There is a significant interaction between your environment and your genes, and your diet is one of the most basic and potentially modifiable components of your environment.
“Our findings underscore the opportunity to reduce cancer burden and disparities in the United States by improving food intake,” the study’s lead author, Dr. Fang Fang Zhang, said in a statement.
Today’s food is infused with sweeteners and fat to get you to consume more. Don’t be fooled. Instead, sidestep the battle of willpower altogether.
The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those who can’t eat breakfast without them.
Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires told WTOP that diet and exercise each have a role to play in the quest to lose a few pounds.
Weight loss is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, but statistics about half of all people who try changing their diet renege on their commitment by the end of January. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires has a few tips on how to stay the course.
The Bentleys, of Buffalo, New York, lost the weight without the use of diet pills or weight loss surgery. They focused initially on just their diet and then began adding in exercise.
If you want a program that works for the long run, you’ll need a lifestyle you can live with and like. That means a diet that’s nutritious and delicious, but one that will take a bit of planning and commitment from you.
Two major studies last year provided more fuel for a particularly polarizing topic — the role carbs play in making people fat. The studies gave scientists some clues, but, like other nutrition studies, they can’t say which diet — if any — is best for everyone.
A recent study found that mice who fasted, whether because they were fed all of their calories only once per day or because their calories were restricted, which naturally caused them to eat all of their limited food at once — were healthier and lived longer compared to mice who had constant access to food. But do the health benefits of fasting, including the possibility of living a longer life, apply to humans?
The research, published Wednesday, analyzed 41 studies on the topic and found a link between people’s diet and their chances of developing depression.
Behavior-based weight loss interventions — techniques like goal-setting and counseling on diet and exercise — should be offered to all adults considered obese, or those who have a body mass index of 30 or more, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s new recommendations.
Though the amount of food seems like it weighs in the tons, the Redskins’ assistant strength and conditioning coach says “we focus a ton on quality food here … and then we try to educate them.”
Losing 10 pounds in 10 days might be impossible. But, a physician says it’s possible to transform the way you feel, and eventually look, in as little as 10 days. Here’s how.
Diving into freezing temperatures may sound a little extreme, but it’s a popular activity in Finland, and one that this author says contributes to the country’s overall state of well-being. Find out other Finnish ways to health and happiness.
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