Categories for Diet

Why You Are Constantly Hungry

July 9, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 7 | Views: 4331
It’s one thing to notice an uptick in appetite if you’ve been training hard at the gym, or if you’re pregnant or PMS-ing. But when you always feel like a bottomless pit for no obvious reason, then something’s definitely up. “Hunger is the physiological need for calories, water, and salt, and it’s driven by a… View Article

9 Things No One Tells You About Losing Weight

June 30, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2840
Losing weight does more than give you an excuse to buy new clothes. Dropping just 5% to 10% of your body weight can improve your overall health and reduce your risk for heart disease and diabetes. But shedding unwanted pounds can also have less-obvious effects, and not always for the better, says Dr. Adam Tsai,… View Article

How To Splurge Without Derailing Your Weight Loss

June 5, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2266
Perfectly adhering to any diet 100 percent of the time is a challenge in the real world, and that’s where both you and I live. I don’t want you to experience the guilt commonly associated with “cheating” on a diet. Instead, I want you to get into the mindset of “sensible splurging.” (Note: Dr. Phil’s… View Article

Your Breakfast Cereal Can Reduce Diabetes Risk

May 28, 2015 2:28 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2605
If you love having cereals, have some more, as a study has found proof that consuming more dietary fibre helps reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The authors evaluated the associations between total fibre as well as fibre from cereal, fruit, and vegetable sources, and new-onset type 2 diabetes in a large European cohort… View Article

Obesity Risk Can Be Predicted By Urine Samples

May 5, 2015 8:00 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2059
Scientists at the Imperial College London found that one’s obesity risk can be detected using urine samples. The findings of the study provide more insight into how obesity causes other diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. The researchers decided to focus on the urine because it contains metabolites, a substance produced by… View Article

He Lost 100 Pounds With Plant-Based Diet

October 30, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2330
(CNN) — Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz’s biggest life humiliations. He also couldn’t shop at popular clothing stores — the clothing wasn’t large enough. When he found clothing that fit, he often didn’t have a choice in styles or colors, able only to purchase… View Article

Paleo Diet: LeBron James, Dwayne Wade follow It

August 20, 2014 12:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2022
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are the latest — but certainly won’t be the last — high-profile folks to adopt the so-called “Paleo diet”. The former Miami Heat star (James), and career-long Heat icon (Wade), have been displaying noticeably trimmer physiques this summer. And multiple media reports peg the simple reason: They’ve both been stringently… View Article

Food misconceptions: Is Facebook making you fear food?

July 9, 2014 5:39 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4480
“Soy causes cancer.” “Gluten may lead to autism.” “There’s yoga mat material in your sandwich!” “Sugar feeds cancer!” Are your Facebook friends making you afraid to eat? New research in the journal Food Quality and Preference identifies who fears food the most —and it’s probably those of us most addicted to social media. In other… View Article

Vitamin E May Harm or Help Your Lungs

July 8, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2115
A form of vitamin E found in vegetable oils like corn and canola may worsen lung function, while another form typically found in olive oil may protect it, a new study suggests. The findings may help explain why studies of the health effects of the vitamin have had conflicting results. Vitamin E comes in various… View Article

Bird flu ‘danger zones’ mapped

June 27, 2014 5:15 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2832
The virus, called H7N9, has infected 433 people mostly in China and has killed 62. The study, published in Nature Communications, showed parts of Bangladesh, India and Vietnam could easily sustain the virus. The research group said those areas should monitor poultry to ensure any threat is detected. The H7N9 virus spread from birds to… View Article

The new rules of soda

June 25, 2014 8:24 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2506
Of all the 10 billion pieces of World Cup paraphernalia out there, the one I love the best is Pepsi’s #FUTBOLNOW soda machine. The vending machine doubles as a video game: Users can show off their skills and if they’re good enough, the interactive machine will award free sodas. Sadly, the only one of the… View Article