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Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Defends Apparent Weight Gain

Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Defends Apparent Weight Gain

ABC/BRANDON HICKMAN(QUEENSLAND, Australia) — Celebrity chef and healthy eating enthusiast Jamie Oliver was on the defensive Tuesday when asked by reporters if he’d put on a few pounds.“I don’t know. I am very healthy,” he told …

Small Portion Sizes Keep Manhattan Women Skinny

Small Portion Sizes Keep Manhattan Women Skinny

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — You’d think a woman married to an Italian chef would know a thing or two about staying in shape.  Eileen Daspin, wife of Cesare Casella, executive chef of Salumeria Rosi salumi and wine bar, writes: &ldquo…

Effortless Weight Loss? Blocking Brain Chemical Helps Mice Stay Slim

Effortless Weight Loss? Blocking Brain Chemical Helps Mice Stay Slim

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Blocking a marijuana-like chemical in the brain could help fuel effortless weight loss, according to the findings of a new study performed on mice.Researchers at the University of California at Irvine engineered mice to h…

Diet Soda Cause for Health Concerns in Older Adults?

Diet Soda Cause for Health Concerns in Older Adults?

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Diet sodas are popular among weight watchers, with millions of people drinking it to stave off calories. But is it possible some are paying a price in their health? New research suggests the low calories could come wit…

We All Scream for Ice Cream, But Can We Become Addicted?

We All Scream for Ice Cream, But Can We Become Addicted?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(EUGENE, Wash.) — There are people who say that for them, food is like a drug, and a new study suggests that high-calorie foods like ice cream can affect the brain in some of the ways drugs do.Researchers Kyle Burger and Eric Sti…

FDA Panel Recommends Approval of Diet Drug Qnexa

FDA Panel Recommends Approval of Diet Drug Qnexa

FDA/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee Wednesday recommended approval of the weight loss drug Qnexa, a treatment many hope will help millions of Americans who struggle with obesity.In voting 20-…

Kardashians’ ‘Diet’ Drugs Under Attack

Kardashians’ ‘Diet’ Drugs Under Attack

Don Arnold/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Kim and Khloe Kardashian may have gotten themselves into legal hot water with their promotion of the diet drug QuickTrim.According to the New York Post, the New York City law firm Bursor & Fisher has filed a class-…

FDA to Reconsider Once-Rejected Diet Drug

FDA to Reconsider Once-Rejected Diet Drug

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In the search for treatments to fight obesity, regulators have turned their attention to a diet drug that has already failed to receive government approval as a weight-loss treatment.Next week, a panel of advisers to …

The Secrets to Rihanna’s Enviable Body

The Secrets to Rihanna’s Enviable Body

Steve Granitz/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Rihanna turned heads on Grammy night when she stepped onto the red carpet in a stunning black Armani dress with a plunging neckline. But folks weren’t just checking out Ri-Ri’s gown — jaws dropped …

High-Calorie Diet Could Lead to Memory Loss, Study Suggests

High-Calorie Diet Could Lead to Memory Loss, Study Suggests

Comstock/Thinkstock(ROCHESTER, Minn.) — Researchers suggest there may be a link between memory loss and a high-calorie diet.Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) can often be an early sign of dementia, and experts say it may help to determine who will event…

Food Writer Pledges to Eat Chinese Food Every Day for a Year

Food Writer Pledges to Eat Chinese Food Every Day for a Year

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Chinese food is one of America’s most popular takeout options, but would you eat it every day for a year?Victoria Bekiempis, food writer for The Village Voice, has taken the Chinese food pledge, vowing to eat i…

‘Downsize’ That Meal? Customers Say OK

‘Downsize’ That Meal? Customers Say OK

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — What if fast-food chains offered consumers the option of “downsizing” a meal instead of “supersizing” it?  Would people actually opt to “downsize,” or get less food, for the s…

A Guide to Decoding Ingredients on Grain Products

A Guide to Decoding Ingredients on Grain Products

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Claims on the front of packages such as “whole grain,” “multigrain” and “12-grain” have been given no legal definition by the Food and Drug Administration. That means manufacturers…

How to Eat Skinny? Dine With A Healthy Eater

How to Eat Skinny? Dine With A Healthy Eater

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NIJMEGEN, Netherlands) — Do you eat more when you are dining a deux?Chances are you do, according to new research published in the journal PLoS One. People tend to take bites in sync with a dining partner, rather than eat at t…

Obama Family Super Bowl Snacks: Nachos, Guacamole

Obama Family Super Bowl Snacks: Nachos, Guacamole

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The first family will likely spend Super Bowl Sunday at the White House, watching the big game over a plate of nachos and a side of guacamole, Michelle Obama said in an interview with celebrity ch…

Seven Secrets to Keep Your Pet Trim

Seven Secrets to Keep Your Pet Trim

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Humans aren’t the only ones waging a fight against fat.  Man’s best four-legged friends are waging the obesity battle too.According to the latest veterinary surveys, more than half our nation’s dogs and cats are…

Protein-Free Diet May Make Surgery Less Risky

Protein-Free Diet May Make Surgery Less Risky

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Doctors usually tell their patients not to eat or drink the night before surgery.  But there’s new evidence that food consumed weeks before an operation could affect how the body responds to the …

Why Coffee Is Good for You, and Other Food Myths

Why Coffee Is Good for You, and Other Food Myths

Gerald Zanetti/FoodPix(NEW YORK) — With all of the food fads out there, how can the average person sort out the truth?In his latest book, Coffee is Good for You, health journalist Robert Davis demystifies the food research we read on a daily basis.&nb…

Why Brown Fat Is No Obesity Cure…Yet

Why Brown Fat Is No Obesity Cure…Yet

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — If you were asked to envision a dream solution for the obesity epidemic, you couldn’t do much better than the concept of calorie-burning fat — in other words, “good” fat in the body that essent…

California Seventh-Day Adventists Outraged Over McDonald’s

California Seventh-Day Adventists Outraged Over McDonald’s

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(LOMA LINDA, Calif.) — The health conscious residents of Loma Linda, a small California city with a large Seventh-day Adventist population, have banned together to fight against the opening of the town’s first McDonald’s.Nestled …

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