Diet

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Despite Changes to Federal Dietary Guidelines, the Rules of Healthy Eating Have Never Changed
Personal Health

Despite Changes to Federal Dietary Guidelines, the Rules of Healthy Eating Have Never Changed

Vilifying a nutrient -- from fat, cholesterol to sugar -- doesn't necessarily lead to a more balanced, healthful diet. Instead, it often has the opposite effect, experts say.
Laura Entis
Study: Low-Fiber Diets Could Be Messing With Gut Bacteria Diversity
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Study: Low-Fiber Diets Could Be Messing With Gut Bacteria Diversity

A lack of diversity is never a good thing, especially for our microbiomes, which may be a factor in obesity.
Laura Entis
Could 'Poop Pills' Be the Key to Treating Obesity?
Health

Could 'Poop Pills' Be the Key to Treating Obesity?

Researchers are examining the link between gut bacteria and metabolism in humans with new clinical trial.
Laura Entis
Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert
Personal Health

Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert

Diners who were served by a waiter with higher BMIs were more likely to end their meals with a sweet treat, according to study.
Laura Entis
Want to Lose Weight in the New Year? Start by Conducting a Food Audit.
Personal Health

Want to Lose Weight in the New Year? Start by Conducting a Food Audit.

Getting in better shape is a popular resolution, but most people go into it without a plan.
Stephen J. Bronner
Looking to Lose Weight? Researchers Say This Simple Switch Can Do the Trick.
Weight loss

Looking to Lose Weight? Researchers Say This Simple Switch Can Do the Trick.

It may seem silly, but a study shows using a different utensil can change your thinking.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Seriously Unsexy Origins of the Graham Cracker
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The Seriously Unsexy Origins of the Graham Cracker

The dry, plain crackers were invented to cool certain urges. You know the ones.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Gut Bacteria May Be the Key to Weight Loss
Personal Health

Gut Bacteria May Be the Key to Weight Loss

A new study adds to the growing evidence that weight is influenced by our microbiomes.
Laura Entis
Ready to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life? Let's Do It Together.
Personal Health

Ready to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life? Let's Do It Together.

I'm starting a 90-day challenge starting on Dec. 1. Here are five tips that can help you stick with the plan if you join me.
Jonathan Long
Hate Drinking Water? These Scented Cups Could Do the Trick.
Health

Hate Drinking Water? These Scented Cups Could Do the Trick.

The fruity invention enlists your nose to fool your tongue, and its makers say it's totally safe.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
10 Healthy Foods That May Help You Sleep Better (Infographic)
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10 Healthy Foods That May Help You Sleep Better (Infographic)

Nourish yourself at night with these yummy, sleep-promoting eats.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Eat Less, Exercise More: Americans Are Finally Doing It
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Eat Less, Exercise More: Americans Are Finally Doing It

We still have a ways to go, but this is promising news.
Laura Entis
How to Avoid Letting Stress Take Over Your Life
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How to Avoid Letting Stress Take Over Your Life

While stress is impossible to avoid, it doesn't need to become a permanent houseguest.
Lisa Evans
Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever
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Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

His diet apparently consists of berries, smoked salmon, dark chocolate and a lot of pills.
Laura Entis