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How to Find the Right Diet for you

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

If you were to Google the word diet or anything to do with diet, do you have any idea how many results would come up? You would find the Atkins Diet, South Beach Diet, Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Biggest Loser Diet and so many more. There are a huge amount of different types of diets [...]

Rimonabant diet pill has just been approved by the NHS

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

This new diet pill has been around for a couple of years. The NHS has added Rimonabant to its approoved drug list. This is not however a cure all for all obese people. It offers the hope of a 10% weight reduction if coupled with regular exercise.

Alli- The Newest Diet Pill – short review

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

Earlier this year the first FDA(USA) approved weight loss product Alli was released to the public to buy over the counter. Its arrival was met with mixed reviews. Some people felt that there should not be any more diet pills out on the market, while others felt it was just the miracle they were looking [...]

Lose weight fast – the big secret of diet success

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

As an expert of all diets that have been published in the last 30 years I consider myself well informed on all the different weight loss methods that are out there. Every new weight loss method has its own system with its own group of foods that are allowed. They also of course have a [...]

Group exercise on a very low calorie diet

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

When you are on a very low exercise diet you cannot do strenuous exercise. Your body will be taking in so few calories that you can get into negative calories very easily. The other main issue with exercise and obesity is that your bones and muscles will be damaged if you start exercising. It can [...]

Are diet pills any help with a low calorie diet?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Everyone is looking for the magic pill to lose weight. There are many versions available, some over the counter at chemists and others through diet clubs. I do not believe that the pills on their own are what helps you lose the weight. What works for real weight loss is that you are following an [...]

Times Article – Is cancer linked to obesity?

Monday, June 9th, 2008

The times carried an article yesterday linking cancer with obesity. I won’t copy it as that is not allowed but the gist of it was that there is a link between how much salt eaten and stomach cancer. This is because eating salty foods makes people drink more and more high calorie fizzy drinks. The [...]

Portion Control and low calorie diets

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Portion control is a very sensitive topic in the dieting world.  After all every one has there own view about how much we should eat. some say it is dependant upon how big we are in stature, others about how active we are in a day.

Ketosis and diets

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Ketosis seems to be the in word in diets, especially low carbohydrate diets.  Everyone seem to be talking about “ketosis”.

Obesity in the 21st Century

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Obesity occurs when we take in more food than we need.  That is the general message that we are told.  However, there is a little more to the problem and it’s solution than just to “eat less”.

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