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Diets and Dieting

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  • 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...
  • Vegan January was full of good food and wise lessons

    Vegan January was full of good food and wise lessons
    A man in The Times cafeteria the other day bought sliced turkey, white rice, a slice of white bread with butter and a Diet Coke. I realize it wasn't a vegan lunch, but it provides a lesson in how to create a healthful meal: color. I spent the month of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Consumer Reports: The truth about gluten

    The biggest trend in the food world shows no signs of slowing down. According to a recent survey of more than 1,000 Americans by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 63 percent thought that following a gluten-free diet would improve physical...
  • Getting through the lobster feast as a vegan

    Getting through the lobster feast as a vegan
    On Sunday, four days into my monthlong vegan diet, I went to dinner with dear friends – 10 people who’d planned for many weeks to share a Chinese seafood feast. Could I make an exception (a.k.a. cheat)? my son asked. I cannot say that wasn&...
  • Kick your diet soda habit for good

    whatdoctorsknow.com You kicked your regular soda habit, and now you're sitting on cloud nine. But if that cloud is made of diet soda -- a replacement for the real thing -- you may have just created new problems. Switching from regular to diet soda may...
  • EatingWell: Limit processed foods with simple swaps

    You've probably heard that you should limit processed foods in your diet, but might be wondering exactly what those foods are--and how to cut back on them. Many packaged foods are full of ingredients you can't pronounce and are loaded with sodium, sugar...