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Diet and Weight Loss

Weight Loss Ingredient Sold in Pure Form Has FDA Concerned

2015-09-02 10:12
Teaspoon of powdered caffeine

The FDA is very concerned about a common weight loss ingredient that is now available in a pure, uncut powder form that could result in accidental death.

According to a recent FDA Safety Alert, consumers need to be aware that ingesting pure powdered caffeine―which is currently legal to sell by the way―could result in accidental poisoning as blood le

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Angie’s List Recommends This New Fat Removing Treatment

2015-08-31 09:05
Before and after fat removal treatment

Are you looking for a cheaper, quicker way to get rid of fat as compared to liposuction and other invasive procedures? Find out what new fat removing treatment Angie Hicks of Angie’s List recommended recently.

Would you believe that sucking on popsicles is reportedly the origin of a relatively new fat reduction technique called cryolipolysis?!

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FDA Posts Aspirin-Related Weight Loss Supplement Recall

2015-08-28 03:23
Recalled weight loss products

Are you one of the many who are allergic to aspirin and therefore avoid aspirin-containing health products? If so, then you will want to know about this recent recall of several weight loss supplements.

According to the FDA, consumers of weight loss supplements need to be aware of a voluntary recall by Novacare, LLC of Murray, Utah that manufactures a significant number of weight loss products.

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5 Herbal Teas Help with Weight Loss

2015-08-27 07:31
5 herbal teas help with weight loss

Herbal teas can be a safe, effective way to help with weight loss. However, you want to be sure you are drinking teas that have been shown scientifically to assist with dropping those extra pounds.

A new study appearing in Clinical Nutrition Research discusses the benefits of two such herbal teas for weight loss.

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Is Your Brand of Activity Tracker Really Accurate?

2015-08-25 05:44
Activity Trackers Compared

New research reveals just how accurate your brand of activity tracker really is under semi-controlled testing conditions.

Researchers from Iowa State University report that not all activity trackers or fitness bands are equally accurate when it comes to giving you feedback on just how active you are; and thereby, how

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Common Diet Wreckers to Avoid for Successful Weight Loss

2015-08-24 08:41
No Food Diet

Are you having a hard time trying to figure out why your diet isn’t working? Here are some common diet wreckers that typically sabotage most dieting attempts.

According to a recent CBS News story, writer Ashley Welch tells readers that it’s not just what you eat, but how you eat that can sabotage your dieting efforts.

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Even If the Female Viagra Drug Addyi Does Not Work, It’s Still a Good Thing

2015-08-19 06:40
Female Viagra Drug Addyi

This October, women who suffer from Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) will at long last have a pharmaceutical drug to treat their condition. However, critics argue that the so-called “Female Viagra” drug called “Addyi” doesn’t really work. Here’s why if the critics are correct, that this is still a good thing.

The FDA recently announced its decision to approve a drug sold under the brand name Addyi - known generically as flibanserin - to help treat women who suffer from a lack of desire to have sex.

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U.S. Intragastric Balloon Patient Debut and What It Costs Today

2015-08-18 10:09
Cost of Weight Loss

Just approved by the FDA this month, the intragastric balloon already has its first US patient/customer. Here’s what he had to say about the procedure and what you can expect it will cost you to lose 20 pounds in 6 months.

The intragastric balloon weight loss procedure, also known as “ORBERA,” involves endoscopically inserting a small, soft silicon balloon in its deflated state into your mouth, down your throat and i

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