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2011-02-11 00:00:44

Dr. Shelton, medical director for the Diet Doc HCG Weight Loss Programs helps those to understand the difference between the genuine doctor supervised Diet Doc HCG Weight Loss Program, including the hcg phase 2 maintenance program and those that are unsafe! Puyallup, WA (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Diet Doc HCG (Phase 2) Weight Maintenance Dr. Shelton, medical director for Diet Doc HCG Weight Loss Program reports that most hcg diet and weight loss programs are inherently unsafe due to...

2011-01-04 07:10:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The heads of the popular diet website Fat Man Unleashed are nearing the final stretch of a six month weight loss challenge featuring top home diet delivery companies BistroMD and Nutrisystem. Frank Cruz and Israel Lagares from Fat Man Unleashed have lost a total of 80 pounds. A life-and-death choice is how Cruz refers to his decision to work towards a healthy goal weight of 210 pounds. His family struggled with diabetes, heart problems and weight...

2010-12-01 12:38:17

Animal study shows exposure to stress after dieting increases binge eating Stressed-out mice with a history of dieting ate more high-fat foods than similarly stressed mice not previously on diets, according to a new study in the Dec. 1 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that moderate diets change how the brain responds to stress and may make crash dieters more susceptible to weight gain. In this study, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania led by Tracy Bale,...

2010-10-20 06:50:00

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Cruz has been at the forefront of a campaign to stop the spread of obesity in America. In an effort to give people a chance to share their stories and struggles with weight, Frank began blogging on the website "Fat Man Unleashed," an online community of voices who have all battled with what Frank calls, "The Yo-yo Life." As a devoted husband, and dedicated father, Frank was steadily climbing up and down the scale, trying to maintain a healthy...

2009-11-10 18:13:36

Vicious circle of compulsive eating and anxiety can result In research that sheds light on the perils of yo-yo dieting and repeated bouts of sugar-bingeing, researchers from The Scripps Research Institute have shown in animal models that cycling between periods of eating sweet and regular-tasting food can activate the brain's stress system and generate overeating, anxiety, and withdrawal-like symptoms. The research is being published in an advance, online Early Edition of the journal...

2009-03-04 17:00:00

- Personal Trainer for Oprah Winfrey to Appear in Two BEST LIFE SPECIALS, "WHAT'S MAKING YOU FAT," Premiering March 26, and "I'M FAT AGAIN," Premiering May 28 - SILVER SPRING, Md., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- America's best-known personal trainer, Bob Greene, has helped millions improve their overall fitness through everyday healthier eating and increased physical activity. This spring, the expert behind the Best Life Diet(TM) and personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey brings his unparalleled...

2004-12-28 08:44:36

Cutting calories and consuming olestra helps eliminate toxic chemicals, study says HealthDayNews -- A cut in calorie intake combined with consuming the "fake fat" product olestra seems to help boost the body's ability to get rid of toxins such as PCBs and dioxin, according to researchers at the University of Cincinnati. In research with mice, they found that a combination of dietary olestra and caloric restriction caused a 30-fold increase in the rate of excretion of a test toxin. The study...

2004-11-25 12:00:11

CAN you believe there is a month to go until Christmas Day? It seems like just minutes since you were topping up your tan and worrying about your cellulite on the beach and now its time to fret about Christmas decorations, food, family and for most women, fat. Yes, with all the other festive trimmings come the festive parties -- the office party, Boxing Night, drinks with the girls and the big one, New Year's Eve, and every girl wants to look her best in that sparkly LBD. But chances...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.