Dining Out Can Doom a Diet...
SOURCES: Lora Burke, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor, nursing, department of health and community systems, University of Pittsburgh; Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., registered dietician and professor, nutrition, Penn State University, University Park, Pa.; Mary Williams, M.S., R.D., registered dietitian, department of family and community medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Del.; March 7, 2017, presentation, American Heart Association meeting, Portland, Ore.
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 -- Sticking to a diet is tough enough, but eating out with friends or family may up the odds of cheating by about 60 percent, a new study suggests.
"When you're in a restaurant, you're probably more vulnerable than you think you are," said study author Lora Burke, a...
Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?...
SOURCES: Jian Zhang, M.D., DrPH, associate professor, epidemiology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Ga.; Mitchell Roslin, M.D., chief, obesity surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; Rajpal Chopra, M.D., endocrinologist, Northwell Health's Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, Forest Hills, N.Y.; March 7, 2017, Journal of the American Medical Association
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 -- More Americans are overweight or obese, but many have given up on trying to lose those excess pounds, a new study shows.
One in every three people in the United States is now obese, compared with one in five 20 years ago, researchers report.
Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?...
SOURCES: Corrine Voils, Ph.D., scientific director, Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison; Donald Hensrud, M.D., editor, "The Mayo Clinic Diet," and director, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, Rochester, Minn.; Feb. 21, 2017, Annals of Internal Medicine
MONDAY, Feb. 20, 2017 -- Anyone who has been on a diet knows the real challenge comes later, when you've got to fight tooth and nail to keep from regaining the lost weight.
Now, a new trial finds that regular "diet coaching" may help keep the weight off.