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Diets and Dieting

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  • 6 nutritional dos and don'ts to navigate information overload

    With such an overload of nutritional information out there, Caroline Susie hears plenty of questions. People ask the registered and licensed dietitian with Methodist Health System: What should they be eating or not eating? What do they need to worry...
  • Say 'Yes' to canned fruits, vegetables and beans

    Canned foods--fruits, vegetables and beans--are the ultimate convenience foods--nutritious, available year-round, and economical. Yet surveys show they're misunderstood and not considered healthful choices. Historically, canning was developed to preserve...
  • Why diets don't work: Nobody has willpower

    Why diets don't work: Nobody has willpower
    For centuries, men and women have worked tirelessly to fit the physical molds of their time. Diets, which have ranged from the straightforward to the colorful and kind of silly, have produced a wide range of results -- and all sorts of followings. Not...
  • Experts lay groundwork for higher produce consumption to take root

     Experts lay groundwork for higher produce consumption to take root
    Whether you clear your cabinets for every new diet that promises health and beauty, just grab the bacon-topped cheeseburger or live somewhere in the middle, you must — you just must — know by now that we should all eat more vegetables and...
  • Eating real foods is a habit worth making

    Eating real foods is a habit worth making
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts. The latest post is from Courtney Ferreira. What if I told you there was a diet that was sustainable and right for everyone? According to Merriam-Webster,...
  • Study's food swap confirms risks of colon cancer

    When African-Americans and rural South Africans swapped diets for two weeks, they also swapped risk factors for colon cancer. And the surprise is that it happened so quickly. The swap involved 20 African-Americans who ate South African fare including...
  • Diabetes rises with daily soda -- including diet soda -- consumption

    Diabetes rises with daily soda -- including diet soda -- consumption
    A comprehensive study of European adults has found that compared with people who drink a single sugar-sweetened drink daily, those who drink water, coffee or tea instead are at 14% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The research found that...
  • 'PlantPure Nation' filmmakers seek grass-roots support for their cause

    PITTSBURGH True to their topic, a noted plant-based nutrition scientist and his son are seeking grass-roots support for the whole plant food lifestyle during a 25-city tour to promote their documentary film, "PlantPure Nation." The film is scheduled for...
  • Padma Lakshmi wants you to go veg for a few meals a month

    It's easy to want to hate Padma Lakshmi. The "Top Chef" host and former model is so effortlessly beautiful it hurts. On top of that, she's not afraid of going up a few dress sizes while filming her Bravo television show. And she counts some of Hollywood's...
  • Nutritionist will present free weight-loss seminar

    Nutritionist Diana Fleming, co-author of "The Full Plate Diet" will host a free seminar at 5:30 p.m. May 5 at the Donald and Audrey Conry CREATION (Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal Relationships, Outlook and Nutrition) Health...
  • Harvard Health Letter: New concerns about diet sodas

    They're linked to calorie absorption, high blood pressure and heart trouble. For weight-conscious people who love the bite of carbonation and the taste of various soft drinks, the advent of sugar-free sodas 60 years ago seemed a blessing: If there were...