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The Ketogenic Diet Might Be the Next Big Weight Loss Trend, But Should You Try It?

Google has released the top search terms of 2016, and when it comes to weight loss, it turns out folks were especially drawn to the ketogenic diet this year. It was one of the 10 most-searched diets this year, landing halfway down the list (just a few ...

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The 13 Biggest Nutrition Discoveries of 2016

The year in review: nutrition edition  The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of ...

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Eat This Type of Protein at Breakfast to Stay Full for Longer

You’ve probably heard that protein is the key to a satisfying meal. And when you think of the nutrient, your go-to is probably some type of meat. But a new study suggests that veggie-based proteins—specifically, beans and peas—may actually fill you up and keep ...

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Baby boomers on a bender: Emerging trends in alcohol binge and use disorders among older adults

Alcohol is the most commonly used psychoactive substance among older adults, and this group can have unique risks associated with alcohol consumption — in even lower amounts — compared to younger persons. “Older adults have particular vulnerabilities to alcohol due ...

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Food Diary of a Very Pregnant Woman

I’m nine months pregnant, and I’m quickly losing the real estate for my internal organs, including my stomach. That means I’m eating a lot of little things—often. Not only am I trying to pack in essential nutrients as my little ...

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Foodie Friday: La Tortilla Factory Smart and Delicious Whole Grain Fiber and Flax Tortillas

Give your favorite quesadillas, burritos, and wraps a healthy makeover with these fiber-rich (and tasty!) tortillas.The product: La Tortilla Factory Smart and Delicious Whole Grain Fiber and Flax Tortillas in White Grain, Yellow Corn, and Multi-Grain Corn ($ 1.89 to ...

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5 Things You Should Know About Cholesterol

Cholesterol seems to be one of those words that’s in everyone’s vocabulary, but many of my clients are incredibly confused about what cholesterol is, and how it affects their health. It also happens to be buzzing in the media at ...

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Video Move of the Day: Seated Spinal Twist

Sleep on the wrong side of the best last night, or is that desk chair making you sag? If you have back pain, specifically a tight lower back, then this move of the day should help!In this video, fitness and ...

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Cancer spread is increased by a high fat diet, ground-breaking evidence shows

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New research shows that the metastatic process (cancer spread) is enhanced by fat intake. Mice given a high fat diet, including palmitic acid (a major component of palm oil which is found in lots of ...

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Soup Could Be the Secret To Slimming Down (No Cleanse Required)

By now, you’ve likely heard of juicing. But what about “souping”? Essentially, instead of downing green juice all day long, this cleanse involves sipping on soup. In my opinion, souping is a better option than stricter cleanses. That said, you certainly ...

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