Health

Low-carb diets cause people to burn more calories

Most people regain the weight they lose from dieting within one or two years, in part because the body adapts by slowing metabolism and burning fewer calories. A meticulous study led by Boston Children's Hospital, in partnership ...

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Keeping track of healthy calories

(HealthDay)—Even when eating nutritiously, healthy aging depends on moderating the number of calories you take in.

Health

Crash diets are highly effective – new evidence

If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've probably heard that crash dieting isn't the best way to go about it. Although you may lose lots of weight initially, you won't be able to keep the weight off and may even end up ...

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Losing weight the online way

(HealthDay)—Not being able to attend face-to-face meetings doesn't mean you can't get the benefits of joining an organized diet group. All you need is an internet connection.

Medical research

Eating less is healthy thanks to gut bacteria

Mice with a lower calorie intake live longer and are both healthier and leaner. A team of researchers funded by the SNSF may have found the reason for this positive effect: much of it is down to gut microbial communities ...

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Is fasting a diet solution?

(HealthDay)—Research shows that fasting on alternate days has health benefits, including lowering the amount of inflammation in the body.

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