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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.

Electronic health record incentive programs analyzed by researchers

Electronic health record incentive program

A new study analyzes electronic health record incentive programs and physician participation. Researchers discovered that the financial rewards are working, and more doctors are switching to electronic health records. However, they are concerned that a digital divide is forming between physicians who have accepted electronic health record (EHR) adoption, and physicians who have not made the change.

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

weight loss program

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.

Celiac disease treatment options: Larazotide acetate shows promise

A new study has found that larazotide acetate shows promise as a treatment option for celiac disease. The medication was able to reduce symptoms and pain for patients who were on a gluten-free diet. Researchers believe it can help patients who are on the strict diet and still experiencing celiac disease symptoms.

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.

Celiac disease alert: Schneider's recalls All Beef Bologna for undeclared wheat and milk

The Maple Leaf Foods company is recalling Schneider's All Beef Bologna because the packages are missing important ingredients. Wheat and milk are included in the product, but the label does not have this information. If you have celiac disease, gluten sensitivities or milk allergies, then you should not consume the product.

Facelifts for Bodies after Weight Loss Solves Sagging Problem

body facelift

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.

The Connection Between Diabetic Neuropathy and Vegan Diet If You Want Relief from The Pain

vegan diet for diabetic neuropathy

Relief from the pain of diabetic neuropathy is possible with a change in diet, according to a new study. Following a vegan diet (plant based eating) is associated not only with improvement in neuropathy but other benefits for diabetics as well.

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.

First drug approved by FDA to treat radiation sickness

FDA approves first ever drug for radiation sickness

The FDA has approved the first drug to treat radiation exposure in the event of a nuclear disaster. Approval of Neupogen®, is the result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) that showed the drug counteracts the effects of radiation to protect blood cells from destruction brought about by radiation that attacks bone marrow.

The 7 physical benefits of taekwondo


When most people think about taekwondo or other martial art disciplines, they typically focus on the self-defense and mental health benefits. However, you do not want to overlook the physical health benefits. Taekwondo offers students of all ages a broad range of health benefits and can contribute to a better overall lifestyle. A few examples of the benefits are below.