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  • Pet owners weigh in on proposed reality show about overweight animals

    Pet owners weigh in on proposed reality show about overweight animals
    "The Biggest Loser" with pets? Another reality show about weight loss may be on the horizon -- but with animals, not humans, shedding the pounds. A recent casting call, posted on Craigslist, is seeking applicants for a potential show about pudgy...
  • McDonald's tells employees not to eat fast food

    McDonald's tells employees not to eat fast food
    McDonald's employees are being told via an online employee handbook that they shouldn't eat fast food, including the kind they prepare at the chain restaurants. "While convenient and economical for a busy lifestyle, fast foods are typically high in...
  • Santa Ana residents find motivation in pre-dawn workouts

    Santa Ana residents find motivation in pre-dawn workouts
    It's 5 a.m. on a rooftop parking lot in downtown Santa Ana and the night sky is just beginning to fade. Under a lamp's orange glow, people in hoodies and sweat pants emerge from the stairwell, wiping the sleep from their eyes and hugging themselves...
  • Eating tree nuts tied to lowered obesity risk

    Eating tree nuts tied to lowered obesity risk
    A new U.S. study adds to growing evidence that nuts - once considered too fattening to be healthy - may in fact help keep weight down, in addition to offering other health benefits. Researchers found that study participants who ate the most tree nuts -...
  • Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

    Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV
    A comprehensive new look at how mothers fill their hours suggests it's time to revise the old saw "A man may work from sun to sun. But a woman's work is never done." The new saw should be, "24/7, there's something to see. Make your own bed, I'm watching...
  • Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes

    For people with Type 2 diabetes who had hoped that their love handles might serve some purpose by reducing their risk of premature death, Harvard researchers have some bad news: The “obesity paradox” does not exist. “We found no...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Eat plant-based foods for health

    Environmental Nutrition People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh less, and have healthier diets. They even have a lower carbon footprint. These were the impressive findings from the landmark study Adventist...
  • Mediterranean diet may protect against diabetes

    Without cutting back on calories, adopting a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil may protect people at high risk for heart disease against diabetes, a new study found. Researchers who analyzed data on more than 3,500 people at an...
  • The Weight Is Over

    The Weight Is Over
    After bariatric surgery, a mother and daughter have lost a total of 310 pounds After a lifetime of unsuccessful dieting, Nancy Padilla and her daughter Nicole knew they had to do something different. And now, a year and a half after both underwent...
  • 'Ain't nothin' but a chow hound'

    (The following is excerpted from Liz's book "Dishing.") Seven percent of Americans believe Elvis is alive. His estate still earns $35 million a year. Everyone has read how overweight we are. Diet-guilty, we watch, with tongues hanging out, as the current...
  • Food issues create gastric discomfort

    Food issues create gastric discomfort
    Dear Amy: My mother is only slightly overweight and otherwise in good health. She has struggled with losing anywhere from 10 to 30 pounds for as long as I can remember. Her best success has been with Weight Watchers, and with daily walks. My mom opens...