Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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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

3/31/2006
More Than 80 Percent of College Women Diet

Skipping breakfast, smoking among the unhealthiest methods they use, study finds

3/28/2006
Everyday Foods May Yield Medicinal Benefits

Chives, grape seeds and pine nut oil all show early promise, researchers say

3/20/2006
Diabetics Misguided on 'Healthy' Weight

Two-thirds of obese diabetics call overweight 'ideal' for health, study found

3/18/2006
Eat Cholesterol-Lowering Foods in Combination: Study

Choosing the right foods lowered blood fats just as well as drug therapy

3/7/2006
Low-Cal Drinks Help Teens Stay Trim

Switching from high-calorie beverages makes big difference, study suggests

3/1/2006
'Spare Tire' Might Protect Men During Car Accident

A little extra weight may act as padding, study finds -- but only for men

2/14/2006
New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise

Trial results look good, but experts say rimonabant isn't a 'magic bullet'

2/13/2006
Health Tip: Caffeine Is No Weight-Loss Solution

Affects water retention, but effects are temporary

2/8/2006
Program Gets Teens Off the Couch

Doctor-guided initiative increased exercise rates and improved diet

2/3/2006
1/30/2006
Obesity Might Be Catching

Infectious viruses may make fat cells fatter, researchers claim

1/27/2006
Modest Weight Loss Boosts Bladder Control

Overweight women at risk for diabetes saw real improvements, study found

1/24/2006
Controversial Weight-Loss Drug May Go Over-the-Counter

But as FDA weighs approval, critics voice concerns about Xenical

1/19/2006
Hormone Could Serve as an Antidepressant

Leptin already seen as key to weight loss, researchers say

1/17/2006
Low-Cal Diets: For the Young at Heart

Nutritious, calorie-reduced eating slows cardiac aging, study finds

1/3/2006
Low-Fat Diets Help Postmenopausal Women

Such eating plans, high in carbs, don't cause weight gain, WHI study finds

12/30/2005
Trans Fat Food Labels Are Coming

Starting New Year's Day, labeling also will list potential allergens

12/23/2005
Hold on to Health During the Holidays

If jingle bells jangle nerves and send you snacking, simple tips can help

12/23/2005
Health Tip: Dieting During the Holidays

It's not easy, but try to stay on track

12/22/2005
Marijuana Munchies Hold Weight-Loss Clues

New insights on need to feed that comes with pot smoking

12/17/2005
Fight Off That Freshman Flab

Research shows college kids can beat back weight gain

12/15/2005
Fruit Sugars Might Speed Obesity

They may interfere with insulin to increase weight gain, experts say

12/8/2005
New Spanish-Language Food Pyramid Launched

'MiPirámide' aimed at U.S. Hispanics at high risk for obesity

12/1/2005
Hormone Key to Keeping Weight Off

Finding could help people stay slim after dieting, study suggests

11/16/2005
Diet Drug Works Best With Healthy Eating, Exercise

Meridia study found weight loss doubled if patients also changed lifestyles

11/10/2005
Appetite Suppressing Hormone Discovered

But will the research with rodents prove useful for people?

11/9/2005
Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Stroke, Death

Study provides first real link to troubled nighttime breathing

11/9/2005
Scientists Uncover Protein's Weight-Loss Secrets

Rat study suggests low-carb diets trigger "all full" signal in brain

11/7/2005
Ravenous Rodents Give Dieting Clues

Rat studies suggest stress plus tempting treats triggers binge-eating

11/4/2005
Widening Waistlines Raise Kidney Risks

Heavier men face higher odds of organ dysfunction, research shows

11/2/2005
Fondness for Fatty Foods May Be Built In

Could tongues be equipped with a 'fat sensor'?

11/1/2005
Health Tip: Foods That Are Naturally Low Fat

Some foods are healthy from the start

10/26/2005
Child's Growth Predicts Adult Heart Woes

Low birthweight, a failure to thrive, then adding fat boost risks, study finds

10/18/2005
Health Tip: Diet Sensibly

How you burn energy is key

10/17/2005
Slimming Down Heats Up Sex Lives

For the obese, losing weight can have romantic rewards, study finds

10/17/2005
Americans Look for Health on the Menu

Survey finds nutrition plays increasing role in dining-out choices

10/14/2005
Obesity Linked to Fat Gain in Muscles

Finding could explain why very overweight have trouble losing pounds

10/14/2005
Hormone May Be Key to Fat Digestion

Newly identified compound helps control bile acid production

9/23/2005
Experts Define Traits Driving Eating Disorders

Perfectionism, anxiety and age at first period are all key, they say

9/19/2005
Most Americans Don't Link Tummy Fat With Heart Disease

Sixty percent are unaware this type of obesity threatens the heart, survey finds

9/15/2005
Health Tip: Don't Skip Meals

It could cause you to gain weight