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Diet and Weight Loss

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Makers of New Weight Loss Pill Are Seeking FDA Approval

Balloon-in-a-pill for weight loss

There’s a new weight loss pill that has shown significant results in Europe and its makers are now seeking FDA approval to market it in America. “It’s a pill unlike any other out there because of what happens after you swallow it. Patients who have taken it are already seeing dramatic results with no surgery involved,” states NBC News anchor Lester Holt.

Hormones Present in Weight Loss Supplements Warn Health Experts

Thyroid hormone hidden in weight loss pills

Do you use over-the-counter weight loss supplements marketed on their labels as containing a "thermogenic weight-loss agent" or "hard-core thermogenic," or “metabolic fat burner”? If so, then you may be at risk of seriously overdosing on this one hormone that health experts are discovering is hidden in some weight loss supplements.

Panera reveals gluten-free bread plans for celiac disease customers

Panera gluten-free bread

Panera has revealed it is working on creating new gluten-free bread that will be available next year. It plans to start with rosemary focaccia rolls in Detroit and expand the products to other restaurants. By the middle of next year, Panera hopes the rosemary focaccia rolls will be available across the nation.

Disney reveals new gluten-free snacks: Celiac disease safety questions

Disney reveals new gluten-free snacks

Disney has created a new line of gluten-free and allergen-free snacks for its visitors. The new Snacks with Character line has a variety of treats that are designed to be gluten-free, nut-free and free from other allergens. The snacks will be offered at Disney theme parks and cruises, and visitors have already started to see the prepackaged items on shelves. If you are wondering if they are safe for visitors with celiac disease, then you may want to consider the official information from Disney.

Simple Plan to Follow a Low Carb Diet for Those Who Don't Know How To Get Started

Fish for low carb diet

Overeating carbohydrates, especially simple carbohydrates like sugar and flour are a contributing factor in the increase in obesity and metabolic syndrome over the last several decades. The recommended dietary allowance for total carbohydrates is 130 grams daily, or 45 to 65 percent of your total daily calories, according to the Institute of Medicine. [1] However, the average American diet consists of 600-1000 grams of carbohydrates daily which is about 5 – 8 times higher than recommended. Eating more carbs than your body can handle or not getting enough exercise to counter a diet high in carbs causes excess carbs to be stored as fat.