Tag: 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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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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Mediterranean Diet May Help Women Live Longer, Healthier Lives

By Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay News Study finds that following diet during middle age ups odds of living past 70 by 40 percent. Middle-aged women who follow a heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may live a healthier, longer life, a new study suggests. “Women with healthier dietary patterns at midlife were 40 percent more likely to survive to age 70 or over,” said lead researcher Cecilia Samieri, a postdoctoral fellow who conducted the study while at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She is now a researcher at INSERM and Universite de Bordeaux, in France. INSERM is the...

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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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