News tagged with dieters

FDA to decide on Qnexa obesity drug in July

US regulators will decide in July whether to approve Qnexa, the first obesity drug in more than a decade, extending the initial deadline by three months, the California-based drug-maker VIVUS said.

Apr 10, 2012
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Top off breakfast with -- chocolate cake?

When it comes to diets, cookies and cake are off the menu. Now, in a surprising discovery, researchers from Tel Aviv University have found that dessert, as part of a balanced 600-calorie breakfast that also includes proteins ...

Feb 07, 2012
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Latest gadgets give diets, workouts a high-tech boost

The math formula for weight loss isn't hard to understand. There's calorie input and calorie output - what you eat and what you burn. When the energy input is less than the output, you lose weight. But as simple as it looks ...

Jan 20, 2012
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Mid-morning snacking may sabotage weight-loss efforts

Women dieters who grab a snack between breakfast and lunch lose less weight compared to those who abstain from a mid-morning snack, according to a study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Nov 28, 2011
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Not your fault! Hormones linked to weight regain

Any dieter knows that it's hard to keep off weight you've lost. Now a study finds that even a year after dieters shed a good chunk of weight quickly, their hormones were still insisting, "Eat! Eat! Eat!"

Oct 26, 2011
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Mindless eating: Losing weight without thinking

Dieters may not need as much willpower as they think, if they make simple changes in their surroundings that can result in eating healthier without a second thought, said a consumer psychologist at the American Psychological ...

Aug 05, 2011
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Dieters duped by food names according to study

What’s in a name? Plenty, according to a University of South Carolina study in the Journal of Consumer Research that found that dieters eager to make good food choices are more at risk of being misled by food names ...

Jun 08, 2011
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