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Alcohol May Be Sabotaging Your Diet

Alcohol May Be Sabotaging Your Diet

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol. It’s a fixture at New Year’s parties, but it’s also is a calorie guzzler — one drink can eat up 10 percent or more of a dieter’s daily allotment, depending on how fanciful the beverage is. And […]

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A Holiday Guide to Portion Sizes

A Holiday Guide to Portion Sizes

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, Dec. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not just a sign of the holiday season. Food servings have been getting supersized everywhere, from restaurants to grocery shelves. So it can be hard to know what a recommended portion size actually looks like anymore. Whether […]

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Follow the Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss, Too

Follow the Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss, Too

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines were released, they included details for following the Mediterranean-style diet. That’s the way of eating in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea and has been associated with many health benefits, from a […]

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Ways to Fit Pasta Into Your Diet

Ways to Fit Pasta Into Your Diet

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Who doesn’t crave a big bowl of spaghetti every now and then? But then comes the question of how to fit it into a smart diet plan. The answer is portion control. On average, one cup of cooked […]

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Average American Getting Fatter, but Not Taller

Average American Getting Fatter, but Not Taller

Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a finding that shows the obesity epidemic is far from over, new research reveals that most Americans have grown wider but not taller in the past two decades. Height measurements remained relatively stable during the past 20 years, even dropping slightly […]

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Have Your Cake And Lose Weight, Too

Have Your Cake And Lose Weight, Too

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — No one thinks of a piece of layer cake as a diet item. But it turns out that even conscientious label readers may overestimate the size of a single serving and underestimate the number of calories they’re eating. […]

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Gene Tweaking Prevented Obesity in Mice

Gene Tweaking Prevented Obesity in Mice

Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A modified version of the CRISPR gene-editing technique could help fight obesity without having to alter any genes, a new study in mice suggests. CRISPR, an acronym for a family of DNA sequences, generally involves cutting or editing DNA to correct genetic […]