Weight Loss

Health and diet: what the hell are we waiting for?

The recent results from the TAILORx study (a major study published by The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at a meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology) means that certain women with particular genomic profiling and early stage breast cancer can safely forgo postsurgical chemotherapy. This is terrific news and a huge win for oncologists and, most ...

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Expectant mothers may lower autism risk through diet alterations, study finds

Expectant mothers may be able to prevent their child from developing an autism spectrum disorder simply by changing their diet or taking custom probiotics, new research suggests. During pregnancy, a mother’s microbiome – the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside humans – is a key contributor in determining susceptibility to ASD, according to a new study from the University ...

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The word 'diet' leaves a bad taste in my mouth — but trying the Mediterranean diet for a week completely surprised me

A Mediterranean diet includes foods like nuts, vegetables, fish, legumes, and whole grains.Santorines/Shutterstock The Mediterranean diet encourages the consumption of unprocessed foods like fruits, fish, legumes, nuts, poultry, vegetables, and whole grains. A Mediterranean diet doesn’t involve counting calories or cutting out entire food groups, and the potential benefits include reducing cardiovascular disease, preventing cognitive decline, and fighting depression. I ...

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Low-carb diet boosts artery health for women more than men

Share Article Follow Futurity While men may lose more weight on low-carb diets, women actually see better improvements in artery flexibility, according to a new study. The finding may help pre-diabetic women reduce their risk for heart disease through a low-carb diet. “Previous research has shown that as women age, their blood vessels stiffen more so than men, putting them ...

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Here Are the Worst Side Effects of the Keto Diet

It seems like everyone is praising the keto diet these days. But if you’re considering this diet, you’ll probably want to know about the side effects before you decide if it’s right for you. The keto diet requires adhering to an extremely low-carb, high-fat diet in order to put your body into a metabolic state called ketosis. This makes your ...

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13 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About the Keto Diet

Diet & Weight Loss Kimberly HollandJul 17 The ketogenic—keto—diet is an increasingly popular eating plan that promises big results. However, it’s not the easiest diet to follow, and these early mistakes can sabotage your weight-loss goals. You don’t track your carbs Alexxndr/Shutterstock The goal of a ketogenic diet is to force your body to stop burning its favorite fuel—glucose from ...

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Heart-healthy diet linked to bigger brain volume

Research we’re watching Image: © MachineHeadz/Getty Images The same diet that doctors recommend for dodging heart disease also may help preserve brain tissue, a new study finds. Researchers scrutinized diet surveys from more than 4,200 people with an average age of 66 and ranked the quality of their diets on a scale of 0 to 14. A score of 14 ...

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She Built A Business Off A Diet That Makes You Eat Fat To Get Fit

Malaysians are a unhealthy bunch with over 5.6 million adults aged 18 and above considered as overweight. Carbless was launched to provide a healthier alternative to the typical unhealthy food that we eat. Carbless products are keto-friendly, they do not contain stabilisers, colouring, preservatives or any additives. In addition to that, everything is organic and gluten free. If you are ...

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