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Diets and Dieting

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Six healthful habits that can totally backfire

    You eat clean, work out, meditate and pretty much do all the "right" things. So of course that means you'll be slim, healthy and injury-free, correct? Not so fast. Some seemingly good things actually aren't so great, especially if you go overboard or...
  • Health column: What to eat to improve your bone health

    Health column: What to eat to improve your bone health
    Nutrition and bone, muscle and joint health are closely related. A healthy diet can help prevent and manage osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal disorders by assisting in the production and maintenance of bone. If you are not getting the right...
  • 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...
  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig most reliable for weight loss, study says

    Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig most reliable for weight loss, study says
    Dieters looking to maximize their chances for long-term weight loss should consider trying Jenny Craig or Weight Watchers, according to a new review of clinical trials. People who used the Jenny Craig program lost 4.9% more weight after one year than...
  • Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements

    Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements
    An amphetamine-like compound that has never been tested in humans is present in a range of popular diet pills and sports supplements, a study in a pharmacological journal has found. The substance, known as BMPEA, is found in products advertised as...
  • Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept

    Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept
    If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long. That may seem to make...
  • Advocacy group: Soda shouldn't be called 'diet'

    Advocacy group: Soda shouldn't be called 'diet'
    WASHINGTON — Citing research suggesting that diet soft drinks and other artificially sweetened products actually contribute to weight gain, a new advocacy group is asking federal regulators to investigate whether manufacturers including Coca-Cola...
  • Six nutritional dos and don'ts to navigate nutrition information overload

    Six nutritional dos and don'ts to navigate nutrition 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...