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Court Overturns Ban
In December 2003, the FDA incorporated an ephedra ban making it illegal to sell any products containing ephedra. The ephedra ban was put in place after investigation of several allegations that ephedra caused serious health problems, including death.
Side Effects of The Famous Ephedra Product
Ephedra has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. However, in the last decade, ephedra products have been thrust into the media spotlight given to high profile lawsuits, the FDA all encompassing ban, and the recent ban reversal.
Gastric Bypass Surgery - Just The Facts
Gastric Bypass surgery is becoming increasingly more popular for the morbid obese. In order to qualify for the surgery, you must have a body mass index of more than 40, which usually translates to being 100 or more pounds overweight.
Was The Ephedra Ban Really a Success?
Ephedra and Ephedrine consumers are still under the assumption that the Ephedra ban is still in place. It probably comes as a great surprise that the ban on Ephedra, one of nature's most powerful weight loss supplements, was lifted in April of 2005.
The Calorie Formula -understand Them and Lose Them
We have all heard of those new diets, Atkins, low carb, high protein etc. Some of us have tried them with good results.
The Miracle of a Cheat Meal
One of the greatest tricks that I use to stick to my diet is to allow myself a cheat meal once a week. For that one glorious meal I can have whatever my heart desires.
Are You a Binge Eater?
Ever wonder if you have a serious problem with binge eating?In a recent issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter, I read a feature article about the treatment of bulimia and binge eating.Bulimia is defined as 2 or more episodes of binge eating (consuming a large amount of food in 2 hours or less) at least twice a week for 3 months.
Weight Loss : Keep It Simple
An increasing trend over the last few years has been for diet books to make things complex.I expect it's because each one vies with the other to come out with some brand new theory or other about why we gain weight and why their diet plan is the only one to help us lose it.
How to Lose Weight in a Healthy Way with Hypnosis
More and more people are turning to hypnosis or hypnotherapy for help with weight loss. Most people who seek the help of a hypnotherapist will have already tried numerous diets or slimming programs with little in the way of lasting results.
A Simple Plan for Weight Loss that Really Works
One pound of fat equals 3500 calories. Want to lose a pound a week? Then you need to consume 3500 calories less per week than you use.
Five Healthy Weight Loss Tips Revealed
Are you tired of getting the same old advice when it comes to dieting? Are you looking for some quick tips to help motivate yourself during a diet? Why not follow along below to learn about some quick healthy weight loss tips?Tip # 1: Take off five pounds quickly before a big event!If you're generally in good shape, but you want to pare off a few pounds to look your best before a big event like a class reunion, one of the best ways to easy weight loss is to cleanse your system. For the week before, skip the breads and pastas, eat lots of raw vegetables and salads, and drink at least eight ounce glasses of water a day.
Ultimate Weight Loss: 7 Simple Ways to Eat Better
Make sure you check out the meaning of many common terms. This should help you to improve or better your food purchases and help you eat healthier.
The Importance of Vitamins when Dieting
In our quest to get that "perfect" body, we actually tend to lose our focus on the real things that should matter to us, such as our health and well-being. Thus, we end up not only neglecting our insides but possibly our relationships with others as well.
Hoodia- Modern Zeal of Ancient San
The long marginalized San tribe of South Africa has suddenly come to the time light. An ancient practice of chewing a plant to ward of hunger has given birth to the modern charisma called P57.
Is Obesity a Disease? And What Should Be Done About It?
You have noticed your obese friend suddenly slimmer. You want to know what she's doing, but you don't want surgery or side effects.
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Dieting? Upgrading Your Non-Conscious - Part 1
Visualizing and Declarations are today's topics.Visualize what you want as if now is how to create everything.
7 Strategies To Stop Eating Junk Food!
FACT: Obesity accounts for 300,000 deaths a year in the U.S.
Gastric Bypass Myth - All Patients Stretch their Stomachs and Regain Weight
Have a conversation about gastric bypass surgery with just about anyone and you will hear, "Yeah, I know someone who had that done and within a year they stretched out their stomach and regained all that weight - plus some."Unfortunately it is true that some weight loss surgery (WLS) patients do regain their weight after losing it.
Lose Weight with One Simple Mindset
Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases today. One of the things dealing with diabetes is maintaining consistent sugar levels in the blood stream.
College Weight Gain
Students today are faced with the serious reality of unwanted weight gain as they enter college. A recent study by Cornell University found that on average, college freshman gain about 0.
Schoolchildren on South Beach diet
As a part of a children's diet and health study, conducted by Dr. Agatston, six elementary schools from Osceola County, Florida were included in a diet program from September through May 2005.
Exercise Resistant Fat Removed with Liposuction
Liposuction works best with people who are a normal weight but have localized areas of excess fat. These spots are usually found in the buttocks, hips, thighs, chin, knees, love handles, or along waistline.
After WLS: Goodbye Self-Loathing! Hello Self-Loving!
You won't believe what happened to me today!I was getting ready for work and saw myself naked in the full-length mirror and I didn't hate what I saw! I actually gave myself an unrehearsed slightly passive self-compliment "You don't look bad today."The reason this is monumental is because most of the time when I look in the mirror I do not like what I see and I give myself harsh criticism.
There are several factors in winning at weight loss. Sometimes the food isn't the culprit, it's your attitude.
Fat, Fat Go Away
I am Dr Patrick Flanagan, and this is the latest edition of my Dr Health Secrets newsletter.Lately I have written about toxins in our water and food supply.
An Introduction to Tummy Tucks
Abdominoplasty, or "tummy tuck" is a major surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the stomach and tightens the abdominal muscles. Many people who are unable to achieve desired results with traditional diet and exercise seek a plastic surgery tummy tuck.
Eating Food Just to Be Rid of It
What to Do with the Leftovers?Okay, tell me if you've ever done this: It's Monday late afternoon. You decided yesterday that starting today you were going to 1) eat right, and 2) start to get regular exercise, and 3) give up all your bad habits.
For some of us, food is warmth and love. We associate it with home and childhood: tempting smells that greeted us after school on a cold December afternoon.
Dieters Need More Calcium
Women on diets need more calcium than normal to avoid boneloss, say Rutgers University researchers.Studies showed a weight loss diet of 1.
Ten Important Things to Know Before You Join a Weight Loss Program
1. What is my BMI and how do I calculate it?
BMI means Body Mass Index.
The Jack LaLanne Diet - Are You Tough Enough?
There's no way you can separate the Jack LaLanne diet from the Jack LaLanne lifestyle. And anyone who knows anything about this undisputed Godfather of fitness knows that his lifestyle is definitely not for the faint hearted.
Negative Calorie Foods FAQs
What is negative calorie effect?Whatever food we eat, our body has to work hard to digest and absorb. There are certain foods that require more calories to digest than their own calories.
Whole Grains Prevent Weight Gain
Research from Harvard, recently published in the highly respected peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has now proven that women who eat the most whole grains lose more weight and maintain that weight loss better than women who eat the least amount of whole grains.In a twelve year study of over 74,000 nurses, ages 38 to 63, the researchers discovered that women who ate the most whole grain foods weighed less than those who ate the least.
What is Real Hunger?
In order to identify hunger, you must first understand what it is. This is not as easy as it seems.
How To Get Slim With Healthy Eating Habits
Many women want to be slim. Maybe you're one of them.