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Diabesity: The #1 Cause of Death?
Diabetes and obesity share the same underlying causes and, in many cases, they’re entirely preventable. Despite that, diabesity and related diseases are becoming increasingly fatal in the United States. Find out more.
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Why Quality Trumps Quantity When It Comes to Diet
Researchers have debated which diet is best for weight loss: low-fat or low-carb. Now, a long-term study has settled the question. Read on to learn more.
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Why Your Brain Makes You Fat with Stephan Guyenet
Why is it so hard to avoid foods that taste good? Is it really about willpower? Discover four strategies for “tricking” the brain and achieving sustained weight loss.
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Still Think Low-Fat Dairy Is the “Healthy Choice”? Think Again!
Full-fat dairy is not only not harmful, it may help prevent chronic disease. Say goodbye to low-fat dairy and hello to cream, butter and whole-milk!
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When Should You Try A Low Carb Diet?
There are people who thrive on a low-carb or ketogenic diet. Here are the precautions you should take if you want to try this nutrition approach yourself.
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7 Things Everyone Should Know about Low-Carb Diets
There is no one-size-fits-all diet for everyone. When you're considering doing a low-carb diet, there are a few things you should be aware of.
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Is Depression a Disease or a Symptom of Inflammation?
The idea that depression is caused by an imbalance of chemicals is deeply ingrained in our culture, but that theory doesn’t tell the whole story. Find out how depression and inflammation are connected.
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Is All Sugar Created Equal?
You may have heard the phrase, "Sugar is sugar." But is all sugar created equal? The truth is, your body processes different sugars in different ways.
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Do Fat People Live Longer?
Reports claim that overweight people live longer than their normal weight counterparts. Is this true? Or is mass media jumping to an unfounded conclusion?
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