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Diet

Health 2020-07-09T15:24:44Z

The best fruits for diabetics — and how much you should eat

Fruit can be a safe part of any healthy diet for diabetes, but you need to know which fruits are best, and how much to eat.
Health 2020-07-09T14:20:00Z

Multi-day fasting isn't worth downsides like hunger and loss of muscle mass, according to a nutritionist

Strict fasting has some longevity benefits, but a nutritionist says exercise, coffee, and sun are better ways to a long healthy life.
Health 2020-07-06T16:26:00Z

Kourtney Kardashian said her doctor put her on the keto diet to cleanse her of toxins and metals. Experts say there's no evidence that works.

Kourtney Kardashian says her keto diet is doctor-approved to help cleanse her of metals and toxins. Experts say there's no evidence keto does that.
Health 2020-07-06T09:01:00Z

I want to lose weight but am confused about how to eat. Should I track macros or are calories king for fat loss?

The most important factor for fat loss is being in an energy deficit, and keeping your protein high can help, but you don't necessarily have to track.
Health 2020-07-02T20:20:00Z

How to eat healthily even during stressful times, according to nutritionists

Stress affects appetite, causing excessive stress eating or loss of appetite. Here's what nutritionists recommend to eat well during times of stress.
Health 2020-07-01T20:09:00Z

5 celebrities who went vegan, and how they get their nutrients on a plant-based diet

From Lizzo to Miley Cyrus, plenty of celebrities have shared their meal plans to help fans navigate a notoriously difficult, but healthy, diet.
Health 2020-07-01T19:14:00Z

Stop worrying about bread, nutritionists say — the toppings you put on your carbs are more likely to influence your weight

According to nutritionists bread can be a healthy part of your diet even if you're trying to lose weight if you pay attention to high-calorie toppings
Lifestyle 2020-07-01T09:54:15Z

Lizzo shared her daily diet 'as a new vegan' on TikTok, including truffle mushroom balls and a peanut butter jelly smoothie

Lizzo said she felt "very lit and full" after her day of plant-based eating, enjoying a green smoothie, avocado salad, and hummus with Paleo Puffs.
Health 2020-06-30T17:22:00Z

I cut out gluten and dairy for a week and while I noticed some improvements, the diet felt too restrictive for me

An Insider reporter gave up gluten and dairy for a week to see if she would experience health benefits, but the challenge proved to be a tough one.
Food 2020-06-30T16:46:00Z

Photos show the surprising amount of sugar in 14 of America's favorite condiments

Your favorite condiments might have more sugar than you realize. Here are photos that show how much sugar is in 14 commonly-used condiments.
Health 2020-06-30T13:58:51Z

You don't need to cut out white carbs in favour of brown ones to lose weight and be healthy, dietitians say

Brown bread, rice, and pasta are slightly higher in fiber than their white equivalents, but the calories are the same and both are nutritious.
Health 2020-06-26T16:26:16Z

Apple cider vinegar may help with weight loss — here's what the research says

Though more research is needed, apple cider vinegar may have some benefits for weight loss, blood glucose levels, and gut health.
Health 2020-06-26T15:05:05Z

Straight facts about Splenda and its affect on health

Splenda is an artificial sweetener that preliminary studies suggest may cause weight gain and high blood sugar but more research is needed.
Lifestyle 2020-06-25T15:34:55Z

The UK's fittest man eats 4,000 calories a day. Here's what his diet looks like.

Zack George was "massively overweight" as a child and used to eat McDonald's every day. Now, he hasn't had any for 10 years and prefers whole foods.
Health 2020-06-23T15:22:00Z

A 'miracle drug' used for diabetes prevention could also be a key to weight loss maintenance

Metformin has been called a "miracle drug" because of its low cost, minimal risks, and ability to stave off diabetes and potentially aging.
Health 2020-06-21T15:59:00Z

Orange juice isn't as healthy as it seems, and experts say it shouldn't be considered a health food — here's why

Though orange juice is a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants, the high amounts of sugar can lead to blood sugar spikes and weight gain.
Health 2020-06-21T15:59:00Z

Is soy bad for you? Experts say the health benefits likely outweigh any potential risks

Soy contains estrogen-like compounds called isoflavones which can possibly disrupt ovarian functioning. But for vegans, the pros outweigh the cons.
Health 2020-06-15T13:43:00Z

Nicole Kidman follows an '80-20' healthy diet and keeps her workouts simple. Here's how she stays in killer shape.

From seafood platters to Australian dishes, here's what the "Big Little Lies" star eats to stay in shape, plus what her favorite exercises are.
Health 2020-06-13T15:47:00Z

Why sourdough bread is healthier than regular white or wheat bread

Using a sourdough starter to make bread introduces a slew of nutritional benefits, including helping you digest and absorb important nutrients.
Health 2020-06-12T13:28:16Z

Vitamin D toxicity is rare but increased use of supplements could change that

Vitamin D supplements are only loosely regulated by the FDA and may contain more than double the maximum recommended daily amount.
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