Can You Get Hooked on Diet Soda

First thing every morning, Ellen Talles starts her day by draining a supersize Styrofoam cup filled with Diet Coke and crushed ice. The 61-year-old from Boca Raton, Fla., drinks another Diet Coke in the car on the way to work and keeps a glass nearby “at all...

Want to Lose Weight, Swap Water for Sugary Drinks

Swapping your soda for water — or at least diet soda — really can help you shed a few pounds, a new clinical trial finds. A common piece of advice in the battle of the bulge is to replace sugar-sweetened drinks with water or other calorie-free thirst...

Diet Soda May Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but people who drink it every day may have a heightened risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new U.S. study. Although the researchers, whose work appeared in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, found that older...

Drink Diet Soda, Gain Weight?

This article from webMD is a few years old, but its a fantastic example of how people are misled into thinking just because a product is labeld as “diet” its completely safe and healthy to eat.  People who drink diet soft drinks don’t lose weight. In...

Diet Food is Bad for You

When you first get on a diet, especially one that is calorie restricted, you’ll find that you are pretty limited when it comes to food choices. For many, it’s simply easier to take advantage of prepackaged meals. While these are expensive, there is a lot to be said...

Sugar substitutes and the potential danger of Splenda

WomentoWomen.com wrote a great article on the dangers of Splenda, as the new sugar substitute on the block. Checkout the article after the jump. Few of us are really aware of how many new Splenda® products there are in the supermarkets. We’ve been told that this...

The Diet Solution Program

Have you been looking for a magical way to lose weight?  Do you keep trying some lose weight quickly diet pill?  Guess what, there are no shortcuts to losing weight.  Weight-loss takes time, energy and determination to be done correctly.  A ready submitted a story to...

Weight Watchers Dieters Average Loss 15lbs per Year

Overweight and obese adults who followed the Weight Watchers program lost more than twice as much weight as those who received weight-loss advice from a doctor or nurse, according to a new yearlong study funded by the company. The study, which was published Wednesday...

7 Simple Ways to Eat Less

Here’s a fantastic article by Julie Stewart on how to eat less and smaller portions when at home, or out with your friends. I’ve actually heard a few of these ideas before, but this is a great list to help keep up with your New Year’s Resolution! (at...

The 51 Fastest Fat Burners

(Health.com) — Erase extra flab with these super-effective tricks. IN THE GYM 1. Catch the running bug. You’ll continue to burn fat after your jog: People who run for at least four hours a week melt more calories than non-runners, even when they’re...

Why Eating a Lot Feels So Good

CNN did a great piece on why overeating, and cramming out mouths with food on holidays makes us feel to happy. On Thanksgiving, many of us will eat way more than normal and then waddle away contented, with a turkey and sweet potato buzz. Having a belly stuffed with...

Coffee Drinking May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer

By Rachael Rettner MyHealthNewsDaily Drinking copious amounts of coffee may reduce the risk of the most common type of skin cancer, a new study finds. Women in the study who drank more than three cups of coffee a day were 20 percent less likely to develop basal cell...

The Dukan Diet

The Dukan Diet has been one of the most popular weight-loss plans in Britain since it was launched here in April 2010 – the Duchess of Cambridge’s mother Carole Middleton used it to slim down before the Royal Wedding. Dr. Oz has also been preaching about...

The 24 Day Challenge Review

So there is this new workout program on the market called “The 24 Day Challenge”.  I’ve seen a bunch of facebook and twitter posts about it recently, but I just finally got a chance to checkout the website, which is the24daychallenge.com. Upon first...

Healthy Trim Review

Introduction Healthy Trim (aka Healthe Trim) is a weight loss supplement manufactured by Healthy Life Sciences. Healthy Trim is advertised as an “all-natural” supplement that is completely safe to use. The ingredients include green tea, which contains caffeine, a...
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