that cooking food destroys a lot ...

'DWTS' star Bristol Palin's stunning makeover after weight loss, plastic surgery
Bristol Palin diet workout · celebrity cosmetic plastic surgery. Advertisement. Reality TV star Bristol Palin is raising eyebrows for her dramatic transformation in the promo photos for season 15 of "Dancing With the Stars." The final contestant ...


Taking the diet a step too far... Ex TOWIE star Amy Childs displays drastic ...
Daily Mail
The 22-year-old redhead displayed her drastic weight loss in a pair of super-skinny jeans and a revealing vest top as she arrived at her salon for work today (Monday). Taking the diet a step too far: Amy Childs looked drastically slimmer as she arrived ...

Daily Mail

Research shows 800 calorie diet 'could have long term benefits'
A VLED is a diet of less than 800 calories per day and is usually comprised of synthetic and food-based formula diets. Despite some concerns about the negative effects of such rapid weight loss, previous studies have confirmed the benefits of VLEDs in ..
Diet and weight loss help? - Yahoo! Answers
i weigh 9stone 12 or 138 pounds I've been doing my diet for 3 4 months now which i ... This question about "Diet and weight loss… ... Best way to lose weight?

Fitness in middle age associated with less chronic disease
Fox News
In a commentary, Dr. Diane Bild of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda notes that there could also be genetic factors that predispose people to both fitness and health. But she adds that, "Physical activity has a host of well ...

Health Buzz: Second Hantavirus Death at Yosemite
U.S. News & World Report
Are the results from this busy lifestyle already showing up at your doctor's office in a test result that's a little too high, or maybe in just a general ennui you might be starting to feel? I have wonderful, welcome, easy-to-use news for you, writes U ...

5 health plans picked for low-income seniors
Columbus Dispatch
The state announced yesterday the five health plans that have been selected to serve as many as 115,000 low-income seniors in Ohio enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare. The managed-care contracts are worth up to $3.7 billion in Medicaid business ...

Roundup: Fitness at 50 means better health after age 65
Midlife fitness: People who are fit at age 50 may not live much longer than everyone else but do live better after age 65, a new study suggests. The study examined a decade of Medicare records for people who had taken a battery of fitness tests at midlife.


An Unloved Subject During Doctor Visits: Men's Sexual Health
NPR (blog)
But without a compelling inducement like contraception to get them in the door, they often miss out on sexual and reproductive health services that could protect not only them but also their partners. In 2009, 66 percent of women ages 18 to 44 visited ...

High Lead Levels in Some Black Licorice, Health Department Warns
Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state healthofficer, warned consumers Monday not to eat Red Vines Black Licorice Twists candy, "Best Before" 02-04-13, after tests conducted by CDPH found the products ...

Want To Improve Health Care? Let Nurses Take the Lead
Huffington Post (blog)
Spend even a little time at a hospital, clinic, or care center, and you'll notice something: nurses makehealth care happen. It's nurses who deliver the majority of hands-on care. When patients are fearful, in pain, or uncertain, they look to nurses ...

Meet a Health Hero: Bob Carrozza
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
Describe a health- or fitness-related turning point in your life. Being middle-aged has certainly been a turning point in my fitness life. I was not running much and gained weight, and was diagnosed with a heart murmur, which made me question the ...

Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

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