Hot Off the Press! Food & Weight Loss News for September
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Hot Off the Press! Food & Weight Loss News for September

New news about: nuts for weight loss ∗ drinking with diabetes ∗ benefits of eating less meat ∗ most tweeted-about “adulting” topic ∗ dietary choline and memory Go to any website about health or weight loss and you’ll probably find a disclaimer about how the content is intended for informational purposes only and may not be up-to-date. Why do all…

Does Wine Make You Fat? A Guide to Alcohol and Weight Loss

Does Wine Make You Fat? A Guide to Alcohol and Weight Loss

Many sites and fitness gurus suggest cutting alcohol if you want to lose weight, but is it actually the alcohol that leads to weight gain? If so, why do some experts recommend 1-2 glasses of red wine per day? Here we explain the relationship between alcohol and weight loss, and answer the all-important question: does…

Plenity: An Rx to Feel Fuller Faster
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Plenity: An Rx to Feel Fuller Faster

Plenity is the newest prescription weight loss treatment to receive a stamp of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Unlike most weight loss prescriptions, Plenity isn’t a stimulant. In fact, it’s not even a drug! Instead, this innovative weight loss device comes in the form of capsules that contain natural gel beads…

Tiger Nuts: The Perfect Snack for Weight Loss

Tiger Nuts: The Perfect Snack for Weight Loss

Despite this this natural superfood’s popularity in Africa and southern Europe, tiger nuts and their byproducts are still considered specialty foods throughout the Americas. Also known as chufa, yellow nutsedge, nut grass, water grass, nookon or earth almonds, these “nuts” are not nuts at all but instead small, edible tubers. Here we’ll discuss the health…