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Diets and Dieting

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  • UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

    UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet
    Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization say the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar intake to just 5 to 10...
  • EatingWell: Make a healthy diet a way of life

    All too often, when starting a diet, we start out with grand intentions ("I'm going to lose weight and eat better! This time will be different, I swear!) only to revert to our old eating habits within a week or two. So how can you give your desire to...
  • Nutritional roadblocks: 11 whole gain myths busted

    At first glance, whole grains like whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice may not seem controversial, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at least three servings...
  • 6 L.A. restaurants for vegans; there are 60 in L.A.

    6 L.A. restaurants for vegans; there are 60 in L.A.
    Being a vegan would be relatively easy if I just had a talented personal chef. Short of that, a budget for eating out all the time would work too. Since I decided to eat a vegan diet for the month of January, I’ve eaten in some places I had not...
  • Strive for a nutrient-dense diet

    When you turn over a packaged product in the grocery store to read the nutritional breakdown, it's tempting to look at the calories first. We've been bombarded for years with messages that calories count most when it comes to the battle of the bulge. Yet,...
  • Experts zero in on pizza as prime target in war on childhood obesity

    Experts zero in on pizza as prime target in war on childhood obesity
    Kids love pizza, but a new study shows that it doesn’t love them back. On days when children eat pizza, they consume an average of 408 additional calories, three additional grams of fat and 134 additional milligrams of salt compared with their...
  • Doctor promotes radical plant-based diet to fix hearts

     Doctor promotes radical plant-based diet to fix hearts
    In Tarahumara natives of Mexico and the highlanders of Papua New Guinea, coronary heart disease is rare. Some call them superhumans, but it makes perfect sense to Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn of the Wellness Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. "On this...
  • Why carbs don't deserve rap as new diet villain

    It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense

    Environmental Nutrition: Make your diet more nutrient-dense
    Environmental Nutrition When you turn over a packaged product in the grocery store to read the nutritional breakdown, it's tempting to look at the calories first. We've been bombarded for years with messages that calories count most when it comes to...
  • Go fry an egg! Lehigh Valley nutritionist explains new thinking about eggs and cholesterol

    Eggs are bad. That's what we've been told for years — that they are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and fat, and should be eaten sparingly. Now, there are some big cracks developing in that thinking. The nation's top nutritional advisory...
  • Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it

    Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it
    Former President Bill Clinton, whose voracious appetite was legendary, went vegan in 2010 to protect his health after heart surgery.  And while cutting out animal products is no guarantee of a healthful diet, research shows eating plant-based foods is...