Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Consumer Reports recently published its investigation weighing in on whether going gluten-free is really a healthy choice for everybody. For those suffering from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, it is a necessity, but what about those of us just looking to lose weight and gain more energy? The report, which mainly focuses on the risks of such a diet, has stirred a lot of debate, with some perceiving the findings as a pro-grain advertisement while others finding a balanced coverage of the facts.
Cutting the right calories for weight loss
This time of year it's hard to avoid crossing the line between portion control and calorie overload.
Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing
British scientists have developed an ingredient that makes foods more filling, and say initial tests in overweight people showed that it helped prevent them gaining more weight.
Study suggests link between fructose and obesity
Researchers and advocates for underserved, hard-to-reach patient groups hope they soon will contribute to major advances in the treatment of diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions.
‘Tis the season for holiday parties and dinners. Of course, during this time of year, it is hard to stay true to healthy eating with all the extra delicious treats and special cocktails tempting you. To help you mitigate the damage to your waistline, here are some healthy holiday recipes that are delicious and easy to make, both for your own holiday bash and for any potlucks you are attending. Whether you need a full holiday meal or just an appetizer or dessert, we have got you covered.
As the owner of Philly Phitness, Perry O’Hearn works 15-hour days and he admits that’s really not interested in preparing a week’s worth of meals during his down time. That’s where Hen House Foods comes in.
Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say
Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it
Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study
Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing
Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds
Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say
Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight
Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say
Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight
Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says
Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness
WASHINGTON (AP) - Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar.
“Healthy eating is too expensive.” It’s a phrase you hear all of the time. But in reality, unhealthy eating has big costs and isn’t the most productive way to spend. Here are some tips to get the most nutritional bang in your grocery basket.
For exercise buffs who want to prove that they're the fastest and the fittest, 2014 has been a good year.