Keeping to your New Year's resolutions with PiFace
After a festive period of excess, a January diet is one of the most common New Year resolutions for many people.
Japan 'diet glasses' fool wearers into eating less
Goggles that trick the wearer into thinking the plain snack in their hand is a chocolate cookie, or make biscuits appear larger have been unveiled in Japan, offering hope to weak-willed dieters everywhere.
When a salad is not a salad: Why are dieters easily misled by food names?
Dieters are so involved with trying to eat virtuously that they are more likely than non-dieters to choose unhealthy foods that are labeled as healthy, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. It see ...
Extreme dieting: does it lead to longer lives?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Animals who consume fewer calories live longer and healthier lives. Now, a seminal study at the University of California, San Francisco is testing whether the same is true for extreme dieters.
150 years of dieting fads and still no quick fix
(AP) -- Before there was Dr. Atkins, there was William Banting. He invented the low-carb diet of 1863. Even then Americans were trying out advice that urged fish, mutton or "any meat except pork" for breakfast, ...
Sleep loss limits fat loss
Cutting back on sleep reduces the benefits of dieting, according to a study published October 5, 2010, in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
'Avoid compensatory intentions when dieting,' scientists say
(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to successful dieting, avoid giving in to any temptation in the moment, with the intention to make up for it later on. McGill University professor Bärbel Knäuper, of the Department ...
Is one diet as good as another? New study says no and tells you why
Any diet will do? Not if you want to lose fat instead of muscle. Not if you want to lower your triglyceride levels so you'll be less likely to develop diabetes and heart disease. Not if you want to avoid cravings that tempt ...