October Food News You Can Use

We’re back to share a selection of the science & food news that caught our eyes recently. Childhood Obesity In 1975 there were 11 million obese children and adolescents in the USA. Now there are 124 million. This is more than a 10x increase. Additionally, 213 more children and adolescents […]

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Summer Weight Loss Science News Roundup

This summer, we’ve been watching some fascinating news in the science world, summarized below for you. Microbiome research continues to be a hot area. Lab animals are getting fatter and we don’t know why. Debate continues on carbs vs fat vs protein (we say: the best science supports balanced eating […]

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iDiet’s Curated Weight Loss News for April 2017

Here is what caught our attention during the past month. It’s not all rosy news, but we believe it’s best to work from realistic, responsible and science-based foundation. The good news is that iDiet is the answer to most weight loss problems, including these challenges. And we’ve got cats at the end! More evidence […]

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Whole grains for a longer life and lower weight (New studies)

For years, nutrition experts have been describing the health benefits of avoiding refined grains in your diet and eating more whole grains. But a new study definitively shows the weight-related benefit of whole-grain consumption. Health benefits You may already know that whole grains have more dietary fiber, and nutrients such […]

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Surviving Thanksgiving — With Science

We’ve passed through the gate of Halloween and entered the zone of the Winter holidays! This can mean lots of celebration food, and associated weight gain. So let’s talk about that. One way to avoid some of the usual holiday weight is to avoid eating “holiday meals” other than on […]

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iDiet’s Curated Weight Loss News for October

Here is the real diet and nutrition news we found most interesting this month. So many blogs try to lure your clicks with recycled “news”. We strive to share only valid and responsible weight loss journalism. The 8 health habits experts say you need in your 20s iDiet’s founder, Dr. […]

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Why your fitness tracker may not be your friend

A large-scale weight loss study, just published in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, raises questions about how fitness trackers influence weight loss and eating behavior. It found that over a 24 month period, people who did NOT use a fitness tracker lost nearly TWICE as much weight […]

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iDiet shines a spotlight on weight loss news

The diet news that’s worth your time The news is always full of weight loss and health headlines, but have you noticed many of them are more click-bait than serious journalism? We’ve sorted through recent headlines that caught our attention, and summarized some of the more responsible and well-researched stories […]

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Lose Weight at Work

As reported today on NPR, 60% of employees at companies with wellness programs fail to take advantage of them. iDiet provides weight loss groups to Fortune 500 companies, small companies, and some of the countries most prestigious universities. We’d be happy to offer weight loss services to your employer too. […]

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Illegitimi non carborundum

During this week of national sorrow, we acknowledge the challenge that stress can cause in a weight loss plan. Food is often a short-term —  but ultimately unhelpful — solution in times of stress or sorrow. When the world feels out of control, we can reach for the illusion of comfort and control by […]

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