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People who consistently consume more calories than they burn each day will lose lean muscle and accumulate body fat more easily if their diets contain too little protein and too much fat and carbohydrates, suggests a study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Does stunt fare muddy restaurant brand?updated: Tue Apr 27 2010 08:32:00

When it comes to fast food, the big chains can't help going over the top.

Can you suggest affordable, healthy, easy-to-fix meals?updated: Fri Mar 19 2010 09:39:00

I'm a senior on a fixed income. I can't drive and have only partial use of right arm because of stroke. Now my doctor tells me to get on a low-fat, low-sodium, low-carbohydrate diet. I have about $150 a month to spend on "kitchen" items, including taxi fare, detergent, paper towels, etc. I've done some online searching, but have not come up with an affordable, easy-to-prepare menu. Any help out there?

The truth about diabetic dietsupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 14:39:00

Having diabetes doesn't mean having to eat a spartan diet of bland, tasteless foods. But it does mean you have to pay close attention to portion control. Learn why some of the common myths about diabetic diets are not exactly true and what steps you can take to control diabetes.

Study: Dieters happier on low-fat, not low-carb, plansupdated: Tue Nov 10 2009 16:05:00

People who spend a full year on a strict low-carbohydrate diet can lose weight, but they might be happier -- and lose just as many pounds -- if they focus on reducing fat intake instead of carbohydrates, new research suggests.

People.com: Levi Johnston's Playgirl Prep: Weights and Moose Meatupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 11:07:00

"We're looking forward to revealing all his hard work!" his trainer tells PEOPLE

People.com: Levi Johnston Getting Gym-Ready to Pose Nude for Playgirlupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 10:28:00

A lawyer for the budding media celeb says he's preparing to bare all for the camera

Is no-sugar ice cream really a healthier alternative?updated: Fri May 08 2009 09:36:00

Is no-sugar ice cream really a healthier alternative to regular ice cream? What exactly is the sugar alcohol they use in the no-sugar ice cream?

People.com: Meet the Hunks of X-Men Origins: Wolverineupdated: Fri May 01 2009 14:49:00

Hugh Jackman gets naked; Ryan Reynolds and sexy newcomers show off their super bods

College professor goes from fat to 'Mr. Low Body Fat'updated: Wed Feb 04 2009 18:17:00

To most of his friends and colleagues, Muata Kamdibe was the fun-loving, dreadlocked English professor with a great sense of humor. He was outgoing and loved to laugh and have a good time.

Lifting your own weightupdated: Wed Feb 04 2009 18:17:00

Muata Kamdibe says losing 120 pounds was simply a matter of lifting his own weight.

Can eating a big breakfast help you lose weight?updated: Mon Dec 22 2008 12:26:00

Research suggests that having a big breakfast with carbohydrates and lean protein, and even a piece of chocolate, will help keep your appetite in check all day and help you lose weight.

People.com: The World's Fattest Man (700 lbs) Gets Married!updated: Wed Oct 29 2008 09:34:00

Mexico's Manuel Uribe lost more than 500 lbs before tying the knot

Low fat vs. low carbupdated: Thu Jul 31 2008 16:24:00

A new study tries to put an end to the diet wars. CNN's medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen has the results.

Time.com: Are Fat Calories More Fattening Than Carbs?updated: Tue Jul 15 2008 01:05:00

Harvard professor and nutrition guru, Walter Willett, weighs the balance between high-fat and high-carb diets

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