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Diets and Dieting

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  • Ample serving of new diet books to jump-start 2015 health resolutions

     Ample serving of new diet books to jump-start 2015 health resolutions
    You probably know someone who lives on doughnuts but never seems to gain weight. While others just glance at a bagel and pack on the pounds. That's just proof that we all have different nutritional demands and deficits, said Traci D. Mitchell, author of...
  • Kick your diet soda habit for good

    whatdoctorsknow.com You kicked your regular soda habit, and now you're sitting on cloud nine. But if that cloud is made of diet soda -- a replacement for the real thing -- you may have just created new problems. Switching from regular to diet soda may...
  • EatingWell: Limit processed foods with simple swaps

    You've probably heard that you should limit processed foods in your diet, but might be wondering exactly what those foods are--and how to cut back on them. Many packaged foods are full of ingredients you can't pronounce and are loaded with sodium, sugar...
  • The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?

    The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?
    The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular "paleo" diets. "We are Stone...
  • Getting through the lobster feast as a vegan

    Getting through the lobster feast as a vegan
    On Sunday, four days into my monthlong vegan diet, I went to dinner with dear friends – 10 people who’d planned for many weeks to share a Chinese seafood feast. Could I make an exception (a.k.a. cheat)? my son asked. I cannot say that wasn&...
  • Fresh diet trends bloom in 2015

    Want to lose weight? Stop cooking your food. Put down the carbohydrates. Have a heaping bowl of gluten-free ice cream; it’s healthy, right? A new year brings new diets, from the simple to the outlandish — even dangerous, for some. Local...
  • Eat less sugar? Salt? Meat? 5 things to look for as government writes new dietary advice

    For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government's dietary guidelines could include some new advice, too, on sugar, salt, meat and caffeine. Whether individuals listen or not, the dietary guidelines affect...
  • 5 Things To Look For In The Government's Upcoming Healthy Eating Guidelines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — You've heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new¬†advice¬†about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government's upcoming dietary guidelines for...
  • New diet guides may reflect how food is grown, not just how it's eaten, and retreat from meat

    For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but for the environment...
  • Beef, agriculture industries upset with dietary guidelines that consider environmental impact

    The government issues dietary guidelines every five years to encourage Americans to eat healthier. This year's version may look at what is healthy for the environment, too. A new focus on the environment would mean asking people to choose more fruits,...
  • Despite menu changes over 18 years, fast food is still bad for you

    Despite menu changes over 18 years, fast food is still bad for you
    Fast food has gotten a little better for you over the last 18 years -- except in cases where it’s gotten worse. Among 27 menu items subjected to scrutiny by Tufts University researchers, eight of the offerings contained fewer calories in 2013 than...