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Hospitals have an obligation to provide a healthy environment. But when it comes to the food served to patients, staff, and visitors, many health care facilities offer high-fat, high-cholesterol fare
As an MD, nutritious and healthy cooking and eating are very important to me. We as physicians do not receive adequate training in nutrition, healthy lifestyle choices.
Wish you could be one of those fit women who are always taking the new trendy exercise class, biking to work each day, and going on treacherous weekend hikes? You can!
Acupuncture significantly reduces levels of a protein in rats linked to chronic stress, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found.
A detox regime of lemon juice and choosing foods based on your blood type have been voted among the worst fad diets by Australian dietitians. More than 50 nutrition experts took part in the Dietitians of Australia online survey, which asked them to list their three worst diets.
08.01.2012 15:18 Comments: 0 Categories: Fitness Tags: dietary supplements supplements diet steriods
Cristiane Santos, who was suspended by the California State Athletic Commission for testing positive for an anabolic steroid and subsequently stripped of her Strikeforce featherweight title, has blamed a tainted dietary supplement for her failed test.
We struggle to shed weight gained during the silly season, but are invariably disappointed. Nick Galvin looks at why diets don't work - and finds out what does
FORGET mundane healthy cooking, what every girl looking to drop a dress size needs is food she can get her teeth into.
New crop of diet books makes big promises but can they deliver? It's January. Time to dust off the bathroom scale, learn how to open a bag of carrots and shop for new books that promise better health, smaller waists and lifetime sex appeal. This year's crop of diet-resolution aids doesn't just hope to help your weight-loss efforts. Most come with a secondary promise: brain health, balanced hormones, lower blood sugar, pain elimination.
08.01.2012 22:53 Comments: 0 Categories: Health Tags: kids plates kids food healthy choices healthy kids meals
"What kids find visually appealing is very different than what appeals to their parents," said Brian Wansink, professor of Marketing in Cornell's Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. "Our study shows how to make the changes so the broccoli and fish look tastier than they otherwise would to little Casey or little Audrey."
The free weights section of the gym can be a bit daunting thanks to floor-to-ceiling mirrors, stacks of barbells and dumbbells, and a crowd of bodybuilding types. But the benefits of free weight exercises are great, so it's important to boost your dumbbell confidence. Here are five reasons you should take a break from the weight machines:
In a study conducted among 25 healthy individuals living in a controlled setting who were randomized to overconsumption of different levels of protein diets, those consuming the low-protein diet had less weight gain compared to those consuming normal and high protein diets, and calories alone, and not protein appeared to contribute to an increase in body fat.
09.01.2012 00:50 Comments: 0 Categories: Diet Tags: women diet white lies about dieting diets dieting women
A woman tells 468 lies a year about what she has eaten, how much she has eaten and how much she drank, a new study has found out. The study, commissioned by Timex, found that she lies about her diet nine times per week. Common classic lies include: 'It was only a small portion', after consuming a large dish or 'I'll have a big lunch so I won't eat much after this', when in fact they know they will.
09.01.2012 21:20 Comments: 0 Categories: Health Tags: healthy food kids eating habits adhd children diet adhd
Fast foods, sodas, and ice cream may be American kids' favorite menu items, but they're also probably the worst for those with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new literature review suggests.
Michelle Heaton reveals the consequences of her obsession to be thin
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Vivus Inc. (VVUS) said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked the company to remove a restriction against use by women of childbearing potential on the proposed label for the weight-loss drug Qnexa.
One diet doesn't fit all. Research shows that some people do better on one type of eating plan while others do better on a different one.
Tart cherries may help relieve muscle pain, arthritis pain and the pain of gout better than anti-inflammatory drugs, but here’s a potential new use that might be worthwhile if you need help sleeping.
Far Safer than Vaccines in Limiting Chickenpox Spread, If your child comes down with a case of the chickenpox, which is, by the way, a mild disease without complications for the vast majority of healthy children, a healthy dose of natural sunlight may be just what the doctor ordered.
The festive break is fast becoming a distant memory and for many, New Year fitness regimes are too. Despite 2.6m people starting diets last Tuesday, research suggests that this weekend 92 per cent of dieters gave up, shunning exercise and gorging on comfort food.