Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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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

11/4/2011
Fast-Food Outlets Nearby Might Not Cause Weight Gain

Long-term study challenges belief that easy access leads to overweight

11/4/2011
Weighing Weight-Loss Programs

Commercial ones found more effective, cheaper than primary-care programs

10/26/2011
'Hunger Hormones' May Drive Post-Dieting Weight Gain

Appetite-suppressing hormones drop while appetite-stimulating ones rise, small study finds

10/17/2011
Health Tip: Make Calorie-Sparing Substitutions

Swap fattening foods for lighter fare

10/4/2011
Overweight Kids at Greater Risk for High Blood Pressure

Paves the way for hypertension in adulthood, researchers say

10/3/2011
Experts Assess What Works for Weight Loss

Popular behavior-based programs can help trim waistlines, medications may also help, study finds

9/13/2011
Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Heart Failure

Watching your weight, not smoking, exercising and eating your veggies top the list

9/8/2011
Weight Watchers Produces Bigger 'Losers' Than Standard Weight-Loss Care

Group members shed 15 pounds on average versus 7 pounds with standard diet, study finds

8/5/2011
Gastric Bypass May Dampen Desire for High-Fat Foods

And that, researchers say, may help explain why the weight loss surgery works

7/20/2011
Does Your Personality Dictate Whether You'll Be Overweight?

People who are impulsive, aggressive or risk-takers more likely to weigh more, study contends

7/15/2011
The Cycling Stud Who Shed His Couch Potato Skin

Writer, who once flirted with type 2 diabetes, completes grueling two-day, 200-mile marathon

7/8/2011
Losing Weight, Keeping It Off Can Be Two Different Worlds

Researchers find distinct strategies work for each but not both

7/4/2011
Health Tip: Stay Away From Fad Diets

For instance, quick weight-loss schemes

6/27/2011
Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study

Diabetics gained similar benefits from low-fat diet emphasizing either proteins or carbohydrates

6/24/2011
Extreme Dieting Often Lasts From Early Teens to Adulthood

Girls and young women are more likely to do it, but boys aren't immune, study finds

6/23/2011
Poor 'Fat-Tasters' May Tend to Be Heavier

They seem to be more likely to eat more rich foods, researchers report

6/21/2011
Experts Issue Guidelines on Safe Weight Loss for Athletes

Taking drastic measures to shed pounds to perform better harms health, they add

6/16/2011
New U.S. Health Initiative Highlights Disease Prevention

Multi-agency effort will focus on encouraging exercise, healthy eating

6/9/2011
Mouse Study Reveals How Smoking Helps Keep People Thin

Findings hint at possible targets for weight-loss strategies down the line

6/8/2011
Dieters More Likely to Trust Food Packaging

Study found they believed labels suggesting product was 'healthy,' even if it was not

6/6/2011
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Alzheimer's in Diabetics

Though not conclusive, study found lower levels of gene activity connected to dementia after gastric bypass

6/2/2011
Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets May Not Pose Risk to Arteries

Short-term studies found no harm to vascular health

5/25/2011
Could 'Extreme' Low-Cal Diets Bring Longer, Healthier Life?

Long-term study will follow 'calorie restrictors' to see effects

5/13/2011
Eat Less, Live Longer?

People who significantly reduce their caloric intake may prolong their lives, study finds

5/9/2011
Gastric Bypass May Help Prevent Heart Disease in Teens: Study

Cholesterol levels improved even better in young patients than adults, study found