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Diet

Health 2020-09-18T23:15:00Z

What is carb cycling and why some athletes use it

Carb cycling is when people switch between high and low carb days, syncing carbohydrate intake with physical activity for better results.
Health 2020-09-18T22:39:00Z

What is the difference between the keto diet and the Atkins diet? A comparison guide

Though the keto diet and the Atkins diet are both low-carb diets, there are fundamental differences between the two.
Health 2020-09-18T22:18:00Z

Why the Mediterranean diet is touted as one of the best by dietitians

The Mediterranean diet is an eating plan inspired by Greece and Italy, where the lifestyle has shown to reduce the risk of chronic disease.
Health 2020-09-18T20:38:54Z

3 easy tips to reduce your sodium intake — and how much you should consume per day

Too much sodium can cause a host of adverse health effects, including high blood pressure and stroke. Here's how to stop eating so much salt.
Health 2020-09-14T21:00:00Z

Turmeric could help to treat arthritis-related knee pain, a small study found

Research found 1000 mg a day of turmeric could help with pain, adding to existing evidence that curcumin, the active ingredient, has health benefits.
Health 2020-09-10T22:00:00Z

The keto weight loss diet could help boost sperm count and quality, according to 2 case reports

Two case reports found that a very low calorie keto diet dramatically improved sperm count and quality in obese men in three months of weight loss.
Health 2020-09-10T17:37:00Z

Going on a low-carb diet could be more effective for weight loss than cutting calories, especially for people with insulin resistance

Research from the Netherlands suggests a three-phase low-carb approach could be more effective for weight loss and blood sugar than cutting calories.
Health 2020-09-09T15:11:00Z

The 5/20 rule is the nutrition principle you've never heard of but need to know

The 5/20 rule can help you read nutrition labels and understand whether the item includes a high or low amount of any nutrient.
Health 2020-09-04T16:07:00Z

Colorful 'loaded teas' are filling up Instagram, pitched as a 'clean' energy drink. Nutritionists are not impressed.

Popular loaded or boosted tea beverage sold by supplement companies claim to be healthy, but experts say they're no better than energy drinks.
Health 2020-09-04T13:38:00Z

What to eat before a run, according to a dietitian and personal trainer

What to eat before a run depends on the time of day you are running and what type of run you plan on doing.
Health 2020-09-03T10:28:50Z

Eating a lot of processed foods could cause your body to age more quickly, a new study suggests

More servings of processed food in your diet are linked to greater risk of short telomeres, which can lead to age-related illnesses like cancer.
Health 2020-09-02T21:40:00Z

People who eat late at night tend to consume more calories and junk food overall, a study found

Eating a higher percentage of calories after 6 pm was associated with more daily calories, fewer nutritious foods, and more alcohol and fatty foods
Health 2020-08-28T18:24:02Z

6 health benefits of turmeric and how to add it to your diet

Most of turmeric's health benefits come from its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which can potentially ward off heart disease.
Health 2020-08-20T18:00:00Z

James Blunt said he got scurvy after eating nothing but meat for 8 weeks at university to spite all the vegan students

The singer revealed he got "sailors' disease" from lack of vitamin C. It is rare today but was common in the 18th century.
Health 2020-08-13T20:36:22Z

The pros and cons of drinking seltzer: What you need to know about it's effect on your teeth and your body

Many flavored seltzers contain citric acid, which may erode tooth enamel. But seltzer also has many benefits, including helping you feel more full.
Health 2020-08-13T20:16:00Z

Wellness gurus are making dangerous claims that fasting for weeks at a time can treat diabetes and cancer

Advocates of extreme fasting falsely claim the practice can treat health issues like diabetes and could cure or prevent cancer.
Health 2020-08-12T20:10:00Z

Men are drinking human breast milk to grow muscle and beat cancer. It's unproven, and it could have dangerous downsides.

Episode 3 of the Netflix series "(Un)well" features men who drink breastmilk for bodybuilding and cancer prevention. Experts are skeptical.
Food 2020-08-12T15:29:00Z

7 'Italian' foods Americans eat that you typically won't find in Italy

Things like spaghetti and meatballs or even a single slice of pizza seem normal and standard in the US, but that's not the case in Italy.
Health 2020-08-07T15:37:22Z

6 health benefits of fiber and how to add more to your diet

Fiber plays a crucial role in regulating gut health and may even prevent some cancers, like colon cancer.
Health 2020-08-07T15:19:46Z

6 types of foods that cause bloating — and what you should eat instead

Foods that cause bloating include beans, carbonated beverages, onions, and sweeteners like xylitol. Here are healthy replacements.
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