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Diets and Dieting

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Top Diets and Dieting Articles

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  • Food companies, restaurants add protein to beef up profits

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Though diet studies disagree about what's worse for you, carbohydrates or fat, most say nice things about eating protein, including its potential for better weight control. U.S. consumers have taken note, and so have food...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Diet tips to prevent kidney stones

    "Heck of a day," a friend emailed. "At 10 a.m. I started having pain in my side. By 10:30 I was in the emergency room with pain so bad I could not lie still or breathe. Kidney stones! OK, dietitian, what can I do to not get this again??" Funny you should...
  • American youths consume way too much salt, CDC says

    WASHINGTON More than 90 percent of U.S. schoolchildren eat more salt than they should, taking in an average of nearly 3,300 milligrams of sodium per day, according to a government report released Tuesday. That's nearly 1.5 teaspoons of salt each day...
  • Jordan Gross transformation: From 305 pounds to 235 in 7 months

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. Fans don't recognize him as often. Former teammates joked when they saw him at training camp. And his kids are excited that he can easily put on his seat belt. Since playing his last game for the Carolina Panthers in January, Jordan...
  • Soft drink makers have a powerful thirst for a new sweetener

    Steps from the lobby of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group headquarters, a row of inauspicious Rubbermaid bins holds the crystallized future of the nation's third largest soft drink player. The tubs contain sugar, the artificial sweetener aspartame and...
  • Pump up protein for good health as you age

    Say the word "protein" and it conjures up everything from Paleo and Atkins diets for weight loss to soy protein for heart health and whey protein for muscle building. At the other end of the protein spectrum are claims that too much can harm your kidneys,...
  • Top 3 health tips: foods that fight inflammation

    Top 3 health tips: foods that fight inflammation
    Inflammation is like salt. A pinch is a good thing, but get a tad too much and it ruins everything. Chronic inflammation has been linked to everything from acne and allergies, to intestinal issues, neurological disorders, autoimmune diseases, and joint...
  • Dietitians serve up nutrition advice to help patients lead healthier lives

    By Erinn Hutkin Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...
  • ProJeCt of Easton survey shows struggles of food pantry clients

    A recent survey paints a bleak picture of the life for poor people in Easton. The two-month sampling of clients at ProJeCt of Easton's food pantry found that many are skipping meals, choosing to pay the electric bill instead of buying food and ignoring...
  • 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...
  • 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...