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Diets and Dieting

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  • 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...
  • New concerns raised about diet soda

    Source: Harvard Health Letter For weight-conscious people who love the taste and bite of carbonation of soft drinks, the advent of sugar-free soda 60 years ago seemed a blessing: If there were no calories, you didn't have to worry about weight gain--...
  • Can a new drug brown the fat and trim the obese person?

    Can a new drug brown the fat and trim the obese person?
    New research has found that a variant of a drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension prompts weight-loss in obese mice. Among mice fed a high-fat diet, those who did not get the medication became obese while medicated mice did not, the same study...
  • Top 3 health tips: Easy ways to boost weight loss

    Top 3 health tips: Easy ways to boost weight loss
    If your goal is to lose weight and exercise more, forget the deprivation diet and marathon workouts. Research shows that taking small steps is the best way to get lasting results. A study found that participants who made one small, potentially...
  • Family Meals Matter: Get bone-building nutrients from well-balanced diet

    Family Meals Matter: Get bone-building nutrients from well-balanced diet
    Did you know that according to Health.gov, more than half of women ages 60 to 69 have low bone mass, and about half of women age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis? The most critical nutrients for healthy bone are calcium, vitamin D, and...
  • Fight cancer with fiber

    Fitting more fiber into your diet is a cancer-preventive strategy. Fiber most clearly protects against colorectal cancer: Risk drops 10 percent for each 10-gram increase in fiber. Analysis combining 16 population studies also links higher fiber with lower...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Say 'yes' to canned foods

    Environmental Nutrition: Say 'yes' to canned foods
    Environmental Nutrition Canned foods -- fruits, vegetables and beans -- are the ultimate convenience foods; they're nutritious, available year-round and economical. Yet, surveys show they are misunderstood and not considered healthful choices....
  • Environmental Nutrition: Fight cancer with fiber

    Environmental Nutrition: Fight cancer with fiber
    Environmental Nutrition Fitting fiber into your diet is a cancer-preventive strategy. Fiber most clearly protects against colorectal cancer (risk drops 10 percent for each 10-gram increase in fiber). Analysis combining 16 population studies also links...
  • 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...
  • 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,...