Weight loss drugs may result only in minor weight loss, even after long-term use, according to a new study conducted by Brazilian and Canadian researchers and published in the British Medical Journal.
The writer and social critic H.L. Mencken once wrote, "For every complicated problem there is a solution that is simple, direct, understandable and wrong."
The government of Hong Kong recently issued a warning to its citizens against ingesting Ascaris worms for weight loss purposes.
Many an amateur chef has tasted a dish only to declare that something is missing.
A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Minnesota found that overweight people have better success in losing weight when their vitamin D levels are increased.
There’s no hiding the fact that diet heavily influences cancer risk, no matter the type of cancer. However, knowing exactly which foods are beneficial and which ones are harmful can help to shape a diet to achieve its maximum health potential.
By Vince Palko
You've heard the saying “fight fire with fire.” Here's a new twist on that old adage -- Fight FATwith Fire. Let me explain.
When I was little, I was a bit chunky. Okay, a lot chunky. The kids in the neighborhood, my cousins, and other school chums would all take pot shots and poke fun at my weight.
“What's Up, Skinny Vinnie?”
“Wanna play on our team Skinny Vinnie?”
Even some of the parents in the neighborhood had a field day with my pot belly.
By James LaValle, R.Ph, ND, CCN
What do we know already?
Obesity is a major problem in countries such as the UK and US.
Radio show.Date: 3/16/2009
Posted By: Jon Barron