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If This Diet Isn’t Sustainable, Why Is It So Popular?

If This Diet Isn’t Sustainable, Why Is It So Popular?

There’s the issue of varying health claims for keto and other low carb diets. “The ketogenic diet is designed to be a short-term diet, and there are a number of studies and trials demonstrating its effectiveness,” said chiropractor Josh Axe, a spokesperson for the Vitamin Shoppe, in statement. “When done correctly, it can be a

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Carb-Heavy Meals Wards Off a Good Sleep

About 30% of Americans have insomnia, and a new study finds carb-heavy diets may share part of the blame. A study looked at diet-linked fluctuations in blood sugar, said lead author James Gangwisch. He is assistant professor of clinical psychiatric social work at Columbia University in New York City. “Highly refined sugars” — added sugars, sodas, white

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Low Carb Diet Could Help Keep the Flu at Bay, Study

Scientists have found that an Atkins-style diet could have an added benefit in winter – by keeping the flu at bay. Sticking to a diet low in carbohydrates but high in fat appears to stimulate the immune system, helping ward off the viral infection. The intriguing discovery comes from a study in which two groups

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Low Carb Diet Results In Smaller Fat Cells vs. Low Fat High Carb Diet Plans

“It’s pretty clear that when you have a lot of smaller fat cells, your metabolic health is tremendously improved,” Tracey McLaughlin, MD, MS, professor of medicine, endocrinology, gerontology and metabolism at the Stanford University Medical Center, said during her presentation. “As the fat cells get bigger, they predict the development of diabetes.” In a study assessing the

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Intermittent Fasting Could Benefit Heart Health, Study

A new study included more than 2,000 patients who had cardiac catheterization between 2013 and 2015. They were followed for 4.5 years afterward. Those who fasted regularly had a higher survival rate during follow-up than those who did not, according to researchers at Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fasting was a

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Keto Diet Can Do Wonders To Your Skin, Study

There’s good news for all the people who are interested in pursuing this diet as a new study has revealed that consuming oil in a well-balanced ketogenic diet is beneficial for one’s skin. “This study leads to a broader understanding of possible effects of ketogenic diets with a very high-fat content on skin inflammation and

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Study Finds That A High-Sugar Diet Leads To Acne More Than Tobacco Use

Acne is the eighth-most prevalent disease worldwide, according to existing research. Because it’s so common, there are remedies upon remedies for how we can treat the most stubborn of spots. But new research claims that there may be a way to prevent that first zit from making an appearance at all. Research presented at the 28th EADV Congress in Madrid found that

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Soda Drinking Tied to Higher Risk of Early Death

he large European study found that people who have more than two sodas a day — with or without sugar — had a higher risk of dying over about 16 years than people who sipped the fizzy beverages less than once a month. “We found that higher soft drink intake was associated with a greater risk of death from

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“Cage-Free,” “Free-Range,” and “Pasture-Raised” Eggs: What’s The Difference?

What’s the difference between “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised” eggs? Whenever you buy eggs from the grocery store, you may have wondered why they have different labels, such as “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised.” You may have also noticed that they differ in price. Eggs vary in their nutrition profile as well. But one thing’s for sure

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