Tag: weight loss

Eating Well

Weight Loss Is Not About Counting Calories

The verdict comes from the Stanford Prevention Research Center, which invested $8 million in a study of diet and weight gain (or loss) that involved 600 people. The New York Times reports on the research, which divided participants into two diet groups, one called “healthy” low carb and on called […]


To Lose Weight, Stand, Don’t Sit

The difference in calorie burn is small, but researchers are convinced that standing rather than sitting could help keep the weight off. Science Daily reports on research conducted at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, which  analyzed results from 46 studies with 1,184 participants, average age 33. Ready? The envelope please… […]

Eating Well

Whole Grains and Weight Loss

Researchers aren’t exactly sure why, but whole grains appear to help us keep the weight off. A news release from the Technical University of Denmark reports that researchers at the school divided a test group of 50 overweight adults in two, and had each group eat a diet of either […]

Women's Health

Divorced Women Lose Weight

Want to lose a few pounds? Lose your husband. Researchers at the University of Arizona have determined that, at least for post-menopausal women, those who get divorced are more likely to lose weight than those who stay married. A U of Arizona news release reports that, over a three year […]