Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/10/2003
Low-Cal Fallacy

Reduced-fat foods still pack calories

10/6/2003
Teens' Diets Often Backfire

Study finds boomerang effect in both sexes

9/29/2003
Beware the 'Freshman 15'

First-year college students prone to weight gain, but it's avoidable

9/9/2003
No Vigorous Exercise Needed to Shed Weight

Moderate activity OK if women eat carefully

9/7/2003
Fight the 'Freshman 15'

Experts suggest ways to avoid packing on the pounds when you head to college

9/3/2003
Protein Suppresses Appetite in the Obese

Might lead to drug treatments for those who can't lose weight

8/8/2003
High-Fat Diet

See your doctor before starting one

7/20/2003
Summer Can Add on Pounds

So start planning on how to keep them off

7/18/2003
Dieting 101

Tips for choosing a diet plan

6/3/2003
Diet Daze

Your memory may fail you

5/22/2003
DASH Diet Halts Hypertension

Lowers blood pressure through natural diuretic effect, study finds

5/9/2003
Shedding Pounds Not as Tough as You Think

Most Americans overestimate effort needed to control weight

4/29/2003
Slim Fest

Overweight people head for the dessert table faster

4/28/2003
Skipping Meals May Improve Your Health

Study: Fasting cuts risk of diabetes and brain damage in rodents

4/23/2003
Obesity a Major Risk Factor for Cancer Death

Having a normal weight could spare 90,000 lives a year

4/18/2003
Can Atkins' Diet Survive His Death?

Low-carb mania largely a cult of personality

4/18/2003
Low-Carb Diets Work Without Boosting Heart Risk

Women lost twice the weight as those on low-fat plans

4/18/2003
Heart Rate Training

Heart rate monitors can make workouts more efficient

4/8/2003
Commercial Diet Programs Beat Do-It-Yourself Ones

Study finds jury still out on low-carbohydrate diets

4/1/2003
Food on the Fly

Rushed meals often mean poor food choices

3/19/2003
High Protein Intake Harms Ailing Kidneys

But study also finds no effect on healthy kidneys

3/18/2003
Super-Sized Sodas

Extra large containers include many extra calories

3/13/2003
Family Food

Help your kids avoid weight problems

3/10/2003
Journal Urges Overhaul of Supplement Rules

JAMA wants them regulated much like drugs

3/10/2003
Snack Attack

Make healthy choices

3/3/2003
Live Longer By Simply Trying to Lose Weight

Study finds death rates lower even if the attempt fails

3/3/2003
Weight-Loss Wisdom

First devise a plan

2/28/2003
U.S. Seeks Tough Warning Labels for Ephedra

FDA wants word 'death' included; critics want ban

2/27/2003
Forget 'Fad' Diets, Physician Group Warns

Preventive medicine docs take aim at Atkins, other diets they term unhealthy

2/21/2003
Freshmen Feasts

Avoid gaining weight at college

2/14/2003
Light Sleeper, Heavy Gainer

Sleep deprivation encourages weight gain

2/12/2003
Want to Lose Weight? Beef Up

New study says more protein, fewer carbs will help and also keep your muscle mass

2/6/2003
Yo-Yo Dieting Tugs on Your Heart's Strings

Repeated rounds of weight gain and loss can lead to coronary damage

2/3/2003
Disputed Study Calls Ephedra Most Dangerous Herb

Poison reports find much higher risk; industry says it's 'garbage'

1/31/2003
High Fiber Fact

Fiber-rich foods aren't high in calories

1/21/2003
America's Plates Are Fuller Than Ever

Food portions have increased significantly since the 1970s

1/18/2003
Weighing In on Diet Plans

Low carb or high carb? Experts disagree

1/1/2003
Gain Sleep, Lose Weight for the New Year

Research shows poor slumber can add pounds

12/9/2002
Male Obesity More Risky Than Thought

But losing weight through dieting is not

12/6/2002
Watch for Portions out of Proportion

Study finds almost no one can resist big servings

11/27/2002
Holiday Bites

Tips to avoid overeating

11/19/2002
Study Supports a Steak and the Heart

Atkins-like diet may lower bad blood fats while dropping pounds

11/4/2002
Slim Dining

Eat right when you eat out

10/30/2002
False Ads for Fighting Fat

Beware grand claims for quick and easy weight loss.

10/29/2002
The Kate Moss Effect on Depression

Reading fashion magazines can give women the blues

10/27/2002
Praise the Lord and Pass the Broccoli

Pastors in minority churches are preaching good health

10/18/2002
Soy Beefs Up Vegetarian Diet

It's an inexpensive way to add protein to food

10/4/2002
Gaining Insight About Losing Weight

'Boomerang' pounds are a problem

8/30/2002
Keeping the Pressure Down

Losing weight and reducing salt intake helps seniors control high blood pressure

8/7/2002
A Body Blow to High-Protein Diets

They can lead to kidney stones and possibly bone loss, study finds