Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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1/1/2015
Health Tip: Don't Turn to Fad Diets to Drop Pounds

Avoid plans that promise too much

12/31/2014
Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby

Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

12/30/2014
Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says

Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

12/28/2014
Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution

Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

12/24/2014
FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug

Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

12/24/2014
Saxenda Approved for Weight Loss

Injected medication is for people who are statistically obese

12/12/2014
Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

11/17/2014
Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight

Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

11/13/2014
Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight

It's an important decision

11/11/2014
Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found

No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

11/10/2014
Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure

Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

10/30/2014
Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

10/24/2014
Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight

Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

10/18/2014
Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods

Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

10/17/2014
Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds

People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

10/16/2014
Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?

Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

10/8/2014
Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

10/5/2014
Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries

Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

10/3/2014
Health Tip: Are You at a Healthy Weight?

Use body-mass index to help decide

9/18/2014
Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby

Give your body time to recover first

9/11/2014
Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved

For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

9/3/2014
Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan?

It should including provisions for keeping the weight off

9/2/2014
Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

9/2/2014
No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

9/2/2014
Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study

Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

8/15/2014
8/14/2014
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

7/30/2014
Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

7/29/2014
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

7/24/2014
Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

7/23/2014
Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

7/10/2014
Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

7/8/2014
Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss

Fad diets aren't safe or effective

7/3/2014
Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

6/25/2014
Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds

If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

6/24/2014
Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood

But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

6/20/2014
FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks

Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

6/4/2014
For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best

Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found

5/29/2014
Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss

Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

5/21/2014
Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart

Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

5/1/2014
Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study

British survey finds some young people link excess weight to laziness and lack of self-control

4/25/2014
Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows

Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

4/23/2014
For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs

And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

4/18/2014
How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable

Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

4/17/2014
School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire

Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

4/16/2014
Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories

When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

4/9/2014
Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms

British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

4/3/2014
Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death

Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

4/2/2014
Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause

Eat right and get plenty of exercise

4/1/2014
Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives

Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say