Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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5/2/2011
Belly Fat + Heart Disease Can Be Deadly: Study

Even normal weight people with a 'beer belly' or 'muffin top' at risk, Mayo researchers say

4/19/2011
For Nonsmokers, Healthy Living Cuts Death Rate in Half: Study

Better diet, exercise and keeping slim fend off heart disease, cancer, research shows

4/11/2011
Experimental Weight-Loss Drug Seems to Work: Study

Qnexa, a combo of phentermine and topiramate, did come with side effects, however

4/5/2011
Can the Dukan Diet Do It?

Book touting the latest high-protein, hold-the-carbs regimen due here soon, but critics abound

3/30/2011
Diet-Exercise Combo Seems to Work Best for Obese Seniors

Doing both helps shed pounds, boosts stamina, but workout alone not enough to lose weight: study

3/11/2011
Fat Alone, Not Where It Sits, May Be Key to Heart Problems

Study upends long-held belief that apple-shaped people face highest risk

3/8/2011
Health Tip: Don't Let Lost Pounds Return

Suggestions to maintain a healthy body weight

3/6/2011
To Eat More Fruit, Picture a Fruit Salad

Visualizing healthy eating helps people do it, research suggests

1/23/2011
How to Get Smart About Weight Loss

Dietitian suggests realistic goals and tracking progress as starting points

1/3/2011
Food Diary a Great Tool for Losing Weight, Expert Says

Keep it simple, write down everything you eat and share with a nutritionist, he advises

12/28/2010
Dieting Resolution Works Best When Done in Stages: Expert

Setting a goal, visualizing it, then taking small steps boost odds of success

12/14/2010
12/13/2010
Taxing Sodas Won't Spur Much Weight Loss, Study Says

Ensuing declines would be minimal, researchers find

12/9/2010
Mental Imagery a New Weight-Loss Tool?

Imagining eating a specific food results in eating less of it, researchers say

12/7/2010
Co-Opting Technology for the Sake of Weight Loss

U.S. agencies to test new ways to help young adults shed pounds

11/24/2010
More Protein, Fewer Refined Carbs May Keep Weight Off

Study found low-glycemic index foods such as whole-grain breads led to less weight regain

11/22/2010
1 in 4 Overweight Women Think They're Normal Size: Study

Conversely, many normal-weight women believe they're too fat, Texas researchers report

10/27/2010
Parent-Only Programs Can Help Obese Kids Lose Weight: Study

Compared with groups including children, adult-only sessions had equal success, researchers found

10/15/2010
Even a Little Weight Loss Helps Lower Blood Pressure in Obese Kids

Hypertension in youth can lead to heart disease later on, study authors note

10/11/2010
Structured Diet, Exercise Plans Seem to Shed Pounds

Two studies found those on regimens lost more weight than those who were not, but critics call results 'best-case scenario'

10/6/2010
Doctors' Weight Loss Talks Better When Empathetic

Patients much more likely to lose weight if they feel like a partner in care, researchers find

9/16/2010
Diet to Prevent Hypertension Also Helps Prevent Kidney Stones

New findings related to DASH diet, which is high in produce, dairy products and whole grains

9/15/2010
FDA Advisers Divided on Whether to Ban Diet Drug Meridia

Signs of heart and stroke risks prompt some panelists to call for new warnings and restricted distribution

9/13/2010
FDA Panel to Mull Ban on Diet Drug Meridia

Withdrawal of the drug, which may raise heart risks, is an option, agency says

9/10/2010
Appetite Hormone Levels May Influence Weight 'Regain'

Dieters with a certain combination are predisposed to reacquire lost pounds, researchers say

9/7/2010
Low-Carb Diets Heavy on Meat May Raise Health Risks

But vegetable-based low-carb plans lowered death rates from cancer and heart disease, study finds

9/1/2010
Diet Pill Meridia Ups Heart Attack Risk: Study

While researchers saw no rise in deaths, some experts wonder if this drug has a future

8/25/2010
Short-Term Overeating Could Make Long-Term Weight Loss Tougher

Swedish study suggests pounds put on during high-cal, low-exercise periods stick around

8/23/2010
Could Drinking Water Before Meals Help You Lose Weight?

People who drank two glasses prior to eating dropped more pounds, study found

7/23/2010
6/22/2010
Gaining Weight Later in Life Ups Diabetes Risk

Increased waist circumference also increases type 2 chances, study finds

6/15/2010
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function

Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

6/14/2010
Lifestyle Changes Are No Guarantee Against Alzheimer's

Panel finds inconclusive evidence that diet, exercise, supplements prevent dementia

5/14/2010
Quick Weight Loss May Be Best for Long-Term Success

Obese women who lose 1.5 pounds a week or more fare best, researchers say

5/13/2010
The Best Diet? That Depends on You

From the multitude of weight-loss plans, pick one tailored to your traits

4/8/2010
Low-Cal Diets May Make You Gain Weight

Restricting calories increases stress hormone, making it harder to keep weight off, researchers say

4/2/2010
Calling a Food 'Healthy' May Make You Hungrier

If you feel forced to eat salad now, you may raid the fridge later, study finds

4/1/2010
Turning Your Workday Into Weight Loss

'Healthy office' can help employees shed pounds, boost productivity, experts say

3/30/2010
Many With Arthritis Find Simple Solutions for Relief

But they would benefit more if they sought advice from doctors, pharmacists, study says

3/3/2010
A Cheek Swab to Choose Your Diet Plan?

DNA test may be able to tell which diet would work best for you, study suggests

3/1/2010
Low-Fat Diets Beat Low-Carb Regimen Long Term

But obese on either plan averaged no more than 10 pounds weight loss over 3 years, study found

3/1/2010
Popular Diet Plans Can Unclog Arteries

Low-fat, low-carb, Mediterranean regimens all help the heart, study finds

2/25/2010
Obesity, Lack of Exercise Heighten Arthritis Risk for Women

Rates of the condition are higher in U.S. than Canada, study finds

2/16/2010
Most Americans Think It's Others Who Are Unhealthy

Survey found most people thought they were fine, while their docs disagreed

2/9/2010
Gastric Banding Most Effective for Obese Teens

Study found those who had it lost much more weight than peers who tried lifestyle changes

1/25/2010
For Lower Blood Pressure, Low-Carb Diet May Be Best

But for weight loss alone, other plans also work well, studies find

1/19/2010
Complex Weight-Loss Plans Erode Dieters' Resolve

Simpler regimens less apt to lead to failure, study finds

1/18/2010
Self-Control Just Might Be Contagious

People you spend time with affect your behavior, for good or bad, research finds

1/18/2010
Federal Panel Urges Obesity Screening for Kids Ages 6 and Up

Children who are obese should be referred to treatment, USPSTF panel says

1/15/2010
From Risky Health Status to a Better Life

Not just writing about losing weight but doing it takes reporter from the brink of disaster