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5 Ways to Keep That Lost Weight Gone for Good

5 Ways to Keep That Lost Weight Gone for Good

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Losing weight and keeping it off comes down to making permanent changes in the way you eat. Although many eating habits are formed in childhood, it’s never too late to improve. But you’ll need to reinforce them until […]

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Tips to Keep From Overeating at Party Time

Tips to Keep From Overeating at Party Time

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Dieting can be hard on your social life. You might think it’s easier to avoid social events like cocktail parties and even family gatherings because of the temptation to overeat. But there’s no reason to deny yourself the […]

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Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet Ketogenic diet facts Ketogenic diet facts The ketogenic diet is a high-fat diet that drastically restricts carbohydrates. It produces a reaction in the body that is similar to the fasting state. The diet causes the metabolic state known as ketosis, in which substances known as ketones or ketone bodies accumulate in the blood. […]

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Why Obese People Find It So Tough to Slim Down

Why Obese People Find It So Tough to Slim Down

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity is no picnic for those who struggle with it, but new research sheds some light on why so few ever find their way to a healthy weight. It turns out that overweight and obese folks hold starkly […]

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Warning Labels Can Scare Folks Away From Sugary Drinks

Warning Labels Can Scare Folks Away From Sugary Drinks

Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People are less likely to buy sugary drinks if they see warning labels that include graphic pictures of health consequences such as obesity, diabetes and tooth decay, researchers report. They conducted a study in the cafeteria of a hospital in Massachusetts. Three […]

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How to Keep a Diet Diary

How to Keep a Diet Diary

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — To some people, keeping a food diary might seem old hat or just another busy-work task on your diet to-do list. But when done correctly (and diligently), it’s a very effective tool for losing weight and keeping it […]

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Obesity’s a Larger Problem in Rural America

Obesity’s a Larger Problem in Rural America

Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — City folks are leaner than their country cousins, a new U.S. study finds. Americans in rural areas are more likely to be obese than metropolitan-area residents, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2016, more […]

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Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo: Study

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fast food and processed foods trigger deep-seated instincts in the human brain that likely promote overeating, a new study suggests. These modern foods, high in both fat and carbohydrates, produce a higher “reward” signal than foods containing either […]

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Obesity Drug – Xenical…Online

Obesity Drug – Xenical…Online

The process of testing and then approving a new drug can be quite different from the marketing of that drug after it has been released. The new fat-blocking drug orlistat (Xenical) provides a case in point. On April 26, 1999, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had approved orlistat (Xenical), “a […]

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Gastric Bypass Surgery? Questions to Ask Yourself

Gastric Bypass Surgery? Questions to Ask Yourself

Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MDMedical Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD Bariatric surgery refers to surgery performed on the stomach and/or intestines to decrease the amount of food that can be consumed and, as a result, to help a person with extreme obesity lose weight. Adjustable gastric banding and gastric bypass are the two main […]