Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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6/26/2012
Hormone 'Ratio' May Show Which Dieters Will Keep Weight Off

Study found measuring the ratio of leptin and ghrelin helped predict success

6/25/2012
Screen All Adults for Obesity: U.S. Panel

New guidelines focus on lifestyle counseling, not medication

6/11/2012
Junk Food More Appealing When You're Sleepy: Study

Sleep-deprived snackers are less likely to make good choices, brain studies show

6/11/2012
Treating Prediabetes Might Prevent Full-Blown Disease

Either by lifestyle changes or meds, returning blood sugar to normal has lasting effects, study found

6/1/2012
5/31/2012
Atkins-Type Diets Look Kidney-Friendly: Study

Researchers find high-protein regimen safe for obese people without renal problems

5/28/2012
5/21/2012
Dieting May Lower Hormone Levels Tied to Breast Cancer

Study didn't prove that weight loss lowers risk, but it did cut estrogen, which may help older women

5/21/2012
U.S. Teens Heading for Heart Trouble: Study

High 'bad' cholesterol, pre-diabetes or diabetes affect almost one-quarter of teens

5/17/2012
It's Not Just What You Eat, It's When You Eat, Mouse Study Finds

Restricting eating hours didn't cut calorie intake, yet the animals gained less weight

5/11/2012
New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise in Trial

Those who took Qnexa lost more weight, even if they had other health conditions

5/11/2012
FDA Panel Gives Blessing to New Weight-Loss Drug

If agency follows suit, lorcaserin could be first such medication approved in a decade

5/8/2012
U.S. Report Outlines Strategies to Prevent Obesity

Promoting daily physical activity, making healthful food readily available are key components

5/1/2012
Healthy Weight Loss May Also Cut Your Cancer Risk

New study found decrease in inflammation warning signals

4/12/2012
Health Tip: Keep the Weight Off

Avoid sauces, gravies and fattening dressings

4/10/2012
Young Americans Need to Cut Calorie Intake: Study

Without reducing consumption, more than one in five children will be obese by 2020

4/6/2012
Health Tip: Control Portion Sizes at Home

Here's how to avoid overloading your plate

4/3/2012
For Many Girls, Slimming Down Doesn't Help Self-Esteem

Teens who were formerly obese often still view themselves as fat, study finds

3/30/2012
Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids

Meal plan with very low carbs was tough for children to follow, researchers say

3/26/2012
Does Chocolate Help You Stay Slim?

Study links regular consumption with slightly leaner size, but more research needed

3/26/2012
Showing Patients Images of Their Clogged Arteries a Powerful Wake-Up Call

They were more likely to take statins, lose weight afterwards, studies find

3/23/2012
Health Tip: Managing Weight Gain

Suggestions to help keep your weight in check

3/22/2012
Parents Should Lead By Example in Weight Loss, Study Finds

When parents shed pounds, overweight kids on weight-loss plan slimmed down, too

3/21/2012
Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight

Stronger smells led to smaller bites, research found

3/15/2012
Electronic Diary Helped Obese Adults Stick to Weight-Loss Plan

But the results didn't last after 2 years, study finds

3/14/2012
Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets May Each Help the Heart

Loss of belly fat through either method benefits arteries, study says

3/2/2012
Health Tip: Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Approach to Eating

And help prevent extreme concerns about weight

2/24/2012
Dieting Can Prove Dangerous for Kidney Disease Patients

Certain weight-loss methods can lead to organ damage, study says

2/17/2012
Specific Dietary Goals May Help Diabetics Eat Better

Given target of eating 8 servings of fruits, nuts and other low glycemic index foods daily, most achieved it

2/14/2012
Switching to Water, Diet Drinks Linked to Modest Weight Loss

People who substituted for high-calorie beverages lost about 5 pounds in study

2/4/2012
Don't Fumble Your Diet on Super Bowl Sunday

Expert offers game-day defense for food-filled parties

2/2/2012
If Your Dining Partner Overeats, So May You

In study, women mimicked eating behavior of new acquaintances, matching them bite for bite

1/13/2012
Surgeons Offer Advice on Avoiding Varicose Veins

Tips include maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, elevating legs when resting

1/12/2012
U.S. Diabetes Prevention Program Might Avert 885,000 Cases

Study also projects $30 billion in savings over 25 years from such outreach

1/11/2012
Certain Diabetes Drugs Might Aid Weight Loss

Medicines such as Byetta may help users shed pounds, but more study is needed, experts say

1/10/2012
How to Keep From Overeating When Eating Out

Try ordering a la carte and skipping foods that aren't your favorites, study says

1/10/2012
1/3/2012
Extra Calories, Low Protein Are Culprits in Weight Gain

Participants on higher-protein diets gained more muscle mass in small study

1/1/2012
Persistence Is Key to Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

Mastering any new skill, including eating right and exercising, takes practice, expert says

12/27/2011
Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories

Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

12/27/2011
Health Tip: Discuss Weight With Your Child

Teach good habits and a healthy approach

12/23/2011
Parents May Hold Key to Healthy Weight in Hispanic Kids

Lower-fat family meals can help reduce high obesity rate in this population, study suggests

12/23/2011
How to Survive the Holiday Eating Season

A little thought and planning now may keep you from having to diet later

12/21/2011
Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis

Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

12/5/2011
Nervous System May Hold Key to Weight Loss

People with higher 'sympathetic nerve activity' more likely to shed pounds, study finds

12/5/2011
Health Tip: Easy on the Holiday Buffets

Some simple suggestions to limit calories

12/2/2011
Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study

Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

11/29/2011
Mid-Morning Snacks May Thwart Diets

Women who ate between breakfast and lunch lost less, study found

11/28/2011
Low-Cal Diet Cuts Fat Around Heart in Obese People: Study

That led to improved heart function, researchers said

11/15/2011
Looking to Lose Weight? Get a 'Coach'

Studies find one-on-one contact, counseling help people shed more weight than going solo