Diet

Elimination Diets Can Help Diagnose, Treat Disease

Though there are different types of elimination diets, they’re conceptually the same: You stop eating certain foods for a few weeks and then slowly reintroduce them one at a time.

This strategy can identify food allergies, sensitivities, or intolerances that may cause unpleasant reactions.

The “elimination” phase of the diet typically lasts two to four weeks. You may be asked to stop eating one food, multiple foods, or entire food groups. If a certain food is causing a reaction, your symptoms should go away by the end of this period.

The next step is “reintroduction.” During this phase, you’ll slowly
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The Scary Truth About Your Child’s Diet, Says New Study

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that children are eating a lot of processed foods. After all, when you think back to your own childhood, odds are you ate plenty of candy and chips, and there may have been some fast food stops from time to time.

Turns out, however, that today kids are eating even more ultra-processed foods than previous generations. New research finds that, in the last couple of decades, the amount has skyrocketed. Now, two-thirds of kids’ and teens’ calories are coming from ultra-processed foods.

RELATED: The #1 Healthiest Fast-Food Kids Meal to Order, According to

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Are There Foods You Should Avoid?

An enlarged spleen, which is referred to as splenomegaly in the medical field, is when the spleen becomes enlarged in size or weight (1).

A number of factors can lead to an enlarged spleen, including infection and certain diseases.

Although there’s not a lot of research on the topic, certain dietary changes may be suitable if you have an enlarged spleen or want to avoid medical conditions linked to the condition.

This article explores the connection between your diet and your risk of an enlarged spleen. It also lets you know whether people with an enlarged spleen should

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Small changes in diet could help you live healthier, more sustainably — ScienceDaily

Eating a hot dog could cost you 36 minutes of healthy life, while choosing to eat a serving of nuts instead could help you gain 26 minutes of extra healthy life, according to a University of Michigan study.

The study, published in the journal Nature Food, evaluated more than 5,800 foods, ranking them by their nutritional disease burden to humans and their impact on the environment. It found that substituting 10% of daily caloric intake from beef and processed meats for a mix of fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and select seafood could reduce your dietary carbon footprint by one-third and

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Small changes in diet can yield substantial gains for the environment and human health

Eating a hot dog could cost you 36 minutes of healthy life, while choosing to eat a serving of nuts instead could help you gain 26 minutes of extra healthy life, according to a University of Michigan study.

The study, published in the journal Nature Food, evaluated more than 5,800 foods, ranking them by their nutritional disease burden to humans and their impact on the environment. It found that substituting 10% of daily caloric intake from beef and processed meats for a mix of fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and select seafood could reduce your dietary carbon footprint by one-third and

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Small changes in diet can lead to healthier life: Study | Health

A recent study by University of Michigan scientists evaluated more than 5,800 foods, ranking them by their nutritional disease burden to humans and their impact on the environment. They found that small changes in the diet could be a step towards a healthier, sustainable life.

Eating a hot dog could cost you 36 minutes of a healthy life, while choosing to eat a serving of nuts instead could help you gain 26 minutes of an extra healthy life, according to the study, published in the journal Nature Food.

It found that substituting 10 per cent of daily caloric intake from

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Secret Side Effects of Drinking Diet Soda, Experts Say

Which type of diet soda drinker are you: The kind who enjoys the occasional sip of fizz and flavor, or one who has to have it every day? Because it’s calorie-free, you might think of your favorite diet soft drink as a free-for-all… however, after one journalist has shared the struggle of her 40-year Diet Coke habit, addiction experts are sounding an alarm about your health that, as one doctor suggests, we should all be “very concerned” about.

This week, the New York Times published an article in which a writer, Abby Ellin, revealed that she’d been “powerless” over her

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Plant-based diet is best way to avoid heart disease: report

Nutrition research largely supports a whole-food, plant-based diet. Let’s unpack that. “Whole” indicates foods that have not been highly processed. Think vegetables, fruit, whole grains, beans, nuts, fish, eggs, poultry and dairy in their simplest forms. An orange, chicken breast or potato are examples of whole foods, while orange-flavored soda, chicken nuggets and barbecue chips are ultra-processed versions.

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Popular and Dangerous Social Media Diet Trends

Doctors, public health organizations and registered dietitians have been telling people for decades that what you eat and how much you weigh is incredibly important. However, what it is you’re actually supposed to eat is constantly changing and new diet trends – for that all-elusive weight loss – incessantly emerge.

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More recently, social media has put the diet-related information available to the public on steroids, allowing influencers, self-proclaimed health coaches and even your next-door neighbor to start diet trends that may be both compelling and full of crap.

In nearly 25 years as a researcher focused on the

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