Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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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

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