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Slimmers Need Sleep 2010-10-05

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Dieters looking to shed more fat and feel less hungry while they do it may benefit from a few more hours in bed, according to a new study.

Dieters lost the same amount of weight whether they slept for a full night or fewer hours — but those who got more sleep lost more fat and they also felt less hungry while awake, according to the study, which appears in the 5th October 2010 issue of ‘The Annals of Internal Medicine‘. (more…)

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Drinking Before Eating is Slimming 2010-08-28

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In clinical trials scientists found that drinking two half pint glasses of water before a meal leads to weight loss.

Lead author Ms.Brenda Davy PhD (Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University) said: (more…)

Stop-Smoking Pills For Losing Weight 2010-08-01

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Dramatic effects have been seen from a weight loss recipe that combines anti-addiction drugs with dieting and exercise. (more…)

Eat Less Meat For Health 2010-07-23

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Eating less meat is the way to lose weight, a new study revealed 2010-07-21.

People who love steak gain more kilos than non-meat eaters –- even if they consume the same amount of energy.

The results of a Europe-wide study concluded that people should eat less meat if they want to be healthier, and that heavy meat-eaters may lose weight by cutting down. (more…)

Top 50 Slimming Tips 2010-07-13

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Here we give a round up of the Top 50 slimming diet tips: (more…)

New Diet Pill Hope 2010-03-01

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Three Articles: Submission: 2010-03-01, Speculation: 2010-07-15 & Result: 2010-07-15

Submission: 2010-03-01

Vivus Inc‘. today announced that ”The US Food and Drug Administration‘ (‘The FDA’) has accepted for filing the company’s new drug application (‘NDA’) for its investigational drug, ‘Qnexa‘, for the treatment of obesity.

The target date for ‘The FDA’ to complete its review of the ‘Qnexa’ ‘NDA’ is 2010-10-28.

In previously announced pivotal phase 3 trials, patients treated with all three doses of ‘Qnexa’ achieved significant weight loss compared to placebo, and significant dose-related improvements in a variety of secondary endpoints including reductions in cardiovascular, inflammatory and metabolic risk factors. (more…)

Hunger Trigger in Food 2009-06-08

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New research led by The University of Cincinnati (UC) suggests that the hunger hormone ghrelin is activated by fats from the foods we eat—not those made in the body—in order to optimise nutrient metabolism and promote the storage of body fat.

The findings, the study’s author says, turn the current model about ghrelin on its head and (more…)

The Shangri-La Diet 2005-10-04

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Mr.Seth Roberts is a 52-year-old psychology professor at The University of California at Berkeley.

If you knew Mr.Roberts 25 years ago, you might remember him as a man with problems.

  • He had acne, and most days he woke up too early, which left him exhausted.
  • He wasn’t depressed, but he wasn’t always in the best of moods.
  • Most troubling to Mr.Roberts, he was overweight: at 1.8m, he weighed 91kg. (91/1.8/1.8 = 28.08kg/m2 BMI).

When you encounter Seth Roberts today, he is a clear-skinned, well-rested, entirely affable man who weighs about 72.5kg and looks 10 years younger than his age. (72.5/1.8/1.8 = 22.38kg/m2 BMI).

How did this happen? It began when (more…)