Category: Diet

50 Years of Diets to Prevent Heart Disease: Did They Work?

By T. Jared Bunch, MD Most of us will try a diet some time during our lives. Often when I talk about steps needed to treat a heart disease, patients will say they know they need to lose weight and plan to start a diet. In my clinic patients bring in all sorts of diets to discuss with me. Most diets that I review involve limiting choices. For example, let’s propose a cupcake diet. You eat cupcakes alone for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, and have as many as you want. However, eating cupcakes day after day is not...

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Is an ADHD Diet the Answer?

By Katherine Lee | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Food allergies may be connected to adult ADHD symptoms. Learn how following an elimination program, such as the Feingold Diet, may help you identify your triggers and create your own ADHD diet. If you are an adult living with ADHD, a growing body of nutrition and diet research shows that what you eat can make a difference in managing symptoms. Eating certain foods and following an elimination diet such as the Feingold Diet, which cuts out food additives among other guidelines, can help. Keep in mind...

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Low-Fat or Low-Carbohydrate Diet: What’s Best for Your Heart?

There are a thousand definitions of beauty. And there are many degrees of each. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. There is sadness in beauty. Beauty can be ugly. It is a concept that has haunted poets, artists and academics for centuries. By:Keen Males are visual creatures. In their minds’ eye, like the posters teenage boys hang on their bedroom walls, men have an inflated idea of beauty. But to see how he really finds beauty in his surroundings, look at the girl with whom he spends time and feels most comfortable. She is often the opposite...

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Gout Diet

By Lindsey Konkel Medically Reviewed by Sanjai Sinha, MD Certain foods may trigger gout attacks, and some claim that cherry juice might help. Certain foods may trigger gout attacks, and some claim that cherry juice might help. Gout is a painful form of arthritis caused by having too much uric acid in the blood. Uric acid is a normal waste product in the blood that comes from the breakdown of certain foods. It’s processed in the kidneys before being eliminated from the body in urine. Being overweight is associated with higher-than-normal uric acid levels. Since this is a major...

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Lose Weight And Keep It Off With These Great Tips

Today, weight loss is becoming an emerging necessity in terms of living healthier. The demand for food and products to help shed the pounds is also on the rise. Weight loss and strength training are topics that women are becoming well informed in, and are seeing great results when applying these methods. Many want to know the best ways to lose weight, and how to lose weight quickly. Now is the time to lose it the safe and healthier way. Following these tips one can see the weight fall off your body and flush belly bloat quickly. Boosting your...

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