It’s weird but the media seems to finally be picking up on a “new diet craze” which we’ve been blogging about and reading about for ages. Anyways, the diet is the GI Index Diet. GI stands for glycemic index and celebs such as Bill Clinton, Kim Cattrall and Naomi Campbell reportedly follow. [...]
Archive for March, 2005
Seeking to quash the release of what are sure to be damaging and embarrassing documents on the safety and efficacy of the famed Atkins diet, lawyers for Atkins Nutritionals Inc., admitted last Monday in court that they are willing to “assume the diet is dangerous” — the first public admission of any kind that dieters [...]
“Detox dieting will be the next wave in health and healing — cleansing and detoxing — so as not to suffer from toxic overload,” said Gittleman, who calls her program “practical and doable in the here and now.”
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Here are some things overweight people often tell diet experts about weight loss:
1. My genes make me fat.
2. I would be thin if I had time to work out.
3. If I could only give up (fill in the blank: carbs, fat, sugar, beer), I would be thin.
The dieting world is full of myths: That carbohydrates [...]
Adding yogurt to your diet may rev up your body’s fat-burning engines, speed weight loss, and trim your tummy, according to a new study.
Researchers found that obese adults who ate three servings of fat-free yogurt a day as part of a reduced-calorie diet lost 22 percent more weight and 61 percent more body fat that [...]
This is really fascinating research coming out on the Atkins diet:
In the first well-controlled study of the Atkins diet Guenther Boden, M.D., from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and colleagues found that people who went on the diet simply lowered their average daily calorie consumption by about 1,000 calories. They did [...]
Paul McKenna says diets are not only dangerous but actually make people put on weight.
“Diets - forget about them, they don’t work,” McKenna said, promoting the release of his latest book, I Can Make You Thin. “The thing about diets is they actually make you fat,” he added.
“There is not a single bit of [...]
Diego Maradona has to follow a strict diet set by doctors in order to lose weight and not to gain kilograms again, his doctor Francisco Holguin said on Thursday.
The former Argentine national soccer team captain, who on Saturday underwent a surgery to have his stomach reduced, was released on Wednesday and continued his recovery at [...]
At Mill Creek Elementary School in Kissimmee, Florida, educators have joined forces with the “South Beach Diet” guru to put almost every kid on a tough new meal plan.
A new menu has students slimming down, “South Beach Diet”-style.
The students are part of a study by Dr. Arthur Agatston whose book, “The South Beach Diet,” [...]
Richard Simmons is bringing his “Cruise to Lose” to New York. For the first time in 10 years of cruising, the fitness expert will be leading a Caribbean trip out of Manhattan’s Passenger Terminal on May 21.
In addition to exploring San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the islands of St. Thomas and Tortola over eight days, [...]