Tagged as Diet

Some parents who have a child with ADHD believe that diet may play a significant role in treatment and care. Common thinking says that children who have this condition may feel more settled and focused when they eat, or don’t eat, certain foods. The jury is still out on whether or not these measures have actual benefit, so we'd advise caution while trying to decide. But enough parents have seen a difference...
February 19, 2021
Rashes, gastrointestinal symptoms and body aches can be concerning, especially when there's no explanation. Even after routine testing, it can take a while for doctors to come up with a diagnosis. Some people conclude that their problems are, at least partially, related to diet. But how do you learn to fine-tune what you're doing other than to "eat healthy"? One option is to pinpoint the underlying...
September 16, 2020
Can you relate to any of the following? - I follow all the rules, but I still can't lose the weight. I'm just getting old and my metabolism is slow. It's genetic. There's nothing I can do. Maybe I need to accept that I'm fat, and give up my skinny clothes. Nutrition strategies that work for others don't seem to apply to me. I lose 5 pounds, and then I gain 7! - I hear these comments frequently from...
May 12, 2020
Tacos aren’t just for Tuesday anymore. Nor are they an occasional, guilty indulgence. Done right, -tacos can actually be healthy. That’s the reasoning behind the newest dietary cleanse referred to as the taco cleanse. Can replacing one, two or three meals a day with tacos be healthy? It’s called the taco cleanse, and it’s doctor-approved. There is a catch, however, so before you go out and hit up all...
February 24, 2020
Many people want thick tresses or long, lustrous locks, but unfortunately, genetics and lifestyle choices often derail these goals. Moisturizing shampoos and strand-smoothing styling products may help improve hair’s appearance, but surface treatments can only do so much. Sometimes it’s difficult to get the hair we want no matter how often we deep condition or schedule regular trims. Genetics can leave...
February 7, 2020
Nutrition experts and the medical community alike have long advised against eating red meat, saying that regular consumption leads to a higher risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and premature death. However, -five separate reviews- of the studies used to establish the red-meat warnings have shown that the evidence against red meat may not be as strong as previously thought. So what's the deal?...
January 20, 2020
Approximately 7.3 million Americans are vegetarians, with an additional 22.8 million identifying as vegetarian-inclined, according to the latest survey provided by - Vegetarian Times. And while being vegetarian poses many health and environmental benefits, it also poses some -risks. Not only do vegetarians have lower body weights and cholesterol levels, but they also have a lower risk of developing...
January 14, 2020
These days, it seems like there’s an app for everything, including weight loss.- Apps like DietBet- challenge users to see who, from a pool of two or more people, can lose the most weight, with money being a partial motivator. Lots of people seem to feel like betting on themselves has helped them to finally be successful. But does it work? - DietBet and other, similar, weight loss apps can help with...
September 30, 2019
Love them or hate them, it sure does seem like mushrooms are a polarizing food. For those who love to eat them, there are many benefits to making them a regular part of a well-balanced diet. Even though they're technically a fungus, mushrooms count toward daily vegetable intake recommendations, so add them to a stir fry or chop them up and drop them in a soup to reap their benefits regularly. Mushrooms...
August 22, 2019
Acne reminiscent of the teenage years isn’t the “youthful” look most adults are aiming for. Breakouts can be frustrating and feel like something that should have been left in the past, along with awkward prom dates and first jobs. We wanted to tackle this for our readers and our preliminary research indicates some exciting news that puts at least some amount of control in the hands of those with this...
June 6, 2019