If something sounds too good to be true, the old saying goes, it probably is. But here's an exception: scientists have documented that an all natural appetite-control agent with no side effects really does help people shed excess weight -- and what's more, it's practically free.
People who drank two glasses prior to eating dropped more pounds, study found
How can so many radically different diets benefit people? There are a lot out there: high protein, low-fat, macrobiotic, vegan, raw, etc., etc. ... and for each one some people say they felt better.
Having trouble fitting into your old favorite jeans? Don’t like the body you see in the mirror? I know it’s painful… You’ve followed the official USDA advice for healthy eating but you’re more tired and out of shape. You’ve tried every diet out there but you’re still losing the “battle of the bulge”.
Losing weight is just a few spicy peppers away, according to a recent report out of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition. Researchers there say that the capsaicin compounds found in peppers that give them their spicy taste, actually help to burn calories as well.
A 2009 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine examined longer-term dieting, and asked what was more important for losing weight: the composition of the diet (that is, the proportions of fat vs. protein) or caloric intake.
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.