Posts tagged “Dieting”

Dieting: Not Always The Best Option For Weight Loss

April 21st, 2014
Dieting: Not Always The Best Option For Weight Loss

Obesity is a growing problem, but what is equally problematic is the increase of fad diets. However, as many people have found when trying different diets, they often simply don’t cause you to lose weight. So, what is the best way to lose weight? In short, it is good old fashioned exercise and healthy eating […]

Keep A Food Journal And Lose Weight

July 18th, 2012
Keep A Food Journal And Lose Weight

A recent study found that people who kept details of what they ate also found losing weight to be easier. Obesity scientists in a clinic in the USA studied 123 overweight women. They followed them for a year. The women were divided into 2 groups with half asked to keep a daily journal of the […]

Can Diet Affect Hair Loss?

July 18th, 2011
Can Diet Affect Hair Loss?

For females the answer is yes, according to the American Institute of Trichologists. The Chairman of the Institute Marilyn Sherlock believes women are particularly vulnerable when they either embark on a diet or suffer iron deficiency. She told reporters: “By dieting, I don’t mean dieting sensibly, I mean crash dieting. And because of the hair […]

Is Gastric Bypass Surgery The Best Surgical Procedure For Weight Loss?

April 12th, 2011
Is Gastric Bypass Surgery The Best Surgical Procedure For Weight Loss?

Studies in the US appear to suggest it possibly is better than other treatments. However one surgeon warns that it is important that people considering getting stomach bypass surgery carried out go to someone who has performed a large number of them. According to one New York Surgeon, Dr. Mitchell Roslin: “[Gastric bypass surgery is] […]

Not enough Australians losing weight

January 28th, 2011
Not enough Australians losing weight

A recent survey carried out by the Healthy Weight Week Report in Australia found that most Australians admit to not losing weight. While this in itself is shocking news, the survey also attempted to determine why. It seems it is bad advice, particularly from diet books. Speaking to reporters from the Courier Mail, one of […]

Weight Loss – It’s A Numbers Game

January 26th, 2011
Weight Loss – It’s A Numbers Game

For many years now, people obsessed with losing weight have done so by counting calories. However is this the best way? The answer is yes, according one nutritionist, Lora Jordan. The latter pointed to a case of a patient who told Lora that she had managed to give up sugary snacks and had started eating […]

Obese need trigger to start losing weight

December 29th, 2010
Obese need trigger to start losing weight

Many overweight people have tried and failed to lose their excess pounds, often on many occasions. One author reckons that weight loss will only be successful when the obese person has undergone an “epiphany”; a moment when they realise just how much their extra weight is affecting their health or social life. “I think one […]

Fish Oil Found not to Aid in Weight Loss

December 24th, 2010
Fish Oil Found not to Aid in Weight Loss

Like an old wives’ tale, the notion of fish oil and the benefits it allegedly has on weight loss are certainly known, but those benefits haven’t been truly understood … until now. According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, fish oil will not help accelerate weight loss if you have […]

Can mental imagery help weight loss?

December 9th, 2010
Can mental imagery help weight loss?

Researchers have come up with a new way of helping people to weight loss, which involves imagining eating large amounts of a certain food. Researchers claim that imagining eating lots of food will help people to eat less in reality. Lead researcher, Carey Morewedge, from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, claims that mental imagery helps […]

Weight loss “is not fun”

November 22nd, 2010
Weight loss “is not fun”

Kelly Osbourne may look fantastic after losing an amazing 50 pounds, but she is not yet converted to the dieting experience, admitting in a recent article in Shape magazine that weight loss “is not fun”. The daughter of rocker Ozzy Osbourne, Kelly first came to the public’s attention in the reality TV show about her […]

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