Living to 100 May Rely More on Genes Than Lifestyle, Study Finds
By Oliver Renick - Wed Aug 03 04:01:01 GMT 2011 People who live 95 years or more are as likely as the rest of the population to smoke, drink and eat an unhealthy diet, suggesting their survival to that ripe age is based on genetics and not lifestyle, ...
Mediterranean diet lets you live longer
Times of India
A study has found that the Mediterranean diet, alongside other factors, could have the capability of extending life expectancy in women by up to 15 years, and for men by eight years. The Mediterranean diet is high in vegetables, olive oil, fruit, nuts, ...
Diet disorders linked to unplanned pregnancy
Times of India
A new study has found that eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are associated with fertility problems, unplanned pregnancies and negative attitudes to pregnancy. A team at King's College London and UCL investigated a group of 11088 pregnant ...
A flexible alternative
Flexitarians - people who eat just a little meat and meat-eaters who add vegetarian meals to theirdiet - are a growth group for two reasons. One, vegetarian families have renegades who want meat or fish included in their diet. ...
It's a caveman diet and the gym for Louise ahead of Kilimanjaro trip
By Laura Butler FADE Street star Louise Johnston is hoping her 'caveman diet' will get her in shape for her upcoming Kilimanjaro climb. The Dublin-born reality star has been taking to the gym three days a week with pals Roz Purcell and Daniella Moyles ...
LV HEALTH: Need help cutting back on salt in your diet?
Allentown Morning Call (blog)
Low-salt eating doesn't have to be bland eating, says the American Heart Association. To prove it and to help people adjust to lower levels of sodium in their diets, the association recently released the “American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, ...
Your own brain thwarts diet with 'feed me' signals
By Jennifer Welsh When dieters starve themselves of calories, they starve their brain cells as well. New research finds that these hungry brain cells then release "feed me" signals, which drive hunger, slow metabolism and may cause diets to fail. ...
The Official Green Tea Diet Promotes Healthy Weight Loss
The green tea diet creates a modest carbohydrate deficiency that forces the body to burn fat with the most natural and best fat burner found - green tea. It also inhibits carbohydrate absorption, suppresses appetite, levels glucose in the blood and ...
Research links diet during pregnancy to breast cancer risk reduction in female ...
EurekAlert (press release)
The research delves into breast cancer risk reductions attributed to the fetus when the mother, while pregnant, increases omega 3 fatty acids within her diet or consumes dietary methyl nutrients (methionine, choline, folate and vitamin B12). ...
Should you take calcium supplements?
Times of India
A calcium-rich diet is a must in order to have healthy bones, teeth and soft tissues. Often people resort to different types of calcium supplement tablets in order to fight calcium deficiency related problems. Let us find out what the different types ...
Diet Soda is a Diet Don't
Dr. Fernando B. Bonanni Jr., director of the Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital, warns against diet beverages. By Molly Yun This is the first of a two-part series on weight loss. Look for the second installment ...
No fad diet will solve nation's obesity problem
South Bend Tribune
A steady diet of comments on the topic have been featured in this space, trumpeting the latest findings and health warnings. There's simply no way to sugarcoat the facts to make them go down any easier: As a country, our waistlines have gotten bigger, ...
When Dieting Becomes a Role to Play
New York Times
Last May, Carrie Fisher showed off her 30-pound weight loss, a result of 18 weeks on the Jenny Craig diet, to People magazine — the most recent of the company's series of celebrity spokeswomen to reach a major milestone in weight loss. ...
Healthy, balanced diet crucial during Ramadan fasting
Fasting during Ramadan is an opportunity to reset your metabolism and reduce extra weight by adopting a healthy, balanced diet. As Ramadan falls this year during the hot ,long days of summer, the body loses significant amounts of salt and water in form ...
Ask the Diet Doctor: Are Protein Shakes Truly Healthy?
They are simply a convenient way to fit protein into your diet. According to research from the National Institute of Medicine, you can safely eat 30 percent of your calories from protein with zero concern about kidney or liver problems (commonly touted ...
Romney-Santos Confrontation Reflects a Broader Clash Within the G.O.P. - The run-in between the senator from Utah, an institutionalist who prizes decorum, and the newly elected, embattled congressman from New York encapsulated t...
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