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Diets and Dieting

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  • Quinn on Nutrition: No one best diet for diabetes patients, just 'patterns' of healthy eating

    What's the best diet for people with diabetes? It's not an easy one-size-fits all, we were told at the scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Boston recently. In fact, many of the experts at this meeting said the answer may not be...
  • Want to maximize weight loss? Let someone else pick your diet

    Want to maximize weight loss? Let someone else pick your diet
    Sticking to a diet is key for losing weight. So it stands to reason that letting would-be dieters choose a weight loss program that seems relatively tasty and palatable would help them lose weight. Right? Possibly not. When a group of researchers...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Take supplements safely

    Environmental Nutrition More than half of Americans use dietary supplements, including multivitamins and botanical supplements, in tablet, capsule, liquid and powder form, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While dietary supplements --...
  • Pet Vet: Battling pet obesity not a 'lite' food issue

    Kyle from Modesto, Calif., writes in to express some frustration as he attempts to get some pounds off his dog, AJ. AJ is an 8-year-old basset hound who has become quite overweight. Kyle had AJ neutered about 18 months ago, and it seems AJ has gotten...
  • Allentown's David Schell, 64, drops 120 pounds

    Allentown's David Schell, 64, drops 120 pounds
    David Schell of Allentown describes himself as a work-in-progress. The 64-year-old has battled extra weight most of his adult life, his weight ranging from between 300 and 470 pounds. But in late May 2014, he decided it was time to try to lose the...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Eating to protect your kidneys

    Environmental Nutrition Your kidneys work hard every day to filter out wastes from your bloodstream. Unfortunately, an estimated 20 million Americans have impaired kidney function, and many don't even know it. Most people won't progress to complete...
  • FDA says trans fats are not safe and must be removed from food supply

    FDA says trans fats are not safe and must be removed from food supply
    In its continuing bid to drive trans fats from U.S. diets, the Food and Drug Administration said it is striking partially hydrogenated oils from the list of food additives it considers so safe that manufacturers may use them without special clearance....
  • Environmental Nutrition: Veggie Roundup

    Environmental Nutrition When it comes to making sound nutrition choices, many would like it to be black and white. This food is good; this food is bad. This fruit is the worst; this vegetable is the best. However, healthy eating isn't all black and...
  • During pregnancy, stick to the basics to ensure good nutrition for baby

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm newly pregnant and overwhelmed with food advice from my friends. Is it true that I shouldn't eat any deli meat during my pregnancy? What about caffeine? Could it harm the baby? Are there other foods I should avoid while pregnant?...
  • Dietary changes reduce risk of kidney stones

    Q: I recently had a kidney stone. Should I change my diet? I drink two to three cups of mint tea daily--could that be the problem? A: First and foremost, be sure you drink plenty of fluids every day and avoid dehydration. Kidney stones form when...
  • Low-carb eating may be best for weight loss, heart health

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com If you're looking for a heart-healthy weight-loss diet to try, it appears that low-carbohydrate might be more effective than low-fat. A recent study found that a low-carb diet is better for losing weight and...