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Empty Calorie Foods

What Are ‘Empty-Calorie’ Foods? Foods described as ’empty-calorie’ contain a very low nutrient/calorie ratio. Meaning,…

Calories in Fast Food

Caloric Content of Fast Foods Like Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Fried Chicken Nuggets, Hot Dogs, Hash Browns…

Acrylamide Starches

Study links Cancer to Food Preparation (acrylamide) The process of frying and baking starchy foods…

AICR Nutrition Hotline

American Institute for Cancer Research Nutrition Hotline The AICR Nutrition Hotline is a free service…

African Eating Habits

South African Eating Habits Rural South Africans eat much more healthily than city dwellers, despite…

Antioxidants Brain

Link Between Diet & Brain Function Elderly rats that eat certain fruits and vegetables stay…

Bananas Strokes

More bananas in your diet may lead to fewer strokes Insufficient levels of potassium may…

Carbs make you Fat

Do Carbs make you fat? Answer: No. Carbohydrates do not make you fat. Too many…

Causes Weight Gain

Weight Gain in Marriage In a study by Weight Watchers in America of 25,000 married women, those…

cholesterol eggs

Eggs okay in diets? Go ahead and enjoy eggs again (as many as seven a…

diabetes and weight

Link between diabetes and weight Gestational diabetes is defined as diabetes that has its onset…

diet breast feeding

Moderate Weight Loss OK for Overweight Moms Who Breast Feed Overweight mothers who breast feed…

dangers trans fats

The Dangers of Trans Fats First it was cholesterol, then saturated fat. Now trans fatty…

diet guidelines

Diet Guidelines To maintain health and reduce risk of heart disease and cancer, Americans should…

diet insulin resistant

High Protein Diet Not the Solution for Insulin Resistant High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets aren’t the solution…

diet plateau

Diet Plateau Sometimes you follow a diet plan exactly and lose weight but then –…

evening bingeing

When is the most dangerous time of day for dieters? Evening. But if you learn…

eating disorders kids

Eating Disorders in Teenage Kids A new study just released by the Canadian Medical Association…

essential tremor bmi

Essential Tremor causes weight loss? Tremors that commonly affect the elderly may spur weight loss…

exercise menopause

Midlife Weight Gain Counting on staying as slim after menopause as you were before? Then reach for…

fasting lose weight

Fasting to Lose Weight Fasting is not a healthy way to lose weight. Prolonged fasts…

fat blood pressure

Stomach Fat & Blood Pressure in Boys Boys with fat stomachs are more likely to…

fat burning diet

High Protein, Low Carb Diets Don’t Burn More Fat High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets don’t increase our…