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Researchers at the University of Sydney examined the effects of protein, fat and carbohydrate on energy intake, metabolic health, ageing and longevity in mice.
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On tonight's HLN/UpWave semi-final episode of "Cook Your Ass Off," host and chef Richard Blais challenges three chefs who won their preliminary round, to compete to help people with bad eating habits, spruce up their diet with healthy versions of the unhealthy food they love on this episode titled "Diabetes-Friendly."
The Paleo diet topped the list of the most-searched-for weight loss plans in 2013, and the caveman plan continues to go strong in 2014.
This week, the World Health Organization dropped a whammy on those of us with a sweet tooth.
Dr. James DiNicolantonio, a cardiovascular research scientist, said the longtime demonization of saturated fat is based on flawed science, and that a high-carb diet is responsible for obesity , heart disease, high cholesterol and early mortality.
Nutrition labels may be changing their look for the first time in two decades. Some of the proposed updates include modifying serving sizes, and noting how much added sugar is in a product.
Two distinct diet armies have formed in the battle against obesity. One side, backed by the USDA food pyramid, argues for low-fat diets that contain grains, veggies, fruit and moderate amounts of protein.
Winter has worn out its welcome. People are eagerly looking forward to the warm weather, getting outside, and indulging once again in fresh, local produce.
When business called Tink back to Los Angeles, he decided to take the opportunity to have his annual check-up.
I was 19 years old, sitting in a small dimly lit Italian restaurant in London. My friend and I decided to order an appetizer that was simply half an avocado filled with a thick, high quality balsamic vinegar.
When diet and exercise don't work for weight-loss, many turn to surgery. But now-there's a new therapy that may work just as well for some.
He makes nutritionists frown, but a man who ate all of his meals at McDonald's for six months says he's lighter and healthier as he nears the end of his unconventional weight-loss plan.
Currently, there are close to 26 million adults and children living with diabetes in the United States.
One word says it all: "Goal." After working hard for months to lose her baby weight, Jessica Simpson used Instagram to share the news that she's reached her goal, reported Us Weekly on March 7 .
While Heart Health Month has come and gone, there is no less need for greater awareness.
"In general, a healthy breakfast contains protein, fruits, whole grains, or vegetables," says Ruth Frechman, MA, RDN, CPT, nutritionist and author of " The portion sizes will depend your age, activity, and diet goals, but as a general guideline your "plate" should consist of about 25% protein, 25% carbohydrates, and 50% fruits and/or vegetables, ... (more)