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  • Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol

    Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol
    Here's some not especially breaking news: Lots of Americans are over-stressed, and lots of those very same Americans also are overweight. Surely, it would appear, stress must be one of the most fattening things outside of a KFC Double Down sandwich....
  • Weekend cheating might help dieters succeed

    Weekend cheating might help dieters succeed
    Go ahead and eat a few French fries or a couple of bites of chocolate cake - as long as it's the weekend, when diets tend to fall by the wayside only to be resumed on Monday morning, a new study suggests. "Regardless of who you are, there's a rhythm to...
  • Food, glorious, food!

    "Nearly everyone wants at least one outstanding meal a day," said Duncan Hines. On the other hand, I am taken with restaurateur Don Ho's sardonic, "I've always found it funny that we've all decided cooking and feeding are high art. Art lasts, you know...
  • L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases

    L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases
    Despite a statewide drop in reported influenza cases, Los Angeles hospitals are preparing for this year's season to worsen in the coming weeks, fearful of the deadly H1N1 "swine flu" virus strain that is to blame for most of this year's flu deaths. H1N1...
  • Weight depends on weekday diets

    Weight depends on weekday diets
    Most people lose weight during the week and gain weight on the weekends, a new study finds. Yet, researchers say it's the weekday diets that are most important for maintaining a healthy weight. The researchers at Cornell University looked at people'...
  • 'Biggest Loser's' Tanya and Marie talk makeovers, life at home

    'Biggest Loser's' Tanya and Marie talk makeovers, life at home
    "Biggest Loser" makeovers belong to the dynamic duo of fashion expert Tim Gunn and hairstylist Ken Paves. They did not disappoint, giving the scruffy-looking finalists a new look in the mirror that matches their new look at life. Tanya and Jennifer...
  • 'Biggest Loser' winner ate 1,600 calories a day, exercised 'a ton'

    'Biggest Loser' winner ate 1,600 calories a day, exercised 'a ton'
    "The Biggest Loser" Season 15 winner Rachel Frederickson has heard your concerns, America, but she's not listening. And she's not answering questions about whether her weight loss went too far. That's because she's absolutely thrilled that she managed...
  • Peninsula receives childhood obesity funding

    Peninsula receives childhood obesity funding
    The Peninsula is one of three areas in Virginia targeted by a Nemours grant to combat childhood obesity. Nemours, a Delaware-based children's health system selected three states for the initiative — Virginia, Kentucky, and California. Virginia's...
  • Chicago doctor's research fails federal smell test

    Chicago doctor's research fails federal smell test
    Smell and taste researcher Dr. Alan Hirsch has long argued that certain aromas can help people lose weight, improve athletic performance or increase sexual arousal. One of his studies found that the smell of buttered popcorn or strawberries helps...
  • Don't be a big loser and fall for weight-loss gimmicks

    Three weeks into the new year, if you're losing steam with your resolution to get in shape, don't put down the weights and pick up creams, pills, drops or powders that promise to drop your weight. There's a fat chance those products alone are your answer....
  • Politics and dieting: a recipe for disaster

    All you amateur political analysts out there: We know what big story you've been gobbling up this past week, right? (Um, no, that's not it. Those news headlines about the Insane Clown Posse are not referring to the U.S. Congress.) No, the political...