There is little evidence to support the use of many commercial
weight loss programmes, according to a study in the US, which
suggests that the search for new, more effective methods will
continue to preoccupy dieters.
This week has seen more trials and tribulations in the Atkins diet
saga with the Partnership for Essential Nutrition launching a
campaign to prevent marketers of low-carb diets from distributing
information through the nation's...
Another $100 million has been thrown into the beleaguered US bakery
wholesaler, Interstate Bakery Corporation (IBC) in what appears to
be a final desperate move to keep the group afloat, writes
Increasingly health conscious US consumers chose to bypass the
snack packs of food giant Kraft in the second quarter, a trend
which weighed heavily on profits at the country's biggest food
maker. But a major marketing push highlighting...
Scientists have discovered a protein that controls the amount of
fat stored in the body, offering potential new clues for obesity
treatments - welcome news as the world's health leaders agree to do
more to tackle the growing...
The reason low-carb dieters often lose weight and sometimes show
improvements in their cholesterol, blood sugars, and blood
pressures is because they are, in essence, sickened by the diet,
writes a doctor in a science journal published...
Anyone who has visited the United States will have witnessed the
generous portions that regale the multitude of eateries. But
according to new research to come out of the States, this is in
fact a new phenomenon, and one which has...