Category: Health News

Girl Left With Permanent Damage From Diet Pills Bought On Amazon

Girl Left With Permanent Damage From Diet Pills Bought On Amazon

A young woman desperate to achieve “the perfect body” spoke yesterday of how she nearly died after taking diet pills she bought on Amazon. Natalie Penney, 24, suffered uncontrollable shaking, profuse sweating and heart palpitations after taking the pills, before collapsing at home in Hyde, Greater Manchester. The pills, which contained ephedrine, aspirin and caffeine, caused lasting damage to her […]

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Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Get Best Marks In Diet Review

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Get Best Marks In Diet Review

Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven’t been studied enough to evaluate long-term results. The two plans are among the most popular and had the best evidence that dieters could lose meaningful amounts of weight and keep […]

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Why Diet Soda Actually Still Makes People FAT (and so do other low-cal drinks), Study Finds

Why Diet Soda Actually Still Makes People FAT (and so do other low-cal drinks), Study Finds

When given the choice between diet soda and regular soda, the calorie-free option may not be the lesser of two evils. A recent study from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggests that diet soda may also lead to more belly fat, especially as you get older. Researchers looked at data from 749 adults over the age of 65 […]

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Adding Butter To Coffee Helps You Lose Weight? (Video)

Adding Butter To Coffee Helps You Lose Weight? (Video)

The concept of a breakfast-in-a-cup concept has taken the world of cafe by storm. The new, weird new caffeine craze has been labelled ‘butter coffee’, ‘bullet coffee’ or ‘fat black’ and it is available at the trendy coffee or juice chains. Fans of butter coffee are hailing it as the new meal substitute and gush over the fact that it […]

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Study: Smoking Marijuana Doesn’t Harm Lungs, Even After 20 Years

Study: Smoking Marijuana Doesn’t Harm Lungs, Even After 20 Years

Smoking a joint every day for 20 years does not result in adverse lung functions or significantly threaten disease, according to research conducted at Emory University in Atlanta. The study will be featured in an upcoming issue of the medical journal Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Researchers studied a cross-section of adults aged 18 to 49 and determined that daily […]

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‘Healthy Obesity’ Is Mainly A Myth, Study Finds

‘Healthy Obesity’ Is Mainly A Myth, Study Finds

The idea of “healthy obesity” — that there are obese people who are nevertheless in good health, with normal cholesterol levels, blood pressure and other metabolic risk factors — has gained traction in recent years. In this way, the concept of “healthy obesity” has become an actual thing in the eyes of some researchers, and the public.But a small study […]

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Muscles Can Get Stronger By Imagining Exercises, Study Finds

Muscles Can Get Stronger By Imagining Exercises, Study Finds

Researchers at Ohio University have discovered that just thinking about working out can make your muscles stronger. The study suggests that simple thoughts of exercise have the power to trick muscles into avoiding getting tired, serving as another example of the brain and the body working together rather than on their own, according to Breitbart. Two groups of participants were involved […]

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The Baby Diet: How Eating Like a Toddler Could Help You Lose Weight Nutritionist Claims

The Baby Diet: How Eating Like a Toddler Could Help You Lose Weight Nutritionist Claims

Eating in tiny bits and it small frequent moderation is the way of a baby. Combined with some nutritional choosing of food, the baby diet has been said a way to help one lose some weight. When it comes to losing weight quickly and effectively, one nutritionist claims we should look to the eating habits of toddlers as the perfect […]

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Crash Diets May Not Be So Bad, Australian Study Finds

Crash Diets May Not Be So Bad, Australian Study Finds

The widely held belief that we’re less likely to regain weight when we lose it gradually rather than quickly is not true, according to an Australian study published last week. The study found that keeping off the pounds over the long haul is difficult regardless of how quickly the weight is initially lost, although people are more likely to achieve […]

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Eating High Protein Breakfast Reduces Food Cravings, Study Finds

Eating High Protein Breakfast Reduces Food Cravings, Study Finds

A study by U.S. researchers found that teenagers who skipped breakfast were prone to obesity. But those who ate a protein-rich breakfast were found to have less food cravings and were less likely to overeat later in the day. They said eating breakfast, particularly a high-protein one, increases levels of the brain chemical dopamine, the ‘feel-good’ messenger which is associated with […]

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