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2010-03-04 09:55:00

A new genetic test revealed on Wednesday may help people who struggle to lose weight lose it more effectively by pointing to diets proper to their genetic makeup. Interleukin Genetics Inc conducted the study of 140 overweight or obese women and found that those on diets "appropriate" for their genetic makeup lost more weight than those on less appropriate diets. The findings were revealed at a recent American Heart Association meeting. "The potential of using genetic information to achieve...

2009-06-18 08:00:00

Zone Diet makes it easy for men and women to achieve a healthy balance and enjoy the outdoors DANVERS, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- If you've thought twice about attending a pool party because of the swimsuit requirement, you're not alone. A new survey from ZoneDiet.com reveals that 70 percent of Americans are self-conscious about the way their body looks during the summer - and nearly half (49 percent) admit insecurities keep them from engaging in warm-weather activities. (Photo:...

2009-06-11 13:28:12

A modest reduction in the amount of carbohydrates eaten, without calorie restriction and weight loss, appears to increase a sense of fullness, which may help people eat less, a preliminary study found. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. "There has been great public interest in low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss, but they are difficult to maintain, in part because of the drastic reduction in carbohydrates," said coauthor Barbara...

2009-03-07 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacqueline Foreman is pleased to be interviewing Dr. Barry Sears live on her highly rated talk show Your Mental Health Talk Radio on Blogtalkradio at www.blogtalkradio.com/yourmentalhealth on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 8 PM EDT/5 PM PDT. Listeners are encouraged to call in with their questions at 347-838-9159 or become a member of Blogtalkradio (it's FREE!) and join our live members only chat session. If you miss the live show you can always listen to it...

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2008-11-24 15:50:00

New Australian research suggests that overweight and obese people can increase the amount of fat they burn by simply consuming higher-protein meals. While previous studies have shown that thin people are more efficient fat burners than those who are overweight, the current research examined whether the protein composition of meals influenced that weight-related disparity. The researchers found that overweight men and women burned more fat after consuming high-protein meals than after eating...

2008-06-19 12:01:04

Dr. Gino Tutera, a nationally recognized author and Arizona-based physician, receives the endorsement of Dr. Barry Sears, creator of the world renowned Zone diet. Dr. Tutera offers the ZONA diet as a "jump start" approach and prelude to the Zone Diet. The ZONA Diet is designed for individuals wanting to see results quickly and safely that will last a lifetime. The ZONA diet is endorsed by Dr. Sears and is also approved by the FDA as one of the safest and most effective weight loss...

2005-08-01 15:40:49

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The company behind the Atkins Diet, standard bearer for the low-carbohydrate diet craze that put some bakeries and pasta makers out of business in its heyday, has itself filed for bankruptcy as U.S. consumers have tired of the once-sizzling fad. Atkins Nutritionals Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday in New York bankruptcy court, said there was still a bright future for the company in weight loss. It plans to pare back its...

2004-11-29 18:00:12

TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDayNews) -- A diet rich in the type of carbohydrates that maintain a more stable blood sugar beats out a conventional low-fat diet in reducing the risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study. Researchers compared a diet rich in carbohydrates with a low glycemic index -- the type that stabilizes blood sugar -- with a conventional low-fat diet that included carbohydrates with a high glycemic index. "Carbohydrates with a low glycemic index are...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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