Eat Less for a Better Life

Researchers randomized 220 healthy, nonobese adults and assigned them to 2 years of 25% calorie restriction (CR) or the usual calorie intake (AL). The CR group received individual and group counseling. At 24 months the CR group had lost 7.6 kg (16.8 pounds) compared to the 0.4 kg (0.9 pounds) of the AL group. The…

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You Won’t Lose Weight with Veggies on a Side Plate

Fruit and vegetable consumption is a critical part of a healthy diet, and is often recommended for weight loss plans. However, a recent survey of weight loss literature found that simply increasing fruit and vegetable intake without restricting total calories or removing unhealthy foods from your diet had no effect on weight loss. PositiveTip: To…

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Preventing Cancer: Is Progress Being Made?–2

As promised in the last post, I will share with you more of my impressions of the 2009 American Institute for Cancer Research's Conference on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer in Washington, DC a couple of weeks ago:Aging:

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