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News – French Diet Seeing More Child Obesity

Cheese, pastries, foie gras — France’s culinary delights are full of dietary sins. Now child obesity is rising and the myth that French people can eat anything and stay thin is fading. So the Government is fighting back. Read more at The Age.

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News – Mediterranean Diet on Its Way Out at Home?

Since the early 1990s, doctors have been urging us to switch to the Mediterranean diet, claiming it will bring us a longer and healthier life. Respected researchers have proved how this diet can stave off arthritis, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Amazingly, people living in the Mediterranean area are increasingly shunning their traditional diet . . . → Read More: News – Mediterranean Diet on Its Way Out at Home?

News – Limiting fructose may boost weight loss

One of the reasons people on low-carbohydrate diets may lose weight is that they reduce their intake of fructose, a type of sugar that can be made into body fat quickly, according to a researcher at UT Southwestern Medical Center. See the full news release from UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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News – Regular Walking Prevents Heart Disease in High Fat Diets

Scientists have long been puzzled by how the Masai can avoid cardiovascular disease despite having a diet rich in animal fats. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet believe that their secret is in their regular walking. See full story at Science Daily.

News – Low carb diet best for cholesterol

The Atkins diet may have proved itself after all: A low-carb diet and a Mediterranean-style regimen helped people lose more weight than a traditional low-fat diet in one of the longest and largest studies to compare the dueling weight-loss techniques. A bigger surprise: The low-carb diet improved cholesterol more than the other two.

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News – Keeping A Food Diary Doubles Diet Weight Loss

Keeping a food diary can double a person’s weight loss according to a study from Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research. The findings, from one of the largest and longest running weight loss maintenance trials ever conducted, will be published in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Read the full . . . → Read More: News – Keeping A Food Diary Doubles Diet Weight Loss