Friday, June 1, 2012

High-Protein Low-Carb Diet Safe for Kidneys

High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Safe for Kidneys
ABC News (blog)
For decades, medical experts have been concerned that high-protein, low-carb diets like Atkins could be damaging to the kidneys, but a new study found that this isn't the case in otherwise healthypatients. Researchers from the Indiana University ...

Study: Fewer food choices don't help weight loss
Fox News
Raynor's team asked 200 overweight and obese adults to make lifestyle changes aimed at losing weight. These included taking part in group meetings that discussed healthy behavior, eating a calorie-reduced diet and increasing physical activity.

Fewer food choices don't help people lose weight
By Kerry Grens | NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Reducing people's options for junk foods gets them to cut back on the amount of calories they take in from junk food, but it doesn't help them to lose weight, according to a new study.

Are low-carb diets safe for the kidneys?
Fox News
Low-carb, high-protein diets—such as the Atkins diet—have been popular for years, but experts have long worried that these weight loss strategies may have harmful effects on a person's kidney function or fluid and electrolyte balance.

Beyond meat: Americans preoccupied with protein
Dieters and would-be healthy eaters know the nutrient of the moment being tallied, sought and bought is protein. Spurred by trainers, diet gurus and weight-loss plans, Americans are seeking more-- and more unique -- sources of protein, from almonds ...

Health Buzz: Worldwide Cancer Incidence Predicted to Rise
U.S. News & World Report
That's according to a report by the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer, published Thursday in the Lancet Oncology. Increases will likely be seen in types of cancer linked with a westernized lifestyle—poor diet, ...

Weight Loss Not Affected By Number Of Food Choices
A new study, published in a recent edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that limiting people's choices for junk food helps them cut back on the amount of calories they eat, but doesn't help them lose weight as people can make up ...


Low-fiber diet puts adolescents at higher risk of cardiovascular disease
EurekAlert (press release)
He and Dr. Samip Parikh, an internal medicine resident at GHS Health System, are co-first authors of the study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Only about 1 percent of the young participants consumed the recommended daily intake ...

How `healthy` gene may benefit some obese people
Zee News
“And while obesity in general is not healthy, some obese people do not develop the diseases more commonly associated with a less-than-healthy diet. Furthermore, a number of thinner people may have the sort of health problems more typically associated ...

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Atkins-Type Diets Look Kidney-Friendly: Study
U.S. News & World Report
By Kathleen Doheny THURSDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- High protein, Atkins-type diets don't cause noticeable harm to the kidneys in healthy patients without kidney disease, a new study indicates. "There has been concern for decades about possible ...

Man Loses 370 Pounds the Old-Fashioned Way, Reclaims Life
ABC News (blog)
He traded all of that in for an 1800 calorie a day diet of healthy staples, including turkey sandwiches, spinach salads with chicken and protein shakes. Next he slowly introduced exercise into his life. Burns worked his way up to an intense exercise ...

ABC News (blog)

Making Sense of the Gluten-Free Food Frenzy
U.S. News & World Report
I don't really know what it is either, but it's supposed to be healthy, and it's gluten-free. Here, try it." "Oh, cool. My sister-in-law is gluten-free. I'm thinking maybe I should do that—you know, to help with my IBS." For a substance largely ...

How Justin Bieber Stays Fit Boxing, Running and Eating Healthy
Diets In Review (blog)
And it has us wondering what exactly the young singer's fitness routine is. Rumors have circulated that as the teen star matures in his career, he seeks out new role models such as Tyson and fellow pop star Usher. With these new friendships come new ...

Bloomberg vs. Big Soda: Portion Size, Paternalism and Politics
Huffington Post
(Diet sodas, fruit juices, milk-based drinks and alcoholic beverages would be exempted.) The move, which would take effect next March, falls under the purview of the city's health department. It therefore seems unlikely to require any outside approval ...

Bucket blacklist: New York set to ban super-sized soft drinks
Sydney Morning Herald
In his crusade for public health, the mayor of New York has taken on transfats, smoking, calorie-labelling and alcohol. Now Michael Bloomberg has revealed a new target, proposing a ban on the sale of large-sized high-calorie drinks in restaurants, ...

Find Your Ultra-Self According to Fitness Guru Rich Roll
Huffington Post
And I've done some admittedly nutty things when it comes to fitness. But the diet, fitness andlifestyle methods I have used to succeed in these arenas are entirely scalable, applicable and easily implemented whatever your goal may be, no matter how ...

Research Roundup: Changing Unhealthy Diets With Mobile Tech; ACOs For Medicaid
Kaiser Health News
Each week KHN reporter Christian Torres compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Archives of Internal Medicine: Multiple Behavior Changes In Diet And Activity -- Mobile technologies have been touted for their ...

Mothers' eating habits influence kids' taste buds
Times of India
According to researchers at Michigan State University, those who eat a healthy diet at home set the best example for children who subconsciously monitor every mouthful, Daily Mail reported. Scientists, who studied eating habits of low-income families, ...

Popular weight loss strategy OK for the kidneys of obese individuals without ...
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Washington, DC (May 31, 2012) — Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets—like the Atkins diet—have been popular among dieters for years. For just as long, experts have worried that such diets might be harmful to the kidneys.

Bloomberg proposes a diet for New Yorkers
What do you think you would do, if on a trip to McDonalds you ordered 4 Quarter Pounders and 4 large soft drinks, only to be told you could only get the medium soft drink? If you are living in New York City, instead of Henrico or Richmond, ...

Global cancer cases seen surging 75 percent by 2030
Fox News
Many developing countries were expected to see a rise in living standards in coming decades, said the paper from the World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France. But those advances could come at a cost ...

Turning 39 today, Heidi Klum stays slim: get her diet and fitness secrets
The secret's in the diet: Heidi's dedicated to smart food choices. She also believes in exercise for its toning magic. Although Heidi sometimes indulges in treats like Cheetos, she is proud of her "good eating habits," Heidi told an Us magazine ...

Weight Loss And You: Ways To Make It Really Happen
The Bakersfield Voice
To lose weight more easily, try using smaller dishes. It is normal to want to fill up an entire bowl or plate with food. Using smaller plates tricks your mind into thinking that you are eating more than you actually are. By making use of a smaller dish ...

Amid declining soda consumption in US, industry finds itself targeted by ban
Orlando Sentinel
It would not affect diet soda and any drink that is at least half milk or milk substitute would be exempt. The proposal requires the approval of the city's Board of Health — considered likely because its members are all appointed by Bloomberg.

The Paleolithic diet: grains versus greens
Western Front
The Paleolithic diet might be the simplest diet to follow because if the cavemen could do it, so can anyone. The Paleolithic diet is based on a simple premise — if the cavemen didn't eat it, then neither should anyone else. This limits food choices ...

Why grandmothers need to eat their greens too: Elderly women who have healthy ...
Daily Mail
Women in their seventies with a healthy diet and who take regular exercise are eight times more likely to live a further five years than their more idle counterparts. Scientists at the University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins University looked at data ...

Daily Mail

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Quality of Life
Natural Standard Blog (blog)
Adhering to a Mediterranean diet may increase quality of life, according to a new study. The Mediterranean diet is based on the healthy eating and lifestyle habits of the people living in southern Italy, the Greek island of Crete and other areas of ...
Health Matters: Low-Carb High-Protein Diet Doesn't Harm Kidneys ...
By News Room
In Health Matters, low-carbohydrate, high protein diets do not harm the kidney function of obese patients. Researchers compared the effect of a low-carb high protein diet versus a low-fat diet on more than 300 obese people. None of the ...
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Popeye: A Parable of Heart Health |
By CC Heart
But what really put him in the health avant garde was his diet of leafy greens – in particular spinach. TBE has posted previously on the healthy properties of Spinach and other leafy greens. Men's Healthmagazine calls spinach a “renowned ...

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