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Butter, sugar, and heavy cream — oh my! The holidays are a time for indulgence, but that doesn't mean you have to leave every meal feeling completely guilty. If you have dietary restrictions, these swaps will still leave you fulfilled, without all the guilt.
Women who follow a Mediterranean- diet high in plant foods and olive oil and low in meats and processed foods have a 25 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than women who eat a typical American diet.
Ever fell like your RA symptoms get worse after eating certain foods? You might be right. Some of the things we eat can make inflammation worse, while others don't. Find out which foods to try and which foods might be worth nixing from your diet.
Major journal retractions have called into question some popular nutrition research. Do you know how to tell the difference between good and bad food science?
While there isn’t a diet that will cure AS, there are certain things that you could be eating to help minimize your joint pain and swelling — or foods you’re eating that could be making it worse. Choose wisely.
When you’re going through treatment for leukemia, your immune system may be weakened, exposing you to a higher risk of infection — which could even come from your food. Take these measures so your food heals you, not harms you.
Carmen is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular health, GI disorders, food allergies, and weight management.
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Updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans have been issued to improve fitness, promote wellness, and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
A study suggests there’s a causal link between being overweight and being depressed, even in people without additional health problems, especially women.
In a large study evaluating the effects of vitamin D and omega-3 (fish oil) supplements on heart disease and cancer risk, researchers found few benefits.