Health News

Latest Health Headlines

The Best Ways to Lose 20 Pounds
How much can you expect to lose? Formerly known as GO! Unlimited paid time off for all full-time employees keeps the entire team happy and productive. This female-owned agency plays to win. Little League team makes history, hopes to inspire other young players. Developed online videos to engage consumers for Lipton tea.

Top Health Stories

How one-minute bursts of exercise can boost health for over-60s in just six weeks

A few quality studies have been carried out over the years, starting in 1998 with a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 135 adults over 12 weeks published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. They found no evidence that hydroxycitric acid, the active ingredient in weight loss products made from garcinia cambogia, produced significant weight loss. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2004 published a systematic review of meta-analyses and clinical trials on dietary supplements for weight loss by complementary medicine researchers at the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth.

None of the over-the-counter weight loss aids worked, including garcinia cambogia. Late in 2010 the peer-reviewed Journal of Obesity published a meta-analysis of studies testing the garcinia as a weight loss aid.