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Is Your New Diet Making Your Psoriasis Worse?

No sugar. Low carb. All the fat! Whether these eating edicts work on whittling your waist or not, there's evidence that certain diets can start (or stop) a psoriasis flare.

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Low-Carb Diets Different for Men and Women

Low-carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health, but your gender might affect the outcome.

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Protect Your Skin with the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet—rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids—can help lower your risk of developing skin cancer.

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Low FODMAP Diet to Treat Digestive Health Issues

The low FODMAP diet can help to prevent bloating, cramping, diarrhea, flatulence, and other symptoms that are common for people who suffer from IBS, Crohn's disease, UC, or celiac disease. These are the foods to stock up on, and the ones to avoid.

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Monomania: The (Crazy) Eat One Food Diet

Why would a person eat one food every day for many days? To lose weight of course. Here's why monomania is a bad idea.

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Is Your Diet Bone Healthy?

Bone health is a revolving topic in nutrition, and ongoing debates in nutrition science have recently focused on calcium. Should you meet your daily calcium needs directly mostly from foods? If so, how do you know if your diet is calcium-rich? Are yo...

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A High-Protein Diet Boosts Heart Health

Do you want to boost your heart health? Most of us know that if we exercise daily, stay at a healthy weight, and stop smoking, our heart health will improve. A new study suggests that consuming higher levels of amino acids, the building blocks of pro...

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The Alkaline Diet Trend

When a dieter is quoted as saying that “peeing and testing your urine to see if your diet is working can become addictive,” I know we, as a society, have really lost it. It’s one thing for individuals with risk of disease or active disease to be moti...

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What is the Fasting Mimicking Diet?

So many of us turn to fake science, trendy diets, and bizarre fasts to try and shed excess pounds or to look younger. Quite often we have momentary success and then life gets in the way of our diet commitment or we simply can’t sustain the program. N...

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What Are the Most Effective Diets?

There are a lot of diets out there. Should you embrace the Mediterranean diet, the Paleo diet, Weight Watchers, or a vegan diet? What if you have specific worries, such as being pre-diabetic or are in the early stages of heart disease.