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Short-term, restrictive diets just don’t work as long-term weight loss solutions. As soon as your diet proves unsustainable within your everyday life, you regain the weight you’ve lost while dieting, negatively impacting your biological and psychological systems as well. Sound familiar?

 

In Fighting Fat: Break the Dieting Cycle and Get Healthy for Life!, wellness expert and best-selling author Dr. Steven Lamm reveals why it’s more important to gain health than to simply lose pounds. With Dr. Lamm’s individualized approach to weight reduction that’s based on your unique lifestyle, biology, and risk factors, you can start to improve your overall well-being while greatly reducing your risk of countless health complications.

 

Groundbreaking advancements in the rapidly evolving science behind weight loss have generated many new options for people who struggle to manage their weight. From understanding the effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications to making decisions about bariatric surgery, Fighting Fat delivers Dr. Lamm’s authoritative insights and analysis of the most current and comprehensive information available.


 


 

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Osteoporosis in men

Experts recommend men at risk for osteoporosis undergo bone density testing

The Endocrine Society releases new clinical practice guideline on the management of osteoporosis in men

Chevy Chase, MD—Osteoporosis in men causes significant morbidity and mortality. Today, the Endocrine Society released clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for management of this condition in men.

"Osteoporosis in Men: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," is published in the June 2012 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of The Endocrine Society.

Osteoporosis is a silent disorder characterized by reduced bone strength predisposing to increased fracture risk. Approximately 20 percent of Americans with osteoporosis or low bone density are men and studies show this condition increases mortality rates in men between the ages of 50 and 69. Risk factors for osteoporosis in men include low body weight, prior fracture as an adult and smoking.

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Food fight or romantic dinner?

Food fight or romantic dinner? Communication between couples is key to improving men's diets

Contact: Laura Bailey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , University of Michigan, Public release date: 22-May-2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Married men will eat their peas to keep the peace, but many aren't happy about it, and may even binge on unhealthy foods away from home.

"The key to married men adopting a healthier diet is for couples to discuss and negotiate the new, healthier menu changes as a team," said Derek Griffith, assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

This seems obvious, but most times it doesn't happen, according to a new study called "'She looks out for the meals, period.' African-American men's perceptions of how their wives influence their eating behavior and dietary health."

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Terry Labonte for Men's Health

steven lamm with terri labonte

As part of his outreach for DRIVE for FIVE, Steven Lamm is working with Nascar legend, Terri Labonte, to raise awareness of men's health issues. 

Terry Labonte started racing when he was just seven years old. He has 22 Cup victories under his belt, is a two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion, and was named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers.

Like many men, Terry hasn't always made regular visits to the doctor a priority. But Terry has now become an advocate for men's health.

Visit DRIVE for FIVE for tips from Terri Labonte. 

 

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