Category Archives: Nutrition: Diets

When you lose weight, where does the fat go?

Sydney: Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes when people lose weight, a UNSW Australia study shows. The most common misconception among doctors, dieticians and … Continue reading

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What WAS The “Paleo Diet?” There Was Far More Than One, Study Suggests

Newswise — ATLANTA—The Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet, a weight-loss craze in which people emulate the diet of plants and animals eaten by early humans during the Stone Age, gives modern calorie-counters great freedom because those ancestral diets likely differed … Continue reading

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Calorie-Restricting Diets Slow Aging, New Study Finds

Newswise — The adage ‘you are what you eat’ has been around for years. Now, important new research provides another reason to be careful with your calories. Neuroscientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have shown that calorie-reduced diets stop the … Continue reading

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Most popular branded diets do not work: American Heart Association

Popular commercial diets can help you lose some weight in the short term, but keeping the weight off after the first year and the diet’s impact on heart health are unclear, according to a study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality … Continue reading

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Misreporting diet information impacts nutrition recommendations

You are what you eat, unless you’re not quite sure what you ate. A new paper by Jinan Banna and Marie Kainoa Fialkowski of the University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and Marilyn Townsend … Continue reading

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Slow and steady does NOT win the weight loss race: new study

Led by Joseph Proietto, Sir Edward Dunlop Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Head of the Weight Control Clinic at Austin Health, the study also found that substantial weight loss is more likely to be achieved if … Continue reading

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3 Mindset Shifts That Help Weight Loss

By Ted Spiker In a recent Facebook thread about weight loss that I was following, one commenter wrote that if she could write a diet book, she’d call it “Eat Less” and then leave all the pages blank. Drop the … Continue reading

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With regard to weight, mainstream health science has let us down

Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence. You’ve heard it before: there’s a global health crisis, and, unless we make some changes, we’re in … Continue reading

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Weight loss may be linked with worsening mood

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Advertisements for weight-loss programs usually show cheery dieters delighted to be shedding their burden of excess pounds, but a new study finds that in the real world, over time, weight loss may be linked with … Continue reading

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Recipes are just suggestions

One of the fundamental issues clients often seek guidance on from nutrition professionals is recipes. Patients routinely report that they don’t know what to buy or how to prepare items they believe are healthy. This, they say, is a major … Continue reading

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Taxes and subsidies could encourage healthier diet

BOSTON (September 2, 2014 4 pm EDT): In a Viewpoint published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a team of Boston researchers call for the implementation of taxes and subsidies to improve dietary quality in the United … Continue reading

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Comparison of named diet programs finds little difference in weight-loss outcomes

In an analysis of data from nearly 50 trials including about 7,300 individuals, significant weight loss was observed with any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet, with weight loss differences between diet programs small, findings that support the practice of recommending any … Continue reading

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A Very Low Carbohydrate, Low Saturated Fat Diet for Type 2 Diabetes Management: A Randomized Trial

Diabetes Care. 2014 Jul 28. pii: DC_140845. [Epub ahead of print] A Very Low Carbohydrate, Low Saturated Fat Diet for Type 2 Diabetes Management: A Randomized Trial. Tay J1, Luscombe-Marsh ND2, Thompson CH3, Noakes M2, Buckley JD4, Wittert GA3, Yancy … Continue reading

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