Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Losing weight — and not finding it again

Losing weight — and not finding it again
The Seattle Times
If you've recently lost weight — or are planning to lose weight — and want to keep the pounds you lose from returning (and who doesn't?) ... If you adopt a strict diet and an all-consuming exercise plan, eventually you'll have to give it up to spare ...

OPINION: How can I lose weight?
Madison Journal TODAY
Once you have achieved your weight loss goals, continue to eat a healthy diet, remembering that moderation is the key to maintenance. An extra 25 calories a day for 10 years will put an extra 23 pounds on your frame. However, eating just 50 calories ...

'Biggest Loser' motivates church to lose big
Victoria Advocate
The 44-year-old Cornelison, a top five contestant on NBC's hit weight loss show, "The Biggest Loser," traveled from Houston on Sunday to visit the church and encourage a packed room of fitness-minded Christians that they, too, can meet their spiritual ...

Victoria Advocate

Wanna bet? Website lets you wager on weight loss
Canton Repository
A. I saw a couple pieces on financial. incentives for weight loss by respected groups, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, talking about how cash makes it more likely tolose weight. The “carrot” of a financial prize, that made ...

Success Story: Bet with a friend jump-starts councilman's weight loss
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Jim Strickland lost 65 pounds over the course of three months eating a low-carb diet. He cut ... It didn't take long for that exchange to turn competitive, and before the two knew it, one bet the other $100 to see who could lose the most weight in 45 ...

Starve a little to lose weight
Increased water consumption is suggested during these two fast days, otherwise you could suffer from digestive problem such as bloating, abdominal cramps and constipation – but despite these side-effects, devotees of the diet claim it really works ...


Camas woman celebrates 100-pound weight loss
The Columbian
"Exercising changes my mental outlook." In addition to her weight-loss accomplishment, Harris also celebrated her birthday last week. In past years, Harris would celebrate by dining out and eating a rich meal and finishing the night off with cake and ...

Study: Fruits, vegetables may be key to long-term weight loss
... long-term weight loss. And it turns out that adding produce to their diet didn't show up as especially helpful in the short term, but in the long term it mattered. ... Gibbs said that the women all had wanted to lose weight and sought help. For the ...

Weight Loss Program At Bryan
Register Dietician Katie Walz says, "any bariatric patient or anybody that's considering weight loss surgery or even just wants to lose weight can participate in our behavior modification program that we have. You don't have to qualify for surgery, we ...

The Illusory Promise of Free-Market Health Care Miracles
Huffington Post
While listening to the promises to repeal Obamcare during the Republican National Convention, I was reminded of what those of us in the health insurance industry said when our friends in Congress were able to block passage of President Clinton's health ...

Health Care Where You Work
New York Times
Consider Bellin Health, a not-for-profit health care system based in Green Bay, Wis. It has managed to rein in costs while improving the availability and quality of care — in large part by making it easier for patients to see nurses and primary care ...

Health experts weigh in on hantavirus
San Jose Mercury News
Your first impulse upon finding deer mouse droppings in a Sierra cabin could be the riskiest. Sweeping it up can send tiny particles laden with the hantavirus into the air, where if you breathe them in, it can infect the lungs. When symptoms appear up ...

Mitt Romney slams health care; Pres. Obama responds
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Campaigning his way toward the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama slapped a "Romney doesn't care" label on his rival's health-care views Sunday and said Republicans want to repeal new protections for millions ...


Healthy Lifestyle Could Boost Longevity In The Elderly: Study
Huffington Post
"Our results suggest that encouraging favorable lifestyle behaviours even at advanced ages may enhance life expectancy, probably by reducing morbidity," the researchers wrote in the study. The study included 1,800 people who were age 75 or older.

Your Health: West Nile cases surging in some areas
Richmond Times Dispatch
West Nile virus disease cases are surging in some parts of the country. The Virginia Department of Health is reporting four cases, while Texas has reported more than 700 cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention held a briefing last week to ...

Wahoo Fitness unveils new iPhone powered stationary bike trainer
If you're serious bicyclist rather than riding some generic exercise bike, you might prefer to ride your own bike even if you can't get outside to do it. I'm sure there are a number of systems on the market that will turn a normal bike into a ...


Ohio health officials report first H3N2v-associated death
According to an Ohio Department of Health (ODH) news release Friday, testing at the Ohio Department of Health Laboratory confirmed that the individual had been infected with the H3N2v influenza virus. She reportedly had direct contact with swine at the ...

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