Weight Loss News
The medical nutrition community continues to grow as more information is learned and obtained through case studies and scientific experiments. While there are literally hundreds of medical-based conferences that occur each year, one conference that truly stands out from the rest is the Wright/Gaby Medical Nutrition Conference, a symposium led by Dr. Jonathan Wright and Dr. Alan Gaby.
On June 02, 2011 the United States Department of Agriculture introduced a new food icon, MyPlate, to remind Americans about healthy eating.
Learn what diet can actually help you lose weight and keep it off.Actabit Nutrition News
A monthly newsletter about healthy nutrition
By Hope Elpis, Actabit.Com
In this issue:
>> How to choose a healthy diet
Do you wonder how to celebrate Easter and manage to stick to the diet? Use our simple tips and have fun on the weekend.
Crash dieting is not healthy. It can disrupt normal metabolism and cause a weight gain later. If you are trying to slim for fashion, reconsider your goals. Think of long-term health benefits. It did not take a fortnight to gain excess weight. So it cannot take a fortnight to lose it. Try to avoid diets that promise you a quick fix.
State and local authorities are considering implementing a special tax on empty-calorie food like sodas, candy bars, fast food.
You may have to pay more for your hamburger or french fries in the nearest future. State and local authorities are considering implementing a special tax on food of low nutritional value (soft drinks, candy, fat and calorie-dense fast food).
Dairy foods may help you lose weight.
In a 24-week study published on April 16, 2004 in Obesity Research adults on a reduced-calorie diet who ate 3-4 servings of dairy foods each day lost significantly more weight than those who also cut calories but consumed few or no dairy foods.
Nutrition labels on food packages will be revised.
The Internal Revenue Service has a weight-loss tax deduction. Obesity is recognized as a major medical problem. Obesity is recognized as a major medical problem. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows a weight-loss tax deduction to help taxpayers cover expenses for stomach stapling, nutritional counseling, and approved weight-loss drugs.
Read how Canada, Mexico and the United States fight obesity.
Learn more about the Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act.
WebMD reports that listening music is effective in weight loss. Read what kind of music is best for weight loss. WebMD reports that listening to music while you work out may boost weight loss and help you stick to a fitness plan. What kind of music? Any music you like. Listening to the music makes it easier to stick with the exercise.
Learn about the new feature of Ask Jeeves, a popular search engine. Ask Jeeves, a popular search engine, has a new feature – recipe search. Ask Jeeves Blog writes: "Whether you’re looking to make some homemade Halloween treats, trying to figure out what to do with that chicken you defrosted last night or are just trying to cook something quick and easy – we have the feature for you.
Learn how to reduce your calorie intake without hunger pains.
Dr. Nakamats develops a new approach to nutritional research.
If you like watching TV in your spare time, you have a good chance of gaining extra pounds.
Why too much TV is not good for your waistline:
If you are blue, take a 10-minute walk. The study shows that even a little physical activity can do wonders to your mood.Mayo Clinic reports: “Exercise doesn’t have to come in large doses to offer psychological benefits. Even as little as 10 minutes of low-intensity walking helps. Your goal doesn’t have to be losing 20 pounds, being able to run five miles nonstop or hitting the gym at 6 a.m.
Announcing a new search engine to help you find quality health-related information on the web.There is a lot of great health care information on the web. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of bad advice and it’s not always easy to tell the difference. Healthline is a new search engine that helps you find quality health related info.
Learn more about eating habits of Americans.
Learn how to use Google Earth to measure the distance you walked, jogged or ran. Google Earth is an application that combines satellite imagery, maps and Google Search. It lets you search for parks, restaurants, hotels in your neighborhood and get driving directions.
Now you can measure the distance you ran in feet, yards, miles, or meters.
Simple tips to help you get fit.
Australian scientists proved that high-protein diet is more satisfying if compared to high-fat diet.
Learn what emotions can trigger overeating.
According to WebMDHealth, 75% of overeating is caused by emotions.
Situations and emotions that trigger us to eat fall into five main categories.
Learn how to save your kids from overeating Halloween treats. Weight Watchers give helpful Halloween tips: "Eat before going out trick-or-treating with the kids. An empty belly and a full bag of Halloween candy is a recipe for disaster. Children and adults should eat a healthy dinner, too, complete with vegetables and high fiber foods before indulging in a Halloween treat.
Really useful weight loss tips.
The tip I like most of all is to make daily notes. Pamela says: "Research has shown that keeping track of your daily exercise and food intake in a journal or notebook will increase the likelihood of success. Keep it simple, or if you’re inspired, write a novel! The key is to hold yourself accountable."
Learn how James Barany managed to lose 60 pounds.Having troubles motivating yourself to lose weight? Let me tell you a story of James Barany. He thought his weight was 376 pounds. In fact, it was a wrong scale and he was 20 pounds heavier than he had thought. He desperately needed to lose weight. Not for himself, for his two lovely daughters. And he lost 60 pounds.
What you need to know before following any dietary advice you get at the gym.
New nutrition standards will be phased this year…According to a report in The Times, new nutrition standards will be phased this year and become compulsory by next autumn in British schools. Every food that has more than 10% fat in it is considered a bad choice for school meals. So burgers containing up to 19% fat and chicken nuggets 17% will be on the “blacklist”.
Sooner or later people will start noticing all the great job you have done trying to lose weight.