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How to Enjoy Cheese Without the Guilt

How to Enjoy Cheese Without the Guilt

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Americans eat three times as much cheese as just 50 years ago, but not because we’re enjoying careful indulgences like a cheese plate with fruit and whole grain crackers. Experts point to the cheese overload in pizza and […]

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Saxenda (liraglutide injection)

Saxenda (liraglutide injection)

What is Saxenda? What are the uses for Saxenda? Saxenda is prescribed to help some obese or overweight adults with weight-related medical problems to lose weight and keep the weight off. It is approved for use in combination with a reduced-calorie diet and regular exercise for the long term weight management of adults with an […]

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Health Tip: Exercise Portion Control

Health Tip: Exercise Portion Control

(HealthDay News) — To maintain a healthy weight, how much you eat is just as important as what you eat, says the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Latest Diet & Weight Management News Your optimal portion size may or may not match the serving size listed on a product. It’s dependent […]

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Obesity

Obesity

What is the role of medication in the treatment of obesity? Medication treatment of obesity should be used only in patients who have health risks related to obesity. Medications should be used in patients with a BMI greater than 30 or in those with a BMI of greater than 27 who have other medical conditions […]

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Ketogenic Diet (Keto Diet)

Ketogenic Diet (Keto Diet)

Ketogenic diet (keto 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 low-carb, high-fat keto 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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New Tool for Med Students: ‘Fat Suit’

New Tool for Med Students: ‘Fat Suit’

Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, Aug. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Can skinny doctors ever understand what it’s like to be fat? A German medical school believes they can — after they treat patients wearing “fat suits.” Having patients don fat suits may help teach medical students about obesity and uncover their biases […]

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Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency

Food Sources of Iron ranked by milligrams of iron per standard amount; also calories in the standard amount. (All amounts listed provide 10% or more of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for teenage and adult females, which is 18 mg/day.) Food, Standard Amount Iron (mg) Calories Clams, canned, drained oz 23.8 126 Fortified dry cereals […]

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Overweight Men May Feel Stigmatized, Too

Overweight Men May Feel Stigmatized, Too

Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, July 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s not only women who agonize over their excess pounds. Stigma about being overweight can cause physical and emotional harm to men, too. “It’s often assumed that conversations about weight loss, poor body image, and dieting are more salient for women. Men […]