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Diet for your DNA
Led by Newcastle University, the Food4Me project is a ?9 million EU project investigating the potential of nutrigenomics - a relatively new branch of nutrition which looks at how the food we eat affects the behaviour of our genes. Using DNA, experts ...
DNA-based diet hindered by data protection concerns
Privacy fears could stall 'DNA diets'
Misreporting diet information could impact nutrition recommendations for Hispanics
The paper, "Misreporting of dietary intake affects estimated nutrient intakes in low-income Spanish-speaking women," was recently published in the online version of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Researchers interviewed a group ...
Making the right diet and nutrition choices
?Two foods can have the same number of calories and yet be oh-so-different in how they affect us. There are more and more studies showing that better health and weight-loss is achieved by a diet low in processed foods, refined carbs and sugar ...
It's Not Just What You Eat, But Why and How
Huffington Post Canada
What I am trying to highlight is how most diets and nutrition regimes primarily focus on WHAT you should eat and/or HOW much you should eat. Foods gets categorized as "good" and "bad," which often fosters a negative relationship with food, and can lead ...
Nutrition and a healthy heart
Research indicates that low fat diets should be replaced with modified fat diets. This means that fats in the diet should be increased, but the focus should be on increasing the good fats like monounsaturated fats (MUFA) and omega-3 polyunsaturated ...
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Jason Leite with his fasting meal which includes chicken, vegetables and nuts along with a coconut milk protein shake, prepared at his home in Mountain House, Calif. on Thursday June 5, 2014.
Rapper Rick Ross credits CrossFit workouts and a portion-controlled diet for his 100-pound weight loss, Urban Daily reported Oct. 19. "I do this sh*t called CrossFit," said Ross. "I call it 'RossFit.'
Dietary fat has long been blamed for causing obesity, but experts now say high-fat, low carb diets such as the Paleo, Atkins and ketogenic plans beat low-fat diets for weight loss because eating fat can make you skinny. "The medical establishment got it wrong," cardiologist Dennis Goodman told Men's Journal Oct. 20. "The belief system didn't pan out."
While losing weight is good for the heart, other aspects of the Atkins Diet can translate into habits that doctors say put people at greater risk for heart attacks. However, Atkins Diet followers do not need to abandon low-carb eating just yet.