On Wednesday an FDA advisory panel recommended approval of Qnexa, a newly developed and previously rejected weight loss drug. But dieters could get more than new pant sizes: poorly understood Qnexa health risks include heart problems, psychiatric symptoms, and birth defects.
When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, how much you eat matters more than what you eat.
I’ve been meaning to write on something interesting I ran across on StumbleUpon for awhile. I haven’t been able to replicate the search results below all together as search [ … ]
A friend recently shared a New York Times piece on dieting, though, that really struck me, and I thought I’d share my thoughts here. I’d love to hear what you guys think about it, too!
Sensa “is a patent-pending clinically tested blend of crystals that you sprinkle on everything you eat.” Sensa supposedly works with your sense of smell to stimulate the “satiety center” of [ … ]
If exercise isn’t your thing, maybe red wine should be (well, not quite…). A new study suggests that the resveratrol in red wine may help prevent the negative effects that [ … ]
A new study shows that high-fiber foods help people lose weight. Read a bit more about the study and learn some tricks on how to painlessly increase fiber in your diet.
Just Tell Me What to Eat approaches weight loss from a different angle. Dr. Timothy Harlan has set up a six-week plan that tells the reader exactly what to eat and how much, while keeping it flexible.
A new study suggests that yo-yo dieters may be healthier and live longer than those who stay obese.
If you feel bad about your diet, now you can feel bad about feeling bad…which should make you feel good. Right? A study shows that how kind your are to yourself significantly affects health and weight loss.
Read a bit about the hCG diet, the ‘science’ behind it, and why it is not an effective solution for weight loss.
We’re barraged constantly with fad diets and weight loss schemes, yet the majority of Americans are overweight and obese. Something is wrong here.
Goal number three in the Michael-Pollan-plan for health and wellness is to not eat too much. But you don’t have to torture yourself with calorie-counting to lose weight. Eating when you’re hungry and cooking delicious meals can make it easier to eat less.