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Will Caffeine Promote Weight Loss?

Can caffeine knock off pounds? Can it help a person lose weight faster?

If so, how much weight loss and how fast? Because caffeine is a stimulate it acts as a diuretic by 'stimulating' the amount of urine expelled from the body (it dehydrates).  


Heartburn Triggers

Heartburn Baby Burn. Alcohol can contribute to heartburn among other health ills when too much is consumed. Other top offenders that can cause heartburn include the following foods...


Cures for Obesity

A ray of hope rises over the horizon as researchers work on a cure for obesity. The good news is that there are many irons in the fire and it appears that one day, we may possess the tools necessary for curing obesity.

But amid the calm, reality must be faced. Can a cure for obesity obliterate weight gain? Most individuals experience more difficulty regaining lost weight, than losing the weight.


Grapefruit, Meds - Health Risks, Side Effects

Recent studies indicate that grapefruit and certain medications don't mix well. An enzyme identified as P-450 located in the intestinal wall works in breaking down certain medications. Grapefruit prevents P-450 from ...

Part 1: Diet Bites Top Tips for Permanent Weight Loss Results  |  Part 2

Unique and safe dieting tips that work to help you lose the weight and keep it off permanently...


Eggs, Dieting

I was always hypnotized as a child whenever a Tarzan and Jane movie were on television. I was so impressed with Jane when she'd whip up those giant ostrich eggs. I never knew that ostriches lived in the jungle, just like lions...


The Weight Loss Solution | Dramatic Weight Loss | Part 2 of Dramatic Weight Loss  |  Part 3: Dramatic Weight Loss

A person seeking to lose ten pounds is going to need a different diet than the person who has diabetes and is need of losing 75 pounds.  Women need a different type diet plan than men to meet their nutritional needs...


Pregnancy & Diet

It's common for the pregnant mother to seek as much information surrounding pregnancy as possible - whether it's her first child, or her tenth child. Questions might include: "What should I expect? What are the risks? How will having a baby impact my personal level of health......


Thread Your Diet With Fiber | Food Can Make You Feel Good, Food Can Make You Feel Bad

It's the dawn of the Age of Fiber - and lucky you, because a diet rich in fiber will not only help erase those pesky pounds, it can also bump-up the grade on anyone's Health Report Card. Here's how...


Vitamins May Slow Weight Gain in Older Adults

Better metabolism, better digestion, and an in-sync melody of the vitamins and minerals within can help the dieter reach their weight loss goals a bit quicker and safer.  

Vitamins may also slow weight gain in older adults - just more reason to ensure you get your healthy daily dose...


Gene Pool, Body Weight Connection

One of the questions that you have probably been asked when visiting your family doctor is, "Are your parents still living?"

You may have wondered why the doctor was asking you questions about your parents when you were there to see the doctor - not your parents!

The reason the question is posed is a key to your own health risks and is why it is generally asked at the time of your doctor's appointment...


Body Weight, Sleep Connection

Does Lack of Sleep Stimulate Weight Gain and Obesity?

The National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey conducted on more than 9,000 individuals during a two year period from the year starting at 1982 until the end of 1984 indicated that sleep may be connected to obesity...


Hair Loss Related to Poor Diet

If you are pursuing a strict diet, or a fad diet plan, weight may not be the only thing that you lose. Cutting back too severely on the daily diet can constitute hair loss - and in a big way. 

We aren't talking a few hairs on the brush or comb, rather handfuls of hair that can clog the drain when the hair is washed - or when the hair is groomed. How do I know?


Weighing in Health Risks

Obesity and smoking are in a tight race - but it's a race that's not fun to watch. In fact, it's very painful because the end result is a future filled with higher risks of ill health which invites diseases that attack the body one organ at a time - or one limb at a time - or one element of the body at a time.  So what kills more people - obesity or smoking?


Losing Weight Too Quickly | Part 2 | Part 3 - Serious Health Risks Associated With Quick Weight Loss

Food Safety

Counting Sheep to Sleep

The Hypothalamus, Body Weight

7 Hot Tamales, Gas Issues

Harmful Solo Dieting

Counting Calories, Not an Exact Science

How to Feel Full While Dieting

When the Waistline Refuses to go to Waste

Cholesterol in Alcoholic Beverages, Spirits

Cholesterol in Beef

Cholesterol in Beer

Cholesterol in Popular Beverages

Cholesterol in Breads

Cholesterol in Popular Breakfast Foods

Cholesterol in Candy

Cholesterol in Cheeses

Cholesterol in Coffee, Cocoa, Tea

Cholesterol in Popular Desserts

Cholesterol in Fish

Cholesterol in Fruit

Cholesterol Facts, Healthy Readings for Dieters

Cholesterol in Jams

Cholesterol in Cooking & Salad Oils

Cholesterol in Pasta, Cereal, Grains

Diet Nanny: Stretch Marks

Vitamin Guide

Vitamin K

Vitamin E

Vitamin D

Vitamin C

Vitamin B-12

Vitamin B-6

Vitamin B5

Vitamin B3

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B1

Vitamin A

Carnivore, Herbivore Dieters

Excess Water

The Medicine Bag


Iron in the Daily Diet


Health Risks for Remaining Overweight


Milk Your Diet for All its Worth

Folic Acid

Foods Rich in Calcium Content



Food Product Labels

Fish Rich in Zinc Content

Zinc Content of Soups, Stews

Zinc: Popular Desserts

Zinc: Alcoholic Beverages, Beer

Zinc: Main Dishes, Recipes

Zinc: Proteins, Eggs, Seeds, Nuts

Zinc: Nuts, Seeds

Food Additives Trigger Health Woes

Zinc: Raw Foods

10 Foods Rich in Beta Cryptoxanthin

Amount of Starch in Food List

Zinc: The Legume Family

Zinc: Fruit Group

Ethnic Food Calories

Zinc: Cooked, Canned Fruits

Zinc: Cooked, Canned Vegetables

Zinc: The Grain Group

Zinc: Poultry

Zinc: Fish

Zinc: Seafood, Free Meal Planner Featuring Fish

Zinc: Beef

Zinc: Pork

Zinc: Lamb

Zinc: Cereal

Zinc: Candy, Sweet Things

Zinc: Fruit Juices

Zinc: Dried Fruits & Vegetables

Zinc: Vegetables Juices

Zinc: Tomato Based Foods

Zinc: Red Food Sources

Zinc: Green Food Sources

Unproven: Exercise Extends Life Span

Ebola Nurse Kaci Hickox,  Quarantine vs Decontamination Fees  

Ebola: NY & NJ Quarantine Put to Test

Green Coffee Bean Hoax, Lawsuit by FTC, Dangers of Supplements

Ebola Outbreak, Doctors, Nurses Creating Public Endangerment

Boosting Immunity to Fight Against Ebola

Comparison of Symptoms of Ebola, Flu, Enterovirus D68  
More Ebola News

Ebola: Duncan Family Quarantine Much Different Than Doctors & Nurses

10 Metabolism Facts Related to Health & Body Weight

The Vitamin Shoppe



Diet Vitamins

Weight, Disease

Benefits of Weight Loss

Powerful Weight Loss Keys

Determining What Makes Your Diet Tick

How to Control What You Eat

My Personal Weight Loss Experience

When Weight Refuses to Surrender to Thin

Types of Appetites

When Doctor Orders Diet

How to Lower Bad Cholesterol

Ambien Side Effects

What's Healthier? Butter or Margarine?

Cereal Tips for Weight Loss

The Downsizing of America

Foods Rich in Beta Carotene

Eggs & Cholesterol

Water Content of Foods, Fiber Connection

Tips to Reduce Sugar in the Diet

Cookie Craze

Food Equals Energy

Edible Flowers, Blossoms

Egg Tips, Dieting Tips

Calcium Absorption, Caffeine Impact



Low Acid Food List

Calcium Health Benefits

Adequate calcium



Dieters With Special Needs

Obesity is a Disease

Constipation, Weight Gain Connection

What's Worse? Smoking or Being Overweight?


Obesity Risk Factors

Health Report Card for Favorite Foods

Dieting While Pregnant, Breastfeeding


Acne & Diet

Foods That May Worsen Acne

Using Herbs for Weight Loss

The Herb Index

Herbs, Yarrow

Herbs, Wild Celery

Herbs, Milk Thistle

Herbs, Terragon

Herbs, Rosemary

When Herbs & Medicines Collide

Herbs, Lemon Verbena

Herbs, Horseradish

Herbs, Dewcup

Herbs, Chervil

Herbs, Borage

Herbs, Basil

Herbs, Anise

Herbs, Angelica

Herbs. Aloe Vera

Diet Binge

Foods That Prevent Ageing

The Cotton Ball Diet

Fruits, Vegetables, Healthy Daily Diet

Filthy Spices

Zinc: Yellow & Orange Foods

Dairy Foods Rich in Zinc

Health Risks - Quick Weight Loss

Hip to Waist Ratio Formula

Hip to Waist Health Risks

Grapefruit, Health Notes, News

Multi-Vitamins, Overdose

Thin People, Weight Management Tips

Pounds Off!

Copper, Daily Diet

Health Supplements

Daily Calcium Requirements

Daily Chromium Requirements

Folate Requirements

Best Omega 3 Food Sources

Symptoms & Causes of Osteoporosis

Symptoms of Hypercalcemia

Kidney Stone Symptoms

Symptoms of Milk Alkali Syndrome

Arthritis Diet Food List & Foods to Avoid

Vitamin A Overdose Symptoms

Food Can Make You Feel Good, Food Can Make You Feel Bad  

Cure for Diabetes Breakthrough

Tattoo Ink Infections Health Warning

True Cinnamon vs Fake Cinnamon Which Contains

Potentially Harmful Coumarin

Top Antioxidant Foods List

Antibiotic Levaquin & Potentially Dangerous Side Effects

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