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With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

Study finds no increase in gastrointestinal problems in kids with the disorder MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism do not have a higher incidence of gastrointestinal problems than other children, a new study has found. However, autistic children do have a higher...

Registered Dietitian Reveals Chronic Back Pain Relief through Diet in New Book, Cookbook and Diet Program

A noted registered dietitian is getting to the bottom of the epidemic of chronic back pain with a new diet that holds the key to relief. (Vocus) July 23, 2009 -- A noted registered dietitian is getting to the bottom of the epidemic of chronic back pain with a new diet t...

Fatty Acids in Diet Linked to Bowel Disease Risk

Red meat may raise odds for ulcerative colitis, but oily fish could be protective, study shows,, THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming too much of a common polyunsaturated fatty acid could be a contributing factor in an estimated 30 percent of all cases of ulcerative colitis,...

High-Salt Diet Dampens Effects of Blood Pressure Drugs

To avoid sodium in processed foods, experts advise reading food labels MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Not only does a high-salt diet contribute to hypertension, but it can also reduce the effectiveness of blood pressure medications, a new study finds. "What is striking about t...

Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived

Size 2 for Life authors advise that Summertime can be the best time to shed those unwanted pounds. Newport Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Fitness expert Ashley Marriott and Marc L. Paulsen, MD want women to know that Summertime is the time when a women's body is...

A 'Heart Healthy' Diet and Ongoing, Moderate Physical Activity May Protect Against Cognitive Decline as We Age

VIENNA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating a "heart healthy" diet and maintaining or increasing participation in moderate physical activity may help preserve our memory and thinking abilities as we age, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 I...

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Americans to Obtain Vitamin D Through Diet and Supplements

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help the general public better understand the relationship between vitamin D and the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has issued a position statement on vitamin D, sun protection and skin cancer prevention. The Council recom...

Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys

MADISON The bottom-line message from a decades-long study of monkeys on a restricted diet is simple: Consuming fewer calories leads to a longer, healthier life. Writing today (July 10) in the journal Science , a team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Nationa...

Finally, The Round Diet! A Diet Simple Enough that Even a Kindergartener Can Follow It

SARATOGA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Whatever one's relationship with food, this book can help them choose healthy meals by the food's natural Round shape and help train the mind to be an ally in becoming stronger, sexier, leaner and more fit. The Round Diet will change one's view of fo...

Soy in the Diet May Protect Lung Function

Chronic lung disease rates lower in those who consume soy, researchers say FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming lots of soy foods such as tofu and soy milk may improve lung function and lower the chances of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), new research ...

Innovative New Wellness and Nutrition Program Leverages Latest Understanding of Relationship Between Diet and Genes

Gene Smart(TM) Takes New Approach to Diet and Exercise to Live Longer, Healthier Lives WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The mismatch between today's typical diets and our genes has been a major contributor to the nation's health crisis, including obesity and chronic inflammatory d...

'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds

Study found subbing plant-based proteins for animal ones also lowered cholesterol MONDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- A modified Atkins diet, one that substitutes plant-based proteins for animal-based ones, helps people lose weight and lowers their cholesterol, new research shows. ...

Interleukin Genetics to Present Research Linking Perilipin Genes to Diet Response at the ADA Annual Meeting

WALTHAM, Mass., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ) announced today that Nazneen Aziz, Ph.D., Vice President of Research and Development, will present findings that highlight significant associations between perilipin gene variants and response to weig...

Making Obese Mice Slim, Without Diet or Exercise

Findings might someday help overweight humans, too, experts say,, WEDNESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have come up with two new ways to control weight and blood sugar levels in obese mice -- without diet or exercise. And although putting the techniques to use in people...

Argonne Anti-Jet-Lag Diet Helps Summer Travelers Beat Jet Lag

As the summer travel season begins, many vacation and business travelers will beat jet lag with the Anti-Jet-Lag Diet developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne, Ill. (Vocus) June 1, 2009 -- As the summer travel season begins, many...

VITAZEST Water Brand Vitamin-Infused Pomegranate Beverage Available on Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET Web Site CookieDiet.com

Just in time for summer, Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET® web site CookieDiet.com expands selection of refreshing VITAZEST® Water brand beverages by Boca Raton, Florida-based Triple A Products LLC McLean, VA (PRWEB) June 2, 2009 -- Dr. Siegal's Direct Nutritionals, LLC...

Nutrient-Rich Diet Lowers Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease

Study finds foods high in vitamins, minerals cut chances of macular degeneration FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- A nutritious diet could help with the health of your eyes as well as the rest of your body, according to a new study. Eating foods rich in vitamins C and E, zinc, lut...

DASH Diet Has Extra Benefits for Women's Health

Diet to lower blood pressure may also cut risk of heart failure, research shows MONDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- A diet that prevents and lowers high blood pressure has been linked to a reduced risk of heart failure in women, a new study finds. "The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hype...

Some Diet Sodas May Ward Off Kidney Stones

Other research finds that pomegranate juice could slow prostate cancer WEDNESDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking diet sodas, especially those with a citrus flavor, might help ward off painful calcium deposits known as kidney stones. The drinks contain citrate, which is known...

Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet Book by Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., Available May 22nd

In his first book in almost a decade, and the first about his popular cookie-based diet, Dr. Sanford Siegal combines detailed instructions for hunger-free weight loss with a fascinating, entertaining history of weight-loss diets through the Ages (PRWEB) April 29, 2009 ...

Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet Book by Physician, Author, and Weight-Loss Expert Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., Available May 22nd

In his first book in nine years and the first about his internationally popular cookie-based diet, Dr. Sanford Siegal combines specific instructions for hunger-free weight loss with a fascinating, entertaining history of weight-loss diets through the Ages MIAMI, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. ...

Drinking Diet Soda May Reduce the Risk of Forming Kidney Stones

LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with stone disease could benefit from drinking diet soda. New research from the University of California, San Francisco suggests that the citrate and malate content in commonly consumed sodas may be sufficient to inhibit the developmen...

Hidden Salt in Diet Haunts Many With Heart Failure

Study finds high sodium intake, despite efforts to cut back,, SATURDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a low-salt diet is one of the most important lifestyle changes people with heart failure can make, but only a third adhere to the recommendation, a new study has found. Resea...

Smart for Life(TM) Cookie Diet Impacts More Than Waistlines

Smart for Life(TM) Is Committed to Doing Their Part for the Environment BOCA RATON, Fla., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-known for its popularity from clients across the U.S. and Canada, the Smart for Life(TM) Cookie Diet is more than just a cookie diet weight-loss company . It is committed...

Losing the Last Ten Pounds is the Hardest Part of any Diet Confirms Weight-Loss Expert and Author Dr. Sanford Siegal

South Florida physician Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., explains why the Law of Diminishing Returns applies to weight loss and reveals how to overcome this obstacle to reaching a normal weight MIAMI, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanford Siegal, Medical Director of Miami, Florida-based weight-lo...

Grapefruit-Heavy Diet Helped Spur Dangerous Clot

The fruit, combined with contraceptive pill and a genetic mutation, almost cost woman her leg, doctors say THURSDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- A rare set of interactions involving grapefruit juice, birth control pills and a genetic mutation almost cost a 42-year-old woman her leg, ph...

Atkins Diet Tougher on Heart After Weight Loss

Study found worse cholesterol, blood vessel health than with South Beach, Ornish regimens WEDNESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- In the "maintenance" phase that occurs after initial weight loss, the popular Ornish and South Beach diets seem to be easier on the heart than the high-fat...

Targeting oxidized cysteine through diet could reduce inflammation and lower disease risk

A team of scientists at Emory University School of Medicine has identified a direct link between oxidative stress and inflammatory signals in the blood. The finding could lead to improved strategies for preventing several diseases by including antioxidants in the diet and for reducing the impact o...

Eczema in children is increasing, but diet is not the cause

This release is available in German . Elimination diets can only help children who have food sensitivity The number of children who have eczema has risen one in five children are now affected by this skin condition, which is often associated with an allergy. Researchers are not yet ...

Zone Diet Creator Dr. Barry Sears to Talk About Latest Book Toxic Fat: When Good Fat Turns Bad

PHILADELPHIA, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacqueline Foreman is pleased to be interviewing Dr. Barry Sears live on her highly rated talk show Your Mental Health Talk Radio on Blogtalkradio at www.blogtalkradio.com/yourmentalhealth on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 8 PM EDT/5 PM PDT. Listeners are encou...

Photo: March Forth Into Spring with a Healthy Approach to Diet and Exercise

It's National Nutrition Month(R) and Cabot Creamery Cooperative Offers Up Delicious Recipes and Sage Advice For Year-Round Health CABOT, Vt., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- March is National Nutrition Month. In support of the American Dietetic Association's campaign designed to focus attention on th...

Is one diet as good as another? U of I study says no and tells you why

Any diet will do? Not if you want to lose fat instead of muscle. Not if you want to lower your triglyceride levels so you'll be less likely to develop diabetes and heart disease. Not if you want to avoid cravings that tempt you to cheat on your diet. And not if you want to keep the weight off long...

U.S. Diet Needs Heart-Felt Overhaul

Doctors urge all levels of society to encourage good eating habits, cut coronary risks TUESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- Every level of society must contribute to strategies meant to make it easier for people to eat a heart-healthy diet, according to the American Heart Association....

Want to Lose Weight? Just Eat Less, Diet Study Suggests

Comparison of 4 diet plans finds all produce similar results,, WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to lose weight, it doesn't seem to matter what type of diet plan you choose. What really matters is that you just eat less. A study in the Feb. 26 issue of the New En...

Mediterranean Diet Aids the Aging Brain: Study

Eating plan seems to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment, dementia TUESDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Chalk up another endorsement for the so-called Mediterranean diet: The eating regimen, which is rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and olive oil, may help the brain stay sharp into...

Video: Diet Coke and Heidi Klum Use Their 'Charm' to Raise Awareness of Women's Heart Health

Klum Joins The Heart Truth Campaign, Sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ATLANTA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, Diet Coke has tapped Heidi Klum as its heart health ambassador in support of The Heart Truth campaign, a national effort ...

Caution: Lose more than weight with imported diet pills

Americans who use illegal diet pills from South America are taking amphetamines without knowing it and seriously risking both their health and their jobs. Physicians need to be made aware of the range of serious side effects of these drugs to allow them to identify and treat those patients present...

Three Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet 'Success Stories' Bring Famous Cookies to Montreal Suburb of West Island

MONTREAL, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Siegal's Direct Nutritionals, LLC, the worldwide distributor of Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET(R) hunger-controlling cookies and other products, today announced that Dr. Siegal's cookies and shake mixes are now available at Diet D'Lite in Fairview Pointe Claire ...

Photos: Bring Back the Bread in Your Diet With Arnold(R) Select(TM) Sandwich Thins(TM) and Bakery Light(TM) Breads

Give Your Diet a Makeover and Whittle Your Waist Without Trimming Taste HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- After the lengthy holiday period of overindulging, it's no surprise that weight loss is once again amongst the most popular of New Year's resolutions. Arnold is pleased to introduce t...

Dr. Gourmet Launches The Quality Calorie Diet Plan - Free Online Meal Planning Software

Free fully customizable diet plan offered by Dr. Gourmet NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Timothy S. Harlan, M.D., also known as Dr. Gourmet, today launches the newest version of his free, customizable diet and menu planning software , which is now available @ http://www.drgourmet...
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