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High-Fat Foods—Friend or Foe?

The major sources of saturated fats in the US diet are fatty meats, whole milk, tropical oils, and products made from any of these foods. To limit saturated fat intake, consumers must choose carefully among these high-fat foods. More than a third of the fat in most meats is saturated. Similarly, more than half of the fat is saturated in whole milk an …

July 30, 20210 comments
keto diet
keto diet

The Ketogenic Diet and Sport: A Possible Marriage?

The ketogenic diet is a nutritional approach c onsisting of high fat and adequate protein content. However, insufficient levels of carbohydrates for metabolic needs (<20 g /d−1 or 5% of total daily energy intake) thus forcing the body primarily to use fat as a fuel source. The original ketogenic diet was designed as a 4:1 lipid: nonlipid ratio, w …

July 27, 20210 comments
Slimming

Do negative-calorie foods exist?

The term negative-calorie food typically refers to food that supposedly takes more calories to eat, digest, and process than it naturally contains and gives to your body. If these foods exist, you could theoretically lose weight by eating them, as you would use more calories eating and digesting them than you gain from their calorie content. Negative …

July 17, 20210 comments
Healthy lifestyle

Why We Eat: Food, Emotions & Connection

In a perfect world, all of us would eat for one reason and one reason alone: because we are hungry. However, anyone who has ever spent a boring day in front of the TV … or has reached into the freezer for the ice cream when a relationship has gone sour … or has stayed up late into the night working on a stressful project … will kn …

June 27, 20210 comments
Healthy lifestyle

Is gluten-free healthy for everyone?

Gluten, a storage protein in wheat, rye, and barley, triggers inflammation and intestinal damage in people with celiac disease. People with intestinal or extra-intestinal symptoms triggered by gluten but who do not meet formal criteria for celiac disease may have non-celiac gluten sensitivity, a clinical entity with an as yet uncharacterized biolog …

June 21, 20210 comments
Supplements

The vitamin D miracle: Is it for real?

Vitamin D isn’t exactly a vitamin. Instead, it is a hormone made by a rather unusual gland: your skin. Sunlight striking the skin turns a cousin of cholesterol into pre-vitamin D. This is first processed by the liver and then activated by the kidneys or by cells in the heart, immune system , breast, or prostate. Although calcium usually gets all the …

June 12, 20210 comments
Fitness

Why do so many weight loss programs fail?

Around two out of three adults are trying to control their weight each year. Women are significantly more likely to try to lose weight. Scientific analysis shows that any type of diet can be effective in the short term. The majority of dieters gradually regain any lost weight. Multiple studies have found this to be the case for all diets, whether ch …

May 22, 20210 comments
Slimming

The Lectin-Free Diet Fact or Fiction

According to the diet founder, California cardiologist Steven Gundry, M.D., a diet containing lectins leads to inflammation and weight gain. Here we discuss what reality is according to the latest valid scientific research. Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins widely distributed in nature and occur in various foods such as cereals, fruit, vegeta …

May 15, 20210 comments
Slimming

Is the Ideal Protein Weight Loss method safe?

The Ideal Protein Diet was created by Dr. Tran Tien Chanh and Olivier Benloulou. Its principles were first used more than 20 years ago by Dr. Tran Tien Chanh, who was looking to create a safer and easier weight loss protocol for his patients. The Ideal Protein Diet is divided into four unique phases: Phase 1: Weight loss Phase 2: 14-day Phase 3: Pre-st …

May 7, 20210 comments
keto diet

Is a keto diet the best way to lose weight?

Appropriately tailored diet regimens for weight reduction can help manage the obesity epidemic to some extent. One diet regimen that has proven to be very effective for rapid weight loss is a very low-carbohydrate and high-fat ketogenic diet. Russel Wilder first used the ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy in 1921. He also coined the term “ketog …

April 30, 20210 comments
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