Losing weight is about more than what you eat.
Now you can have your (rice) cake and eat it too. It is possible to lose weight and keep it off — who says you can’t have both? Registered dietitian Nicole Hopsecger, RD, LD, shares six tips for losing weight while maintaining your health.
Obesity is considered a global health epidemic. It is one of the most recurrent diseases in modern Western society and is the direct cause of numerous other chronic conditions that are related to physical and mental health.
Food isn’t a cure-all for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but it plays a surprisingly big role when it comes to managing the condition. Research, including a study published in 2020 in Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, shows that making smart diet decisions can help control the inflammation that wreaks havoc in the body. Of course, the same food choices won’t be “right” for everyone—but these five tips may help put you on the right track.
The diet and weight-loss industry has grown to become a $71 billion behemoth, primarily because most diets fail. Failure, in this case, isn’t measured by the number of pounds lost on a diet; rather, it’s measured by long-term outcomes. If your goal is to lose weight and you’re following a fad dieting program for the masses, you will likely lose weight quickly. Most diets fail to help participants achieve long-term, sustainable weight loss, which is why the industry is so large and why everyone keeps coming back for more.
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While regular screenings are the most important step to colon cancer prevention, nutrition plays a vital role. This National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we explore the impact of diet on gastrointestinal wellness.