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The More Overweight You Are, The More Exercise You Need

Jul 29 2008 - 9:43am
Female Exercise For Weight Loss

Overweight people are offered dozens of options and advices on how to loose weight, but it's still a question which program or advice is the best. This research suggests that the more overweight a women is, the more exercise she needs.

The research also says that the current recommendation of 30 minutes a day, or 150 minutes a week of exercising is not enough for loosing weight and maintaining the results.

Double Weight Loss By Writing Food Diary

Jul 8 2008 - 11:40am
Food Diary and Weight Loss

Earlier this month eMaxHealth conducted a weight loss poll asking Do You Think Keeping A Food Diary Could Improve Weight Loss? Out of 553 responders 74 percent believed that yes, writing a food diary can improve weight loss. Now a new study, released by Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research shows that food diary not only improves weight loss, but doubles the amount that we can lose weight.

On-The-Job Weight Loss: Worksite Programs Work

Jul 3 2008 - 8:56am

Employer-sponsored programs for weight loss are at least partially effective at helping workers take off extra pounds, according to a new review of recent studies.

“For people who participate in them, worksite-based programs do tend to result in weight loss,” said co-author Michael Benedict, M.D. Intensity matters, he found. “The programs that incorporated face-to-face contact more than once a month appeared to be more effective than other programs.”

Weight Watchers Vs. Fitness Centers: Which Works Best

Jul 1 2008 - 3:22pm

In the first study of its kind, using sophisticated methods to measure body composition, the nationally known commercial weight loss program, Weight Watchers, was compared to gym membership programs to find out which method wins in the game of good health. A University of Missouri researcher examined the real-life experiences of participants to determine which program helps people lose pounds, reduce body fat and gain health benefits. The answer is that both have pros and cons and that a combination of the two produces the best results.

Employer-Based Weight Loss Programs Are Helpful

Jul 1 2008 - 12:05pm

A little shove from the workplace may actually be the ticket to weight loss, a new review of studies from US show.

According to Michael Benedict, MD, and colleagues at UC, employer-based programs for weight loss are modestly effective at helping workers take off extra pounds.

“Worksite-based programs do tend to result in weight loss for the people that participate in them,” says Benedict, co-author of the study and researcher in the department of internal medicine.

The review appears in the July-August issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion. Unveils Fastin Weight Supplement Loss Pills

Apr 16 2008 - 10:45am

Fastin, from Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, is by far the hottest-selling nutriceutical weight loss supplement on the market today. The folks at are so confident in the results achieved from a recent customer satisfaction survey that they are now offering a free trial on their web site.

The rights to Fastin were previously owned by Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, and most recently acquired Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals. Smith Kline Beecham developed phentermine HCL under the brand name Fastin up until 1998.

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Merck's Weight Loss Trial Reports Success, Side Effects

Apr 2 2008 - 10:00am

Merck has reported both positive and negative results from its pivotal trial showing that patients taking Taranabant significantly loose weight, but they also suffer from adverse side effects.

Merck conducted a pivotal trial including 2500 patients. The trial lasted a year and included regular exercising and diet. Patients taking 2mg dose lost 14.5 pounds (6.6 kg) in average, compared to 5.7 pounds of those taking a placebo. Taranabant taking patients weighed 4% less than those taking a placebo just 36 weeks after trial start.

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Super Loser's Guide To Weight Loss Success

Mar 29 2008 - 11:25am

Often the most challenging part of losing weight is creating a new, healthy way of life. Structure House, a residential weight loss facility, has completed a study which followed a group of successful weight loss participants to discover their strategies for losing weight and keeping it off. The project, entitled "The Skinny on Super Losers," followed 29 Structure House graduates and was presented at NAASO, The Obesity Society's Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Office Furniture Helps Fight Fat

Jan 10 2008 - 4:13am

In 2006, 66% of Americans were overweight or obese. Did the obesity rate in America come from working in seated sedentary jobs? Or do we prefer seated sedentary jobs because 66% of us are overweight or obese? No one knows for sure, but Texas based Neutral Posture is planning to do what it can to reverse this trend. Recently, Neutral Posture introduced the N

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The Weigh Down Workshop: Faith and Losing Weight

Dec 3 2007 - 1:20pm

Over one million people have applied the principles of Weight Down Workshop faith based weight loss program (via book, etc.) and have experienced major life changes, including weight loss, and freedom from substance abuse, smoking, overspending, eating disorders, sexual addictions, and various other strongholds.

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