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Diets and Dieting

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  • Food not always the cause of eosinophilic esophagitis

    Food not always the cause of eosinophilic esophagitis
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis a few months ago, but have had trouble with food getting stuck for years, so I've probably had it for a long time. Is it reasonable to first try elimination diets to figure out what foods...
  • EatingWell: Turn back time by avoiding these foods that age your skin

    Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, but that doesn't mean you can't do anything to prevent them. While plenty of us spend lots of money on creams and cleansers, the best place to find anti-aging products is in your grocery store or garden. What we eat...
  • Sighting: Beyonce dines at vegan-friendly Karyn's Cooked

    Sighting: Beyonce dines at vegan-friendly Karyn's Cooked
    No animal products? No problem. R&B mega-star Beyonce Knowles appeared to stick to her much-publicized vegan diet while in Chicago for her concert at the United Center, visiting vegan-friendly Karyn’s Cooked in River North Friday and Saturday....
  • Mother needs advice to help overweight daughter

    Q: My daughter is 4-foot-7, and weighs 132 pounds. She also has high blood pressure and reflux. I've been trying to cut back on sugar drinks and fried food. Can you suggest any other changes to her eating plan to help? A: It's great that you're working...
  • Ask the doctor: The Mediterranean diet difference

    Q. I hear that it's now been proved that the Mediterranean diet really is good for your heart. Is that true? A. Studies going back 60 years have studied the effect of diet on rates of heart attacks, strokes, and other conditions caused by atherosclerosis...
  • Drinking plenty of fluids reduces the risk of kidney stones

    Q: I've developed kidney stones. Is there anything I might be eating or drinking that could have caused them? 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...
  • Considering a gluten-free diet

    It's not just for people with celiac disease. But is it for you? In the world of trendy diets, the latest catchphrase is gluten-free. That's the eating style essential to people with celiac disease, which is an intolerance to the protein gluten—found...
  • Top foods to help protect your vision

    You'll want to concentrate on yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, plus egg yolks and fatty, cold-water fish. When it comes to protecting your vision, what you eat may affect what you see. Certain vitamins and minerals found in food may play a role...
  • Stick with healthy carbs over their highly-processed cousins

    When it comes to carbs, the pendulum has swung dramatically in the past three decades, from eating them without discretion, to avoiding them altogether--and finally, to a new appreciation for the healthiest sources. In the 1980s and '90s, it was all...
  • Getting your protein from plants

    It's an easy way to increase your fiber, vitamins, and minerals. When it comes to getting protein in your diet, meat isn't the only option. Mounting evidence shows that reducing meat and increasing plant-based proteins is a healthier way to go. "A diet...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...