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  • After pay dirt Todd Hoffman from Gold Rush is starting a rock band

     
    “When I’m done gold mining, I’m starting a rock band,” Todd Hoffman from Gold Rush tells us. And, he’s not kidding. The star of Discovery Channel’s most successful series, Gold Rush — which airs on Discovery...
  • Consumers weigh in on diet plans

     
    Dieters have weighed in on their favorite weight loss plans, and this month’s Consumer Reports has the score. After tallying more than 9,000 surveys, magazine editors found that a high-tech app and a caveman approach were respondents favorite ways...
  • Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin

    Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin
    Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which sets dietary nutrient requirements, recommends 130 grams a day. Some, such as Dr. Frank Hu, professor of...
  • Why dietary fat leads to body fat

     
    In a study released this week, researchers found that a high fat diet damaged important appetite-regulating cells in the brains of mice. Once this area of the brain was damaged, the mice were rendered permanently hungrier. There's a lot of debate about...
  • Chef fitness secrets

    Chef fitness secrets
    Chefs often work grueling hours in the kitchen under extremely stressful conditions, tasting much of the food they cook. It's not easy to stay slim under such circumstances -- but not necessarily for the reasons you might suspect. True, some chefs are...
  • Eat like a cave man

    Eat like a cave man
    Our Stone Age ancestors lived in an uncomfortable world, spending their 30-year life spans hunting and gathering without air conditioning or heat. But some say the cave men ate better than we do. That's the premise behind the Paleo diet, a health and...
  • In diet studies, big question goes unexplored

    In diet studies, big question goes unexplored
    Fifteen years ago, I gained the dreaded "freshman 15" — times two. I packed on 30 pounds in what felt like a blink of an eye. Sophomore year, things were going to change. I adopted a Spartan regime: limiting my calories and fat intake, emulating...
  • A Closer Look at the Baby Food Diet

    A Closer Look at the Baby Food Diet
    Just like fashion trends, diets go in and out of style. Remember the grapefruit diet? The cabbage soup diet? How about the Atkins diet, which banned white bread but allowed fatty cheese and pork rinds? That was so 2004. In 2010, dieters are going gaga...
  • Small changes, big impact for blood pressure

    Small changes, big impact for blood pressure
    What is blood pressure? Blood circulating through the body moves with a certain force - that's your blood pressure. This force can be affected by how strongly the heart is pumping and by the size of the vessels the blood is moving through. Blood moves...
  • Blood pressure: weight loss

    Blood pressure: weight loss
    As people gain weight, their blood pressure tends to go up. Fortunately, as they lose weight, their blood pressure tends to go down -- but only so far, says Dr. Karol Watson, co-director of preventive cardiology and director of the hypertension clinic...
  • Sarah Palin 'bottled up' no more: Lid off

     
    by Mark Silva and updated It is billed by early readers as a blend of redemption and revenge, with a certain measure of pay-back for those campaign strategists who insisted that Sarah Palin stick with the script in John McCain's......