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2013-01-12 05:04:34

Many health-conscious people begin the New Year with lofty goals, but eventually give up on them.

2011-12-27 11:00:00

Although the most popular dieting strategy is to simply "eat less", this leaves dieters feeling deprived and hungry, and more likely to eat off the diet.

2009-08-13 10:21:26

Meal replacements in a medically supervised weight loss program are successful in facilitating weight loss, according to a new study conducted at the University of Kentucky.

2008-10-30 15:00:14

Environmental changes implemented at 12 Dow Chemical Co. worksites helped employees achieve improvements in health risks, U.S. researchers said.

2008-07-08 18:00:09

U.S. researchers said a new study suggests tracking daily food consumption in a journal can double a person's weight loss.

2005-10-31 13:34:59

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Having trouble sticking to your diet and exercise program? Results of a new study suggest that telephone-based weight-loss counseling can help people shed pounds just as well as face-to-face counseling sessions. It's also more convenient and less expensive.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.