Tag: diet

Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side Effects...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time....

March 26, 2021

Healthy Ways to ‘Detox’

In the early 1900s, a safety practice began of bringing caged canaries into coal mines to help detect any toxic...

May 2, 2018

Roundup: Low-Carb Diet Healthier, Compared to Low-Fat,...

A major new study found that dietitians, physicians and other health experts should be advising people to lower the amount...

September 1, 2017

Foods That Help Fight Cancer

When it comes to cancer prevention, there are no magic pills. But a healthy diet and lifestyle can help you...

April 5, 2016

Nutrition Guidelines: Are People Paying Attention?

Many Americans don't realize that earlier this year the federal government released important dietary information which, if followed, would have...

March 9, 2016

Risks of Common Heartburn Meds

Studies have shown that PPIs may increase the risk for a variety of problems, including bone fractures, infections, kidney disease...

February 8, 2016

News Roundup: Potatoes Linked to Diabetes During...

There may be a link between eating potatoes before pregnancy and gestational diabetes, according to a new study published about...

January 15, 2016

News Roundup: Daily Coffee Habit Linked to...

There's more good news about the effects of drinking a cup of java -- even consuming as many as five...

November 20, 2015

Study: Vegetarian Diet Lowers Risk of Colon...

Can a vegetarian diet reduce an individual’s risk of developing colorectal cancer? That question is the centerpiece of a new...

March 30, 2015

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