Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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11/20/2006
Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary

Tracking what you eat may help you shed pounds

11/17/2006
Bad Diet? Urine Test May Tell

It's a quick, cheap way for doctors to assess eating habits, study finds

11/13/2006
Low-Carb Diet Can Be Heart-Healthy

But get dietary fats from plant sources, not meat, experts say

11/3/2006
Regular Exercise Helps Obese Teens' Hearts

But a push from parents is crucial to keeping kids healthy, experts say

11/3/2006
Health Tip: Children Can Become Obese, Too

Suggestions to avoid a life-long problem

11/2/2006
Lowering Body Temperature Extends Life Spans of Mice

Results were attained without dietary restriction, but some question study's conclusions

10/27/2006
Weight-Loss Drug Helps Diabetic Patients

Yet-to-be-approved rimonabant kept blood sugar in check, study found

10/27/2006
Americans Fall Prey to Weight-Loss Supplement 'Hype'

Many mistakenly believe these products are tested and safe, survey finds

10/18/2006
Healthy Diets Beat Exercise for Weight Loss

Workouts probably won't work on their own, researchers say

10/17/2006
College Women Favor Nutrition Over Exercise

When shedding pounds, 79.1% of men said they'd never tried a diet, study finds

10/15/2006
Low-Cal Drinks Help Teens Trim Down

Study found some lost a pound a month

10/11/2006
Vigilance Is the Price of Weight Control

Successful dieters keep pounds off with a scale and ready-to-use action plans, study finds

10/10/2006
Gain Weight, Lose Brain Power?

Study links added pounds to slightly poorer cognition

10/6/2006
Health Tip: Potbellies Can Trigger Back Pain

Puts a strain on the muscles

10/3/2006
Weight-Loss Drug Falls Flat

Diet and exercise still the best prescription for dropping pounds

10/2/2006
Expanding Portions, Expanding Waistlines

Excessive servings are at the root of much weight gain, experts say

9/29/2006
New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise

Contrave users lost 7 percent of weight in 6 months, study found

9/27/2006
Many Americans Fed Up With Fad Diets

Survey suggests specialized regimens are falling out of favor

9/24/2006
Restricted Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

Low-calorie intake influenced a variety of age-related diseases in monkey study

9/22/2006
Weight Concerns Spur Women to Smoke Again After Pregnancy

Finding helps explain high postpartum relapse rate, experts say

9/22/2006
Low-Cal Athletic Diets Risk Stress Fractures

'Disordered eating' in female competitors releases fewer protective hormones

9/18/2006
Anti-Fat Protein Keeps Overeating Mice Slim

But experts question its potential for humans

9/11/2006
Brown Seaweed May Be a Fat Fighter

Compound targets abdominal fat in animal studies

9/8/2006
Health Tip: Eat Properly

Eat fruits and veggies, avoid too much sugar and fat

9/5/2006
Higher Protein Diet Helps Keep Hunger Away

Animal studies illuminate mechanism that boosts hormone controlling weight

9/2/2006
Experts Offer Tips to Healthy Exercise

Just 30 minutes a day helps you stay strong, they say

8/22/2006
High-Cal, Low-Fiber Diets Driving Kids to Obesity

One expert blames this regimen for epidemic of overweight

8/22/2006
Sleep Apnea in Children Linked to Lower IQ Scores, Learning Impairment

Whether damage is permanent or reversible needs further investigation, study says

8/11/2006
Battle of the Sexes: Body Health Is What They See

Companion studies show how men and women differ in diet, exercise behaviors to alter looks

7/26/2006
'Sweet Tooth' Types Drawn to Fruit

Study finding may help keep diets healthy, experts say

7/25/2006
Bigger Tableware Helps Widen Waistlines

In study, people ate more when using larger spoons, bowls

7/20/2006
Body's Brain Link to Hunger Identified

Finding could pave way for new, safer diet drugs, researchers say

7/19/2006
Gene Variant Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk

But lifestyle changes, such as exercise, counteract effects of this gene, study suggests

7/18/2006
Diet, Supplements Do Little for Cancer Patients

Review of research finds little benefit for vitamins and such, but better studies are needed, experts say

7/15/2006
Never Say 'D-I-E-T'

Constant dieting can be harmful to your health and even promote obesity, experts say

7/9/2006
Calorie-Rich 'Splurge' Shouldn't Defeat Dieters

Experts offer tips to help keep summer weight-loss goals in sight

7/7/2006
Quitting Smoking Boosts Weight By 21 Pounds

That's nearly double the average gain previously reported, researchers say

7/6/2006
Calcium Supplements Help Curb Weight Gain in Middle Age

They do more than strengthen bones for this age group, study suggests

7/4/2006
Five Steps Help Men Live Longer

Exercise, healthy diet, no smoking, staying trim and moderate drinking are key, study finds

7/3/2006
New Guide May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Government health experts offering up revised DASH diet booklet

6/19/2006
New Heart Guidelines Add Exercise to Healthy Diet

This combo is the best route to cardiovascular health, American Heart Association says

6/8/2006
Fewer Calories May Mean Longer Life

Just a little less food each day may slow aging, rat study shows

5/31/2006
Even Small Weight Gains Up GERD Risk

Study found those of normal weight who put on a few pounds had more gastrointestinal problems

5/16/2006
'Supermoms' Tend to Be Slimmer

Study finds working mothers keep the weight off better than stay-at-home moms

5/15/2006
U.S. Experts Issue New Heart Disease Treatment Guidelines

Among the changes: a lower recommended dose of daily aspirin, and more exercise

5/4/2006
Scientists Cut Through the Secrets of Fat

A scissors-like enzyme gives fat cells the room they need to grow

4/26/2006
Free Guidebooks Make for Heart-Healthy Reading

Experts at U.S. National Institutes of Health offer exercise, diet tips

4/21/2006
Researchers Will Test 'Fat-Dissolving' Therapy Claims

The treatment is gaining in popularity, but its safety and effectiveness are unknown

4/4/2006
Belly Fat May Bring Labored Breathing

Women with high amounts of this fat breathed less easily during exercise

4/4/2006
Many Obese Don't See the Problem

They often label themselves normal-weight or slightly overweight, study finds