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    5 things to cut out of your diet right now to reduce high blood pressure and lower the risk of heart failure

    5 things to cut out of your diet right now to reduce high blood pressure and lower the risk of heart failure - Marketwatch A study of 4,500 people over 13 years and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine comes to some surprising conclusions You are what you don’t eat. A...
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    Intuitive eating leads backlash against diet culture

    Intuitive eating leads backlash against diet culture - BBC In a nutshell, intuitive eating is an anti-diet that encourages people not to base food choice on diet plans or health-food trends. It follows principles like: Enjoying your food Eating when you're hungry Letting go of food rules Not...
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    The Latest Diet Trend Is Not Dieting

    The Latest Diet Trend Is Not Dieting - The Atlantic “Intuitive eating” encourages people to eat whatever they want. It might be great advice. In 2016, Molly Bahr changed her whole life with a Google search. Bahr, a therapist, was at a professional training on eating disorders when a speaker...
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    Want to try keto but don’t eat meat? Introducing the Ketotarian diet

    Want to try keto but don’t eat meat? Introducing the Ketotarian diet - Well and Good When someone says the words “ketogenic diet,” the first things that come to mind are probably butter, bacon, and avocados. That’s because the trendy diet has a rep for being heavy on the animal-based fats...
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    A skeptical look at popular diets: Vegetarian is healthy if you tread carefully

    A skeptical look at popular diets: Vegetarian is healthy if you tread carefully - Stanford A vegetarian or plant-based diet eliminates meat and meat products. There are several variations depending on whether additional animal products are consumed; ranging from vegan (avoidance of all animal...
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    The keto diet and cancer: Why some doctors believe ketosis ‘starves’ tumors

    The keto diet and cancer: Why some doctors believe ketosis ‘starves’ tumors - Big Think Can changing diet actually reverse the growth of cancer in the body? The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, but in recent years some–including some doctors–have claimed the diet has...
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    Eat to live, not to shrink

    Eat to live, not to shrink - Knowridge There are almost eight billion people on Earth and possibly 9 billion ideas of the perfect diet but there is no scientific proof the latest fad diet will work. Food has evolved from a means of survival and metabolizing energy into an undefined entity. It...
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    Inside the Rise of Keto: How an Extreme Diet Went Mainstream

    Inside the Rise of Keto: How an Extreme Diet Went Mainstream - Men's Health Meet the bodybuilders, biohackers, scientists, doctors, and hucksters behind the buzziest thing in nutrition. Greyson Lopez’s friend was about to be kicked out of the military for being too chubby. It was late 2017...
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    A Better Way to Look at Food

    A Better Way to Look at Food - HealthDay A "low-energy-dense food diet" sounds like just another weight loss fad, but it's an approach with decades of research behind it. The concept is simple: Eat more foods with a higher water content to get more volume for fewer calories. Energy density is...
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    How to Rid Yourself of the Diet Mentality and Stop Dieting Once and For All

    How to Rid Yourself of the Diet Mentality and Stop Dieting Once and For All - Self As a registered dietitian, the most common emails I get from readers (besides compliments from those who agree with me and angry messages from people who really, really don't) are messages asking me about the...
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    The gut microbiota at the intersection of diet and human health

    The gut microbiota at the intersection of diet and human health - Sciencemag Diet affects multiple facets of human health and is inextricably linked to chronic metabolic conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Dietary nutrients are essential not only for human...
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    5 ways genetics impact the way we eat

    5 ways genetics impact the way we eat - The Seattle Times We’ve all got that friend who’s had amazing results with a low-carb diet. And then we have another who cut out fatty foods. Then there’s that plant-based person, the vegetarians who eat fish, the vegans, the bacon lovers, the lactose...
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    Eat to treat: using diet to treat diabetes

    Eat to treat: using diet to treat diabetes - Science Focus We know that our diet has a huge influence on our health, but is it possible to use food as medicine for a specific disease? Emma Young, who has type 2 diabetes, is skeptical but intrigued. “What if you could cure all your health...
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    5 Foods You Should Eat If You Want to Live Longer

    5 Foods You Should Eat If You Want to Live Longer - Prevention Add these disease-fighting foods to your plate to thrive as you age. You have no control over how long you'll live—it's all genetics, right? Not necessarily. Turns out, there are a whole bunch of ways to add years to your life. In...
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    What’s Better For Weight Loss: A Vegan Diet or Keto?

    What’s Better For Weight Loss: A Vegan Diet or Keto? - Women's Health Let me ask you a question: How do you feel about meat? Veganism and keto go together like—wait, scratch that. The two plans couldn't be more different: One focuses on mainly plant-based foods and the other, well, it wants...
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    Water and Salt

    Water is critical in sustaining life. Water keeps you hydrated, flushes out toxins and waste, and keeps things flowing if you know what I mean. You can drink too much water but most people don't drink enough. Sodium is also essential and must be consumed for its electrolyte capabilities in...
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    The Candida Diet: Can You Eat Your Way To Better Gut Health?

    The Candida Diet: Can You Eat Your Way To Better Gut Health? - Healthyway The anti-inflammation eating plan promises to rebalance your gut bacteria. So you’ve got yourself a problem with yeast. Perhaps you were diagnosed with oral thrush or a vaginal yeast infection—conditions that are...
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    Why There Is No “Best” Diet

    Why There Is No “Best” Diet - Cathe For decades, professionals in health care and non-professionals have argued about which diet is best for health and weight control – and the argument gets heated as the low carbers duke it out with the low-fat proponents and those who advocate a mostly...
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    Your doctor may not be the best source of nutrition advice

    Your doctor may not be the best source of nutrition advice - Washington Post When Americans hear about a health craze, they may turn to their physician for advice: Will that superfood really boost brain function? Is that supplement okay for me to take? Or they may be interested in food choices...
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    Why Intermittent Fasting Is More Effective Combined With Ketogenic Diet

    Why Intermittent Fasting Is More Effective Combined With Ketogenic Diet - Conscious Life News Fasting upregulates autophagy and mitophagy — natural cleansing processes necessary for optimal cellular renewal and function. It also activates stem cells and stimulates mitochondrial biosynthesis...
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