Ethicurean

An ethicurean is a person who attempts to combine ethical food consumption with an interest in epicureanism, and ethically without depriving oneself of taste. The approach takes into account the effect of one’s food production and the environment, as well as the quality of life in the production of everything they consume. An ethicurean also commits to minimizing the amount of waste produced, the recycling of waste and the mindful use of resources (energy, water etc.). Read More…

Ethical omnivorism

Ethical omnivorism or carnivorous carnivorism is a human diet involving the consumption of meat, eggs, dairy and produce that can be traced back to a farm that raises grass -fed, free range, antibiotic and hormone-free livestock, uses GMO-free feed, and grows pesticide-free produce and greens. Ocean fish consumption is limited to sustainably farmed and / or ethically and wild caught, without contributing to illegal poaching. Critics contend that ethical omnivorism places greater strain on animals and the environment than intensive animal farming. Read More…

Elimination diet

An elimination diet, also known as exclusion diet, is a diagnostic procedure used to identify foods that an individual can not consume without adverse effects. Adverse effects may be due to food allergy, food intolerance, other physiological mechanisms, such as metabolic or toxins, or a combination of these. Elimination diets (http://www.biodiversity.com/index.php?title=english). In rare cases, a health professional may wish to use an oligoantigenic diet to relieve a patient of symptoms they are experiencing. Common reasons for undertaking an elimination diet include suspected food allergies and suspected food intolerances. An elimination diet may be one or more common foods, such as eggs or milk, or it may be more or less non-nutritive substances, such as artificial food colorings. An elimination diet related to trial and error to identify specific allergies and intolerances. Typically, if symptoms resolve after the removal of a food from the diet, then the food is reintroduced to see whether the symptoms reappear. This challenge-dechallenge-rechallenge has been reported with intermittent or vague symptoms. The exclusion can be used to diagnose the problem or to determine whether a patient’s symptoms are food-related. The term elimination diet is also used to describe a “treatment diet”, which eliminates certain foods for a patient. Adverse reactions to food can be due to several mechanisms. Correct identification of the type of reaction in an individual is important, as different approaches to management may be required. The area of ​​food allergies and intolerances has been controversial and is currently being researched. It has been characterized in the past by the lack of universal acceptance of definitions, diagnosis and treatment. Read More…

Elemental diet

An elemental diet is a diet that proposes ingestion, or in a more severe case of a gastric feeding tube or intravenous feeding, of liquid nutrients in an easily assimilated form. It is usually composed of amino acids, fats, sugars, vitamins, and minerals. This diet, however, lacks an allergic reaction in some people.

There is no good evidence that elemental diets are effective in treating chronic pouchitis. Read More…

Eatwell plate

The Eatwell Plate is a pictorial summary of the hand food groups and their recommended proportions for a healthy diet. It is the method for illustrating dietary advice by the Department of Health, officially appointed by the government of the United Kingdom. The Eatwell is known as The Balance of Good Health. The Eatwell Plate Was superseded by the Eatwell Guide published on the 17th March 2016. Read More…

Duke Diet and Fitness Center

Established in 1969, the Duke Diet and Fitness Center is one of America’s longest running residential care centers, and has a combination of lifestyle and lifestyle. The world of nutrition, fitness, behavioral health, medical management, and ongoing support.

The Duke Diet & Fitness Center is located in Durham, NC. 2) fitness / exercise 3) behavioral modification and 4) managing medical conditions. A study of participants showed that after two years, 54.9% maintained their weight loss. Read More…

Dietary management

Dietary management, also known as “foodservice management”, is the practice of providing nutritional options for individuals and groups through diet services. Practitioners in dietary management, known as dietary managers, work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, restaurants, school and cafeterias, correctional facilities, and other foodservice settings, usually implemented by a dietitian or nutritionist. They are responsible for supervising the work of other personal nutrition such as cooks and dietary aids. dietary management is called food service management Read More…

Dietary energy supply

The diet is available for human consumption, usually in kilocalories or kilojoules per person per day. It gives an overestimate of the total amount of food consumed as it is both food consumed and food wasted. It varies markedly between different regions and countries of the world. It has also changed significantly over the 21st century. Dietary energy supply is correlated with the rate of obesity. Read More…

Diet food

Diet food (or dietetic food) refers to any food or beverage whose recipe is altered to reduce fat, carbohydrates, and / or sugar in order to make it part of a weight loss program or diet. Such foods are usually intended for use in weight loss or a change in body type, or bodybuilding supplements.

In addition to other words or phrases are used to identify and describe these foods including light, zero calorie, low calorie, low fat, no fat and sugar free. In some areas use of these terms may be regulated by law. For example, in the US, a product labeled as “low fat”; and to be labeled “fat free” it must contain less than 0.5 grams of fat per serving. Read More…

Diet and obesity

Diet plays an important role in the genesis of obesity. Personal choices, advertising, social customs, and cultural influences.

The diet is available for human consumption, usually expressed in kilocalories per person per day. It gives an overestimate of the total amount of food consumed as it is both food consumed and food wasted. The per capita dietary energy supply varies markedly between different regions and countries. It has also changed significantly over time. From the early 1970s to the late 1990s, the average calories available per person per day has increased in all parts of the world except for Eastern Europe and parts of Africa. The United States had the highest availability with 3654 kilograms of calories per person in 1996. This increased further in 2002 to 3770. During the late 1990s, Europeans had 3394 kilo calories per person, in the developing areas of Asia there were 2648 kilo calories per person , Read More…

Diabetic diet

A diabetic diet is a diet that is used by people with diabetes mellitus or high blood glucose to minimize symptoms and dangerous consequences of the disease. Since carbohydrate is the macronutrient that raises blood glucose levels most significantly, the greatest debate is how low in carbohydrates the diet should be. This low-calorie carbohydrate intake will help reduce blood glucose levels, a low-carbohydrate diet, and carbohydrates should be the main source of calories. Recommendations of the fraction of total calories to be obtained from carbohydrate in the range of 20% to 45%, but recommendations can vary from 16% to 75%. For overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes, any weight-loss which is likely to be at least partly effective. The most agreed-upon recommendation is for the diet to be low in sugar and refined carbohydrates, while relatively high in dietary fiber, especially soluble fiber. People with diabetes are also encouraged to eat small meals. Likewise, people with diabetes may be encouraged to reduce their intake of carbohydrates that have a high glycemic index (GI), although this is also controversial. (In cases of hypoglycemia, they are advised to have a high blood glucose tolerance, such as a sugary sports drink, followed by a long-acting carbohydrate (such as rye bread) to prevent the risk of further hypoglycemia.) question the usefulness of the glycemic index and recommend high-GI foods like potatoes and rice. Read More…

Detoxification (alternative medicine)

Detoxification (sometimes called body cleansing) is a type of alternative medicine that is used to treat toxins in the body. Activities commonly associated with detoxification include dieting, fasting, or specific foods (such as fats, carbohydrates, fruits, vegetables, juices, herbs, or water), colon cleansing, chelation therapy, and the removal of dental fillings. The concept of science and health for the scientific and financial institutions of the United States. The “toxins” usually remain undefined, with little to no evidence of toxic accumulation in the patient. Read More…

Demitarian

Democracy is the practice of making a conscious effort The term was devised in October 2009 in Barsac, France at the combined workshop of Nitrogen in Europe (NinE) and Biodiversity in European Grasslands: Impacts of Nitrogen (BEGIN) where they developed “The Barsac Declaration: Environmental Sustainability and the Demitic Diet”. The declaration has been developed as a result of the involvement of large-scale animal farming as a primary contributor to disruptions in the nitrogen cycle and subsequent effects on air, land, water, climate and biodiversity. Overconsumption of meat is also considered to contribute to various health risks which can be mitigated with reduced meat consumption. Demitarians are committed to a healthy diet. The term half is from the Latin dimedius meaning half. The Demitarian diet is to be literally “halved” the standard portion of meat products that would be consumed in a regular meal. This portion is being prepared with a correspondingly larger portion of vegetables or other food products. The diet also allows for the practice of not eating meat on certain days but is not confused with “Flexitarians”. Flexitarians eat a predominantly vegetarian diet, but do not have the same effect. The diet also allows for the practice of not eating meat on certain days but is not confused with “Flexitarians”. Flexitarians eat a predominantly vegetarian diet, but do not have the same effect. The diet also allows for the practice of not eating meat on certain days but is not confused with “Flexitarians”. Flexitarians eat a predominantly vegetarian diet, but do not have the same effect. Read More…

DASH diet

The DASH diet is a dietary pattern sponsored by the US-based National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health. Human Services) to prevent and control hypertension. The DASH diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods; includes meat, fish, poultry, nuts, and beans; and is limited in sugar-sweetened foods and beverages, red meat, and added fats. In addition to its effect on blood pressure, it is designed to be a well-balanced approach to eating for the general public. DASH is recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as one of its ideal eating plans for all Americans. The DASH diet is based on NIH studies that examined three dietary plans and their results. None of the plans were vegetarian, but the DASH plan included more fruits and vegetables, low fat or no dairy, beans, and nuts than the others studied. The DASH diet reduces blood pressure by 6 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure by 3 mm Hg in patients with high normal blood pressure (formerly called “pre-hypertension”). Read More…

Daniel Fast

The Daniel Fast is a spiritually motivated diet based on the Biblical Book of Daniel, and refers to a 10- or 21-day abstinence from foods declared by God in the Laws of Moses. The passage in Chapter 1 can refer to a classic three week fast during a period of mourning; therefore, the modern Daniel Fast is most often followed for 21 days. Read More…

Cyclic ketogenic diet

A cyclic ketogenic diet (or carb-cycling) is a low-carbohydrate diet with intermittent periods of high or moderate carbohydrate consumption. This is a form of the general diet that is used as a way to maximize fat loss while maintaining the ability to perform high-intensity exercise. A ketogenic diet limits the number of grams of carbohydrate dieter may eat, which can be between 0 and 50g per day. The remainder of the caloric intake must first be maintained and the sources of ketosis should be maintained. The Cyclical Ketogenic Diet can be complex, it is necessary to keep a close eye on the number of carbohydrates they eat during the period they are not maintaining a strictly low carb / moderate protein diet. When following a low carbohydrate diet, there is an adaptation period during which most people report feeling run-down or tired. Some people report irritable feeling, out of sorts, and unable to make decisions. For most people, these feelings disappear after the adaptation period, however, and are Although most people report to the world of cravings while in ketosis, some people may crave carbohydrates during ketosis for psychological reasons. During a hypocaloric ketogenic diet, the carb cravings may combine with hunger pangs, making matters worse. (HOWEVER, it is noteworthy that most people report having no hunger pangs a ketogenic diet, due to its higher fat and protein contents, which help to increase a sense of fullness). A CKD offers a way to fight this. It offers a cyclical “refeed” (sometimes also called a carb-up). During this phase, the diet consists mainly of complex carbohydrates, with limited fat, sucrose and fructose. Since the glycogen stores in the liver and muscles are depleted, these carbohydrates go straight to refilling them instead of being added to the body’s fat stores. For this reason, the amount of calories consumed during a refeed can be far above an individual’s usual dietary intake. While a typical CKD consists of 50g or less of carbohydrate per day, the typical refeed consists of 450-600g of carbohydrate. A weight gain of 1-2 lbs is usually reported during refeeding; this is mainly water and normally lost in 2-4 days. The goals of a refeed are threefold: The refeed process can lead to fat gain if more are needed to replenish glycogen stores. The timing, duration, and macronutrient composition of a refeed are crucial to the overall success of the diet. Read More…

CRON-diet

The CRON-diet is a nutrient-rich, reduced calorie diet developed by Roy Walford, Lisa Walford, and Brian M. Delaney. The CRON-diet involves calorie restriction in the hope that the practice will improve and delay aging, while still attempting to provide daily amounts of various nutrients. Other names include CR-diet, Longevity diet, and Anti-Aging Plan. The Walfords and Delaney, among others, founded the CR Society International to promote the CRON-diet.

The CRON-diet was developed by Walford compiled during his participation in Biosphere 2. Read More…

CRAM diet

The CRAM diet (cereal, rice, applesauce, and milk) is a short term dietary treatment for diarrhea and gastroenteritis. The CRAM diet has more complete protein and fat content than the BRAT diet.

The use of cereals, milk and milk as a remedy for stomach upset, has been validated as a more effective management of diarrhea than BRAT by recent research in hospitals in South America and Asia. According to John Snyder, MD, professor of pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics subcommittee on treating acute diarrhea: Read More…

Cotton ball diet

The cotton ball diet is a fad diet that is consumed with cotton balls dipped in liquids such as juices or smoothies. The cotton is intended to make a person’s stomach feel full without them gaining weight. The diet has been repeatedly condemned as dangerous. Read More…

Corn-free diet

Corn-free diet is a diet that excludes foods containing corn. Although allergic reactions to corn are rare, reactions may be severe and may occur Preventing the symptoms of food allergy can be done by avoiding the allergenic food. Following a corn-free diet can be challenging, as it is commonly found in food products across the globe. Read More…

Cookie diet

A cookie is a calorie restriction diet conceived to produce weight loss, based on a meal replacement in the form of a specially formulated cookie. Cookie diets include the Smart for Life Cookie Diet, Dr. Siegal’s Cookie Diet, Hollywood Cookie Diet and R & D Diet Cookie. All require 4 to 6 cookies per day, sometimes in addition to other food, such as one meal of six ounces of meat in the box of the Siegal diet. Read More…

Chinese food therapy

Chinese food therapy (also called nutrition therapy and dietary therapy) is a mode of dieting rooted in Chinese beliefs concerning the effects of food on the human organism, and centered on concepts such as eating in moderation. Its basic precepts are a mixture of folk views and concepts drawn from traditional Chinese medicine. The Tao of Healthy Eating () and The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen () . Read More…

Calorie restriction

Calorie restriction, or caloric restriction, or dietary restriction, is a dietary regimen that reduces calorie intake without incurring malnutrition or a reduction in essential nutrients. “Reduce” can be defined relative to the subject of the prior intake before intentionally restricting calories, or relative to an average person of similar body type. Commonly consumed food components containing calories are carbohydrates, proteins and fat. In a number of species calorie restriction without malnutrition may result in increased mortality and increased mortality. However, the life-extending effect of calorie restriction is not shown to be universal. In humans, the long-term health effects of moderate caloric restriction with sufficient nutrients are unknown. Using rhesus monkeys, a collaboration of the United States National Institute on Aging and the University of Wisconsin found that caloric restriction without malnutrition extended lifespan and delayed onset of age-related disorders; older age, higher diet quality, and female sex were positive factors affecting the benefits achieved from lower caloric intake. Read More…

A calorie is a calorie

“A calorie is a calorie” is a tautology used to convey the speaker’s belief that the concept of “calorie” is in fact a sufficient way to describe energy content of food. The tautological phrase means that regardless of the form of food calorie a person consumes (whether a carbohydrate, protein or fat calorie) the energetic value of such a calorie, is identical to any other. One dietary calorie contains 4.184 kilojoules of energy. With this knowledge, it is easy to assume that all calories have equal value. However, good food and nutrition are just calories in calories. Read More…

BRAT diet

The BRAT diet is a diet that has been recommended for people with vomiting, diarrhea or gastroenteritis. Evidence, however, does not support a benefit. It is not longer recommended. An acronym, BRAT is a mnemonic for bananas, rice, apple sauce, and toast, the staples of the diet. It is recommended that all people, regardless of age, drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration, along with oral rehydration solutions to replace the electrolyte to avoid salt imbalance. Severe, untreated salt imbalance can result in “extreme weakness, confusion, coma, or death.” The diet was first discussed in 1926. Read More…

Blood type diet

The blood type diets are fad diets advocated by several authors, the most prominent of whom is Peter J. D’Adamo. These diets are based on the concept that blood type, according to the ABO blood group system, is the most important factor in determining a healthy diet, and each author recommends a separate diet for each blood type. The consensus among dietitians, physicians, and scientists is that these diets are unsupported by scientific evidence. Read More…

Bland diet

A bland diet is a diet consisting of foods that are generally soft, low in dietary fiber, cooked rather than raw, and not spicy. Fried and foods, strong cheeses, whole grains, and the aspirin and ibuprofen medications are also avoided while on this diet. Such a diet is called because it is soothing to the digestive tract (it minimizes irritation of tissues). It can also be bland in the sense of “lacking flavor”, but it does not always have to be so; nonirritating food can be called appetizing food, Read More…

Beverly Hills Diet

The Beverly Hills Diet is a fad diet developed by author Judy Mazel (1943 – 2007) in her 1981 bestseller, The Beverly Hills Diet.

Mazel had tried and failed to lose weight, and developed the diet after spending six months working with a nutritionist in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Under her program, she was able to trim down from a weight of to, having struggled with her weight since childhood. After completing the development of the Los Angeles, she was introduced to a weight-loss clinic where clients included a number of celebrities. The Beverly Hills Diet is one of the most popular foods in the digestive process, and has been controlled by these foods. The plan begins with the consumption of a series of products. On Days 11 to 18, the dieter can add bread, two tablespoons of butter and three cobs of corn. Sources of complete protein, such as steak or lobster, may not be consumed until Day 19 of the plan. The book, published by Macmillan Publishing on 30 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and sold more than one million copies. The book features endorsements from Linda Gray, Engelbert Humperdinck, Sally Kellerman and Mary Ann Mobley. Read More…

Atkins diet

The Atkins diet, also known as the Atkins nutritional approach, is a commercial weight-loss program devised by Robert Atkins. The Atkins diet is classified as a low-carbohydrate fad diet. The diet is marketed with questionable claims that carbohydrate restriction is critical to weight loss. There is no good evidence of the diet. Read More…

Ambronite

Ambronite is a nutritional drinkable meal replacement intended to supply all of a human body’s daily needs, made from 20 organic ingredients that includes berries, nuts, seeds and spinach. The product is a powder that is mixed with water to turn it into food. Ambronite’s name is based on the Greek word for “food of the Gods” – Ambrosia. Read More…

Alkaline diet

Alkaline diet (also known as the alkaline diet, alkaline acid diet, acid alkaline diet) describes a group of dietary agents based on the difference in diet. body. It is more important that the osteoporosis researches, however, are more likely to maintain the belief that certain foods can affect the acidity (pH) of the body and can be used to treat or prevent disease. It is not recommended that dietitians, but they should not be affected by this condition, although they have noted that they are unlikely to be affected by this condition. These diets have been promoted by alternative medicine practitioners, with the proposal that such diets treat or prevent cancer, heart disease, and low energy levels and other illnesses. Human blood is regulated at pH 7.35 to 7.45. Levels above 7.45 are referred to as alkalosis and levels below 7.35 as acidosis. Both are potentially serious, and the body has acid-base homeostasis mechanisms that do not happen. The idea that these diets can be materially affected by blood pH is a method of treatment that is not supported by scientific research and makes it more or less unfair. Diets avoiding meat, poultry, cheese, and grains can be used to make the urine more alkaline (higher pH). However, difficulties in effectively predicting the effects of this diet to medications, rather than modifying diet, as the preferred method of changing urine pH. The “acid-ash” hypothesis was considered a risk factor for osteoporosis, although the current weight of scientific evidence does not support this hypothesis. Read More…

5 A Day

5 A United States, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, to promote the consumption of at least five servings of fruit and vegetables, following a recommendation by the World Health Organization that consumes “a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables per day (excluding potatoes and other starchy tubers).” A meta-analysis of the multiple studies of this issue was published in 2017 and found that the minimum recommendation – 800g or 10a day – provided an increased protection against all forms of mortality. Read More…

List of diets

An individual’s diet is the sum of food and drink that he or she habitually consumes. Dieting is the practice of attempting to achieve or maintain a certain weight through diet. People’s dietary choices are often affected by a variety of factors, including ethical and religious beliefs, clinical need, or a desire to control weight. Not all diets are considered healthy. Some people follow unhealthy diets through clothing, rather than through a conscious choice to eat unhealthily. Terms applied to such eating clothes include “junk food diet” and “Western diet”. Many diets are considered by clinicians to pose significant risks and minimal long-term benefit. This is particularly true of “crash” or “fad” diets-short-term, weight-loss plans that involve drastic changes to a person s normal eating clothes. Only diets covered on Wikipedia are listed. Read More…

Diet (nutrition)

In nutrition, diet is the sum of food consumed by a person or other organism. The word diet often implies the use of specific nutrition for health or weight-management reasons. Although humans are omnivorous, each one of them has some food preferences or some food taboos. This may be due to personal tastes or ethical reasons. Individual dietary choices may be more or less healthy. Complete nutrition requires ingestion and absorption of vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids from protein and essential fatty acids from fat-containing foods, also known as dietary supplements in the form of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. Dietary habits and choices play a significant role in the quality of life, health and longevity. Read More…

Dieting

Dieting is the practice of eating a diet and supervising the use of a diet, to maintain, or increase body weight, or to prevent and treat diseases, such as diabetes. Overweight and obesity, sometimes in combination with physical exercise, to reduce body weight. Some people follow a diet to gain weight (usually in the form of muscle). Diets can also be used to maintain a stable body weight and improve health. Diets to promote weight loss can be categorized as: low-fat, low-carbohydrate, low-calorie, very low calorie and more recently flexible dieting. A low-calorie, low-carbohydrate, low-fat diets, with a 2-4 kilogram weight loss over 12-18 months in all studies. At two years, calorie-reduced diet types causes equal weight loss irrespective of the macronutrients. In general, the most effective diet is any reduction calorie consumption. A study published in American Psychology found that short-term dieting involving “severe restriction of calorie intake” does not lead to “sustained improvements in weight and health for the majority of individuals”. Other studies have found that the average is different after dieting. Weight loss by dieting, unhealthy, may slightly increase the mortality rates for individuals who are otherwise healthy. The first popular diet was “Banting”, named after William Banting. In his 1863 pamphlet, Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public, Read More…

Weight loss coaching

Weight loss coaching is the use of personal coaching techniques. The aim is to establish the causes of over-eating, and to put the responsibility for eating behaviors firmly in the individual’s court. Based on the relationship between weight and attitude and the mind body relationship, coaching is an holistic approach. Weight loss coaching borrowed techniques from NLP and psychology, among other disciplines and there are many known coaches in this area. Each coach has their own particular blend of techniques based on a core set of practices. Read More…

Exercise

Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons, including increasing growth and development, preventing aging, strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss and maintenance, and also for enjoyment. Many individuals choose to exercise publicly where they can congregate in groups, socialize, and enhance well-being.

Physical exercises in the group of three types, depending on the size of the body: Sometimes the terms ‘dynamic’ and ‘static’ are used. ‘Dynamic’ exercises such as steady running, tend to produce a lowering of the diastolic blood pressure during exercise, due to the improved blood flow. Conversely, static exercise (such as weight-lifting) can cause the systolic pressure to rise significantly (during the exercise). Read More…

Phentermine

Phentermine (contracted from phenyl ester tiary-butyla mine), also known as α, α-dimethylphenethylamine, is a psychostimulant drug of the substituted amphetamine chemical class, with pharmacology similar to amphetamine. It is used medically as an appetite suppressant for short term use, as an adjunct to exercise and reducing calorie intake. Phentermine may produce cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and CNS side effects; Rare cases of pulmonary hypertension and cardiac valvular disease have been reported. It should not be used by people who have a history of drug abuse, have cardiovascular disease, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, or are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast-feeding. It should not be taken by anyone taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor. Drinking alcohol while using phentermine may cause adverse effects. It was first introduced in 1959, and became part of the drug combination fen-phen that was withdrawn from the market in 1997 due to the fenfluramine component damaging people’s heart valves. In 2012 a different combination drug, phentermine / topiramate was approved in the US.Different formulations of phentermine as a single agent are available under various brand names, in many countries. Read More…

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a twelve-step program for people with problems related to food including, but not limited to, compulsive overeaters, those with binge eating disorder, bulimics and anorexics. Anyone with a problematic relationship with food is welcomed, as OA’s Third Tradition states that the only requirement for memberships is a desire to stop compulsively eating. OA was founded by Rozanne S. and two other women in January 1960. The organization’s headquarters, or World Service Office, is located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Overeaters Anonymous estimates its membership over 60,000 people in about 6,500 groups meeting in over 75 countries. Alcoholics Anonymous and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. The First Step of OA begins with the admission of powerlessness over food; the next eleven steps are meant to bring back “physical, emotional, and spiritual healing.” Read More…

Obesity medicine

Obesity medicine is a field of medicine dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of patients with obesity. Obesity medicine is a multi-factorial etiology of obesity in which behavior, development, environment, epigenetic, genetic, nutrition, physiology, and psychosocial contributors all play a role. As time progresses, we become more knowledgeable about the complexity of obesity, and we have ascertained that there is a certain skill set and knowledge that is required to treat this patient population. In the field of microbiota diversity, regulation of food intake and energy balance through enteroendocrine and neuroregulation, and adipokine physiology. Obesity medicine physicians should be skilled in using methods (behavior modification, pharmacotherapy, and surgery) to treat obesity. No two people with obesity are alike, and it is important to approach each patient as an individual to determine which factors contribute to their obesity in order to effectively treat each patient. Read More…

Non-surgical liposuction

Non-surgical liposuction techniques use laser energy, radiofrequency, ultrasound or cold (cryolipolysis) to reduce fat. Devices are applied directly to the skin of the treatment area and do not use injections (as in injection lipolysis) or incisions (as in laser assisted liposuction). Although fat loss is more subtle with non-surgical lipolysis techniques compared to surgical liposuction, non-surgical lipolysis techniques have several advantages including reduced risk, reduced cost, and reduced healing time. Laser, radiofrequency, and ultrasound techniques provide additional advantages of tissue tightening. Because laser lipolysis, cryolipolysis or body contouring are preferred to non-surgical liposuction. Read More…

National Weight Control Registry

The National Weight Control Registry (NWCR) is a research study that includes people (18 years or older) who have lost at least 13.6 kg (30 lbs) of weight and kept it off for at least one year. There are currently over 10,000 members enrolled in the study, making it perhaps the largest study ever. Members complete annual questionnaires about their current weight, diet and exercise habits, and behavioral strategies for weight loss maintenance. The National Weight Control Registry is coordinated through the Miriam Hospital’s “Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center” in Providence, Rhode Island. It was founded by Dr. Rena Wing at Brown University and Dr. James Hill at the University of Colorado. Read More…

Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine (contracted from ‘N-methylamphetamine’) is a potent central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is predominantly used as a recreational drug and a common treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity. Methamphetamine was discovered in 1893 and exists as two enantiomers: levo-methamphetamine and dextro-methamphetamine. Methamphetamine is a reference to a specific chemical, which is an equal mixture of levomethamphetamine and dextromethamphetamine in their pure amine forms. It is one of the most commonly used substances in the human body, and one of the most common causes of sexual abuse, among other concerns, is the replacement of drugs with comparable treatment efficacy. Dextromethamphetamine is a much stronger CNS stimulant than levomethamphetamine. Both methamphetamine and dextromethamphetamine are illicitly trafficked and sold to their potential for recreational use. Read More…

Liposuction

Liposuction, or simply lipo, is a type of cosmetic surgery that removes fat from the human body in an attempt to change its shape. Evidence does not appear to affect the effects of the disease. In the United States it is the most commonly done cosmetic surgery. Serious complications include deep vein thrombosis, organ perforation, bleeding, and infection. Death occurs in about one per ten thousand cases. The procedure can be performed under general, regional, or local anesthesia. It then involves using a cannula and a negative pressure to suck out fat. It is believed to work best with a normal weight and good skin elasticity. While the suctioned fat cells are permanently gone, after a few months overall body fat return to the same level as before treatment. This is despite the previous diet and exercise regimen. While the fat returned to the area, most of the abdominal area. Visceral fat – the fat surrounding the internal organs – increased, and this condition has been linked to life – shortening diseases such as diabetes, stroke, and heart attack. Read More…

Weight loss camp

A fat camp, weight loss camp, or fat farm is a type of residential program where people are overweight or obese. The goal of the camps is to enhance the health of the campers, help them lose weight, increase their self-confidence and self-image, and teach them healthy life skills and choices. These camps provide weight-loss results of two to five pounds per week on average. However, the more overweight the camper, the more they generally lose in these programs. The effectiveness of these summer camps varies widely and usually depends on the quality of the individual program and the biochemistry of the attending campers. Adolescents have joined the world with many years of self-confidence and satisfaction along the way. Newer programs not only focus on weight loss, CBT (CBT) also aims to improve the behavior of self-regulatory behavior and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Most experts believe these are key elements of an effective program. Read More…

Cryolipolysis

Cryolipolysis is a non-invasive body contouring treatment used to reduce fat cell volume by freezing. The method involves controlled application of the temperature range of +5 to -11 ° C for the non-invasive, localized reduction of fat deposits, intending to reshape the contours of the body. The degree of exposure to cooling causes the death of subcutaneous fat tissue, without apparent damage to the overlying skin. The method has a low rate of complications, and is estimated to be safe and effective for certain body sites. As a medical procedure, cryolipolysis is a nonsurgical alternative to liposuction. Etymologically, the term cryolipolysis (freezing of fat) is derived from the Greek roots cryo, meaning cold; lipo, meaning fat; and lysis, meaning dissolution or loosening. Cryolipolysis is used in aesthetic clinics and spas with the technology used exclusively in CoolSculpting branded devices. Zeltiq, purchased by Allergan in 2017, is the exclusive licensee to the patents relating to cryolipolysis that are owned by Massachusetts General Hospital. Read More…

Aspiration therapy

Suction therapy is a bariatric approach to siphon ingested food from the stomach via an implanted tube and port to the outside of the body to be discarded. AspireAssist, Washington, DC, United States. The device has also been terminated with a reverse feeding tube. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 14, 2016. AspireAssist is made by Aspire Bariatrics. It is inserted in an outpatient setting using an endoscope during an about 15 minutes procedure. With 20 to 30 minutes after a meal. Read More…

Amphetamine

Amphetamine (contracted from lphamethyl and ethylamine) is a potent central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy, and obesity. Amphetamine was discovered in 1887 and exists as two enantiomers: levoamphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Amphetamine properly refers to a specific chemical, <! REFS: -> the racemic free base, <! – REFS: -> which is equal parts of the two enantiomers, levoamphetamine and dextroamphetamine, in their pure amine forms. The term is frequently used in combination with enantiomers, or to be used alone. <! – REFS: -> Historically, it has been used to treat nasal congestion and depression. Amphetamine is also used as an athletic performance enhancer and cognitive enhancer, and recreationally as an aphrodisiac and euphoriant. Read More…

Management of obesity

Management of obesity can include lifestyle changes, medications, or surgery. The main treatment for obesity consists of dieting and physical exercise. Diet programs may produce weight loss over a short period of time. Success rates are low, ranging from 2 to 20%. Dietary and lifestyle changes are effective in limiting overweight in pregnancy and improving outcomes for both mother and child. The National Institutes of Health recommends a weight loss goal of 5% to 10% of the person’s current weight over six months. One medication, orlistat, is available widely available and approved for long term use. Weight loss, however, is modest with an average of at least 1 year of age. It is associated with high rates of gastrointestinal side effects. The most effective treatment for obesity is bariatric surgery. Surgery for severe obesity is associated with long-term weight loss and overall mortality. One study found a weight loss of between 14% and 25% (depending on the type of procedure performed) at 10 years, and a 29% reduction in all cause mortality. A 2007 review concluding that some subgroups such as those with type 2 diabetes and women in the long term benefits in all causes mortality, while outcomes for men do not seem to be improved with weight loss. Read More…

Wintergirls

Wintergirls is a fiction novel by Laurie Halse Anderson. It tells the story of a girl, Lia Overbrook, who suffers from anorexia and self harm. She struggles to fight her mind while balancing everything else in her life. Cassie, Lia receives news that she has died from bulimia. Lia’s fight for her life becomes even more difficult. Melvin Burgess of The Guardian says, “The true nature of anorexia is made painfully clear.” Lia starves herself because she is so much ahead But to let the bread – and the dirt – out. this fractured and utterly convincing interior monologue is intercut with the rather bored face she presents to the world around her.And yet, throughout, there is the feeling that if somehow you could only reach this girl, you could save her life . It’s an exhausting novel to read: brilliant, intoxicating, full of drama, love and like all the best books of this kind, hope. It would be rare to find a novelty in adult fiction, which would have been very difficult to imagine. It’s a book that will be around for many years. It may not be an original piece, as these tricks have been pulled before in teen fiction. Yet it pulls them off with more skill and effect than anything I have ever read. ” The Washington Post called the book “both painful to read and riveting”. The New York Times said “We recognize Lia, but it’s sometimes hard to relate to her.” Read More…

Skinny (novel)

Skinny is the debut novel by Hungarian-Canadian author Ibi Kaslik, first published by HarperCollins in May 2004.

Holly’s older sister, Giselle, is self-destructing. Haunted by her love-deprived relationship with her late step-father, who has always been a favorite of the younger daughter, Holly, a star star, struggles to keep her life alive while coping with the mental and physical deterioration of her beloved sister. Together, they can feel themselves slipping and are holding on for dear life. Read More…

Pro-ana

Pro-ana refers to the promotion of anorexia nervosa. It is often referred to simply as ana. The lesser-used term refers to the subject of bulimia nervosa and is sometimes used interchangeably with pro-ana. Pro-ana organisms differ widely in their stances. Most claim that they exist as a non-judgmental environment for anorexics; a place to turn to, to discuss their illness, and to support those who choose to enter recovery. Others deny anorexia nervosa is a mental illness and claim it is a “lifestyle choice” that should be respected by doctors and family. The scientific community recognizes anorexia nervosa as a serious illness. Some research suggests anorexia nervosa has the highest rate of mortality of any psychological disorder. Read More…

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) is the oldest organization in the United States. Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia nervosa, also provides resources for families, schools and the eating disorder community. Headquartered in Naperville, IL, ANAD is a non-profit organization working in the areas of support, awareness, advocacy, referral, education, and prevention. ANAD runs a 9-5 helpline and help email. Activities have been included successfully campaigning against pro-anorexia websites. ANAD distributes its quarterly newsletter, Working Together, to members, volunteers, clinicians, and provides an electronic copy on its website, www.anad.org, at no cost to the public. ANAD ‘ Partners include Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, Linden Oaks Hospital, McCallum Place, Rader Programs, Rogers Memorial Hospital, and Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center. ANAD is a philanthropy of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority. Read More…

Life-Size (novel)

Life-Size is the first novel by South African author Jenefer Shute, published in 1992 and is a Literary Guild selection. It is a first person account of Josie, a twenty-five-year-old graduate in Economics, suffering from anorexia who is hospitalized in an attempt to stop her from starving herself to death. Read More…

Sandra Lahire

Sandra Lahire (1950-2001) was a central figure in the experimental feminist filmmaking that emerged in the UK in the 1970s and 1980s. Lahire studied Philosophy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (BA), Fine Art Film at St. Martin’s School of Art, London, (1984) and Film & Environmental Media at the Royal College of Art, London (MA 1986). It was at St Martin’s that she entered the world of independent film, working with artists including Malcolm Le Grice, Lis Rhodes, Tina Keane, and Isaac Julien film-maker. Her poetic short films were made in the context of the London Film-Makers’ Cooperative which “developed a new form of mixed-genre film-making [….] Which marked a new stage in experimental film in Britain”, according to Jacqueline Rose . Read More…

History of anorexia nervosa

The history of anorexia nervosa begins with descriptions of religious fasting dating from the Hellenistic era and continuing into the medieval period. A number of well-known historical figures, including Catherine of Siena and Mary, Queen of Scots are believed to have suffered from the condition. The Earliest Medical Descriptions of anorexic illnesses to the English physician Richard Morton, in 1689. However, it was not until the late 19th century that anorexia nervosa was accepted as a recognized condition. In 1873, Sir William Gull, one of Queen Victoria’s personal physicians, published a seminal paper which established anorexia nervosa and provided a detailed list of descriptions and treatments. Read More…

Eating disorders in Chinese women

Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are prevalent in Western countries, such as the United States, but recent studies have shown that they are also in the Asian countries such as China. There are several reasons for this, such as, Chinese culture and westernization. Researchers are looking into these causes, so they can know how to treat and prevent them.

Eating disorders, once thought to be more prevalent in Western cultures than in the United States, are now seen in Chinese women. This is surprisingly, in the past, it was highly unlikely. Their body shapes, including their rounds of mild plumpness, showed their beauty and healthy living. Thus, an ounce of thought in China, body dissatisfaction and eating disorders are almost as common in Western countries. Read More…

Anorexia nervosa (differential diagnoses)

The differential diagnoses of anorexia nervosa (AN) includes various types of medical and psychological conditions, which may be misdiagnosed as AN. In some cases, these conditions may be comorbid with AN because the misdiagnosis of AN is not uncommon. For example, a case of achalasia was misdiagnosed as AN and the patient spent two months confined to a psychiatric hospital. A reason for the differential diagnoses that surrounds AN arises mainly because it is primarily defective and adaptive for the individual concerned. Anorexia Nervosa is a dietary supplement. People suffering from Aneroxia Nervosa have a low self-image and overweight themselves. Common behaviors and signs of someone suffering from AN: Read More…

The American Dad After School Special

“The American Dad After School Special” is the second episode of the third season and the twenty-fifth overall episode of the animated comedy series American Dad! It aired on Fox in the United States on September 17, 2006, and is written by Dan Vebber and directed by Pam Cooke. In the episode, Steve falls for an overweight girl, and the appearance-obsessed Stan is so appalled by the way she looks that he develops anorexia. Roger, however, falls for her, too, and attempts to sabotage her relationship with Steve. Read More…

Anorexia nervos

Anorexia nervosa, which is often referred to as anorexia, is an eating disorder characterized by low weight, weight gain, and reduced weight. Many people with anorexia see themselves as overweight even though they are in fact underweight. If asked they usually have a problem with low weight. They often weigh themselves frequently, eat only small amounts, and only eat certain foods. Some will exercise excessively, force themselves to vomit, or use laxatives to produce weight loss. Complications may include osteoporosis, infertility and heart damage, among others. Women will often stop having menstrual periods. Read More…

Z-Trim

Z-Trim was originally developed as a substitute by the US Department of Agriculture made of natural dietary fiber. It is currently licensed to Z-Trim Holdings. This product was created as a health and diet aid; it has no calories since it consists of dietary fiber which can not be digested by the human body, is natural, and can greatly reduce the fat in foods reviews organization. Some schools have started to use the product in their cafeterias, where it has been popular with students. Z-Trim Ingr Ingr Ingr Ingr Ingr Ingr most most most most most most most most most most most most most most most most With unsurpassed water holding capacity, Z-Trim® ingredients help to manage moisture in finished foods, and thus: Replace fat with healthy fiber and water, without degrading taste while improving mouthfeel Replace unnatural ingredients with healthy fiber and water Read More…

Simplesse

Simplicity is a multi-functional dairy ingredient made from whey protein concentrate used as a fat substitute in low-calorie foods. Originally brought to market in 1988, the manufacturer, CP Kelco (to form NutraSweet subsidiary), sells a microparticulated whey protein concentrate in a dry powder form, and recommends that it be labeled as a dairy protein on food labels. Older versions of the product also contain egg whites. The protein is partially coagulated by heat, creating a microparticulate dispersion. It is due to the small particle size of the protein that we perceive the dispersion as a fluid with similar creaminess and richness of fat. Read More…

Olestra

Olestra (also known as Olean) is a fat substitute that adds no fat, calories, or cholesterol to products. It has been used in the preparation of other high potato chips, thus lowering or eliminating their fat content. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Originally approved olestra for use as a replacement for fats and oils in prepackaged ready-to-eat snacks in 1996, concluding that such use “meets the safety standard for food additives, reasonable certainty of no harm” . In the late 1990s, Olestra lost its popularity due to side effects, but the products containing the ingredient still are purchased at grocery stores in some countries. Read More…

Caprenin

Caprenin is a fat substitute designed for lowering the caloric content of food. Structurally, it resembles normal fat food, being made up of glycerol and fatty acids (behenic, capric, and caprylic acids). Caprenin contains about 4 kcal per gram, or about half the energy in traditional fats and oils. Caloric reduction results, in part, from incomplete absorption of the unusual fatty acids. Capricorn was launched by Procter & Gamble as a cocoa butter replacement, but it proved difficult to use and appeared to increase serum cholesterol slightly, resulting in its withdrawal from the market in the mid-’90s. It is used as a reduced-calorie substitute in soft candies and confectionery coatings. Read More…

Fat substitutes

A fat substitute is a food product with the same functions, stability, physical, and chemical characteristics as regular fat, with fewer calories per gram than fat. They are used in the production of low fat and low calorie foods.

Fat is present in most foods. It provides a unique texture, flavor, and flavor to the food it is found in. While fat is essential to life, it can be detrimental to health when consumed in excess of physiological requirements. High fat diets increase risk of heart disease, weight gain, and some cancers. High blood cholesterol is more prevalent in those who consume diets high in saturated fats, and it increases risk for coronary heart disease in those individuals. The use of fat supplements in food products allows for the maintenance of food. In the absence of energy-dense fat molecules, products utilizing fat substitutes for lower calories than their full-fat counterparts. Read More…

Weight Wins

Weight Wins is a UK weight loss business which has developed and marketed the concept of personal contracts for weight loss. The company has attracted attention from UK and international media for its ‘Pounds for Pounds’ and the UK’s National Health Service’s (NHS) weight loss incentive program. The diet rewards sector addresses the specific problem of overweight and obesity. As with many commercial diet plans, there is no good evidence it is helpful or cost-effective. Read More…

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers International is an American company that offers various products and services to assist with weight loss and maintenance. Founded in 1963 by Queens, New York, Jean Nidetch homemaker, it operates in about 30 countries around the world, generally under names that are local translations of “Weight Watchers”. The core philosophy behind Weight Watchers programs is to be used as a guide to help participants in the process of losing weight, by providing more exercise, and providing support. At 12 months Weight Watchers is a group of people who have been in a control group. The term weight-watcher, in the same sense, had been formed. Read More…

ViSalus

ViSalus Sciences is an American multilevel marketing (MLM) company based in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Troy, Michigan. The company markets weight management nutritional products, dietary supplements and energy drinks in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. As of September 2014, the company had a network of approximately 31,000 independent distributors. Weight management products, including Vi-Shape meal replacement shake and Vi-Trim Clear Control Mix Drink, form the bulk of the company’s sales. A 2016 class action follows alleged racketeering and fraudulent pyramid scheme selling of distribution rights. Read More…

SparkPeople

SparkPeople is an American private company which develops and maintains several healthy living websites and mobile apps. SparkPeople operates sparkpeople.com, which offers a free-four-stage diet program which uses tools, content, and support to help users make lifestyle changes, and sparkRecipes.com, which allows users the ability to catalog, rate, and share recipes, especially healthy recipes, and gives the nutritional information about their recipes. It also offers the ability to add these recipes to their daily food log on SparkPeople. Read More…

Retrofit (company)

Chicago based retrofit is a weight loss company based in Chicago, Illinois. It is known for their use of technology to assist people with weight loss and their ability to use Skype for clients to speak with program advisers and experts, Wi-Fi scales and Fitbit. Wellness experts include a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist, and behavioral coaching to cover areas of nutrition, fitness, and behavior change. Retrofit uses the extent of a primary client base and a greater degree of active client base. Read More…

Nutrisystem

Nutrisystem, headquartered in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, is a commercial provider of weight loss products and services. Initially, the company offers weight loss counseling and products in brick and mortar centers. In 1999, the company moved to a direct-to-consumer business model, selling its products and programs on the Internet and through a call center via 1-800 numbers. As of 2014 was lacking that Nutrisystem products help with long-term weight loss; There was more evidence that it was more likely that it was 3.8% more weight loss than a control group. Reviews of the Nutrisystem program criticizes the company’s approach to long-term and expensive costs. In 2010, the company’s mobile platform was launched amidst claims that Nutrisystem had stolen technology from WebDiet, Inc., at Silicon Valley startup. In 2012 Dawn Zier joined Nutrisystem as CEO. In 2015 they acquired the South Beach Diet brand. Read More…

FitDay

FitDay is an online diet journal diary.

FitDay started as a personal computer software application written by two Boston programming entrepreneurs, Jim and Russ Determan (brothers), in 2002. Subsequently, they launched an internet version of the software on the domain FitDay.com. Internet Brands acquired FitDay in 2008, though the original programmer continues to lead development of the site. 3FatChicks, CancerForums.net, and HealthNews.org. Read More…

eDiets.com

eDiets.com, Inc. is a professional dietary, nutritional, and exercise advice. The company was formed in 1997. Originally called Practi-cal, the original 12-week weight management program was based on Weighting For Wellness, written by Donna DeCunzo, RD, LD. The program includes nutrition, fitness, behavior modification and stress management as part of its tenets. Steve Johnson programmed the database and Dave Humble wrote the business plan. Read More…

Diet-to-Go

Diet-to-Go (DTG) is a privately held company that was founded in 1991 by Hilton Davis. Diet-to-Go is a service that offers a national food delivery and local food pickup meals. The company was formed originally in Virginia. The company offers four types of meal plans – Low Fat Serving Controlled, Low Fat Vegetarian and Low Carb Low Diabetic. In 1999, the company started one of the first frozen meals in the United States, making its line of products available nationwide. The local food pick-up program is a partnership between local businesses and fitness clubs such as Gold’s Gym, World Gym, One To One Fitness, Sports and Health, and other independent gyms and health clubs. Other distributors include drugstores such as Rotbie Robbie. Read More…

Jenny Craig, Inc.

Jenny Craig, Inc., Jenny Craig, is an American weight loss, weight management and nutrition company. The company has more than 700 weight management centers in Australia, the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico. The program is one of a number of ways in which it is distributed through its centers or shipped directly to customers. Read More…

AdvoCare

AdvoCare International, LP is an American multi-level marketing company that sells dietary supplements. The company, headquartered in Plano, Texas, was founded in 1993 by Charles Ragus and employed roughly 250 people in 2013. AdvoCare distributes its products in the United States through a network of approximately 60,000 independent distributors. Read More…

1-800-GET-THIN

1-800-GET-THIN was an American marketing company with headquarters at Beverly Hills, California. It is a registered trademark of “insurance services”, “insurance services”, “insurance services”, “insurance services” and “insurance services”.

1-800-GET-THIN was incorporated by Robert Silverman in February 2010. According to Silverman, the goal of 1-800-GET-THIN was “assisting individuals [to] overcome their battle with obesity, which has reached world- wide epidemic status. ‘”Robert Silverman resigned as a company president on 28 February 2012″ to pursue other career opportunities. ” Read More…

Weight management

Weight management techniques encompass long-term lifestyle strategies that promote healthy eating and daily physical activity. Effective weight management strategies consider not only weight loss towards the maintenance of a healthy body weight over time. Moreover, weight management involves an understanding of how to make it work. Weight management does not include fad diets that promote quick, temporary weight loss. It focuses on the long-term results that are achieved through slow weight loss, followed by retention of an ideal body weight for age, sex and height. Rising obesity rates are a major concern in North America. About 60% of Canadians are overweight or obese. Obesity is a risk factor for many chronic diseases hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Managing one’s weight is one factor in preventing such chronic diseases. Read More…

Starvation

Starvation is a severe deficiency in caloric energy intake. It is the most extreme form of malnutrition. In humans, prolonged starvation can cause permanent organ damage and eventually, death. The term inanition refers to the symptoms and effects of starvation. Starvation may also be used as a means of torture or execution. According to the World Health Organization, hunger is the single gravest threat to the world’s public health. The WHO also states that malnutrition is by far the biggest contributor to child mortality, present in half of all cases. Undernutrition is a contributory factor in the death of 3.1 million children under five every year. Figures on actual starvation are difficult to come by, but according to the Food and Agriculture Organization, 842 million people, or about one in eight (12.5%) people in the world population. The bloated stomach, as seen in the adjacent picture, is a form of malnutrition called kwashiorkor which is caused by insufficient protein despite a sufficient caloric intake. Better medicine will prevent the formation of symptoms in the body. Read More…

Spot reduction

This exercise may be targeted at a specific area of ​​the body by the exercise of specific muscles in the desired area, such as exercising the abdominal muscles in an effort to lose weight in or around one’s midsection. Advertisers exploit this concept when advertising exercise-related products. The scientific consensus among fitness experts and researchers is that. Studies largely show that it is not possible to reduce fat in this area by exercising that body part alone. Instead, fat is lost from the body as a result of diet and regular exercise. Muscle growth in the abdominal region does not reduce fat in that region. Instead, being a caloric deficit is recommended for reducing abdominal fat. Read More…

William Shell

William Elson Shell, MD, (September 8, 1942-March 28, 2017)) is an American cardiologist and inventor of weight-loss products. He owns several US patents. Shell conviction has been obtained from a federal SEC conviction (see below). Read More…

Serving size

A serving size or portion size is the amount of a food or drink that is served. A distinction is made between a portion size as determined by an external agent, such as a food manufacturer, a chef, or a restaurant, and a ‘self selected portion size’ in which an individual has a portion of a meal or snack. Self-selected portion size is determined by several factors such as the palatability of a food and the extent to which it is expected to reduce hunger and to generate fullness (see expected satiety). Read More…

Qardio

Qardio, Inc. is an American technology company that specializes in heart health monitoring products. It was founded by Marco Peluso and Rosario Iannella in early 2012. Qardio’s first product, QardioArm, is a wireless blood pressure monitor that connects with Apples’ Health app, received FDA 510K clearance in June 2014. At CES 2015, Qardio announced two new products, QardioBase – smart scale and body analyzer and Qardio® – a medical dashboard for doctors. QardioBase becomes available for sale in November 2015. QardioCore ambulatory ECG / ECG EKG Monitor Received CE Mark in August 2017 Read More…

One weird trick advertisements

One weird trick, or 1 weird old tip, or one weird old trick and other variants are a form of clickbait advertising that has been common on the internet since the late 2000s. The formula used in the literature was first applied to weight loss products and has been extended to include diabetes and diabetes. In 2011 the Federal Trade Commission launched a legal action against the promoters of the advertisements, who they said had made millions of people out of their money. Read More…

David Letele

David Letele (born September 9, 1979 in Auckland, New Zealand), also known as the Brown Buttabean, is a professional boxer from New Zealand.

Letele has lost over 90 kg by April 2016. At first it was only a Facebook group that Letele created which has reached over 5600 and growing everyday. Most people lose a minimum of 5 kg which is over 25,000+ kg’s combined. Buttabean motivation helps people lose weight by doing weekly boot camps, dieting programs, support groups, fitness plans, community work and occasional school visits. In June 2015, Letele announced that he had launched a new website to help motivate people on their weight-loss journey. In 2017, Brown Buttabean Motivation has reach 8000 members. In November 2017, Letele received a special honor award at the Pacific People ‘ s Award at the Vodafone Events Center, Manukau City, New Zealand. Letele was honored for his contribution to the community in the Pacific community in New Zealand. After accepting the award he got the whole arena to stand up and do an impromptu boot camp. Read More…

Lubomyr Kuzmak

Lubomyr Kuzmak was a pioneer within the bariatric surgical community inventing the adjustable silicone band.

Lubomyr Kuzmak was born August 2, 1929, in a region of Poland, Baligrod, Poland. Despite growing up in the totalitarian environment of oppressive Hitlerism and Stalinism, Dr. Kuzmak made the most of his youth, being an avid participant in competitive sports, such as skiing, swimming and motorcycle racing. He graduated in 1953 from the medical school in Lodz, Poland, and continued postgraduate studies in surgery for 7 years at the Bytom campus of the Silesian University. He joined the Faculty of this University in 1961. In the same year, Kuzmak emigrated to the USA, where he married his wife Roxana their daughter Roxolana was born. From 1966 to 1971, He was resident and chief resident in St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. He later developed a private practice in the same area, and opened the Surgical Center for Obesity at Irvington General Hospital in 1981. Read More…

Fitness boot camp

A fitness boot camp is a type of group physical training program conducted by gyms, personal trainers, and personal military training. These programs are designed to build strength and fitness through a variety of intense group intervals over a 1-hour period of time. Originally popular in the US, they were brought to the UK in 1999 and have been growing in popularity ever since. Boot Camp training often starts with dynamic stretching and running, followed by a wide range of interval training, including lifting weights / objects, pulling rubber TRX straps, pushups / situps, plyometrics, and various types of intense explosive routines. Sessions usually finish with yoga stretching. Many other exercises using weights and / or body weight, similar to CrossFit routines, are used to lose body fat, increase cardiovascular efficiency, increase strength, and help people get into a routine of regular exercise. Many programs offer nutrition advice as well. It is called “boot camp” because it trains groups of people, may be outdoors, and may or may not be similar to military basic training. The term “boot camp” is currently used in the fitness industry to describe fitness classes that promote fat loss, camaraderie, and team effort. Read More…

Fat: The Fight of My Life

Fat: The Fight of My Life is a television series where obese people lose weight. Each episode follows a year in the life of an obese person trying to lose weight. Trained by host Jessie Pavelka. It was originally aired in the United Kingdom. episode 1 – Ben episode 2 – Jeni episode 3 – Darren episode 4 – Alison episode 5 – David episode 6 – John episode 7 – Sarah episode 8 – Leanne Read More…

Eat to Live

Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss is a book written in 2003 by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, which he revised in 2011. The book offers a formula: health = nutrients / calories. Read More…

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a 15-week adult weight management program that uses strategies based on evidence for weight loss and / or weight maintenance. The Eat Smart Move Weigh Less classes focus on the 12 evidence-based eating and physical activity behaviors for weight management. The program does not provide a prescription diet plan, it teaches small lifetime changes. The program teaches mindfulness as a strategy to become more aware of eating and physical activity. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less includes methods for planning and tracking healthy eating and physical activity behaviors. In 2007, Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Lessons from NC State University and NC Division of Public Health. A complete listing of authors and their respective affiliations can be found on the program. Read More…

Diet Rewards

Diet Rewards is a generic term for health and well-being. This is a trend in both the US and the UK. The Biggest Loser Reality TV series has increased public awareness of the idea of ​​losing weight and the importance of regular weigh-ins. Read More…

Charles D’Angelo

” ‘Charles D’Angelo’ ” (born October 24, 1985) is an American weight loss and personal development coach. He is the author of the self-help books Think and Grow Thin and Inner Guru.

D’Angelo grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. At a point like a teenager, he was 6’4 “inches tall and weighed in. He was frightened that he might be going blind in 2003, at the age of being a member of the family, but not having a credit card, instead of having a credit card he was able to lose 160 pounds over the following 2 years, while attending St. Louis University, he was invited to speak in St. Louis. Read More…

Cigarette smoking for weight loss

Cigarette smoking for weight loss is a practice dating to early knowledge of nicotine as an appetite suppressant. Tobacco use has been associated with appetite suppression among pre-Columbian indigenous Americans and old world Europeans. For decades, tobacco companies have used these connections between slimness and smoking in their advertisements. Culturally, the links between smoking cigarettes and controlling weight run deep. While it is unclear how many people begin to be pregnant, because of the importance of weight loss, research reveals that Although knowledge of nicotine’s effects on the appetite Read More…

Caloric deficit

A caloric deficit is any shortage in the amount of calories consumed relative to the amount of calories required (energy homeostasis). A deficit can be created by reducing input / calories consumed (lower food intake, aka dieting). A deficit can also be created by increasing output without a corresponding increase in input. Increased output is created by increasing physical activity, from increased caloric requirements to an injury, or from growth. There are also some substances, including Caffeine, which can create a small (3-5%) increase in caloric expenditure, through a variety of pathways that include increasing physical activity levels and increasing thermogenesis (heat output), and / or by reducing caloric input via appetite suppression. Drugs and herbal treatments creating a more extreme metabolic effect; However, they cause extreme increases in heart rate and thermogenesis that can cause death in even very healthy and athletic individuals, and these drugs are not widely sold. As the calories are required for energy homeostasis decreases the body’s mass decreases, it is expected that the deficit will be maintained at a lower level and will be maintained at a lower caloric level. Read More…

The Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser is a reality television format which started with the American TV show The Biggest Loser in 2004. The show centers on overweight and obese contestants attempting to lose the most weight; the winner receives a cash prize. There are different variations of the Biggest Loser around the world. Each country has made its own adaptation to the show; However, the contestants always have the same goal: to lose the highest percentage of weight (or most weight) to become the “biggest loser”. There is no more than 300 pounds (136 kg). Females tend to weigh over or near 200 lbs (91 kg). In addition to individual contestants, some seasons in some international adaptations. Read More…

Weight loss

Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health, or physical fitness, refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon , and other connective tissue. Weight loss can occur either in malnourishment or in an underlying cause or in a conscious effort to improve a current or perceived overweight or obese state. “Unexplained” is a weight loss that is not caused by a condition called calorific or is a symptom of a serious medical condition. Intentional weight loss is commonly referred to as slimming. Read More…

7 Minute Workout to lose weight fast, burn fat and tone your body

The 7 Minute Workout is the training offered by a study at the McMaster University that showed that high-intensity 7-minute are sufficient for:

– Burning fat more quickly

– Maximizing caloric consumption

– Training the muscles of the whole body,

– Improving health by reducing the risk of cardio vascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke.

One of the best home gym workouts designed to tone your body and lose maximum fat in the shortest period of time possible.

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