Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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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

Switching to Water, Diet Drinks Linked to Modest Weight Loss

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

Don't Fumble Your Diet on Super Bowl Sunday

Expert offers game-day defense for food-filled parties

If Your Dining Partner Overeats, So May You

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

Surgeons Offer Advice on Avoiding Varicose Veins

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

U.S. Diabetes Prevention Program Might Avert 885,000 Cases

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

Certain Diabetes Drugs Might Aid Weight Loss

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

How to Keep From Overeating When Eating Out

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

Extra Calories, Low Protein Are Culprits in Weight Gain

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

Persistence Is Key to Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

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

Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories

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

Health Tip: Discuss Weight With Your Child

Teach good habits and a healthy approach

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

How to Survive the Holiday Eating Season

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

Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis

Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

Nervous System May Hold Key to Weight Loss

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

Health Tip: Easy on the Holiday Buffets

Some simple suggestions to limit calories

Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study

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

Mid-Morning Snacks May Thwart Diets

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

Low-Cal Diet Cuts Fat Around Heart in Obese People: Study

That led to improved heart function, researchers said

Looking to Lose Weight? Get a 'Coach'

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

Fast-Food Outlets Nearby Might Not Cause Weight Gain

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

Weighing Weight-Loss Programs

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

'Hunger Hormones' May Drive Post-Dieting Weight Gain

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

Health Tip: Make Calorie-Sparing Substitutions

Swap fattening foods for lighter fare

Overweight Kids at Greater Risk for High Blood Pressure

Paves the way for hypertension in adulthood, researchers say

Experts Assess What Works for Weight Loss

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

Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Heart Failure

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

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

Gastric Bypass May Dampen Desire for High-Fat Foods

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

Does Your Personality Dictate Whether You'll Be Overweight?

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

The Cycling Stud Who Shed His Couch Potato Skin

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

Losing Weight, Keeping It Off Can Be Two Different Worlds

Researchers find distinct strategies work for each but not both

Health Tip: Stay Away From Fad Diets

For instance, quick weight-loss schemes

Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study

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

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

Poor 'Fat-Tasters' May Tend to Be Heavier

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

Experts Issue Guidelines on Safe Weight Loss for Athletes

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

New U.S. Health Initiative Highlights Disease Prevention

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

Mouse Study Reveals How Smoking Helps Keep People Thin

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

Dieters More Likely to Trust Food Packaging

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

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

Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets May Not Pose Risk to Arteries

Short-term studies found no harm to vascular health

Could 'Extreme' Low-Cal Diets Bring Longer, Healthier Life?

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

Eat Less, Live Longer?

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

Gastric Bypass May Help Prevent Heart Disease in Teens: Study

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

Belly Fat + Heart Disease Can Be Deadly: Study

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

For Nonsmokers, Healthy Living Cuts Death Rate in Half: Study

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

Experimental Weight-Loss Drug Seems to Work: Study

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