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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 ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

By HealthAfter50

DASH Diet May Help Relieve Gout

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

By Diane Domina

Super Foods for Blood Pressure

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

By HealthAfter50

The Scoop on Probiotics

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

By HealthAfter50

Is the Paleo Diet Safe?

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

By HealthAfter50

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.

By HealthAfter50

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.

By HealthAfter50

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.

By HealthAfter50

Grill Brush Dangers

Before you fire up your grill, make sure you’re not serving up a visit to the emergency room along with your burgers and hot dogs.

By HealthAfter50