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Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to sugars in food, you’re far better off having a bowl of blueberries than a granola bar, a nutritionist says. Added sugars just aren’t the same as natural sugars, noted Kara Shifler Bowers, a registered dietitian at Penn State […]

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How Much Protein Do You Need for Weight Loss and Muscle Growth?

How Much Protein Do You Need for Weight Loss and Muscle Growth?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Low-carb, vegetarian, Mediterranean — whatever your diet, it’s important to get enough protein. Although research hasn’t yet pinpointed one perfect formula, experts say that the typical “recommended” daily minimums aren’t optimal, and that it helps to factor in […]

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Weight-Loss Procedure Works Long-Term, Without Surgery

Weight-Loss Procedure Works Long-Term, Without Surgery

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could people struggling with obesity make headway in their efforts to shed pounds without having to go under the knife? New preliminary research suggests it’s possible: A non-surgical procedure may help moderately obese people lose weight — and […]

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Can Social Media Lead to Eating Disorders?

Can Social Media Lead to Eating Disorders?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Traditional media, including TV and magazine ads, tend to portray ideals of physical perfection that can fuel worries about body image and eating disorders. A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that spending hours […]

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4 Strategies to Cope With a Food Craving

4 Strategies to Cope With a Food Craving

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sticking with a diet starts with having a plan that maps out meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. After all, if you feel satisfied, you’ll be less likely to rummage through your […]

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Meal Swaps That Save 200 Calories

Meal Swaps That Save 200 Calories

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You can often lose weight by making small yet strategic calorie cuts at every meal, rather than eliminating entire meals or cutting portions so severely that you never feel satisfied. You probably already know that a cup of […]

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Could Common Food Preservative Make People Fat?

Could Common Food Preservative Make People Fat?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re watching your weight, you probably know to avoid sugary and fatty foods. But what about preservatives? Eating a preservative widely used in breads, baked goods and cheese may trigger metabolic responses that are linked to obesity […]

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Can Obesity Shrink Your Brain?

Can Obesity Shrink Your Brain?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obese people may show some shrinkage in their brain tissue as early as middle age, a large new study confirms. The study, based on brain scans of thousands of adults in the United Kingdom, found that those with […]