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Intermittent Fasting is an Effective Way to Lose Weight

10/20/2017 21:09:00 PM

Fasting is eliminating or reducing your caloric intake for a set period of time. It has frequently been quoted as a great method for weight loss and keeping the pounds off. Whether you fast in a once-a-week pause or month-long daytime fast, ...

Black Tea May Help You Lose Weight

10/07/2017 19:51:01 PM

You should know by now that green tea has its benefits to weight loss from previous studies, but now researchers from the University of California Los Angeles found that black tea can help you lose weight as well. The study that was published ...

Cheat Days May Help People Lose Weight

09/22/2017 19:07:35 PM

When you think about weight loss, it usually involves engaging in a long term diet and exercise plan. We know that when you are trying to lose weight, you have to be consistent and work hard. According to a new study by Australian researchers, ...

Losing Weight Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

09/16/2017 09:10:34 AM

Type-2 diabetes can be reversed by losing a certain amount of weight, according to new study published in The BMJ. There is popular belief that type-2 diabetes is permanent, but this study found that people can reverse their condition by losing ...

Slow But Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race

09/02/2017 09:13:44 AM

If you want to lose weight and keep it off, take your time and be consistent, a new study says. Researchers discovered that when dieter’s weight went up and down or swung irregularly, they were less likely to maintain weight loss over time. ...

Walnuts May Aid Weight Loss

08/22/2017 23:39:48 PM

Eating a good amount of walnuts may reduce your hunger and help you lose weight, a new study says. Consuming them activates a part of the brain linked to the regulation of hunger and cravings, according to the research published in the Diabetes, ...

Having A Soda With That Burger is Dangerous

08/05/2017 06:30:07 AM

Drinking a soda with your fried chicken or burger can really spark your body to add on more pounds, a new study in the journal BMC Nutrition suggests. Adults who had a sweetened drink with a high-protein meal stored more unused fat, compared ...

Best Ways to Build Muscle

07/01/2017 22:32:12 PM

Despite the fact that weight loss is a big part of the fitness industry, there are just as many individuals who want to gain weight by building muscle. However, there are a variety of ways to approach it, and it is just as difficult for people ...

Is Fasting Better for Weight Loss?

05/03/2017 21:58:37 PM

Although you may dislike the everyday restrictions of a conventional diet, a new study suggests that fasting one day and eating anything you want the next may not be better for weight loss. At the end of one year, researchers discovered that ...

Fewer Americans Try to Lose Weight

03/08/2017 22:06:37 PM

More US adults are overweight or obese, but a lot of Americans have just given up on trying to lose those extra pounds, a new study reveals. One in every three Americans are overweight, compared with one in five 2 decades ago, researchers report. ...

Weight Loss Linked to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

02/07/2017 22:46:02 PM

Weight loss may lower the risk of cancer of the endometrium, the lining of the uterus, in older women, a new study suggests. This is good news to older adults who think that weight loss may not be beneficial to them. “Many older adults think ...

DASH Diet is Ranked Best Overall Diet

01/04/2017 21:40:14 PM

The DASH diet is ranked as the best overall diet in the U.S. News & World Report yearly diet ranking, which is the seventh consecutive year it has won number one. “DASH” is known as dietary approaches to stop hypertension. This eating plan ...

Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Lasting Gastro Issues

01/01/2017 17:37:32 PM

Although weight-loss surgery can help obese people reduce extra pounds, a new study says the procedure may also cause long-lasting stomach issues for a lot of patients. A Dutch research study found that individuals who underwent the most common ...

Lose Weight Fast Forever

12/25/2016 21:46:29 PM

The holidays are here so we all want to find new ways to lose weight fast and keep it off. Getting fit is not easy so it really takes hard work and dedication to achieve long term goals. Today I will share some great ways to lose those extra ...

Burn Fat Without the Gym

11/30/2016 21:34:56 PM

We understand that weight loss involves eating healthy and daily physical activity but sometimes we just do not have time for the gym. Thanksgiving is over so it is time to get back on track with our diet and exercise plans. Today I will go ...

Weight Loss Leads to Increase in Appetite

10/16/2016 21:02:50 PM

People who lose weight often wonder why they end up regaining the weight back after all that hard work. A new study sheds light on how weight loss can accidentally increase your appetite therefore causing you to regain weight. According to ...

Obesity Gene Does Not Affect Weight Loss

09/29/2016 22:58:43 PM

The so-called “obesity gene” does not affect people’s ability to lose weight through diet, exercise and weight-loss medications, a new study says. I know this is shocking to many individuals who are overweight because losing weight can ...

High Protein Diet for Weight Management

08/28/2016 20:10:41 PM

When you are looking to gain lean muscle or lose weight, eating a high protein diet is very important and squeezing those meals into a busy schedule is quit challenging. On my journey to gain lean muscle and weight management, I have developed ...

Pasta May Be Good for Your Diet After All

07/08/2016 20:00:57 PM

Pasta has always been regarded as bad for you if you eat too much of it but a new Italian study says it may actually help you lose weight. After analyzing data on thousands of Italians, eating pasta moderately looks to lower the risks of general ...

When Summer Work Slows, Workout

07/06/2016 23:24:26 PM

Nearly each day, Sergio Perez walks to the supermarket from his Miami office to grab lunch, trekking about a mile each way. While the heat can be intense in summer months, Perez, who works 50 to 60 hours a week in financial services, says the ...

‘Stomach Pump’ Weight Loss Device Approved by FDA

06/19/2016 14:02:18 PM

Obese people who are struggling to lose weight may have a new option, but it may seem very unusual for some. The FDA approved a new device known as the AspireAssist. You do not have to undergo major surgery and it works by removing some of what ...

Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival

06/05/2016 13:23:50 PM

Weight loss surgery may greatly reduce obese people’s risk of premature death, a new study says. Nearly five years after surgery, the death rate was over one percent for the individuals who had weight loss surgery and four percent for those ...

‘Biggest Loser’ Study Reveals Struggle After Weight Loss

05/07/2016 18:55:19 PM

Everyone knows how difficult it is to lose weight if you have ever been on a diet. More important, once you do have weight loss success, keeping the weight off is another struggle. A recent study involving contestants from TV show “The Biggest ...

Beans, Chickpeas May Aid Weight Loss

04/01/2016 00:43:15 AM

Beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas may be great for weight loss, according to a new Canadian research study. Data from 21 clinical trials that was analyzed on foods known as “pulses”, found that they can help people on a diet feel full and ...

Small Weight Loss Has Big Health Benefits

03/01/2016 00:26:59 AM

Obese people who lose just 5 percent of their body weight can reduce the risk of heart disease and Type 2 diabetes and increase their metabolic function, says a new study. There are many current treatment guidelines that recommend patients lose ...

Exercise Alone May Not Lead to Weight Loss

02/01/2016 07:30:21 AM

Many of us tend to believe that more exercise is better for burning calories and weight loss. However, this is not the case according to a new study published in Current Biology. According to researchers, when we increase our exercise regimen ...

Side Effects from This Weight Loss Method

01/09/2016 02:21:02 AM

Although the majority of individuals who have a type of weight loss surgery say their overall health has gotten better, a large number of side effects and visits to the hospital are reported as well, says a new study. Gastric bypass is a surgery ...

Weight Loss Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

12/21/2015 22:15:16 PM

Weight loss can reverse type 2 diabetes according to a new study at Newcastle. Over 9% of Americans have type 2 diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association so this is a serious chronic health condition that needs to be prevented. ...

‘Balloon In A Pill’ May Aid Weight Loss

11/05/2015 22:20:31 PM

What if swallowing a pill was an easy weight loss option? New research suggest that taking a pill packed with a gastric balloon inside may help you lose weight by suppressing your appetite. With diet and exercise combined, this could be an effective ...

Low-Fat Diets Are No Better for Weight Loss

11/02/2015 13:58:13 PM

Low-fat diets have been known as a great way to lose weight, but a recent study reveals that they are no more effective than other types of diets. A low-carb diet was found to be better than low-fat diets for weight loss in a recent study published ...

Processed Meat Linked to Cancer Risk

10/28/2015 23:58:45 PM

Processed meats such as ham and sausage can lead to colon cancer, but red meat is probably cancer causing also. According to the World Health Organization, foods such as hot dogs, cold cuts and bacon should be avoided if you want to improve ...

Dietary Supplements Send Thousands to ER Yearly

10/21/2015 12:17:34 PM

Weight loss dietary supplements rush nearly 23,000 individuals to the hospital emergency room annually, says a new study. This is the first time someone has calculated national numbers on this issue. According to a new study published in The ...

Venus Factor Review: Don’t Buy Venus Factor Until You Read This

09/08/2015 21:52:56 PM

Venus Factor is an extraordinary program when it comes to the best way to lose weight. If you have ever desired to absolutely change your physique in record time, to develop the sexy, strong, lean body that so many women have been trying to ...

Weight Loss Surgery Will Fight Type 2 Diabetes

09/05/2015 11:21:27 AM

Research has showed that weight loss surgery may eliminate type-2 diabetes in patients, and a new study discovers that the surgery may be long term. According to the Lancet, bariatric surgery is more effective than standard treatment for the ...

Drink More Water to Lose Weight

08/26/2015 21:47:28 PM

Drinking water not only keeps your body hydrated but it is good for weight loss as well. According to a study published in the journal Obesity, drinking 16 ounces of water before you eat can help you lose weight. Researchers gathered 84 adults ...

Doctor’s Support Helps Weight Loss, Says Study

08/22/2015 15:30:03 PM

Doctor’s play a major role in helping patients with weight loss, says study. Fat loss was double on average for people overweight who believed they had the most support from their physicians, compared to those who believed their physicians ...

Obesity Gene Discovery May Aid Fat Loss

08/20/2015 23:41:51 PM

Losing weight without diet or exercise may seem impossible but new genetic research about the causes of obesity makes it possible. According to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers have discovered a genetic “switch” ...

Low-Fat Diets Better than Low-Carb Diets for Fat Loss

08/14/2015 19:47:13 PM

There has been much controversy as to which is better for fat loss, low-carb diets or low-fat diets. According to the National Institutes of Health, people lose more weight by reducing their fat intake. Researchers examined 19 obese people and ...

Coca-Cola’s Funded Research Says Exercise is Better for Fat Loss

08/13/2015 00:08:34 AM

Eating less has always been more important than exercising for weight loss, but according to Coca-Cola’s new funded research, dieting is not the answer. Coca-Cola has funded over a million dollars to a new research organization claiming that ...

Weight Loss Surgery Benefits May Diminish Over Time

08/08/2015 14:45:34 PM

Weight-loss surgeries for obesity are very popular, often producing dramatic fat loss and reducing type-2 diabetes, according a new study. The problem is that patients regain weight and health problems return in the long run. Diet and exercise ...

Dementia Drugs Linked to Harmful Weight Loss

08/06/2015 23:10:45 PM

A class of medications used to treat dementia has been found to cause harmful weight loss in older patients, according to a new study. This is very important information for me because my grandmother is 83 years old and sometimes shows signs ...

FDA Approves Weight Loss Balloon

07/30/2015 18:15:58 PM

Obese people seeking to lose weight now have a new option: a weight loss balloon that has been recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). With more than a third of the U.S. population overweight or obese, this new device will ...

Obese People Unlikely to Achieve Weight Loss

07/21/2015 10:46:12 AM

Losing weight can be a struggle for anyone but a new weight loss study reveals that obese men and women have a very low chance of achieving even a five percent fat loss in a given year: 1 in 10 for women, and 1 in 12 for men. Women who are ...

Fat Loss With Intermittent Fasting

07/09/2015 15:07:43 PM

Reducing calories with intermittent fasting or daily, long-term calorie restriction for fat loss can seem strange, but it’s a diet strategy that has been around for a long time—and gaining recognition lately. New research demonstrates that ...

Diabetes Drug May Aid Weight Loss

07/02/2015 22:22:15 PM

Liraglutide (better known as Saxenda), a new injectable diabetes drug approved last year, helps patients who are obese or severely overweight lose weight, according to a new study. The most recent study of the drug, Saxenda, involved 3,700 ...

Daily Weigh-Ins May Help Weight Loss

06/22/2015 00:07:34 AM

For anyone seeking to lose weight and keep it off, using the scale every day and writing down your results is a simple fat loss strategy that works. According to a two-year Cornell study, recently published in the Journal of Obesity, self-weighing ...

If You Want to Lose Weight, Let Someone Else Choose Your Diet

06/17/2015 22:16:52 PM

Choosing your own diet for weight loss may yield less impressive results, according to a new study. I always thought that is was better to choose your own diet plan and stick to it to lose weight, but this may backfire and lead to less weight ...

Some Diabetes Drugs May Help Weight Loss

06/15/2015 14:04:22 PM

A class of drugs that are used to treat diabetes seems to help individuals lose weight by altering how the brain reacts to food, according to a new study. Researchers have been trying to figure out how gut-hormone based medications known as ...

Vitamin D Supplement Aids Weight Loss

05/10/2015 00:11:35 AM

Overweight Americans, who are vitamin D deficient, can now take a supplement of the nutrient to help them lose weight, according to a new Italian study (HealthDay 2015). I love vitamins because they are good for replacing the nutrients I need ...

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Top Diet Plans for Weight Loss

04/07/2015 16:13:42 PM

Individuals seeking long-term weight loss should think about trying Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig, as a review of clinical trials ranks them top diet plans in a study (Ann. Intern. Med., 2015). Weight loss is a $2.5 billion growing industry ...

Eating Chocolate Can Help You Lose Weight, According to Study

03/31/2015 00:29:31 AM

If you love eating chocolate, it may help you lose weight as well as satisfy your sweet cravings according to a new study in the International Archives of Medicine. Diet and exercise is essential for any weight loss plan so German researchers ...

Belly Fat Increased by Diet Sodas

03/17/2015 22:20:00 PM

Do you love diet sodas but still want to lose belly fat? If so, drinking diet sodas may not be a good idea according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Researchers discovered that people who drank diet ...

Melissa McCarthy Shows off 50 Pound Weight Loss at SXSW

03/16/2015 20:29:28 PM

Melissa McCarthy, the ‘Bridesmaids’ star, looked amazing after her 50 pound weight loss on the red carpet at South By Southwest (SXSW) this past Sunday. The 44-year old actor had been losing weight for months now and she finally has a chance ...

High Intensity Workouts Better for Lowering Blood Sugar

03/04/2015 11:58:44 AM

Cardio exercise, such as biking or running, is understood to be the key to weight loss but what about high-intensity workouts? According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, cardiovascular workouts with high-intensity ...

High Fiber Diets Lead to Modest Fat Loss

02/16/2015 22:23:11 PM

Healthy diets appear difficult when we think of reducing calories to lose weight, but by adding this one type of food may be the key to improving your health and fat loss. According to a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, increasing ...

Chili Peppers May Induce Weight Loss

02/10/2015 22:58:42 PM

If you love chili peppers as a spice, it may help you lose weight as well. According to researchers at the University of Wyoming, adding capsaicin from chili peppers can help induce weight loss in mice on a high-fat diet (Biophysical Society ...

Burn Fat by Drinking Red Wine

02/09/2015 21:42:06 PM

Red wine or even grape juice is not only good for lowering your blood pressure but it can also help you burn fat and lose weight. According to a new study at Oregon State University, red wine could spark fat burning when consumed in moderation ...

Less Common Obesity Surgery Better for Weight Loss

02/06/2015 21:48:09 PM

Gastric bypass and duodenal switch are two of the most common weight loss surgeries for treatment of severe obesity. A new study published in JAMA Surgery found that duodenal switch, the less common fat loss procedure, was shown to help individuals ...

NFL Nick Hardwick’s Amazing 85-pound Weight Loss

02/04/2015 21:29:55 PM

Nick Hardwick should be a proud father and feel great about his recent weight loss transformation as he announced his NFL retirement on Tuesday (Braziller 2015). He played 11 years as a pro for the San Diego Chargers and weighed in at 293 pounds ...

Light Jogging May Help You Live Longer

02/04/2015 00:05:27 AM

Jogging is not only important for weight loss; it may also increase your life expectancy if you jog on a leisure basis. According to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), jogging with regards of mortality ...

Bryn Mawr College Apologizes After ‘Fat Shaming’ Weight Loss Emails

02/02/2015 21:54:25 PM

Colleges have a major concern about the health of their students, so schools and institutions offer weight loss programs and facilities as well. However, students at Bryn Mawr College find an email for students with “elevated BMIs”, to be ...

Green Coffee Bean Weight Loss Claims End in $9 Million Fines

01/27/2015 17:30:54 PM

Are you familiar with the green coffee bean supplements for weight loss? If not don’t bother, as the makers of green tea weight loss pills are ordered by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to pay $9 million in false claims (Schiavone 2015). ...

Zach Galifianaki Flaunts Dramatic Weight Loss at SAG Awards

01/26/2015 22:20:12 PM

Zach Galifianaki, 45 and cast member of the recent film “Birdman”, has been losing weight for several months now. He made an amazing appearance at the SAG Awards on Jan. 25 with his signature beard shaved and his hair pulled back (Benzilio ...

FDA Approves New Weight Loss Device for Obesity

01/19/2015 15:30:42 PM

Obese individuals struggling to lose weight now have a new FDA-approved weight loss treatment device, the Maestro Rechargeable System, which pinpoints the nerve passage between the stomach and the brain that controls your appetite (FDA 2015). ...

Lose Belly Fat With These Fat-Burning Foods

01/10/2015 21:14:50 PM

Losing belly fat and maintaining a flat stomach has always been a goal of mine so I took diet and exercise seriously. Consuming the proper fat-burning foods is important and David Zinczenko, best-selling co-author of the popular “Eat This, ...

New Weight Loss Diet Pill Acts As “Imaginary Meal”

01/09/2015 04:59:59 AM

Obese individuals seeking to lose weight have many FDA-approved prescription drugs to choose from including Belviq and newly approved Saxenda. There is still a long journey for better weight loss as scientists develop new fat loss alternatives ...

Weight Loss Surgery Can Reduce Death 5-10 Years After Procedure

01/07/2015 13:21:38 PM

Weight loss surgery has always been suggested to improve survival among severely obese patients. According to new research published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), bariatric surgery reduced mortality 5 to 10 years after ...

Weight Loss Diet Pills Rarely Work

12/30/2014 21:36:41 PM

New weight loss supplements and diet pills are advertised everyday by drug companies claiming to help you lose weight fast. According to a new Consumer Report, diet pills rarely work and they aren’t even FDA approved (Olsen 2014). A national ...

New Weight Loss Drug Saxenda FDA Approved

12/27/2014 02:23:37 AM

The new weight loss drug Saxenda (liraglutide) has been approved by the FDA for weight-management in addition to exercise and a low-calorie diet. This drug is approved for adults who suffer from obesity or who are overweight and have at least ...

Lose Weight by Self-Weighing Weekly

12/21/2014 11:29:38 AM

Have you ever thought that just by using a scale to weight yourself could help you lose weight? According to Elina Helander and co-authors at Tempere University of Technology in Finland, people who weighed themselves daily lost more weight compared ...

Leptin Hormone – Leptin Resistance Facts for Women

12/19/2014 13:56:34 PM

Women find it much harder than men to lose weight and this can be because of the leptin hormone, but there are options for weight loss if you face leptin resistance. Leptin is a hormone that plays a major role in weight management and appetite ...

Rapper Rick Ross Loses 85 Pounds

12/18/2014 14:27:15 PM

Rapper Rick Ross has been blessed with much success in the music industry dropping “Hood Billionaire this past November and recently losing 85 pounds due to lifestyle changes and CrossFit workouts (Singh 2014). The Miami, Florida rapper, born ...

Fat is Released through Breathing After Weight Loss

12/17/2014 13:29:15 PM

When you lose weight, have you ever wondered where the fat goes? Most people believe that fat is converted to energy or heat, which violates the law of conservation of mass. According to researchers from the University of New South Wales in ...

Lose Weight With Time-Restricted Diets

12/08/2014 12:51:21 PM

Losing weight without counting your calories may seem unusual, but according to researchers at Salk Institute, a simple 12-hour eating period could be the key to weight loss. Snacking during bedtime has become a bad habit for many of us and ...

High-Fat Diets: Fat Loss Facts

11/08/2014 15:32:31 PM

High-fat diets have been recognized to be a major risk factor for obesity, type 2 diabetes and other related diseases. According to the World Health Organization, more than 40 million children were overweight in 2010 and this pattern of obesity ...

Criminalization of Poverty in America

11/07/2014 15:52:11 PM

Does the criminalization of poverty exist in America? Have you ever wondered why the poor people are the ones most likely to be incarcerated or face steep fines and penalties as opposed to a higher social class? According to the National Law ...

Medical Marijuana Has Many Benefits

10/24/2014 10:29:15 AM

The right to Medical Marijuana or Amendment 2 would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Florida under certain conditions. You would have to be a patient or caregiver with an issued license by a physician and you could also attend registered ...

Welfare and Low Wage Jobs Don’t Work

10/11/2014 11:14:28 AM

Welfare was created by government to assist poor families in need and create job-training programs to increase the skills of the uneducated. Single moms could get child care assistance while they either work or enroll in some form of educational ...

Working Long Hours Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

10/02/2014 09:43:25 AM

Working long hours can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes in workers of lower socioeconomic status, according to a new study. In 2012, over 9% of the population had diabetes and diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United ...

Ebola Virus is Spreading In West Africa

09/23/2014 20:40:23 PM

Back in March 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) was contacted for an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Guinea, West Africa. Just recently in August of this year, the WHO declared this major epidemic to be a “public health emergency ...

High Protein Diets May Lower Your Blood Pressure

09/22/2014 18:27:21 PM

Protein is perhaps one of the most important foods when it comes to losing weight and maintaining our health. The recent Framingham Offspring Study discovered that “residents who consumed a higher protein intake had a lower risk of high blood ...

Obama Health Care In America

09/21/2014 00:12:13 AM

With more than 8 million Americans signing up for Obama Health Care on HealthCare.gov, a shocking number of approximately 700,000 individuals have dropped out. Most of my friends and co-workers agreed that the Obama Care Plan was fair so they ...

Weight Loss and Low Income Individuals

09/17/2014 21:49:15 PM

Whole Grains Have Many Health Benefits

08/29/2014 01:57:41 AM

Whole grains have become one of my favorite fat-burning foods for weight loss because they have outstanding benefits such as lowering your blood sugar, redistributing body fat and helping to prevent obesity naturally. I like that fact that whole ...