Top News: #DietAndNutrition

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iStock_000002682107_FullLike meat too much to give it up? Semi-vegetarian is good for your health:

When you consider Bill Clinton’s svelte physique after heart surgery and Paul McCartney’s onstage energy, it may seem that vegetarianism is a fountain of youth. And a strong body of research supports the idea that a plantcentric diet can boost your health, decreasing the risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers, and helping you stay at a healthful weight. It can even lengthen your life, according to a recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine that tracked more than 70,000 people: Read more

fruits-and-vegetables-16x9Vegans May Lack Essential Nutrient Intake:

The health benefits of a plant-based diet is well-known, but the question remains: Could vegans be at risk for deficiency of essential nutrients? A retrospective review by Mayo Clinic physicians recently published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association indicated that vegans should ensure adequate intake of a few nutrients: Read more


we-hope24What nutrition experts think is missing from the new Dietary Guidelines:

The heated debate surrounding the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines is over, and we’ve had time to explore them (and maybe even shift our food choices based on them). So how are they looking, nearly three months in? We asked some leading experts what they think: what’s missing, what they like and a pointer they think we should take to heart. Here’s what they said by email: Read more


foodAdherence to Japanese diet guidelines linked to longer life:

Closer adherence to Japanese dietary guidelines is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes and death from cardiovascular disease, particularly stroke, finds a study published by The BMJ today. The findings suggest that balanced consumption of grains, vegetables, fruits and adequate intake of fish and meat, can contribute to longevity in the Japanese population: Read more


images.washingtonpost.comIs there any science behind Gwyneth Paltrow’s $200 smoothie? Either way, we drank it.:

Gwyneth Paltrow recently posted the expensive recipe for the smoothie she drinks every morning to her lifestyle website Goop. So The Post staff tried it, with the supervision of an integrative medicine doctor: Read more





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