Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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11/12/2008
Excess Weight Ups Risk of Death, No Matter Where It Collects

But too much abdominal fat poses a bigger threat, study finds

11/7/2008
Banned Obesity Drug Tied to Heart Risks Long After Use

Study shows appetite suppressant fenfluramine may damage cardiac valves years later

10/31/2008
Scientists Develop New Strategy to Fight Obesity

Findings could produce treatments to reduce cravings, expand calorie burn

10/30/2008
Workplace Health Programs Effective Interventions

Study shows help with diet, tobacco use boosted employees' overall fitness

10/28/2008
10/27/2008
Rheumatoid Arthritis a Threat to the Heart

Greater risk of heart attack, and more complications later, studies find

10/24/2008
The Ups and Downs of 'Yo-Yo' Dieting

Some experts say the risks of losing and regaining weight may be overstated

10/23/2008
New Diet Pill Doubles Weight Loss of Current Drugs

Tesofensine could replace gastric bypass surgery for some patients, researchers say

10/9/2008
Mental Barriers Block Obese Women From Exercise

But tailored programs could ease fears, overcome self consciousness, study suggests

10/7/2008
Fatty Acid in Olive Oil Wards Off Hunger

Study with lab animals might one day lead to new weight control approach in people

10/4/2008
Book Offers Novel Approach to Weight Loss

Girls who read story with subtle message about health realized some benefits, study says

10/2/2008
Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability

More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

10/1/2008
Dieting History Tied to Weight Gain in Pregnancy

Restricted eaters gained too much or too little, study finds

9/23/2008
Bone Loss Stable on Restricted Calorie Diet

Gradual weight loss over 6 months showed no apparent harm, study finds

9/19/2008
Salt Contributes to Resistant High Blood Pressure

People with elevated readings should restrict their salt intake, experts say

9/9/2008
Heavier People Have Heart Attacks Earlier

12 years sooner for the most obese, new research finds

8/19/2008
Obesity Rates Up in 37 States: Report

At least 20% of adults are obese in every state except Colorado

8/12/2008
Breakfast Eggs Keep Folks on Diet

2 in the morning helped adults lose 65% more weight, study finds

8/12/2008
Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis Offers Big Benefits: Study

And the improvements in blood sugar and blood pressure last, even if weight comes back

8/8/2008
Fat Cell Protein Boosts Heart Attack Risk in Elderly

Higher adiponectin levels may indicate underlying disease, study finds

7/28/2008
Diet Key to Diabetes Risk

Fruits, vegetables, exercise reduce chances of blood sugar disease, studies find

7/25/2008
Weekends Tough on the Diet

Saturday can be toughest for those trying to drop pounds, study finds

7/23/2008
Twofold Action Urged for Pre-Diabetes

Goal is to prevent progression to the full-blown disease and its huge costs

7/16/2008
Diet Plans Produce Similar Results

Study finds Mediterranean and low-carb diets work just as well as low-fat ones

7/14/2008
Eating Less May Slow Aging Process

Cutting just 300 calories a day slows metabolism, tissue failure, study says

7/8/2008
Keep a Food Diary, Lose Twice as Much Weight

Logging intake makes you think about what you eat, study finds

7/3/2008
Compound in Red Wine Fights Ravages of Age

Resveratrol mimics the benefits of restricted calorie diets, study finds

6/30/2008
Population-Based Strategy Urged to Cut U.S. Obesity Rate

Heart association seeks policy, social changes that boost healthier eating, exercise

6/30/2008
Want to Know the Calorie Content of Your Favorite Drink?

Reports tells how many carbs and calories are in 26 best-selling alcoholic beverages

6/19/2008
Big, Well-Balanced Breakfast Aids Weight Loss

It led to almost 40-pound reduction among sedentary, obese women, study found

6/16/2008
Flavoring Food May Promote Weight Loss

Seasonings and sweeteners called 'tastants' help you feel full, study suggests

6/5/2008
Weight Gain May Not Be Based Just on What You Eat

Study suggests the brain chemical serotonin influences fat metabolism

6/4/2008
Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity

How you eat counts, study says, but nervous system also dictates weight gain, loss

5/26/2008
Health Tip: Taming a Sweet Tooth

Healthier options for your cravings

5/22/2008
Health Tip: Keeping Off the Weight

Stick with your eating plan

5/15/2008
Weight-Loss Aids Bought on Internet Might Harm Your Heart

Pills, supplements have potentially dangerous ingredients, lack warning labels, study finds

5/7/2008
Some Weight-Loss Drugs Might Disrupt Brain Growth in Kids

Cannabinoid receptor blockers appear to impact rewiring needed for neural development, mouse study shows.

5/7/2008
Hunger Hormone Makes Food Look More Tasty

Study finds those given injections of ghrelin showed activity in brain's reward centers

4/25/2008
Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women

75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

4/6/2008
'Freshman 15' Theory Takes a Pounding

Research shows weight gain during first year at college far less than thought

4/1/2008
Obesity Drug Shows Mixed Success Against Atherosclerosis

Hope is that Acomplia might help fight coronary disease

3/29/2008
You May Be the Key to Cancer Prevention

Up to half of cancer deaths could be avoided with lifestyle changes, experts say

3/16/2008
Starved for Sleep? Watch Your Waistline

Not enough slumber can contribute to weight gain, experts say

3/14/2008
Obesity Linked to Poor Prognosis for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Study focused on locally advanced breast cancer and inflammatory breast cancer

3/11/2008
Personal Contact Helps Maintain Weight Loss

Interactive Web sites may also help, at least for a while, study finds

3/5/2008
Weight-Loss Drug Fights Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Surprise finding might help doctors slow, reverse damage done by drinking, researcher says

2/21/2008
Cutting Back on Salt Cuts Down on Sodas With Kids

British researchers suggest reductions could lower chances of heart disease, diabetes

2/12/2008
Health Tip: Pack a Healthier Lunch

How to limit fat and calories

2/11/2008
Most With High Blood Pressure Don't Follow Recommended Diet

Those who could benefit most have the poorest eating habits

2/11/2008
Sugar Substitutes May Contribute to Weight Gain

Saccharin tricked body, slowed down metabolism in rats