Weight Loss

The remains of 5300-year-old mummy reveal actual paleo diet

Two mountaineers with Otzi, Europe’s oldest natural human mummy, in the Otztal Alps between Austria and Italy in September 1991.Photo: Paul Hanny/Gamma-Rapho (Getty Images) Otzi (a.k.a. Oetzi) is a mummy that has been studied extensively at the Institute For Mummy Studies in Bolzano, Italy, after he was discovered in the Italian alps by a pair of climbers in the 1990s. ...

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Let's Solve This! Number FOUR; Plant – Rich Diet

Where’s the Beef?  Many reading this will recognize the phrase used in Wendy’s commercials to tout the size of their hamburgers versus their competitors.  What this has also done is created a worldwide cattle industry that ranks as the third largest greenhouse gas emitter compared to entire countries!  Cattle and other ruminants are methane gas producers (which comes out as ...

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How summer and diet damage your DNA, and what you can do

Today, your body will accumulate quadrillions of new injuries in your DNA. The constant onslaught of many forms of damage, some of which permanently mutates your genes, could initiate cancer and prove fatal. Yet all is not doomed: The lives we lead determine how well our cells can handle this daily molecular erosion. Certain cells are particularly at risk. Your ...

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What Is the 131 Diet (and Is It Worth Trying)?

We’re all about healthy eating, treating ourself occasionally and knowing that there’s no such thing as a one-diet-fits-all formula. So when we heard that there was a new diet that seems to combine all of the above, we were intrigued. Here’s the skinny on the 131 Diet. What is it? The 131 Diet is a 12-week virtual coaching program created by ...

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How summer and diet damage your DNA, and what you can do

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Adam Barsouk, University of Pittsburgh (THE CONVERSATION) Today, your body will accumulate quadrillions of new injuries in your DNA. The constant onslaught of many forms of damage, some of which permanently mutates your genes, could initiate cancer and prove fatal. Yet all is not ...

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8 fruits you can actually eat on the keto diet

You’re trying the keto diet on for size, but all that butter, cheese, and meat can be heavy. Lightening things up with some fruit seems like a solid choice, right? Not so fast: On this high-fat plan, you’re only getting five to 10% of your kilojoules from carbs in order to stay in ketosis (a.k.a., a state where your body is burning fat for energy rather ...

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This popular diet trend actually shows promise

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. In case you haven’t noticed, intermittent fasting is hot right now. Fueled by recent research, it’s being touted by many popular health and fitness magazines, websites and blogs. But is intermittent fasting a good strategy for 50+ adults? We explore that question here. What is intermittent fasting? The term intermittent fasting (IF) ...

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Vitamin deficiency: Eat this food to get more vitamin b12 in your diet

Vitamin b12 deficiency could be avoided by eating tuna, a health website has claimed. The fish contains this essential vitamin in “high concentrations”, said Healthline, “and 100 grams of fresh tuna contains almost 160 per cent of your daily vitamin b12 requirement”. “Tuna contains high concentrations of vitamin b12, especially in the muscles right beneath the skin, known as dark ...

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From fat and frumpy to 50 and fabulous: “I'm GLAM-ma and life's never been sweeter”

Ana Reyes, 50, Fairfield, NSW My daughter pulled out her phone and grinned.’Let’s get a photo!’ she said. My dad, daughters Krystle and Alicia and five grandkids were all around at mine. Squeezing close together, all four generations of the family smiled as Krystle snapped away. Later that day, when the photo popped into my Facebook feed,I was puzzled. A ...

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