How To Burn Fat Without Cardio Or Dieting

(Submitted by: Matt Marshall)

I hate cardio.I hate treadmills, exercise bikes and elliptical machines. I hate exercising for hours at a time, just to burn off a few measly calories.Luckily, I recently discovered a way to burn NINE TIMES more fat without wasting ... Read article

Review The South Beach Diet Plan

(Submitted by: James Ellison)

If you have been living beneath a rock for the past one or two years, then you have not heard of The South Beach Diet. For some reason, you have not yet tested it. Perhaps you are concerned that it is a low carb or no carb diet plan, or perhaps ... Read article

Fad Diets and Quick Fixes Vs. Proper Eating Habits

(Submitted by: Lauren Robertson)

Americans spend around 30-50 billion dollars each year on fad diets, quick fixes, and gimmicks. While spending only a small amount each on proper dieting methods like eating healthier foods and exercising regularly. Why is it that we spend so ... Read article

Top Internet Dieting Resources

(Submitted by: Madison Lockwood)

Dieting is a principal health topic in the U.S. and rightfully so. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, almost two thirds of American adults (age 20 years and older) qualify as overweight. That's slightly over 127 million ... Read article

Cellulite Diets

(Submitted by: Peter Emerson)

Cellulite diets may be termed as healthy eating rather than dieting. There are two steps involved - eating healthy foods and avoiding certain types of foods. This type of dieting is more commonly known as detoxification diet. Detoxification diet ... Read article

How Safe Are Low Carb Diets?

(Submitted by: Eddie Tobey)

Low carb diets have become popular due to the fact that they help reduce weight within a short period. Many dieticians advocate reduction in the intake of carbohydrates in order to reduce body weight. Though low carb diets are widely followed, ... Read article

An Easy User Friendly Diet

(Submitted by: Patricia Zelkovsky)

Get out a pencil and notebook, and begin your diet by recording everything you eat; when; and how much. No, this is not a substitute for weight watchers or any other diet plan. There are no rules to follow; no special menus; just you and your ... Read article

Are You Aware of These Negative Results of High Protein Diets?

(Submitted by: Foras Aje)

It will be preaching to the choir to say that we all need a certain amount of protein everyday to remain healthy. However, based on misinformation to this effect, several people view the daily consumption of a high-protein diet as beneficial, ... Read article

Here are Some Effective Diet Techniques

(Submitted by: Foras Aje)

Finesse, skill and common-sense are some of the components needed to succeed at doing anything, going on a diet included.Therefore to avoid the results of most diet trends and excessive calorie-counter dieting suffice it to say anyone ... Read article

Can I Just Exercise Alone to Lose Weight without Dieting?

(Submitted by: Foras Aje)

Well, thats an interesting albeit understandable concept; to just do exercise without worrying about what one eats to lose the pounds.I mean when one considers the problems with most diets today, especially with world being filled with ... Read article


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First UK Study To Determine How General Practice Professionals Can Tackle Adolescent Obesity
Academics at the University of Hertfordshire are conducting the first UK study to investigate how health professionals based in general practice can help adolescents who are obese to lose weight. [click link for full article]

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Potential Link Between Obesity And Environmental Chemicals
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Rochester Study Connects Common Chemicals To Rising Obesity Rates
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Fuel for the Race of Life with Dean Karnazes
What does it take in food, training and conditioning to 350 continuous miles, foregoing sleep for three nights? What does it take to run accros Death Valley in 126 degree temperatures, and run a marathon to the South Pole in negative 40 degrees. What kind of body does one need to have to swim across the San Francisco Bay, scale Half Dome in Yosemite and mountain-bike for 24-hours straight.? Dean Karnazes knows. He has done all this and more. Men's Fitness Magazine says "Dean Karnazes might just be the fittest man in the world!" On seven different occasions, he's run a 200-mile relay race solo, racing alongside teams of twelve. Dean is a Ten-time Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run Silver Buckle winner, has competed across the globe, and is the 2004 Badwater Ultramarathon champion, considered: 'The World's Toughest Footrace.' We talk with Dean about these extrodinary accomplishments and how he fuels his body and mind to do what he does. Dean is sponsored in part by Nature's Path Foods and he consumes Nature's Path foods for energy.

Flavour, Nutrition and Health
Our special guest is Dr. David Katz MD, MPH, is one of the nation's foremost authorities on nutrition, weight control, and the prevention of chronic disease. He is co-founder and director of Yale's Prevention Research Center, medical correspondent for ABC News, nutrition columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine, and the author of a syndicated health/nutrition column for the New York Times. Allan Hunkin talks with Dr. Katz about a lifestyle based upon flavor point management and other information contained in Dr. Katz's new book "The Flavor Point Diet."