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Calorie restriction may have some benefit for non-obese

Even for people who are a healthy weight or only somewhat overweight, cutting calories for two years may lead to weight loss as well as improved mood and sexual drive, according to a new study.<p>"We know that persons with obesity who lose weight experience improvements in quality of life, but it was …

The Truth About Obesity

There is something terribly wrong with weight loss in this country. What is happening when people with the supposed best trainers, best nutrition, and an entire team of doctors and weight loss experts behind them can’t keep the results they worked so hard to achieve? It begs the question, if they …

Your Obesity May Have Been Determined Before You Were Born

It's a myth that women need to eat for two during pregnancy.<p>(Reuters Health) - Women who gain excessive weight or develop diabetes during pregnancy are more likely to have obese children even when the babies start out at a normal size, a U.S. study suggests.<p>Previous research has linked greater …

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Childhood obesity starts in the womb, says study

Women who develop diabetes during pregnancy are more likely to have fat children, a study by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has found.<p>Scientists suspect that women with the condition trigger a change in their unborn baby’s metabolism which causes the child to become fatter very …

Why Some Biggest Losers Gain Weight

By Keith-Thomas Ayoob, ED.D.<p>TV shows such as <i>The Biggest Loser</i> are hugely successful, attracting viewers who watch contestants compete to see who can lose the most weight.<p>Over the long term, however, the show has had more ratings success than participants have had success at keeping the pounds off. …

Measuring Up

Why are some people fat while others are thin? Laura Hoffman asks scientists to consider the huge weight disparity among her sisters and draws some unexpected conclusions about America's (and her own) heavy burden.<p><i>This piece originally appeared in the August 2005 issue of ELLE</i>.<p>"I can't be around …

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Meditation apps offer easy, accessible ways to handle stress

A growing number of studies show how much stress impacts your health, and you probably wouldn't think of your phone as a way to get a little Zen in …

6 Health Lessons From The Paleo Diet

Not since paleolithic times has it been so fashionable to eat like a hunter-gatherer.<p>While everyone from professional athletes to mommy bloggers seems to be touting the whole food, grain-free, meat-heavy Paleo Diet, it's not without its critics.<p>The Paleo Diet -- which also goes by the names …

I Tried The Paleo Diet And I'm Never Turning Back

Those are the words I repeated over and over to my CrossFit coach, members in my morning class and anybody else who found success with the highly controversial diet that is a throwback to the Paleolithic days.<p>"If cavemen had access to corn, potatoes and dairy, they would have eaten it!" I believed …

Paleo Diet

Was 2013 Really The Year Of The Paleo Diet?

Google Trends has released its annual Zeitgeist list so that we can mull over the burning questions of the day.<p>And this year, the most googled diet was the paleo diet. Some have suggested that paleo's Google search triumph means that this is the "year of paleo." Paleo advocates interpreted the …

The Paleo Diet Craze: What’s Right and Wrong About Eating Like a Caveman

Call it Paleo Chic. The eating habits of cavemen have never been more popular. But should we be taking menu cues from our ancient ancestors?<p>The …

Michael Pollan explains what's wrong with the paleo diet

I Gave Up All My Favorite Foods For a More Restrictive Version of the Paleo Diet

A year ago, hearing the word “Paleo” brought to mind the transformation collages, fitspiration slogans, gym selfies and green smoothie recipes that were flooding my Facebook feed. As someone who was more concerned with controlling the symptoms of several chronic illnesses than acquiring six-pack …

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<i>Written by Serena Styles; Updated July 20, 2017</i><p>The Paleo, or hunter-gatherer, diet is based on foods Paleolithic humans would have eaten. For example, the Paleo diet excludes grains, which made a notable appearance in human diets only later in history. This diet focuses primarily on fruits, …

The Essential Paleo Diet Shopping List

When you’re grocery shopping on the Paleo diet, one thing’s for sure: You <i>won’t</i> be putting many boxes and cans in your cart.<p>Get ready to shop the …

How to Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

<b>Counting calories is not something I ever encourage for anyone, ever.</b> It’s simply not a natural way of evaluating what to eat or when or if something …

London As Londoner's Do (INFOGRAPHIC)

We love London (but you knew that already).<p>As it were, a lot of other people do, too, including the folks behind the blog London Is The Reason. They compiled a list of lesser known facts about The Big Smoke into one handy infographic.<p>Consider it a primer next time you want to wow your friends while …

HR & Recruitment Coordinator job with IMPACT CREATIVE RECRUITMENT | Guardian Jobs

Our client, a fabulous marketing agency is looking for a HR & Recruitment Coordinator to come in and support their forward thinking and progressive HR and recruitment team. They are looking for someone who has over a year’s experience as a HR Generalist and is looking to make the next step in their …

Graduate Scheme - Headhunting – New York/Dubai/Tokyo offices job with GRADUATE FASTTRACK | Guardian Jobs

<b>Job Title</b>: Graduate Scheme - Headhunting – New York/Dubai/Tokyo offices<p><b>Location:</b> Canary Wharf – 5minutes walk from the station<p><b>Salary:</b> 1st year 20-22k <i>(negotiable)</i> (40k+ OTE) 2nd year 26-29k (85k+ OTE)<p><b>Company:</b><p>Due to continual prosperity and record profits an opportunity has arisen for two graduates …

Corporate Graduate Programme job with CANCER RESEARCH UK | Guardian Jobs

<b>Corporate Graduate Trainee</b><b><br>Angel, London</b><b><br>Closing Date: 10th January 2014</b><p>At Cancer Research UK, we are collectively leading pioneering life-saving research in the fight against all cancers. Innovative science, dynamic business capabilities and bold marketing strategies combine in a world class …

15 Ways To Enjoy London In May

Finally — it's springtime, and London is seeing some May sunshine. Let's celebrate this <i>joyous</i> occasion by partaking in some of the fun events the …