Yogurt Eaters Have Smaller Waists: Study

A review of previous studies suggests that people who eat yogurt have lower body weight, less body fat and smaller waists – but it’s not clear if the yogurt is the reason. “Studies that look specifically at weight loss are very limited,” said coauthor Irene Lenoir-Wijnkoop… Source: Diet and Fitness

Stored Fat Blocks Weight Loss

The fatter we are, the more our bodies produce a protein that blocks our ability to burn fat and lose weight, according to new research. The findings, by University of Cambridge scientists, may explain why some obese individuals can’t seem to lose weight no matter what they do. Source: Diet and Fitness

19 E. Coli Infections Tied to Costco Chicken Salad: CDC

At least 19 people may have been infected by E.coli after eating rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp’s stores, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. Five people have been hospitalized and two have developed a type of kidney… Source: Diet and Fitness

Maine May Ban Buying Junk Food With Food Stamps

Maine’s top health official on Monday proposed banning the purchase of soda and candy under the federal aid program known as food stamps, describing the move as needed to counter an alarming epidemic of obesity among the state’s poor. In their formal request to the U.S…. Source: Diet and Fitness