Diet and Nutrition News

Artificial Sweeteners May Actually Make You Gain Weight

While people often choose “diet” or “light” products to lose weight, research studies suggest that artificial sweeteners may contribute to weight gain.  These sweeteners include Sucralose (Splenda), aspartame (Equal) and saccharin (Sweet n Low). First, the sweet taste...

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Weight Loss by the Numbers

The formula for weight loss is really very easy: Simply consume fewer calories than you need in order to maintain your weight. One pound equals 3,500 calories. With that in mind, if you burn or consume 3,500 fewer calories each week, you could...

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Women at Risk for Cancer Due to Sugary Drinks

A new study out in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention reports that the more sugar-sweetened beverages a woman drinks, the greater her risk for endometrial cancer. We seem to have gotten used to the fact that sugar-laden drinks make us fat, which...

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Ideal Protein – Lose fat not muscle

Primarily Promotes Fat Loss, While Supporting Muscle Mass; Education for Post Diet Weight Maintenance; One-on-one Weight Loss Coaching; Delicious food - instant, easy to prepare and ready to serve options Losing Weight can Improve Overall Well Being; and...

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Maintaining Weight Loss as Important as Losing

When you're postmenopausal and overweight, losing weight is a good thing, but gaining back just a few pounds may actually be detrimental to your cardiovascular health.... New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that gaining weight back after...

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