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2012-06-27 06:32:28

A new study challenges the notion that a “calorie is just a calorie” by finding that diets reducing the surge in blood sugar after a meal are preferable for weight loss, ultimately praising the low-glycemic index diet.

Eating Dessert With Breakfast Helps Dieters
2012-06-26 08:26:06

Chocolate cake. Crème filled donuts. These are some of the options people can look forward to having for breakfast after a new study highlighted the role dessert has in breakfast for dieters.

2012-06-11 17:44:24

A 25 year study in Northern Sweden, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal, is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels, but a switch to the popular low carbohydrate diet was paralleled by in an increase in cholesterol levels.

2012-04-24 23:12:49

This week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2012 in San Diego, experts are convening to discuss the latest science in a variety of health and disease-related areas, including nutrition.

2012-04-12 05:24:12

A third of Americans are now obese and up to 70% of them are trying to lose weight. Researchers have found that obese dieters who said they ate less fat, exercised more, and used prescription weight loss medications were more likely to lose weight.

Researchers Identify Successful Strategies For Weight Loss
2012-04-10 08:33:24

Despite nearly a third of Americans now being obese, as many as 70 percent say they are trying to lose weight, and many do, according to new research.

2012-03-15 12:30:38

A new study of three diets with obese children shows that all diets are effective in managing weight but that a reduced glycemic load diet – one that accounts for how many carbs are in the food and how much each gram of carbohydrate raises blood glucose levels – may be most promising.


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