Diet Facts

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:39:48 GMT

Fasting facts: is the 5:2 diet too good to be true?
More than a year since they first hit the bookshops, 5:2 diet books are still bestsellers on Amazon. As a result, it is not uncommon to witness people, with that odd wind-tunnel facial effect of rapid weight loss, dishing up spaghetti fashioned from courgettes ...

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:49:35 GMT

Living gluten-free in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts
In fact, eaters of a gluten-free diet risk missing needed vitamins, minerals and fiber, Green writes: People who don't have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity will get no benefit from avoiding products that contain gluten, including most breads, crackers, ...

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:35:52 GMT


Most Girls Diet By Age 10, And Other Depressing Facts About Body Image ...
It's no secret that plenty of American women and young girls struggle with body image issues; from the recent thigh-gap frenzy to our fascination with celebrity bikini bodies, it's easy to see that our culture is obsessed with being skinny. But it looks like this ...

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:34:50 GMT

7 tea facts and tips
According to Dr. Carol Greenwood, a professor in the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Toronto, senior scientist at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest and expert in the relationship between diet and brain health, “Tea has been found ...

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:40:58 GMT

A New Study Reveals Some Pretty Unsettling Facts About Kids And Dieting
While the statistic that 80% of 10-year-old girls have been on a diet might be staggering, it's important to note that boys have also felt this pressure to lose weight. Many times we leave boys out of the discussion because body image is such a huge problem for ...

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:53:45 GMT

11 odd fast food facts: which president pioneered French fries?
Every day, one in four of us visits a fast food restaurant. McDonald's alone feeds 46 million people a day - two-thirds of the entire population of the UK. In 1972, we spent $3 billion (£1.9 billion) a year on fast food; today, it is more than $110 billion (£73 billion).

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:31:13 GMT

Regina Leader-Post

New rating system would be easier to digest than current nutrition labels: study
Regina Leader-Post
The nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box is photographed in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says knowledge about ...

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