If you're looking for a quick and effective way to lose weight, chances are you've heard about the hCG diet. The three-week crash diet promises to help … Continue reading Could the hCG Diet Be 'Life Threatening'?
“I first started with using a protein shake diet called Isagenix and working out at the gym doing mostly cardio, I lost around a stone doing this. Continue reading Young woman is unrecognisable after shedding 2st in less than one year
Cinnamon may lessen the risk of cardiovascular damage of a high-fat diet by activating the body’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory systems and slowing the fat-storing process, according to a preliminary animal study. Continue reading Cinnamon may lessen damage of high-fat diet in rats
While the proportion of adults with severe obesity using prescription opioids initially declines in the months after bariatric surgery, it increases within a matter of years, eventually surpassing pre-surgery rates of patients using the potentially addictive pain medications, according to new research. Continue reading One in five surgical weight-loss patients take prescription opioids seven years after surgery
One additional injection of insulin three hours after eating has been shown to protect people with type 1 diabetes from cardiovascular disease — the leading cause of death among people with the condition. Continue reading Simple step to protect people with type 1 diabetes against heart disease
On this week's episode of the Mother Jones food politics podcast, Bite (you should really subscribe!), we're talking about fat shaming “and we hear … Continue reading Samantha Irby Has Some Diet Advice for You: Stay Fat
One-third of American children are overweight or obese. Family-based treatment (FBT) has been considered the best model for the treatment of obese children as it provides both parents and children with education and behavior therapy techniques but is provided mainly in a hospital setting. Researchers have found that parent-based therapy (PBT) has similar outcomes to FBT and could be more cost-effective. Continue reading Do obese children need to attend treatment to lose weight?
Obesity is becoming increasingly widespread everywhere, and so are a variety of dieting options. Many people who lose weight, however, quickly … Continue reading Yo-yo dieting and risk of heart disease
A genetic variant that protects the heart against cardiovascular disease has been discovered. The cardioprotective variant was found in an isolated Greek population, who are known to live long and healthy lives despite having a diet rich in animal fat. Continue reading Isolated Greek villages reveal genetic secrets that protect against heart disease
Researchers are challenging women to start thinking about pre-pregnancy health sooner, with the finding that years of gradual weight gain more than doubles the risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. The increased risk was due to weight change and occurred regardless of whether the woman’s body mass index (BMI) was initially categorized as healthy or overweight. Continue reading Young women's gradual weight gain lifts pregnancy blood pressure danger