Studies show that the amount of snaking a person does in one day typically equals a fourth daily meal when it comes to calories consumed. While a snack is usually allowed in most diet plans to stave off that mid-afternoon hunger pain, you have to be snack-smart to make the most of that tiny meal. Here are 7 high-protein snack recommendations recently reported on ABC News that can help you toward weight loss.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Low-fat, low-sugar, low-calorie, low-whatever - that’s the claim made on many diet foods that marketers put on labels that are misleading if not outright lies to make you believe that eating their products will help you lose weight. So here’s the low-down on the low-whatever to help you avoid this diet food trap.
The latest news about the Green Coffee Bean extract used in numerous weight loss supplements is that the authors of the study who previously reported that Green Coffee Bean extract results in weight loss, have now agreed to a retraction of its publication following a Federal Trade Commission finding, and senate criticism of Dr. Oz and his promotion of miracle weight loss cures.
According to recent dieting information from Prevention magazine, scientists are focusing more on hard facts like blood biomarkers and less on surveys when it comes to evaluating the best diet for healthy weight loss. As such, the latest winner is the New Nordic Diet that they say is more powerful toward triggering weight loss and fighting heart disease that the popular Mediterranean Diet.
Do you ever get the impression that all of those weight loss ads that showcase thin, attractive, athletic women just doesn’t seem like they are the same women that the ads claim to be focused on? In other words, are they the typical “real women” who have to juggle work, family, and home, but still be able to find time for themselves?! According to one Dr. Oz guest nutritionist who is speaking up for “Real Women,” you too can lose weight with her real women’s guide for weight loss.
Bodybuilding isn’t just for competitive bodybuilders - it’s something you can and should do to build lean, strong muscle and lose weight at the same time. In order to lose weight without losing out on the nutrients you need to build your body, here is a summary of a recent Men’s Health magazine anatomy lesson on how to build your own superfood shake.
Did you know that there could be a direct link between the obesity epidemic and the technology we all depend on today? Here is what the latest research says about one potential cause of weight gain that could be prevented simply by wearing a special type of glasses.
Your BMI is the gold standard when it comes to discussing with your doctor about whether you may be normal, overweight or obese. But did you know that depending on your age and your sex that this dreaded little three-letter acronym may not be very accurate when it comes to assessing your risk of heart disease? According to Dr. Oz, forget about your BMI, it’s your B.Q. that you should be looking at.
Do you believe that starving yourself is the only way that you’ll ever lose weight? Not so fast with that fast. According to a new study, starving your body is not the answer when it comes to losing fat fast. Here is a new connection scientists found between white and brown fat and how this balances with weight loss advice from Deepak Chopra.
A recent study showed that of 14 weight loss supplements tested, 12 contain a potentially harmful compound that scientists recommend be banned immediately. Are you taking any one of these 12 weight loss supplements?
Of all the places where fat deposits, belly fat is the most stubborn when it comes to losing it for a slimmer waistline. However, most dieters take the wrong dieting approach when it comes to fighting belly fat. To help you do the most where it counts in losing your belly fat, here is a summary of 5 proven tips that has worked for many.
Did you know that even although you may be of normal weight before pregnancy, that if you gain too much weight during pregnancy you are increasing the chances that your baby will become an obese teen and adult? Here are some tips on how to prevent your baby from a life of obesity and discover how much weight gain is recommended during a pregnancy.
Do you tend to gauge whether you are fit or fat based on the bathroom scale? As it turns out, your skirt size may be more indicative of your health based on a new study that shows that when skirt sizes change, so does a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer.
Are you looking for an easy diet that will help you lose weight effortlessly? Sounds too good to be true - doesn’t it? But in fact according to Prevention magazine, scientists have found that dieting less (2 days out of every 7) can lead to long-lasting weight loss results as summarized below in this diet less, lose more, 2-day diet plan that will help you lose your belly fat.
Dieters are raving about the 5 Bite Diet Plan. But did you know that there is now a new weight loss gadget that compliments the diet? According to a recent report on CBS News, dieters are finding weight loss success with a weight loss gadget that keeps a watchful eye while you eat and tells you when enough is enough.
Going to the extreme is what it takes for some people to lose weight. On one hand we have “Biggest Loser” contestants who appear to demonstrate that severe exercising and calorie restriction in a boot camp style of environment can and does work. On the other hand there are bariatric surgery patients who also lose weight, but with less effort. So which is better? According to a recent U.S. News & World Report health article, there is an important difference between the two methods.
Do you find that no matter how much exercise you do, or how many calories you cut, that you actually wind up gaining rather than losing weight? Especially in the abdominal region as belly fat? There’s a reason for this says one weight loss expert who found the answer to her own weight loss attempts that she believes can work for you too—simply by eating the right foods at the right time of the day with this special diet that’s not a diet.
Do you think that you’ve heard it all when it comes to obesity and weight loss? Well here is your chance to test your knowledge about belly fat and possibly learn something new about weight loss that can help put you on the right track for fighting the battle of the bulge.
According to The View co-host Rosie O'Donnell, losing a significant amount of weight isn’t all positive she recently revealed on ABC News after having had a vertical gastric sleeve procedure that helped her lose 50 pounds. To help dieters prepare for potential consequences following successful weight loss, here is a summary about four things people don’t tell you about major weight loss as recently reported by writer Rachael Swalin for Health.com.
Do you find it difficult to avoid high fat foods that contribute to your belly fat? Would you like to be able to take something that can lessen the effects of a high fat diet? Then you may be in luck - recent research adds more support toward why more Americans should be taking Red Palm oil to fight their belly fat.
Let’s face it - dieting is hard. And, some diets are harder than others. To help dieters make sound dieting decisions to meet their personal needs, U.S. News & World Report Health offers a special diet ranking of what their researchers found to be the easiest diets to follow for weight loss.
A recent study suggests that diet sodas may actually be a culprit that prevents you from losing weight. This and other findings demonstrate that diet soda drinkers - especially older women - may be literally drinking themselves to death while trying to watch their figure.
According to NBC News Today’s Health segment, a new diet pill has just been approved by the FDA and is slated to be out possibly as early as the end of this year. This diet pill is a combination of an antidepressant and a drug that treats addiction. But is this really the new miracle diet pill we’ve been waiting for? And if it is, is it for everyone?
Everybody has their favorite—either low carb or low fat when it comes to dieting. But which really is the best diet? To help dieters make an informed decision about their weight loss efforts, Dr. Oz’s partner-in-health, Dr. Michael Roizen, recently made this analysis for U.S. News & World Report readers as summarized below:
When it comes to dieting there is no single foolproof diet trick that works for everyone. And because of this, many dieters are open to trying just about ANYTHING to find that one special diet trick that just might result in their eventual weight loss success. But did you know that there are some diet tricks that persist that are more dangerous than they are effective? Here is a sampling of extreme diets that U.S. News & World Report recently advised dieters not to try.
A study comparing the diets and resulting health of 1475 people, has concluded that, on average, vegans were not only healthier than the omnivores, but that the plant-based diet came out healthiest of all the diet types.
There is something in spinach and other green leafy vegetables that could help us lose weight and reduce hunger and sugar cravings. The something is called a thylakoid and is shown in a long study to reduce hunger up to 95 percent. Read on to find out how researchers tested thylakoids for weight loss.