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Liver fully recovers from a low protein diet

Damage caused to the liver by a low protein diet can be repaired, a new study just published in the journal Nutrition has found. During this study researchers from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey in ...

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Blood fatty acids reveal your child's diet

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body’s fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children’s blood fatty acid composition reflects their diet – but ...

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10 Years Thinner: Our 6-Week Diet and Exercise Plan

Want to reverse age-related weight gain? Theres no magic pill. But there is a magic plan. Follow this six-week diet-and-exercise program, created by Christine Lydon, MD, and youll wipe out 15 pounds—and look a decade younger. You want to lose ...

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5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

Most people tend to associate a vegan diet with being lean. And science backs that notion. In a study of 40,000 adults, Oxford University researchers found that meat-eaters had the highest BMIs; vegans had the lowest; and vegetarians and semi-vegetarians ...

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10 Things to Know About the Mediterranean Diet

How to eat like a Greek At this point, you probably already know that the Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Research proves over and over again that people who put an emphasis on produce, fish, whole grains, and ...

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Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetes

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes by reprogramming cells, a new USC-led study shows. The fasting-like diet promotes the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells that reduce symptoms of type 1 and type ...

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3 Ways to Keep Mercury and Arsenic Out of Your Gluten-Free Diet

You’ve probably seen some scary headlines recently about how a gluten-free diet may expose your body to more arsenic and mercury—toxic metals that have been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, cancer, and neurological problems. These reports were initiated ...

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Father's diet impacts on son's ability to reproduce, study in flies suggests

New research involving Monash University biologists has debunked the view that males just pass on genetic material and not much else to their offspring. Instead, it found a father’s diet can affect their son’s ability to out-compete a rival’s sperm ...

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Is the Paleo Diet for You?

Credit: Charlie Schuck / Getty Images The paleo diet, which you might’ve heard about from your CrossFitter friend or a disciple of barefoot running, has a shaky reputation. While its advocates praise its whole-food simplicity, its dissenters are (correctly) skeptical ...

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5 Satisfying Snacks That Won't Wreck Your Diet

A piece of fruit. A container of yogurt. A handful of almonds. Do these snacks sound familiar? And boring? Here are some delicious, nutritious, and, most importantly, satisfying snacks that will keep both your taste buds and stomach satisfied! Instead ...

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