Thanksgiving on a Gluten-Free, Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

This article is based on reporting that features expert sources including Kristi Artz, MD; Lee Cotton, RDN; Beth Czerwony, RD; Alyssa Koens, RD, MS, LN; Sara Patton, RD; Patricia R. Thomson, PhD (Getty Images) Balancing the feast for everyone Most people associate Thanksgiving with roast turkey and traditional bread stuffing. But not everyone eats meat or gluten. Preparing a Thanksgiving […]

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High-fat, high-carbohydrate diets affect your brain, not just your physical appearance

Much research has pointed to how an unhealthy diet correlates to obesity, but has not explored how diet can bring about neurological changes in the brain. A recent Yale study has discovered that high-fat diets contribute to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, which regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism. Led by Sabrina Diano, the Richard Sackler Family […]

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Innate immune responses to high-fat diets lead to obesity

Why is eating a high fat diet a recipe for obesity? According to a new study from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) in Japan, the answer involves the activity of a specific type of immune cell that lives in the small intestine. Published in the journal Cell Reports, a series of experiments shows that without group-2 innate […]

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5 ‘SI Swimsuit’ Models Spill Their Diets: Dairy Out, Tequila In

It’s the job of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models to look good in bikinis. And while the 2019 models follow some of the same diet and fitness tips as each other to get beach-ready, they also have differences. Beach beauties Jasmine Sanders, Danielle Herrington, Barbara Palvin, Olivia Culpo and Kelsey Merritt stopped by the Us Weekly studios to debate the best […]

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More proof high-fiber diets help prevent cancers, heart disease

(HealthDay)—A large, new analysis helps confirm that eating lots of grains, vegetables and fruit lowers your risk of dying early from cancer or heart disease. When compared with those who consume very little fiber, people at the high end of the fiber-eating spectrum saw their risk for dying from heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and/or colon cancer plummet by […]

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These Are the 10 Diets Everyone Tried in 2018, According to Google

2018 was a year filled with diet fads. And thanks to Google, we know exactly which diets rank as the most popular over the past 12 months, based on how often they were searched. What do the numbers tell us about how—and what—we’ve been eating this year? Many of us hopped on the strategic starvation train; others went high fat, low carb. A diet with […]

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