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Healthy diets

TV ads make preschoolers snack more

Researchers found that 'young children remain highly exposed to TV advertisements for foods that may contribute to unhealthy dietary patterns'.

The anti-inflammatory diet

Various nutrients have been found to assist in reducing the inflammatory process and should be included in your diet.

People live longer in the 'Blue Zones'

It t is difficult to pinpoint all the factors that will result in a long and healthy life, but our genetics, environment, and lifestyle factors certainly play a big role.

When a healthy diet becomes unhealthy

Has healthy dieting become a consuming passion in your life? Does choosing the right foods and preparing them correctly absorb hours of your day?

Mediterranean diet trims the wallet

Sticking to a Mediterranean diet rich in fish, olive oil, legumes, fruit and vegetables is heart healthy, but expensive, maybe even prohibitively so, new research from Spain hints.

New eco-Atkins diet promising

A modified Atkins diet, one that substitutes plant-based proteins for animal-based ones, helps people lose weight and lowers their cholesterol, new research shows.

Mood improves on low-fat diet

A low-fat diet seems to boost dieters' mood more than a low-carbohydrate diet, Australian researchers have found.

Low GI diet cuts breast cancer risk

The amount of carbohydrates a woman eats, as well as the overall "glycemic load" of her diet, impact her chances of developing breast cancer, Swedish researchers report.

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