A recent study suggests you may die from prolonged use of a low-carb diet. To be precise, you’ll have a greater chance of dying with a low-carb diet.
Almost 1 billion people around the globe have high blood pressure. Even in some areas of Africa, it’s becoming a common problem.
Now the push is on to get world governments to fight high blood pressure — just as they’ve come together before to fight infectious diseases.
You may have heard that the ad campaigns suggesting milk can help you lose weight are ending. But did you hear about the spots?
Is it really possible that humans could eat any kind of fat they want without risking heart disease? Just by removing a certain gene?
Duke University surgeon Eric DeMaria, MD, has developed a 5-step scoring system to predict your risk of dying from weight loss surgery.
A new study of over 4400 bariatric surgery patients supports his system.
To determine your score, the doctors add up the number of risk factors you have:
The headline du jour on all the diet news stories is: “Diets Don’t Work.”
Instead, they say you should eat less and exercise more.
Huh? Isn’t that a diet?
New research suggests the heart isn’t responsible for high blood pressure. The brain is.
You gotta love the government’s strategy to help us “eat healthy.”
City after city in the U.S. has banned trans fats like they’re trying to protect us. Of course, they neglect to tell us that trans fats are being replaced mostly by a type of fat that could be even worse.
But I’ve already blogged about that in Ban Trans Fats, Increase Diabetes?
Clogging your arteries is so yesterday.
No, today I’d like to talk about the dunderheads who decided it was healthy to put arsenic in our food.
Well, not exactly.
But your birth control pills may not work as well…
A BMI calculator uses your height and weight to indirectly measure your total body fat. Both adult men and women can use the same BMI calculator.
It’s a tool that can help you and your physician determine if your weight is healthy or putting you at risk for disease or even death.
On this page, you can use a free online BMI calculator from the CDC.