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Diets and Dieting

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  • A balloon for obesity: an option between medication and surgery?

    A balloon for obesity: an option between medication and surgery?
    For many struggling with obesity, taking one of the newly approved prescription medications for weight loss (marketed as Qsymia, Belviq and Contrave) feels like climbing a mountain with a walking cane — it's a little help, but not enough. And...
  • Avoid Sabotaging Your Diet With The Holidays

    Avoid Sabotaging Your Diet With The Holidays
    The holidays can be a particularly challenging time to be on a diet — all that comfort food, all those old favorites. So, guard yourself as best you can from tripping into the usual dieting pitfalls. Try to stay mindful of these dieting tenets....
  • Emeril Lagasse's daughters are out with a new gluten-free cookbook

    Emeril Lagasse's daughters are out with a new gluten-free cookbook
    Jilly Lagasse and Jessie Lagasse Swanson — yes, that Lagasse — set out to write a book that celebrated the foods they love — made in a way they can eat them. Neither of Emeril Lagasse’s daughters can eat gluten. “That's...
  • To prevent or reverse obesity and its ills, timing may be everything

    If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study of mice suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone. Even with a diet high in fat and sugar, mice that had...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Sugar-for-sweetener swap could backfire

    Q: More and more nutrition advice seems to be anti-sugar these days. So are artificial sweeteners a good alternative? A: Sugar in all its forms may be the single most important dietary cause of obesity and heart disease in the American diet today....
  • Brown bag school lunches have little nutrition - lots of dessert

    What could be more wholesome for students than a bag lunch packed at home? A lunch from the school cafeteria. Researchers found that the typical lunch brought from home contained far fewer vegetables, fruit and whole grains than federal nutrition...
  • Author offers a different take on dieting

    Author offers a different take on dieting
    Society's obsession with being thin doesn't seem to have motivated most people to lose weight and keep it off. One expert suggests that people give up on dieting and learn to listen to their bodies. Linda Bacon, a speaker and author, plans a free...
  • Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

    Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests
    Got milk? If you’re drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead. A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held...
  • Foods that help fight cancer

    Foods that help fight cancer
    The foods we eat contribute directly to our overall health. From toddlers just getting used to solid foods to adults planning their diets, the foods we eat heavily influence how healthy or unhealthy we become. Some foods can even reduce our risk for...
  • Avoiding pitfalls that can derail your diet

    Avoiding pitfalls that can derail your diet
    Diet and exercise go hand-in-hand for men and women looking to improve their overall health. While it can be tempting to skip a workout in favor of relaxing on the couch at home, the temptation to cheat on your diet is far more pervasive, as dieters...
  • The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

    The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
    With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...