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Diet and Weight Loss

These stories on diets are one of the best ways to lose weight and follow a healthy lifestyle as these stories are research based and resources provided. At EmaxHealth Diet and Weight Loss directory readers will find the latest news and research on the subject coming from the medical community.

French Fry Hypothesis Results Suggests New Anti-Obesity Tactic

French Fry and Obesity

We have known for years that salt in our diet is the bugaboo of good health. However, researchers have recently discovered that testing a French fry hypothesis by varying the salt content in the diets of mice on a high fat diet suggests a new anti-obesity tactic that may be the answer to treating obesity in man.

Here’s Why “The Sleeve” is the Preferred Weight Loss Surgery Procedure

Weight loss surgery

According to a recent news report, rapidly rising numbers of obese patients are choosing a bariatric surgery weight loss procedure referred to as “the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy” as their go-to weight loss surgical procedure. Here’s an update on why this type of surgery is preferred by these patients.

Here’s a Weight Loss Program that Helped One Chef Lose 32 Pounds in 8 Weeks!

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There are a lot of dieting and weight loss programs to choose from. But which one is right for you? Here's one example dieting program recently reported from Arkansas - a state that ranks 4th nationwide in obesity - that helped a chef lose 32 pounds in just 8 weeks.

Take Off the Pounds Sensibly with "Take Off Pounds Sensibly" Program

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Winning Weight Loss

Do you believe that only celebrities who can afford both the time and expense of personal trainers and fashionable weight loss centers can succeed at weight loss? According to a recent study, researchers found that one non-profit weight loss program called “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” offers the kind of affordable long-term results that often elude many—even some of those celebrity dieters.

The Zone at 20

Dr. Berry Sears of Zone Diet

Although my first book on the Zone Diet was published 20 years ago, its beginnings started more than 40 years ago with the death of my father from a heart attack in 1973. Actually, it was his third heart attack with his first coming at age 39, surprising since he was world-class athlete, but maybe not since his brothers and my grandfather had all died in their early 50s from heart disease. At that point I realized I carried the same genes that would predispose me to an early death from heart disease. I realized I couldn’t change those genes, but I could possibility change their expression.

Facelifts for Bodies after Weight Loss Solves Sagging Problem

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For many, losing weight means gaining sagging skin - sometimes so severe that some may even regret ever having decided to lose weight. But there’s new hope for such weight loss patients with a type of facelift for sagging bodies called “body contouring surgery” that health experts say is on the rise.

Research Reveals Best Choice Afternoon Snack for Teens and Weight Control


Raiding the refrigerator is something every parent can count on in their teen’s daily life. But is your teen’s choice of afternoon snack the best one for not only mood and mental cognition toward studying later, but also maintaining control of their weight? Here is what one University study found is the best choice afternoon snack for teens.

Fast Facts about Blood Health and Diet


Blood is the biggest organ in our body and blood health is often overlooked. As a hematologist, I often get questions about diet especially whether there are special nutrients that would boost the blood counts. Although there is no one special food or diet that is known to be improving blood health, there are common nutritional problems that can be linked to low blood counts.

Why Parents Should Be Concerned about Body-Shaping Supplements Sold to Minors

Body-Shaping Supplements

A new study shows that many dietary supplement sellers are not only selling pills meant for adults to teens, but are also encouraging this dangerous pill popping behavior of minors by recommending specific brands. Find out now why you should be aware about whether your child may be taking dietary supplements on the side.

Contentious Weight Loss Drug Not Natural Warns FDA

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A contentious ingredient often hidden in weight loss drugs is in the spotlight again as the FDA begins to clamp down on makers of weight loss drugs who claim that the ingredients they are using are natural; and thereby, allowable by law. Here is what the FDA found with a listing of specific products, plus their cover names that you should watch out for in your weight loss supplements.