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Low Carb Diets and Gender Differences

Low carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health. Learn how gender might affect the outcomes.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Teen 'Rebellion' Motivates Healthier Eating

If you’re a parent, you’ve likely tried some reverse psychology on your kids, with results both good and bad. Two studies suggest that teens will choose healthier fare when they think it’s a rebellious act, or being cool, or because they’re inspired ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Why Everyone's Talking About Tailored Diets

Our digestive systems aren’t created equal. But switching to a tailored diet can help boost your health.

By Dorian Martin

Do You Struggle with a "See the Food, Eat the Food" Diet?

A new study suggests that the food we leave out on our countertop is probably a strong indicator of our body mass index or BMI, especially for women. In part one of the study, 500 households in Syracuse, New York, were asked to take an inventory of t...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.