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Diets and Dieting

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  • High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly

    High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly
    Consuming high levels of protein — particularly animal protein — is a bad strategy if you’re at midlife and aiming to live into old age, new research finds. But a study out Tuesday reveals that in older age, fortifying one’s diet...
  • Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

    Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats
    You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too. In a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, researchers at UCLA found that rats fed a diet low in fat but high in simple sugars and...
  • What would Amy Farrah Fowler eat?

    What would Amy Farrah Fowler eat?
    The only mention of "The Big Bang Theory" in Mayim Bialik's new cookbook, "Mayim's Vegan Table," is in her brief bio on the back cover. She doesn't prepare meatless meals for her colorful cast mates on the popular sitcom. "Everybody is pretty set in their...
  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...
  • Siting markets in 'food deserts' no quick cure for obesity, study says

    The logic seems simple enough: the consumption of healthy foods is low, and obesity is high, in neighborhoods where supermarkets are notably absent; so, opening supermarkets in those neighborhoods should boost consumption of healthier foods and drive down...
  • Yosemite bears eating like it's 1915

    Yosemite bears eating like it's 1915
    Black bears in Yosemite National Park aren’t snacking as much on human food as they did decades ago, according to new research that traces changes in the diet of Yosemite bears over the last century. Researchers analyzed samples of bear bones from...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • EatingWell: Try these 10 secrets to cooking healthier

    If your eating habits are anything like those of most Americans and you're looking for the simplest advice, we would tell you to eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains and less of just about everything else. However, if you're ready for just a bit...
  • Green Bar and Kitchen is great for carnivores too

     Green Bar and Kitchen is great for carnivores too
    If the words "plant-based foods" make you uneasy, I have a restaurant recommendation. Green Bar and Kitchen, opened one year ago in Fort Lauderdale by life and business partners Elena Pezzo and Charles Grippo, serves only vegan and gluten-free foods....
  • Object Lesson: No Age forges its path through the evolving music frontier

    Object Lesson: No Age forges its path through the evolving music frontier
    From the very beginning of their career, Los Angeles-based noise-pop duo No Age has dug into rock's past, while side-stepping many of its clich├ęs. The band, which consists of guitarist Randy Randall and drummer/vocalist Dean Spunt, was spawned from the...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...