Diet

How to Get Iron on a Vegan Diet

On the whole, the vegan lifestyle can lead to several health benefits. Part of that is due to the influx of micronutrients so abundantly found in plants, the other part is due to the avoidance of animal-based foods which contain many harmful components such as cholesterol, trans and saturated fats, IGF-1, Neu5gc, and other foreign compounds. While still found in plants, nutrients such as iron are a little harder to come by in a vegan diet. Anemia is a common diagnosis that plagues approximately 3 million Americans (not just vegans) and results from iron deficiency. Not all vegans are anemic,

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Dietary flavanols may help burn off body fat

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New research in mice suggests that flavanols, found in cocoa, among other foods, may help burn off body fat. Kike Arnaiz/Stocksy
  • Cocoa, apple, grapeseed, red wine, and a few other dietary sources contain high levels of flavanols (FL), also known as flavan-3-ols, which have been linked to some health benefits.
  • Previous studies suggest that FL-rich foods have significant potential in managing cardiovascular health, improving cholesterol levels, and increasing glucose tolerance.
  • Now, using mice models, scientists have investigated the relationship between dietary FL intake and fat metabolism.
  • The study’s results reveal fresh clues that may one day become
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Try Intuitive Eating to Break the Diet Cycle

Diet. Cheat. Give Up. Repeat.

If that cycle sounds familiar to you, welcome to the world of chronic dieting. Diets, because of their restrictive nature, impose an all-or-nothing mind-set that sets us up to fail. Breaking the rules of a diet typically leads to a new cycle of overeating, which in turn leads to yet another diet.

Janet Polivy, then a graduate student, along with C. Peter Herman, a psychology professor, began studying the psychological effects of dieting at Northwestern University in the 1970s. Their research was inspired by a student who mentioned that her sorority sisters dieted all day,

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Why making smaller changes may be better

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New research examines the impact of replacing dietary beef with poultry on a person’s carbon footprint. Ezra Bailey/Getty Images
  • Humans’ food systems account for around a third of global greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Consequently, if a person changes the foods they eat, they could reduce their carbon footprint.
  • However, wholesale dietary changes may be one step too far for some people.
  • In the present study, researchers found that substituting particular food items — rather than whole diets — can still significantly reduce an individual’s carbon footprint.

In a new study, researchers have found that a person can

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NFL’s Nick Bosa Says High-Protein, Fish-Heavy Diet Keeps Him Lean

  • San Francisco 49ers Nick Bosa says he has the lowest body fat percentage on his whole team. 
  • Bosa says his high-protein diet that emphasizes lean fish and chicken is the reason why. 
  • Other sports stars like Tom Brady and Kevin Love have also spoken about the benefits of a fish-heavy diet.

San Francisco 49ers star Nick Bosa said he has the lowest body fat percentage on his team, and he believes his new high-protein diet is the reason for it. 

Speaking during an interview with NFL Network, the 24-year-old Pro Bowl defensive end said every player

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Weight loss: ‘Rewarding’ diet plan from YouTube guru ‘you can still have wine’

Carly Rowena has amassed a huge following on social media for her workouts and her straight-talking approach to fitness and wellbeing. She spoke with Express.co.uk about a sustainable way to approach eating more healthily.

Carly has been a personal trainer for almost a decade. She focuses on feeling your best and moving in whichever way works best for you.

Her online workout classes, LetsSweat, and her tailored nutritional plans LetsEat aim to help clients boost health and happiness.

The fitness guru has a whopping 420k YouTube subscribers, where she posts workout videos.

The health advocate discussed a key weight loss

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Diet soda may hurt your weight loss goals

Many people have losing weight as part of their New Year resolutions. But those looking to cut down on the calories they drink will want to hold off on diet soda.

“Diet sodas are non-caloric so people think they can drink it all day, but some research shows that creates even more problems with their weight,” said Elizabeth Hill, registered dietitian nutritionist at Intermountain Cedar City Hospital.

The jury is out, so to speak, on whether diet soda does more harm than good for people who are looking to lose weight, Hill said.

Artificial sweeteners help reduce overall caloric intake,

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How To Cut Sugar Out of Your Meals Without Diet Food and Drink

One of the most effective ways to eat more healthily is to reduce the amount of added sugar in your diet.

Diets with fewer sources of added sugars are associated with lower rates of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancer in adults, Grace Derocha, a registered dietitian, and national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, told Newsweek.

Higher intake of added sugars has also been linked to dental cavities in both children and adults, as well as raising the risk of obesity—sweeter foods are often higher in calories and fat.

“Minimizing added sugars

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Jeff Hiller’s Grub Street Diet

Jeff Hiller likes his pizza with mushrooms and his yellow cake to have pink frosting.
Illustration: Margalit Cutler

After appearing all over television for the past last 20 years (30 Rock, Broad City, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), the comedian and actor Jeff Hiller is about to tackle his largest role yet, as Joel in HBO’s Somebody Somewhere, one of Vulture’s most-anticipated new shows. Set in Manhattan, Kansas, the show stars Bridgett Everett as Sam, who after returning to her hometown befriends Joel, her former high-school classmate. Both Hiller and Everett belong to the downtown-comedy scene. Comedy brought

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Nutritionist analyses the most popular diets of 2021, including vegan, keto and paleo

A nutritionist has given her verdict on five of the most popular diets around to reveal which ones really keep you healthy. 

Kate Llewellyn-Waters, award-winning London-based nutritionist and author of The Immunity Cookbook, broke down the strengths and weaknesses of vegan, keto, paleo, alkaline and Mediterranean diets. 

They are all among the most ‘hash tagged’ diets on Instagram, according to cake company Jack and Beyond, giving an indication as to just how popular they are.  

Speaking to FEMAIL, Kate explained why Mediterranean diets live up to the hype – and why keto is best avoided…  

Keto diet 

The keto –

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