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
Vegetarian

Get the Facts about Vegetarian Diets

A well-planned vegetarian diet can meet nutritional needs and can be a healthy way to meet dietary guidelines. Vegetarian diets are chosen for nutritional, religious, ecological, or personal reasons. It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) that “appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate …

February 13, 20210 comments
Dietitian

All About Nutrition & Bone Health

Vegetarian diets Research has shown lower bone mineral density (BMD) among vegetarians compared with omnivores; however, the potential impact on osteoporosis risk is relatively small. Vegans and some vegetarians may consume less protein, vitamin D, vitamin B12, and calcium compared with omnivores, thus increasing osteoporosis risk; however, vegan an …

February 1, 20210 comments
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