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Mon, 08 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400Have a gut feeling you're not cut out for fad diets? Why not try an innovative approach to good digestive health? Unlike other diets where the primary goal is to take off the extra pounds, the Inside Out Diet works to achieve good digestion, the foundation of overall wellness and health. The Inside Out Diet was created by Dr. Anthony Leeds, a medical doctor, renowned dietitian Fiona Hunter and fitness expert Nicki Waterman.
Thu, 04 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400Fiber is a key component in promoting weight loss. Not only does it help people feel fuller, it also staves off hunger. In fact, one serving of whole grain bread is more filling than two servings of white bread. Fiber also moves through the digestive system at a faster pace so less of it is absorbed. Many weight-loss experts consider it the magic bullet for shedding those extra pounds. Now, a new diet is building upon the fabulous foundation that is fiber -- it's the Fiber35 Diet.
Fri, 28 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400From South Beach to the Hamptons, geographically-inspired weight loss programs have become a growing trend when it comes to losing weight. And the Sonoma Diet is no exception. Based on the Mediterrean way of life, the Sonoma Diet touts the many wonders of this world-renowned ating regimen that\'s constantly receiving praise from physicians and experts alike. The Sonoma Diet isn\'t just about shedding those extra pounds -- it\'s about food, wine and weight loss. The diet promises results in just 10 days. Proponents of the Sonoma Diet want followers to lose weight without feeling deprived. In addition to the finest wines, individuals who embrace the Sonoma Diet to slim down and improve their health also indulge in rich, whole foolds that are pleasing to the palate. Among the popular, nutrient-rich staples are almonds, blueberries, broccoli, bell peppers, grapoes, olive oil, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes and whole grains.
Thu, 06 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400In the age of the ever-changing diet regimen, it doesn't hurt to have a program that offers more than 20 different weight-loss programs, nutrition and fitness plans personalized to your wants and needs. Nobody knows this better than the gurus of online dieting, eDiets.com. Founded more than 10 years ago, eDiets.com offers a wide scope of programs including the Atkins Nutritional Approach, the Mayo Clinic Plan, the Mediterranean Diet and other healthy-living plans.
Thu, 30 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Kirstie Alley Monica Lewinsky Joy Behar They've all put their bodies in the hands of Jenny Craig, one of the leading weight-loss centers in the industry since 1983. But they're not the only ones who swear by the program. Thousands of women pour into 640 Jenny Craig centers throughout the world on a daily basis. And they're all there in the name of lasting weight loss.
Mon, 20 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Controlling blood sugar levels is never an easy feat, which is what makes The Sugar Solution even more intriguing. Poor sleeping habits, sluggishness, depression, inability to lose weight can all be attributed to an imbalance of blood sugar. The Sugar Solution combats all of these symptoms by simply putting the Glycemic Index to work in your favor.
Mon, 20 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500This heart-smart program promotes both weight loss and wellness. Based on whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seafood and lean protein in small amounts, the Pritikin Program has benefited thousands of people by helping them lose weight, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and cancer.
Mon, 20 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Macrobiotics is the practice of promoting well-being and longevity through a diet made up of whole grains and beans. This lifestyle change is made in moderation, gradually cutting back on intake of animal products, refined flour, sugar and dairy products and increasing intake of whole grain and plant based foods. The diet is 50 percent whole grains, 25 percent vegetables, 10 percent protein and 5 percent fruits, nuts and seeds.
Mon, 20 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500When in the U.S., do as the French do. That's the advice of author Mireille Guiliano. With one out of three people in America either overweight or obese, Guiliano suggests that readers take a cue from their thinner French counterparts. She's an opponent of diets, which she says only contribute to the yo-yo effect. To slim down, you won't need to count calories, cut carbs or go to other extremes; instead you'll adopt the highly-effective habits of the French.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500An eating plan high in fiber can go a long way in preventing disease, promoting weight loss and improving health. Many people assume fiber is nothing more than a fix for relieving constipation. However, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, lowers the risk of diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, cancer and other conditions.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500In the diet rat race, it's hard to please all of the people all of the time. There's always some expert who can find something "wrong" with whatever diet happens to be on top. However, one plan that has managed to get by unscathed is the renowned Mediterranean Diet that has received laurels from doctors, nutritionists and researchers alike over the last few years.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Ready for a diet that will bowl you over? It's special Special K that is. The marketing brains behind the Kellogg cereal have fashioned the Special K Challenge where dieters stand to lose 6 pounds a week by simply integrating the breakfast cereal into their daily meal plan. Within two weeks, you'll see results, according to their studies.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500As the obesity crisis in the US rises, the USDA food pyramid has been at the forefront of controversy, under fire from nutrition experts and physicians who deem it "wrong." Health researcher Dr. Walter Willett is one of these people who believe the pyramid actually does more harm than good.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Dr. Dean Ornish is one of the most respected names in the medical industry. His program has actually been proven to reverse heart disease without surgery. The Eat More, Weigh Less plan is a low-fat, plant-based diet that is rich in whole grains, vegetables, fruits, beans, soy products and other health-enhancing that pull double duty in fighting disease and aiding in weight loss. Ornish's medically-sound eating program not only lowers your risk of heart disease but cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis as well.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500In just two weeks, you'll melt away fat from your hips, waist and thighs, thanks to The Fat Flush Plan. Prepare to cleanse your body and lose big with this three-phase diet program, created by well-known nutritionist Ann Louise Gittleman. The aim of The Fat Flush Plan is to boost your metabolism, flush out the bloat and speed up fat loss.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Fat is the enemy. Fat makes you fat. The creators of the Choose To Lose Diet say it's not sugar and starch that causes obesity - it's the fat in foods that packs on the pounds. You can also forget what you've heard about the dangers of overeating - it's not how much you eat, it's what you eat that's causing your weight issues. The world is your buffet when you're loading your plate with low-fat meats, nonfat dairy and nutrient-dense, fiber-rich carbohydrates such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500It's a diet for all diseases, one that is sure to get your doctor's seal of approval. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is the ultimate weapon in fighting hypertension and lowering blood pressure in just 14 days, according to studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. The DASH diet is not only endorsed but recommended by the NIH, as well as physicians.
Fri, 03 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500When Supersize Me transformed fiancé Morgan Spurlock into an overweight and ill fast-food junkie, holistic health counselor and vegan chef Alex Jamieson launched a one-woman mission to nurse him back to wellness. Spurlock packed on 30 pounds and showed liver damage after feasting on McDonald's for 30 days.
Fri, 03 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Go cuckoo for coconuts. The Coconut Diet picks up where traditional diets fail. Once again, it's deemed a way of life, not just a diet. Regarded as a healthy fat, coconut oil is made of medium chain fatty acids, which promote thermogenesis, increasing the body's metabolism and producing energy. In addition to boosting weight loss, these medium chain fatty acids also kill fungus, bacteria and viruses.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500The American Heart Association was determined to create a rebuttal to all of those fly-by-night diets floating around, and the No-Fad Diet is it. There's no magic here, they say. To be more accurate, it's a lifestyle change -- not a diet. The goal of the American Heart Association is to provide you with the tools you need to create a personalized weight loss plan that works for you for life.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500The Abs Diet isn't just going to change your life -- it's going to save it. Those are the inspirational words of author David Zinczenko. The editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine promises that you'll be able to transform your abs in just six weeks - if you follow his program complete with a healthy eating, exercise and motivational plan.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500It may seem like a stretch, but one physician swears that once you identify your personality traits you'll be able to achieve lasting weight loss. He's even designed a quiz to help you get to know yourself better. Are you a hearty portioner, a hate-to-move struggler or a can't-say-no-pleaser? You can find out with his Personality Quiz.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Wok away the pounds with The Rice Diet. As hokey as it sounds, the Rice Diet Program is actually far from a sham. The program dates back to 1939 and is affiliated with Duke University. According to their website, the diet prevents diabetes, obesity, heart disease, hypertension, renal illness and other ailments. There is actually a Rice Diet Clinic in Durham, North Carolina that's supervised by a staff or doctors, dietitians and nurses.