How Weight Loss Surgery Might Raise Suicide Risk for Some

October 7, 2015

Troubled people who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to attempt suicide following the procedure, a new study suggests.

Dieters: Don’t Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs

September 29, 2015

By Emily WillinghamHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — When trimming saturated fat from your diet, subbing in whole-grain foods helps your heart, but turning to white bread doesn’t, a new study shows.
“This is very important stuff,” said Dr. Robert Vogel, a cardiologist at the University of Colorado, Denver, who wrote a commentary accompanying […]

Experts: the More Fat You Have, the More Liposuction Can Remove Safely

September 25, 2015

Although there’s no magic bullet for weight loss, new research suggests that surgeons may be able to safely remove more fat during liposuction surgery than previously believed.

Forget Three Square Meals — Americans Eat All Day Long

September 24, 2015

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans have tossed the conventional three-meals-a-day routine out the window, and replaced it with frequent chow downs spread throughout the day, new research shows.
The study found that most folks were eating for 15 or more hours while awake, and the lion’s share of calories […]

The One Type of Vegetable Linked to Weight Gain

September 22, 2015

Want to eat healthy and keep your waistline trim?

Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study

September 16, 2015

By Emily WillinghamHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Weight and physical activity levels may affect the risk of a certain brain cancers, new research suggests.
Excess weight was associated with a higher risk of a type of brain cancer known as meningioma. Obesity increased the risk of meningioma by 54 percent, and being overweight […]

The Diet That Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk

September 14, 2015

Eating a Mediterranean diet, rich with plant foods, fish and olive oil, has been found to be good for the heart, the brain and overall health. Now, a new study out of Spain suggests the diet supplemented with olive oil may also reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends

September 11, 2015

FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People who drink diet soda to cut back on calories may be undoing their own good intentions, a new study suggests.
Researchers report that those who opted for low-calorie soft drinks ended up eating more foods loaded with sugar, salt, fat and cholesterol.
However, the study did not […]

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study

September 1, 2015

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Want to enjoy a healthier old age? Try eating a little less each day.
That’s the suggestion from a new study led by researchers at the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA).
The “results are quite intriguing,” study co-author Dr. Evan Hadley, director of geriatrics and clinical gerontology at the […]

Many Parents Put ‘Food Pressure’ on Their Kids, Study Finds

August 25, 2015

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — New research finds that parents of overweight kids are more likely to restrict their children’s food intake — a potentially bad idea — if they themselves are carrying extra pounds.
By contrast, mothers and fathers are more likely to pressure their kids to eat more when […]



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