Dieting

31 Percent Of Men Diet In Secret

According to some men, dieting is shameful–and should only be reserved for women. A UK survey by Diet Chef–a home delivery meal and diet plan company–found that about 31 percent of men are too embarrassed to admit they’ve been dieting. Not only that, but about 90 percent of those surveyed said that they want to …

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Is ‘Gluten Free’ Just Another Eating Disorder?

Everyone from Oprah to Dr. Oz has touted the benefits of a gluten-free diet. And while eliminating gluten from your meals was once a tactic strictly reserved for those with life-threatening Celiac disease, it’s now being promoted as a viable option for those who may be “non-Celiac gluten sensitive” — those who suffer from digestive …

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Juicerexia: When Juicing Becomes An Eating Disorder

Is it possible that an obsession with juicing is just an eating disorder in disguise? Last year, Dr. Oz shed light on what continues to be a growing trend, calling it “juicerexia.” “Addicted to the rapid weight loss, some woman are taking this new diet craze to dangerous extremes,” said Dr. Oz. “Women who do …

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UK Politician Campaigns Magazines To Not Promote Fad Diets In 2013

Equalities minister Jo Swinson is urging women’s magazines to do something drastically different this January. She’s asking them to stop promoting unhealthy crash diets in their coming issues–a common editorial trend that characterizes the publishing industry after the indulgent holidays. Glossy lies? Swinson claims that magazines like OK! and Closer too often feature stick-thin celebrities …

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Working Out Or Eating Healthy With A Partner Delivers 95 Percent Success Rate

Developing – and sticking to – healthy habits can be challenging, especially while dealing with or recovering from an eating disorder. But a new study shows that going at it with a friend can increase your success rate to an almost no-fail status. ExerciseFriends study ExerciseFriends.com conducted a study to analyze the habits of 25 …

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17 Year Old Girl Dies After Using Ecstasy To Lose Weight

A 17 year old girl has died of massive organ failure after reportedly taking the street drug ecstasy in an attempt to lose weight. The girl from Abbotsford, Canada was attending a sleepover with three other teenage girls. She became unresponsive, and was rushed to hospital in critical condition. She died a day later. The …

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A Candy That Curbs Your Cravings?

Putting the brakes on mindless eating can be a difficult task, but a new type of candy may help. Created by San Francisco entrepreneur Mark Bernstein, MealEnders are small dessert lozenges that claim to help slow the overeating process by giving your body time for satiety hormones to kick in. MealEnders are touted to be …

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Desserts For Breakfast Helped Dieters Lose Weight

A new Israeli study to be published in an upcoming edition of the journal Steroids has suggested that obese and overweight individuals who wish to lose weight may benefit from adding a small dessert to their breakfast meal. The study involved 193 obese persons between the ages of 20 to 65. The participants were divided …

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FDA Raises Concerns Over Vivus Weight Loss Drug

Federal officials are concerned about an experimental diet pill which the manufacturer hopes to make available for public consumption. Vivus which is based out of California is meeting with a panel of experts next week in order to discuss the merits of the proposed weight loss pill and examine any associated safety concerns. Following this …

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