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The Mediterranean diet is not only healthier, it also pollutes less

The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-known. As well as being healthier, a recent article concludes that the menu traditionally eaten in Spain leaves less of a carbon...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago
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The Harms of Fasting

The following is adapted from my contribution to this discussion of how best to manage unfasted patients who  
emupdates.com
over 5 years ago
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Slippery Slope: Diet Drugs No Help for Heart

In another edition of the Slippery Slope series examining use of surrogate endpoints in drug approvals, <em>MedPage Today</em> and the<em> Milwaukee Journal Sentinel </em>find diet drugs are approved  
medpagetoday.com
over 5 years ago
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Brain development suffers from lack of fish oil fatty acids, study finds

While recent reports question whether fish oil supplements support heart health, scientists have found that the fatty acids they contain are vitally important to the developing brain. Neurobiologists report that dietary deficiencies in the type of fatty acids found in fish and other foods can limit brain growth during fetal development and early in life. The findings suggest that women maintain a balanced diet rich in these fatty acids for themselves during pregnancy and for their babies after birth.  
sciencedaily.com
over 5 years ago
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9 Sneaky Sources Of Sugar In Your Diet

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Sugar is not your friend. The avera...  
huffingtonpost.com
over 5 years ago
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I Tried A Sensory Deprivation Tank and Lost My Mind

Los Angeles seems to be the testing grounds for the latest snake oil diets, weird versions of yoga, and other whacky mind and body improvement methods. I...  
huffingtonpost.com
over 5 years ago
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Dr. Al Sears, MD

Chances are you're not getting enough of the right kind of fat in your diet. In fact, all of us are in the same boat, because it's impossible to get enough of the kind of fat.  
alsearsmd.com
over 5 years ago
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The latest health food fads revealed...but which ones REALLY work? 

Dietitian Sophie Claessens picks the 'miracle' foods from the fads as she examines the latest 'superfoods' promising 'detox', weight loss aids and better heart health.  
dailymail.co.uk
over 5 years ago
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French diet of cheese 'reduces the risk of a heart attack'

When cheese was digested, gut bacteria produced the compound butyrate, which known to lower 'bad' cholesterol, researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, found.  
dailymail.co.uk
over 5 years ago
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Link Between Heart Disease And Height Hidden In Our Genes

Doctors long ago noticed that, beyond the usual influences of diet and smoking, short people seem to get heart disease more often than tall people. But why?  
npr.org
over 5 years ago
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A new piece in the 'French paradox' puzzle -- cheese metabolism

Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French paradox.' Most explanations focus on wine and lifestyle, but a key role could belong to another French staple: cheese. The evidence, say scientists in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, is in cheese metabolism.  
eurekalert.org
over 5 years ago
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7 Simple Swaps for Health Without Big Diet Changes

Your kitchen might be under the cruel reign of the food industry. When you remove the sugary, processed foods that hold your weight and health hostage an...  
huffingtonpost.com
over 5 years ago
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Eating a bowl of quinoa every day can help you live longer

A DIET high in whole grains and cereal fibres reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes, a study finds.  
express.co.uk
over 5 years ago
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Drug companies in US spent millions pushing for weight loss drug approvals, investigative report finds

Since 2010, makers of diet drugs have spent more than $60m (£40m; €56m) on lobbying, medical society sponsorships, and payments to physicians to get their weight loss drugs to the market, says a joint investigative report by the medical news website MedPage Today and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.1  
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over 5 years ago
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Dr Jason Fung on the impact of diet on obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus

Stream Dr Jason Fung on the impact of diet on obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Aseem Malhotra on the impact of diet on heart disease #Don’tFearTheFat

Stream Aseem Malhotra on the impact of diet on heart disease #Don’tFearTheFat by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Finding the cause of IBD - genes, bugs or diet?

Stream Finding the cause of IBD - genes, bugs or diet? by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
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over 5 years ago
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High-fat diet and gut microbiota

Stream High-fat diet and gut microbiota by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago