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Should you try a low calorie diet?

Once considered faddish, mounting research seems to suggest there’s a place for very low calorie diets, not only for weight loss but for added health benefits.  Editor Anna Magee reports Walk through the weight loss aisles of any pharmacy and you will find an array of weight loss shakes, bars and other potions claiming to… Read More »

Medical News Today: Study reveals how much fiber we should eat to prevent disease

A new meta-analysis examines 40 years’ worth of research in an attempt to find out the ideal amount of fiber that we should consume to prevent chronic disease and premature mortality. Whole grain cereals and fruit are excellent sources of fiber. Researchers and public health organizations have long hailed the benefits of eating fiber, but… Read More »