Older patients at high risk for heart disease who follow a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil do not need to restrict calories, increase exercise or lose weight to prevent diabetes, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine that was released Monday.
The Federal Trade Commission announced a law enforcement initiative stopping national marketers that used deceptive advertising claims to peddle fad weight-loss products, from food additives and skin cream to dietary supplements.
As many as 71% of respondents with diabetes or a family history of diabetes reported they would be interested in weight-loss programs geared toward their condition, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes.
RediClinic, a Texas-based operator of care clinics based in H-E-B grocery stores, on Tuesday announced the newest version of Weigh Forward, its weight and lifestyle management program, which is being dubbed Weigh Forward 2.0.
The manufacturer behind the diet-aid supplement Hydroxycut, Iovate Health Sciences International, recently introduced two new formats to its popular weight-loss franchise: Pro Clinical Hydroxycut Sprinkles and Pro Clinical Hydroxycut Gummies.
When GNC Holdings challenged its corporate employees in March to transform their eating, exercise and lifestyle habits for long-term healthy weight management via GNC’s new Total Lean Corporate Challenge, 146 team members took the challenge — and lost a total of more than 700 pounds in the 12-week health and fitness contest.
A weight-loss competition sponsored by mass merchandise retailer Meijer and nutritional scoring company NuVal is enlisting 60,000 team members who will compete for $15,000 in prize money over three months.
The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program on Monday recommended that Lunada Biomedical discontinue weight-loss and other claims made for Amberen, a dietary supplement marketed to menopausal women.
As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, RightSize Health and Nutrition has introduced three new smoothie formulas, new packaging and a new website loaded with smoothie recipes and weight-loss tips and advice.
The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program determined the National Weight Loss Institute can support general weight-loss claims made in direct-response advertising for Prevoxin, a dietary supplement intended to promote weight loss, but recommended the marketer modify or discontinue certain claims.