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Diets and Dieting

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Western diet's spread bad for health, climate? It doesn't have to happen

    Over the next 35 years or so, the populations of the world's wealthiest nations are expected to be joined at the banquet table by the growing populations of countries undergoing rapid development. If past patterns dictate the menu, the serving staff...
  • 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...
  • Fresh diet trends bloom in 2015

    Want to lose weight? Stop cooking your food. Put down the carbohydrates. Have a heaping bowl of gluten-free ice cream; it’s healthy, right? A new year brings new diets, from the simple to the outlandish — even dangerous, for some. Local...
  • Despite menu changes over 18 years, fast food is still bad for you

    Despite menu changes over 18 years, fast food is still bad for you
    Fast food has gotten a little better for you over the last 18 years -- except in cases where it’s gotten worse. Among 27 menu items subjected to scrutiny by Tufts University researchers, eight of the offerings contained fewer calories in 2013 than...