Post image for Just Thinking Harder May Help You Lose Weight

by Allison Aubrey
NPR News
If you want to eat less, first imagine eating a lot.
The notion may be counterintuitive, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found that imagining what we eat before we take the first bite may help us feel less interested in really chowing down.

To tease out the effect, psychologist Carey Morewedge and his […]


Post image for Grapefruit compound could treat diabetes, lower cholesterol and produce Atkin’s diet benefits without dieting

(NaturalNews) Big Pharma has been doggedly searching for drugs that target a group of nuclear receptor proteins in the human body known by the long title of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs, for short). The reason? PPARs regulate the expression of genes that are involved in fat and carbohydrate metabolism, among other functions — so the […]


Post image for When dieting, watch your vitamins: study

By Lynne Peeples
(Reuters Health) – When weighing the benefits of one weight-loss plan over another, dieters may want to consider what else might be cut with the calories and carbs, suggests a new study.
More than $30 billion a year is spent on weight loss products in the U.S., with one in three adults reportedly trying […]


Post image for Dr. Oz – Do Summer Dieters Have Better Weight Loss Success?

By Suzan Clarke
ABC News
Millions of Americans made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, but many have already given up, finding it too hard to achieve their weight loss goals.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, a physician, author and television show host, appeared on “Good Morning America” today to suggest a novel approach: dieting in the summer.
Many people […]