DIETERS BEWARE: ALL FRUIT DIET LANDS ASHTON KUTCHER IN THE HOSPITAL

An all-fruit diet, also called fruitarian diet, comprises acid fruits, such as  oranges and grapefruits;, sub-acid fruits, such as apples, cherries and berries;  sweet fruits, such as grapes and melons;, oily fruits, such as coconut; and  dried fruits, such as dates. An all-fruit diet contains sugar and antioxidants,  but is deficient in protein, fat, vitamin… [Continue Reading]

QSYMIA, NEW DIET DRUG APPROVED BY THE FDA

A new diet drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July is now available for obese and at-risk overweight patients. The oral medication Qsymia can only be obtained with a doctor’s prescription. Qsymia (pronounced kyoo-SIM-ee-uh) is the second diet drug approved this year. The FDA approved a weight-loss pill called Belviq on… [Continue Reading]

THE BEST DIET FOR KEEPING THE WEIGHT OFF

You’ve lost weight, but will you keep it off? A low-glycemic-index diet may work better than others at burning calories and helping people ward off those pesky Lbs, reports a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the study, researchers had 21 people who’d lost 10 to 15 percent of their… [Continue Reading]

BLOOMBERG,NYC MAYOR, PLANS TO BAN SUPER SIZE SUAGRY DRINKS: GOOD IDEA OR TOO MUCH GOVERNMENT

New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity. The proposed ban would affect virtually the entire menu of popular sugary drinks found in… [Continue Reading]

THE FIRST STEP WINNING IS TO SET CLEAR GOALS

The weekend is over…already…DAMN!!! This was such a short weekend. Even though I had many events to attend, I made sure to stay away from the halloween craziness. People always use Halloween as an excuse to act crazy! I must say that I got plenty of rest though, which was a huge goal of mine for… [Continue Reading]