Top News: #DietAndNutrition

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0705-upHEALTHYFOODS-Artboardw_1Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree:

Which foods are healthy? In principle, it’s a simple enough question, and a person who wishes to eat more healthily should reasonably expect to know which foods to choose at the supermarket and which to avoid. Unfortunately, the answer is anything but simple: Read more

Fresh Green Iceberg lettuce5 Veggies That Don’t Deserve the Hype: Your Dietitian’s Picks:

First, let’s set the record straight: You really can’t go wrong with vegetables. They’re a fantastic food group and a key part of every healthy diet. That said, some veggies pack a bigger nutritional punch than others. Here are the veggies your dietitian would downplay in favor of other, more nourishing options: Read more



GettyImages-463108848.0.0We’ve long blamed carbs for making us fat. What if that’s wrong?:

Tobias urged dieters not to lose sight of the bigger picture. “Low-carb versus low-fat should not be the focus for people selecting a weight loss diet.” The focus, she said, should be on improving the quality of food that people eat instead: Read more



ARS USDA Image CowLittle to no association between butter consumption and chronic disease or total mortality:

Butter consumption was only weakly associated with total mortality, not associated with cardiovascular disease, and slightly inversely associated (protective) with diabetes, according to a new epidemiological study which analyzed the association of butter consumption with chronic disease and all-cause mortality: Read more


Fasting_4-Fasting-a-glass-of-water-on-an-empty-plate-300x262Intermittent fasting: Fad or science-based diet?:

Research studies have shown that reducing your daily caloric intake by 20 to 40 percent is an effective way to lose weight and improve cardiovascular and metabolic health. However, it’s very difficult to eat less every day for a long time. So people are looking for more manageable ways to improve their health, and many are turning to intermittent fasting — short periods of eating little to no energy-containing food and drink: Read more