Diets In Review (blog)
So whenever we begin to think about slowing down and working to lose all that excess weight we are carrying we begin to think about things such as personal trainers, long tedious hours in the gym, expensive and tasteless food, and working day and night ...
Emanuel teams with soft-drink giants to combat obesity
In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to take millions of dollars from the soft-drink companies to pay for government worker health care. On Monday, he stood with executives from three giant soda-makers to announce the city will ... Calorie labeling is ...
Mediterranean diet helps weight loss
What if you could eat a tasty Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables, fish, poultry and olive oil and lose weight? The Mediterranean based diet compared favourably to other globally popular diets including those involving low carbohydrates or low fat ...
Kids' weight loss program being introduced in La
The company's UnitedHealthcare unit says the program, called Join for Me, gets families involved inlifestyle and behavior changes to help children lose weight. "Children who are overweight and obese often want to lose weight, but can't figure out how ...
Study: Weight Watchers Equals Clinical...
Overweight and obese adults who participate in any of the three weight-losstreatments that involved group counseling, whether it was with a health professional or with peers, as well as physical activity and diet change lost a significant amount of ...
Tomato lowers stroke risk!
Thanks to lycopene, an antioxidant, eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods lowers stroke risks, suggests a study from Finland. The study found that people with the highest amounts of lycopene in their blood were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke ...
Obesity makes it harder to lose weight
Obesity makes it harder to lose weight. 9th October 2012. Researchers in the United States say they have discovered brain changes linked to a diet high in saturated fat and refined sugar that may explain why weight loss can sometimes be very difficult.
USDA's FREE Online Tool to Track Your Diet, Weight, and Exercise
A newer feature, which is being highlighted this week at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, PA, allows users to set their own personal calorie level to meet their weight loss goal.
Weight loss surgery: One man's journey
Lee said he tried to do it himself through diet but failed. And he knew it was dangerous to carry around that much weight. He went to a seminar to learn about weight loss surgery options. He passed on it the first time, and a year later decided to go ...
Baruch College professor leads NIH study on weight loss interventions
NEW YORK, NY-October 9, 2012 – A new National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study conducted at Baruch College and published in Obesity found that overweight and obese adults who participated in three different weight loss treatments, all involving ...
E-Health Opportunities for Seniors
New York Times (blog)
But these limitations are being addressed by experts who specialize in digital communication for seniors — government agencies like the National Institute on Aging and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine; organizations like libraries, senior ...
New York Times (blog)