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Fasting Part 2: Types of Fasting Diets

In Part 1 of this discussion about fasting, we looked at how fasting might affect certain health conditions and why fasting, unlike dieting or just reducing calories, has a unique impact on your physiology. But there’s more to a fasting program than ...

Fasting Part 1: Why These Diets Are Getting So Much Attention

Fasting diets are seen by many people as a surefire way to lose weight and improve one’s health, and as a means of preventing or treating numerous health conditions. But is fasting really the miracle therapy so many proponents claim it to be? Breast ...

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15 Diet Tips for Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, what you eat or how you cook it may play a role in your symptoms. Here are 15 ways to eat an RA-friendly diet.

DASH Diet May Help Relieve Gout

New research shows that the same diet that helps reduce blood pressure can help ease gout symptoms, too.

Super Foods for Blood Pressure

Certain foods may have the ability to actually lower your numbers.

The Scoop on Probiotics

What research says they can—and cannot—do for you.

Is the Paleo Diet Safe?

Thinking of going “caveman”? Here’s a doctor’s take on the latest diet fad.

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Lose Weight—and Keep It Off

Exercise gives you some wiggle room in the calorie department. Break it into three 10-minute chunks of walking and you’re off to a good start.

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12 Expert Strategies for Weight Loss

Successful weight loss requires changing your behavior, altering your diet, and increasing your physical activity. The following research-based diet strategies have been used by people who have lost weight and kept it off.

How to Prevent Cancer from Returning

Thanks to earlier diagnoses and better treatment, more patients are surviving cancer. Here’s how to improve your odds.