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Calorie Restriction

3 Diets That Do More Harm Than Good

Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul They're not only ineffective in the long term, but they often have unexpected health consequences. The Week of Magical Fasting:...

What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 1 of 2)

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Over the past few decades, we've been trying harder and harder to be healthy and fit. The result: We got heavy and sick. What's going on here? When did healthy and fit start making us heavy and sick? And why is everyone calling us lazy gluttons?

Want To Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Here is the scenario for you. When you start off on a hormonal approach to fat loss, you realize that eating becomes a matter of eating more of the right things rather than less of anything. And because everyone is different, the right things can vary from person to person.

Want to Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories (Part 2)

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

If you take a hormones-first approach to weight loss, you can keep hunger at bay, diminish cravings and stabilize energy. Doing things this way causes the body to eat less, naturally, which allows us to make new changes to our lifestyle without relying solely on willpower.

Should You Count Hormones Instead Of Calories?

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Weight loss and fat loss are not the same thing. You can be burning calories and losing weight, but those calories and that weight may or may not be fat. In fact, the one-size-fits-all weight loss model of "eat less and exercise more" can result in muscle being lost as readily as fat.

Red Grape Compound May Mimic Diet In Obese Men, Study Says

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Based on a small, brief, but nonetheless profound and compelling study in the current issue of the highly regarded scientific journal, Cell Metabolism, I intend to start taking resveratrol.

An Older Generation Falls Prey To Anorexia

www.empowher.com | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty

Because most people associate eating disorders with adolescent girls, it may surprise them to learn that there are quite a few middle-aged people suff...

BUSTED: 5 Common Diet Myths

Health.com | Lia Huber | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Myth: Cutting carbohydrates helps you lose weight Scaling back carbs in the wrong way can also make you feel rotten and unhealthy. Carbs are to t...

How Much Do Calories Count?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

Advice to 'eat less' tends to go over like the proverbial lead balloon. But trading foods that let us eat until full, but that make us full on fewer calories, is another matter entirely.

Restricting Calories To Live Longer: Does It Work?

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

Caloric restriction, not to be confused with starvation, has been a hot topic in anti-aging research for decades. Now, 70 years after its initial finding, caloric restriction remains the most effective natural intervention for increasing longevity.

Can You Live Longer By Cutting Calories?

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Dietary restriction has long been considered the most potent regulator of aging.

People Don't Know What Healthy Eating Is

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

You do have to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. You can't rely on processed foods to be healthy. You have to cook, a little and learn the calories in the food you eat.

The Weight Loss Hype: Why Counting Calories Never Works

Kathy Freston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

There is a diet that works -- consistently -- at helping adherents to lose weight and keep it off, and which has a very high compliance rate.

New Year's Resolution: To Be Happy in 2009, Stop Dieting!

Colleen Perry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

In order to break out of our delusion, we must acknowledge the crucial fact regarding dieting and weight loss -- dieting does not work.

Can Fasting Ease or Eliminate Chemotherapy's Side Effects?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Raeburn

Researchers theorize that when cells are starved they toughen up, becoming more resistant to stress -- including the stress of chemotherapy.