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Diets and Dieting

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  • Stroke less likely for older women who get more potassium

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who get more potassium in their diets are less likely to have a stroke or die than those who don't get as much, according to a new study. Potassium-rich diets have been linked to lower blood pressure...
  • For a healthy brain, control blood glucose through diet

    Poor dietary choices, being overweight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems. And research suggests that elevated blood glucose levels — in people with or without diabetes — may be linked with cognitive problems. In a study...
  • Set up your kitchen for weight-loss success

    If you're trying to slim down or maintain a trim figure, you probably already know it's important to eat a healthy diet (think: lean protein, whole grains and plenty of produce), mind your portions and be active. But you might be surprised to learn that...
  • Orthorexia: When 'pure' eating goes too far, victims' health, life suffers

    SAN JOSE, Calif.. During a recent trip to the Half Moon Bay, Calif., farmers market, Johnny Righini didn't suffer a panic attack or chastise his mother when she bought nonorganic produce. For Righini, this moment of self-restraint marked another small...
  • Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health

    Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health
    Good news for people who like oil more than bread: People on a low-carbohydrate diet lowered certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease and lost nearly three times as much weight as those on a low-fat diet, a new study found. “This isn’...
  • U.S. diet quality improves, but gap widens between rich and poor

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new study of Americans' eating habits finds that people are choosing more healthy foods and less of the unhealthy ones, overall, and consumption of trans fats has plummeted over a decade. But scores for diet quality...
  • Diets work, but brands don't make much difference, study finds

    Diets work, but brands don't make much difference, study finds
    Which diet is the best for you? Whichever one you can stick with, according to a new meta-analysis of 48 different trials involving nearly 7,300 overweight and obese adults.  The findings, described in the Journal of the American Medical Assn., or JAMA,...
  • Diets work, but the brand doesn’t matter

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When it comes to diet programs, brand names don't make much difference, according to a new review. Low-carb or low-fat diets resulted in the most weight loss, but despite a difference of a few pounds between groups, all...
  • Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next

    Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next
    He went to Harvard and Stanford universities to become a scientist, but then Gary Taubes discovered investigative journalism. He had a bachelor's degree in physics and was working on a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Stanford when he chose a...
  • Angelina Jolie's wedding gown by Versace featured her children's art

    Angelina Jolie's wedding gown by Versace featured her children's art
    Angelina Jolie's wedding gown celebrated family. Donatella Versace designed the custom silk satin gown for Jolie's wedding Aug. 23 to longtime partner Brad Pitt. The gown was gathered at the bust and featured an elongated train, with both the train and...
  • Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health

    Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health
    A low-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a low-fat diet, according to a new study. While low-carb diets have outperformed other diets when it comes to weight loss, some...