Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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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

2/7/2008
Low-Carb Diets Better Than Low-Fat Diets at Preventing Diabetes

Even if coupled with high animal fat and protein, risk did not increase, study claims

1/24/2008
Putting on Pedometer Helps Walkers Shed Pounds

The device helps them set, meet goals, study suggests

1/22/2008
Gastric Lap-Band Surgery Can Send Diabetes Into Remission

It helps patients shed more pounds than dieting and exercise do, study shows

1/11/2008
Too Much Sugar-Free Gum Linked to Severe Weight Loss

2 cases in Germany cite diarrhea due to the sweetener sorbitol

1/8/2008
New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise in Early Study

But adverse effects include gastrointestinal problems, anxiety

1/8/2008
Small Lifestyle Changes Can Boost Longevity

Not smoking, exercising, moderate drinking, eating veggies could add 14 years, study says

12/28/2007
Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets

Recommendations cite importance of restricted calorie intake for diabetics wanting to manage their weight

12/2/2007
Holidays Don't Have to Leave You Heavier

Smart choices, even chewing gum, can help keep extra pounds at bay, expert says

11/28/2007
Lack of Sleep Tied to Weight Gain in New Moms

But a cause for the connection is still being sought

11/22/2007
Health Tip: Eat Healthy When You Eat Out

Suggestions for practical eating when you're not at home

11/16/2007
Diet Drug Rimonabant Tied to Depression, Anxiety

Experts caution against prescribing drug to patients who are already depressed

11/8/2007
Summer Vacation Undermines School-Based Weight Loss

Eat-healthy programs work, but kids gain back pounds during holidays, study finds

11/6/2007
Obesity Leaves More Americans With Physical Limitations

But some extra weight may not lead to cardiovascular disease and cancer, research finds

11/6/2007
'Empty-Calorie' Diet Tied to Preclinical Heart Disease

Regimens heavy on fats, sweets boost the risk, researchers find

11/6/2007
Atkins Diet Can Raise Heart Risks

Other research supports moderate drinking, fasting for cardio health

11/2/2007
Calorie-Starved Rats Live Longer: Study

But most humans couldn't maintain such a low-cal diet, scientists say

11/2/2007
Diet, Lifestyle Changes Cut Some Infertility Risk

Food, exercise choices may lower risk by almost 80% for those with ovulatory disorders, study suggests

10/31/2007
Obesity Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

Report says exercise and diet can lower chances of malignancies

10/26/2007
Exercise Helps Overweight Youngsters Learn

It boosts the mind and the body, study shows

10/25/2007
Brain's 'Reward Chemical' May Help Spur Obesity

Fewer dopamine receptors on cells could prompt overeating, study suggests

10/22/2007
Whole Grains Do a Heart Good

Cereal cuts cardiovascular risk, as do fruits, veggies, research shows

10/22/2007
Weight Gain Increases Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Higher estrogen levels believed to contribute to disease

10/12/2007
Chocolate Lovers May Be Hard-Wired That Way

Study finds their metabolism reacts differently to the sweet treat

10/9/2007
Maintenance Treatment Helps Kids Keep Weight Off

Effect does wane over time, study finds

10/8/2007
Inflammatory Substance May Boost Eye Trouble

C-reactive protein raises odds of age-related macular degeneration, experts say

10/5/2007
Study Rates Heart Health of Popular Diet Plans

Ornish beat Atkins, but any weight loss is good for the heart, researchers say

10/2/2007
Low Doses of Red Wine Chemical May Fight Diabetes

Resveratrol has already been shown to offer heart benefits

9/28/2007
Weight Loss Can Control Hypertension

A 6-month diet restored normal blood pressure, study finds

9/25/2007
Junk Food, TV Driving Kids to Obesity

Studies find it's tougher than ever for youngsters to stay healthy

9/24/2007
Take Care of Your Heart Before and After Problems

Healthy blood pressure and weight can help avoid heart failure; rehab can aid recovery

9/24/2007
Scientists Serve Up Better Fish Batter

They say they've lowered the fat, kept the crispiness

9/21/2007
Diet Change Can Curb Fatty Liver Disease

Switching to low-glycemic carbs prevents the lethal illness, study finds

9/20/2007
Support System Leads to Better Diet, Nutrition

Women who got phone counseling ate more veggies and fiber, less fat, study found

9/12/2007
Family Dinners Shape Healthier Eating Habits

Routine helps teens make better food choices as adults, study finds

9/11/2007
Weight Gain May Spell Trouble for Heart Failure Patients

It typically precedes their hospitalization, study finds

9/10/2007
Experts Sort Out Good Fats From Bad

New guide helps consumers make healthier food choices

9/9/2007
Saturated Fat: Even a Little Splurge May Be Too Much

Fatty meal has immediate, negative effect on heart health, research shows

8/24/2007
Obesity Doesn't Always Equal Diabetes

Mouse study suggests that where the fat is stored is key

8/23/2007
Parental Stress Can Keep Kids Obese

Helping children slim down may mean helping parents, study finds

8/23/2007
Health Tip: Dangerous Dieting

Fad or quick weight-loss diets can lead to health problems

8/21/2007
Virus Could Help Drive Obesity

Ad-36 bug pushes stem cells to become fat cells, study finds

8/20/2007
Early Weight Loss in Women Linked to Dementia

Study finds a connection, but researchers aren't sure why

8/17/2007
8/14/2007
Guiding Kids to Better Diets Boosts Health

Learning about saturated fat improved children's cholesterol, study found