Weight Loss

Are you sticking to your diet? Scientists may be able to tell from a blood sample

An analysis of small molecules called “metabolites” in a blood sample may be used to determine whether a person is following a prescribed diet, scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have shown. Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants’ poor adherence to assigned diets, which can make it difficult or even ...

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Mama June Is Using the Keto Diet to Keep Her Weight Down: 'It's Not That Bad'

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Khloe Kardashian Slams Reports She's on a “Ridiculous” Diet: “It's Really Setting the Wrong Tone”

Instagram There are no fad diets in Khloe Kardashian‘s life—just tried and true lifestyle changes.  Two months after welcoming her first child, daughter True Thompson, the reality star has naturally become a subject of interest in the realm of diet and fitness. The Kardashian sister has even taken to her website to chronicle her health and fitness journey toward her postpartum weight ...

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Mama June Says The Keto Diet Really Works For Her

Getty ImagesDesiree Navarro Since losing more than 300 pounds via gastric sleeve surgery and a diet overhaul, all eyes have been on Mama June. The reality star has been open with fans about what’s worked for her and what hasn’t, and in a recent BUILD Series interview, she was happy to answer an audience question about what diet she’s currently ...

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16:8 Fasting Diet Linked to Weight Loss and Health Benefits in Study

Fasting diets have gained popularity in the past few years, but the scientific evidence to prove they keep us healthy while they help us lose weight is sparse. Now, researchers have shed light on what one type of time-restricted eating does to the body. In a small, preliminary study, researchers assigned 23 obese volunteers the 16:8 diet: a form of intermittent fasting. Followers of ...

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Major study on Mediterranean Diet was retracted, but this cardiologist recommends this way of eating

As a cardiologist, I recommend that many of my patients follow a Mediterranean diet.  This diet, rich in the more healthy fats like olive oil and nuts, is easy to follow.  It is nutritious, and avoids processed food and the kinds of processed carbs that make you gain weight.  Perhaps most importantly, there was a tremendous amount of research to suggest that ...

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Daily fasting works for weight loss, finds report on 16:8 diet

Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a new study published by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging. The study is the first to examine the effect of time-restricted eating — a form of fasting that limits food consumption to select hours each day — ...

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What is the Pegan Diet? Paleo, Vegan Combination is Heavy On Vegetables, Good Fats

A new “Pegan” diet aims to combine elements of paleo and vegan cuisine choices in order to break up the near “religious fervor” dividing the dietary camps. Family physician Dr. Mark Hyman of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine told Megyn Kelly on Today Monday how confusing studies and ever-changing dietary patterns can be deciphered. Hyman said he recommended a “Paleo-Vegan” or ...

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