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The Mediterranean Diet

Fields of sunflowers, miles of coastline, and spectacular scenery make the Mediterranean a popular travel destination. Yet, scientists are beginning to appreciate this part of the world for an entirely different reason: its diet. Dozens of studies confirm that a ...

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Mediterranean-style diet may eliminate need for reflux medications

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A plant-based, Mediterranean-style diet has been shown to provide the same medical benefits for treating laryngopharyngeal reflux as popular reflux medications, according to new research. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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SNAP benefits aren't enough to afford a healthy diet

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new study finds that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal dietary guidelines for what ...

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The Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diet Debate Has a New Answer

In one of the largest studies to compare the health effects of low fat and low carbohydrate diets, researchers say the focus on fat may have been all wrong. This article originally appeared on Time.com. If there’s one message that ...

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Counting Macros: How to Calculate the IIFYM Diet for Weight Loss

First, start with an online calorie calculator. (You’re not going to count calories, but this will help you figure out your macros). The calculator you use should ask for factors like your age, gender, activity level, and goal weight (or ...

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4 Simple Ways to Hit Reset on Your Diet After Labor Day

Summer can feel like one looong semi-vacation—and it’s easy to fall into the trap of the “anything goes” vacay mindset for oh, three whole months. If you’ve indulged more often than you planned (hello, BBQ, ice cream, and many glasses of frosé!), you may ...

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Can a DNA Test Really Pinpoint Your Perfect Diet and Workout? Here's What Science Says

It sounds either too good or too futuristic to be true: Just by spitting into a tube, you can find out the answers to questions that plague us all: Why can’t I lose weight? Why can’t I sleep? What exercises ...

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Diet quality matters not just quantity in mid-to-late-adulthood

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new study has investigated the impact of diet quality in mid-to-late-adulthood on visceral and liver fat not solely relying on Body Mass Index (BMI). Four different measures of diet quality were used to evaluate ...

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Should You Cut Nightshade Veggies From Your Diet?

As a sports nutritionist who works with pro athletes, I fully expected to be bombarded with questions after Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s personal chef told Boston.com all about the power couple’s strict diet. But instead, most of my clients ...

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The Virgin Diet: Lose 7 Pounds in 7 Days?

Getty Images Can’t lose those last ten pounds? It might be time to give up some of your go-to “diet” foods. Think soy, dairy, eggs, corn, peanuts and artificial sweeteners. According to nutritionist JJ Virgin, author of The Virgin Diet, ...

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