7 Health Foods That Can Ruin Your Diet

Even when you think you’re eating healthy, you may want to think again… There are some foods pretending to be healthier than they really are. Or they may be healthy in themselves, but only if you don’t overdo them. These seven foods could be undermining your attempts to lose weight and eat healthy.

How Carbohydrates Can Affect Your Heart Health

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. They’re found in almost all of the foods that we eat, but choosing the right ones can make or break a heart-healthy diet. Good carbs, bad carbs “Both good carbs and bad carbs turn into sugar, but their nutritional value and how fast they digest in the body … Read More

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Low-Carb Eating May Be Best for Weight Loss, Heart Health

If you’re looking for a heart-healthy weight-loss diet to try, it appears that low-carbohydrate might be more effective than low-fat. A recent study found that a low-carb diet is better for losing weight and reducing cardiovascular disease risk than a low-fat one.  Researchers at Tulane University randomly assigned 148 men and women to follow either … Read More

How Healthy Eating Can Help You to Age Better

Maintaining a healthy diet is important throughout our lives. But as we get older, the onset of medical conditions and lifestyle changes can lead to the need to adjust our eating habits. As we age, health concerns may revolve around our memory, our safety and our ability to take care of ourselves. One easy way we can … Read More

7 Health Foods That Can Ruin Your Diet

Even when you think you’re eating healthy, you may want to think again… There are some foods pretending to be healthier than they really are. Or they may be healthy in themselves, but only if you don’t overdo them. These seven foods could be undermining your attempts to lose weight and eat healthy.

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Diet for Epilepsy Treatment: High-Fat, Low-Carb

When a child with epilepsy hasn’t responded to two anti-seizure medications and isn’t a candidate for epilepsy surgery, there’s a third option to consider — a ketogenic diet. What is this diet? Think high-fat, low-carb. “It’s based on a ratio of fat to carbohydrates and proteins,” says board-certified epileptologist Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD. “A … Read More

Will ‘The 100’ Diet Keep the Weight Off?

Imagine a diet where fruit and whole grains can be the bad guys. It sounds strange, but that’s what “The 100” diet promotes by restricting consumption of sugar calories to 100 per day for quick weight loss. You can get the general idea from the title of Jorge Cruise’s book, The 100: Count Only Sugar … Read More