Archive for November, 2009

If You’re Overweight, Can You Blame the Internet?

Tweet Some headlines are just so unbelievable, I really have to click them just to see if they are serious! However, when I think about it, this is not so far-fetched according to the leading theory. People are supposedly overweight because they are too sedentary and they eat too much. This one kind of flies […]

Posted on November 29, 2009 at 7:05 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Exercise, Obesity

Long Term Effects of Ketogenic Diet in Obese Subjects with High Cholesterol Level

Tweet Some headlines just seem to catch us by surprise. We’re always complaining that none of these dietary studies seem to include people who really restrict their carbohydrates. They call “low-carb” 40 grams and even 60 grams per day and this doesn’t fit the “low-carb” definition of anyone I know. But when you begin to […]

Posted on November 25, 2009 at 12:36 am by Charles · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Cholesterol, Diet, Obesity

Moderate Fat May be Better at Reducing Heart Disease Risks

Tweet No, I’m not giving up…..That headline comes from the American Heart Association. They now suggest that a moderate-fat diet may work better than a low-fat regimen for people suffering from metabolic syndrome, a collection of conditions putting them at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. They claim that that this has been their recommendation all […]

Posted on November 22, 2009 at 8:55 pm by Charles · Permalink · 3 Comments
In: Diet, Disease, Heart Disease

Gems from the Discussion Forum

Tweet Happy Friday everyone. I have no idea what to write about today, so I thought I would share some of the magic that goes on daily at the discussion forum. We have a thread called “The Best Stuff I Read Right Here on ZIOH.” “No addict gets healthy by continuing to consume their addictive […]

Posted on November 19, 2009 at 11:19 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet

Lack of Exercise NOT to Blame for Teen Obesity

Tweet And I did not come up with this headline by myself! It does sound like something I would say, doesn’t it? It’s very true. Well, I’ve found some people to agree with my assessment. A new study found that children are pretty much just as active as they used to be and that we […]

Posted on November 17, 2009 at 10:40 pm by Charles · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Disease, Exercise

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