weight loss

(NaturalNews) How do you eat more while losing more weight at the same time? One of the best answers is to eat “negative-calorie” foods, meaning that these foods actually take more energy to digest than they deliver to your body. While these foods may be an important source of phytonutrients, they are not sources of fat-packing […]

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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 […]

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When it comes to the tummy, experts say myths abound. How much do you really know about your stomach?
By Colette Bouchez
WebMD Feature
Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD
From those burning, churning feelings that erupt whenever we eat our favorite foods, to the bloating that keeps us from zipping up our jeans, to the gas that can make […]

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Eating less meat may be the key to keeping a healthy weight, say researchers.
(BBC News) A European study of almost 400,000 adults found that eating meat was linked with weight gain, even in people taking in the same number of calories.
The strongest association was found with processed meat, such as sausages and ham, the Imperial […]

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Post image for Resveratrol revs up metabolism, promotes weight loss in first ever primate study

(NaturalNews) Resveratrol is a type of phytonutrient known as a polyphenol. Found in the skin of grapes, wine, grape juice, peanuts, and berries, it has often been hailed as a life-extending natural compound. After all, research in mice and lab rats has indicated it can protect those animals from obesity and diabetes and has anti-cancer, […]

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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 […]

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Post image for Well-defined quantity of antioxidants in diet can improve insulin resistance

A diet rich in natural antioxidants improves insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant obese adults and enhances the effect of the insulin-sensitizing drug metformin, a preliminary study from Italy finds. The results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society’s 92nd Annual Meeting in San Diego.
“The beneficial effects of antioxidants are known, but we have revealed for […]

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By Jennifer Warner
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
People with prediabetes aren’t taking simple precautions that could prevent the potentially deadly disease of type 2 diabetes from taking hold.
A new study shows nearly 30% of all adults in the U.S. have prediabetes, yet more than 90% aren’t aware of it. Moreover, only about half of […]

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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 […]

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