Long-term consumption of yerba mate found to strengthen your digestive system
(Natural News) Proper digestion is essential for good health. Yerba mate, an herbal drink that’s been going through a surge in popularity over the last few years, is linked to various health benefits, including improved digestion. Its effects are so remarkable that it has been linked to weight loss and even improvements in metabolic disorders.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stigma may keep people from getting weight loss surgery
(Reuters Health) - - Most obese patients who qualify for weight loss surgery don't seek it out, and that may be due at least partly to stigma, a U.S. survey suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Could eating DIRT be the cure for obesity? Soil may flush fat out, study suggests
Researchers at the University of South Australia have accidentally discovered that a particular kind of clay 'attracts' and binds to to flush it out of the body better than a weight-loss drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - does your breath have this ‘unusual’ sweet smell?
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, passing more urine than normal, and feeling very thirsty. You could also be at risk of high blood sugar signs if your breath has this “unusual” smell. Bad breath causes, and its link to diabetes, revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Negative Attitudes Reported Toward Weight-Loss Surgery
THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 -- A large proportion of the U.S. population seems to have negative attitudes toward weight-loss surgery, according to a research letter published online Dec. 12 in JAMA Surgery. Patrick Dolan, M.D., from Weill Cornell... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sustained Weight Loss in Diabetes More Likely in Teetotalers Sustained Weight Loss in Diabetes More Likely in Teetotalers
Thus,'patients with type 2 diabetes who are trying to lose weight should be encouraged to limit alcohol consumption,'says the lead author of a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery Carries 'Easy Way Out' Stigma
Almost 40 percent of nearly a thousand people surveyed in a new study thought weight loss surgery (or "bariatric surgery") was this kind of lazy, quick fix for weight loss. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Easy Way Out ’ ? Stigma May Keep Many From Weight Loss Surgery
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Surgery, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

' Easy Way Out'? Stigma May Keep Many From Weight Loss Surgery
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- For many obese people, weight loss surgery can be a new lease on life, but too few who qualify for the procedure opt for it. One big reason: The widespread notion that surgery is an " easy way out, " signifying a weakness... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Exercise following weight loss may reduce colorectal cancer risk, study finds
(American Physiological Society) New research suggests that exercise is a key factor in reducing colorectal cancer risk after weight loss. According to the study, physical activity causes beneficial changes in the bone marrow. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology -- Endocrinology and Metabolism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Metabolism Myth: Why Exercise Alone Won't Help Weight Loss
In Tanzania, members of the Hadza tribe hunt their food with simple tools and build their huts from mud; working day and night for survival, they must burn a lot of calories, right? ... Surprisingl... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - December 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - four of the BEST exercises and sports to prevent high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some exercise and lifestyle changes. You could prevent high blood sugar symptoms and signs by getting more active. These are the best exercises and sports you should add to your weekly gym routine to lower your blood sugar and boost weight loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss
After decades of research, there are shockingly few firm conclusions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Weight Obesity Diet and Nutrition Calories Carbohydrates Food Obesity Society Source Type: news

Adapted scoring system may better predict diabetes remission after weight loss surgery
Research, published inObesity Surgery, suggests that changes to the standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system can better predict the time that patients are free from diabetes following bariatric surgery.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Intermittent fasting for women: How it can help you, and the warning signs to watch out for
(Natural News) Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular recently because of its rapid weight loss effect. Unlike other types of diet that focus on specific foods to eat, intermittent fasting focuses on the timing of eating, stretching the gaps between meals to allow for the benefits of fasting without being deprived of food completely. Intermittent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ben-Gurion University researchers improve diabetes remission predictors in bariatric surgery
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) 'We know weight-loss surgery has the potential to put diabetes in remission,' says Dr. Rachel Golan, a lecturer in the BGU School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences. 'The previous DiaRem model was limited to projecting outcomes for only one year after only one type of procedure. Our 'Advanced-DiaRem' was able to predict the longer-term probability of achieving remission from diabetes out to five years following three different surgical procedures.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss - 5p a day capsules to prevent weight gain
WEIGHT LOSS supplements could help overweight or obese patients with their diet plans. You could lose weight and prevent weight gain by adding these cheap capsules to your daily diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Should you do cardio or lift weights?
Many people wonder what the best type of exercise is for burning calories. Cardiovascular exercises and weight training have different effects on the body and may influence weight loss or muscle gain. Here, learn more about how each type of exercise burns calories and which is best. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

The danger of natural supplements for sex performance and weight loss
Last week, the FDA warned against a natural pill because it contained hidden prescription drugs. C Michael White, of the University of Connecticut, explains the risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - when feeling sick may be something far more serious
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, passing more urine than normal, and having blurred vision. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar symptoms if you have nausea. This is when feeling sick and vomiting could be a sign of something more serious. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - do you feel nauseous? When feeling sick is something serious
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, passing more urine than normal, and having blurred vision. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar symptoms if you have nausea. This is when feeling sick and vomiting could be a sign of something more serious. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Watching your weight while you celebrate
Weight management during the holidays? With all the parties and gatherings and special foods, watching your diet can be hard during the holidays.?You may find it's more manageable to shift your focus from weight loss to weight management.?Learn more from?Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist. *** Also in today's tips ... Exercise: Does [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Women must lose weight before conceiving to 'break the obesity cycle'
Neither weight-loss advice nor drugs help reduce risks of overweight babies or pregnancy complications after a woman has conceived - changes have to come first, a University of Adelaide study warns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of seaweed?
Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Just one workout offers long-lasting metabolic benefits
New research suggests that we may need less physical activity than we thought to reap the benefits of exercise for our metabolism. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Cancer warning: Four of the most common warning signs of cancer you may be overlooking
CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. You could be at risk of a tumour if you have weight loss or unexplained pain. These are the most common signs of cancer that you may be overlooking. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Body Weight Swings Linked to Increased Mortality Risk Body Weight Swings Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
Swings in body weight, also known as cycling, are shown to increase risk of death; however, in those who are obese the fluctuations, and weight loss, appear protective of diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gas-Filled Balloon Device Is Safe, Effective for Weight Loss Gas-Filled Balloon Device Is Safe, Effective for Weight Loss
In real-world data, the Obalon 3-balloon system appeared safe and even more effective at weight loss than it had been in the company's clinical trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - why you should never ignore this strange feeling around your mouth
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include feeling very tired, passing more urine than normal, and weight loss. But you could also be at risk of low blood sugar if you have a strange feeling around your mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - are you at risk of this ‘unusual’ symptom in your mouth? Hidden signs
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, passing more urine than normal, and severe headaches. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar signs if you have this “unusual” symptom in your mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black cumin oil combined with a low-calorie diet can modulate hormone secretion in obese women
(Natural News) Black cumin oil, which is derived from the seeds of the Nigella sativa plant, offers many health benefits. A regular intake of black cumin oil can help reduce asthma symptoms and high cholesterol, but according to the results of a study, the oil can also be used to help promote weight loss. Black seed oil’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide show: Portion control for weight loss
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cost and Weight Loss Drive Patient Choices in Bariatric Surgery Cost and Weight Loss Drive Patient Choices in Bariatric Surgery
Patient preference for a bariatric procedure is largely driven by cost and how much weight they are expected to lose as a result of surgery, shows the largest survey of its kind to date.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the amount of weight you should lose to avoid high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms could be avoided with weight loss if you ’re overweight or obese. But how much weight should you lose to prevent signs of the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol intake may be key to long-term weight loss for people with Diabetes
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) suggests that alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Planned intermittent fasting can reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors
(Natural News) Intermittent fasting is quickly becoming one of the most popular diet protocols around. While there are many different ways to fast, proponents of intermittent fasting (IF) say that this new method for eating helps support weight loss efforts and comes with an array of health benefits. A recently published study has further confirmed... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - does your poo look like this? Signs hidden in your toilet habits
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and passing more urine than normal. Your toilet habits could also reveal your risk of high blood sugar signs. Does your poo look like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - do your feet feel like this? How to reveal your risk
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and passing more urine than normal. But you could also be at risk of the high blood sugar condition if you have this sign in your feet. Do your feet feel like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplementing with vitamin D can promote weight loss, study finds
(Natural News) Childhood obesity has become a significant health problem around the world. Not only is it dangerous for children right now, but it also sets them up to develop serious problems later in life, such as diabetes and heart disease. In addition, it can cause psychological damage. While the most obvious solution is for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

gender letter: South Korean Women Smash Makeup, and Patriarchy
The movement is called “ Escape the Corset. ” Plus: Jameela Jamil ’ s social media campaign against those weight loss teas and remembering Harvey Milk. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Women and Girls Beauty (Concept) Cosmetics and Toiletries Plastic Surgery Celebrities #MeToo Movement Instagram Inc Milk, Harvey South Korea United States Jamil, Jameela Source Type: news

Keto diet: What is the Keto diet? How does it help you lose weight?
WEIGHT LOSS can be achieved in numerous ways, but the recently popular Keto diet will reportedly help turn your body into a fat-burning machine. So what is the Keto diet and how does it help you lose weight? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased risk of death from repeated weight loss and gain
Repeated cycles of weight loss and gain may increase the risk of an early death, according to data published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 30, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Joint infection after hip replacement is linked to some risk factors that could be modified
This NIHR Signal highlights some modifiable risk factors that might be addressed preoperatively, such as weight loss, and could support decision-making between clinicians and patients. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carb Cycling: An Exercise in Weight Loss
FRIDAY, Nov. 30, 2018 -- Trying to choose between a high-carb and a low-carb diet? There's a third option that might suit you even better. The concept is called carb cycling, shorthand for alternating between high- and low-carbohydrate days.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Teatoxing Is The Hottest Detox, And Toxic It Is
Teatoxing, a form of detox cleanse involving laxative-containing teas, is a new trend in celebrity weight loss. Actress Jameela Jamil has raised awareness of the dangers of this by parodying the unseemly effects. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Source Type: news

Reshape Lifesciences settles with institutional investors for $700K
Just days after it announced that it had raised $10 million in a registered direct offering, ReShape Lifesciences (NSDQ:RSLS) disclosed in a regulatory filing that it’s paying $350,000 to each of the two institutional investors involved. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, dated yesterday, said the money settles a dispute that arose prior to the closing of the registered direct offering. The two investors agreed to buy 8 million shares of ReShape common stock as well as warrants to purchase 8 million shares, at a purchase price of $1.25 per share, according to a previous news release. H...
Source: Mass Device - November 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Featured News Well reshapelifesciences Source Type: news

What Factors Sway Choice of Weight Loss Procedure?
(MedPage Today) -- Patients list cost, resolution of medical conditions as top factors (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - November 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Deborah Norville opens up about her remarkable 30-pound weight loss journey
The "Inside Edition" host speaks out about her private struggle with her weight. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: Deborah Norville of 'Inside Edition' shares how she dropped 30 pounds
The news personality tells "GMA" about the incredible weight loss journey that she undertook after a decade of feeling bad about her body. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Cost Matters to Those Sizing Up Weight-Loss Surgery
THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 -- Cost and how much they can lose matter more to folks considering weight-loss surgery than recovery time or the risk of complications, a new study finds. " Instead of asking patients about the reasons for or against... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news