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Diets and Dieting

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  • Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint

    Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint
    More and more studies reveal that the best diet for the environment -- and for you -- is one packed with plants and light on animal foods. This is intuitive, as it takes fewer resources -- water, fossil fuel, acreage -- to cultivate plant foods, such as...
  • 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...
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption. The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • 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...
  • EatingWell: Changes in diet can help lower your blood pressure

    What you eat can help keep your blood pressure in a healthy range. And it's not just about shaving sodium from your plate. The following tricks can help bring your numbers down naturally. PILE ON THE PRODUCE Foods like potatoes, beans and bananas are...
  • Pescetarian diet swimming in health benefits

    Think something's fishy about a pescetarian diet? Think again! More people are interested in this style of eating, which may be one of the best things you can do for your health. Pescetarians avoid red meat and poultry, yet eat all manner of seafood,...
  • 6 ways to help your heart: St. Luke's cardiologist offers tips

    6 ways to help your heart: St. Luke's cardiologist offers tips
    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, claiming more than 17 million lives annually. That number is expected to rise to more than 23 million by 2030, according to "Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2015 Update: A Report From...
  • New government dietary guidelines will drop cholesterol warnings

    New government dietary guidelines will drop cholesterol warnings
    The nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The group&...
  • Home-delivered diet meals not the final answer for healthy weight loss, maintenance

    Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved. Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
  • Health experts throw cold water on juice cleanse

    Health experts throw cold water on juice cleanse
    "Mom, this is a horrible idea." So my college student son declared when he learned I had started a three-day juice cleanse, 72 hours of a juice diet. Six bottles each day, plus water and herbal tea. No solid food. Go ahead. Make fun of me. Call me a...
  • 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...