Home | Avoiding Illness | Obesity



Smaller plates lead to greater weight loss

By David Liu,  Ph.D. Sunday Aug 07, 2011 (foodconsumer.org) -- You are confused with all types of fad weight loss diets.  Now research led by Brian

The Amazing Oil That Trims Women's Waistlines

Posted By Dr. Mercola | June 22 2011 A study has shown that dietary supplementation with coconut oil may result in a reduction in waist circumference and other benefits. A ...
Full story

Fat substitutes linked to weight gain (PR)

Contact: APA Public Affairspublic.affairs@apa.org202-336-5700American Psychological Association  Fat substitutes linked to weight gain Rats on high-fat diet gained more weight after eating low-calorie potato chips made with ...
Full story

'Good Gut Bacteria' May Help Fight Obesity

Posted By Dr. Mercola | June 18 2011 Daily intake of a specific form of lactic acid bacteria could help prevent obesity and reduce low-level inflammation. Rats who were given ...
Full story

This Common Food Additive Now Linked to Weight Gain

Editor's comment: You gain weight because you can't use up the amount of calories you eat. Or you eat more than what you need. In most cases, this happens because the food you eat is too palatable. The palatability of a food can be boosted by a number of factors including salt (savory), umami or savory taste from MSG, fat/oil (mount feel and other flavors) and protein (savory and other tastes). If you want to control your caloric intake, reduce all these factors or whichever you like most. You don't have to use drugs to suppress your appetite. Using low salt food may be the simplest weight loss solution. American foods taste just too good. That is one of the reasons why people tend to eat more than what they need. Eat responsibly because overeating calories can be your biggest enemy for your health....
Full story

The Controversial Trick for Blasting Away Up to a Pound of Flab a Day

Posted By Dr. Mercola | April 13 2011 Visit the Mercola Video Library More than 50 years after a doctor at a Roman clinic began promoting hCG as ...
Full story

Use breakfast to fight obesity

Don't skip it, but don't indulge. That's the message of a new study in the journal Nutrition  that looked at the role of breakfast in the ...
Full story

Fighting childhood obesity one hot lunch at a time

by Aimee Keenan-Greene The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a new rule to update the nutrition standards for National School Lunch and School Breakfast meal ...
Full story

A third of 9-month-olds obese or at risk of obesity - study

Researchers found as many as one third of U.S. children at the age of nine months were obese or overweight or at risk of obesity ...
Full story

The skinny on diabetes and dairy fats

by Aimee Keenan-Greene   Could dairy be a new weapon in the war on diabetes?  A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine  (AIM) says trans-palmitoleate from ...
Full story
back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next last total: 114 | displaying: 51 - 60