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Diets and Dieting

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  • 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...
  • Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted

    Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted
    At first glance, whole grains, such as whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice, may not seem like a controversial topic, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Study finds plant-based diets lead to weight loss

    Evidence that vegetables – the more the merrier – are good for you is legion. And here’s more: Researchers who analyzed studies of people put on vegetarian or vegan diets found that they lost more than seven pounds regardless of...
  • Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

    Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in
    An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables. Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for an environmentally...
  • Ample serving of new diet books to jump-start 2015 health resolutions

     Ample serving of new diet books to jump-start 2015 health resolutions
    You probably know someone who lives on doughnuts but never seems to gain weight. While others just glance at a bagel and pack on the pounds. That's just proof that we all have different nutritional demands and deficits, said Traci D. Mitchell, author of...
  • Diet and exercise alone are no cure for obesity, experts say

    Diet and exercise alone are no cure for obesity, experts say
    At long last, a group of respected physicians and obesity researchers has stepped forward to challenge the facile bromide that America's weight issues can be easily fixed by diet and exercise. Take note, glib-talking doctors and legislators, rail-thin...
  • New dietary recommendations: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

    New dietary recommendations: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in
    WASHINGTON — An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables. Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for...
  • Artificial sweeteners: Moderation is key to avoid any problems

    The label says, "no sugar added," "sugar-free," or "diet." So what makes the food or drink inside the package so sweet? Chances are it's an artificial sweetener, a chemically processed sugar substitute. Also known as non-nutritive, non-caloric or high-...
  • EatingWell: New discoveries about cholesterol hold surprises

    It turns out cholesterol is way more complex than experts originally thought. And diet is only part of the picture. A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that compared high- and low-fat diets found that eating...