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A formerly vegan influencer followed the meat-only carnivore diet for 30 days and her fans are not happy

A formerly vegan influencer followed the meat-only carnivore diet for 30 days and her fans are not happyAlyse Parker grew her 728,000-strong following by posting about veganism under the name "Raw Alignment." She's now performed a complete U-turn.



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Eating yogurt and a high-fiber diet could lower the risk of lung cancer

Eating yogurt and a high-fiber diet could lower the risk of lung cancerNew research has found that eating a diet which includes yogurt and is rich in fiber could help reduce the risk of lung cancer. Carried out by researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA, along with Seoul National University, South Korea, the new study looked at more than 1.4 million adults who took part in studies in the United States, Europe and Asia. The findings, published in JAMA Oncology, showed that both fiber and yogurt intake appeared to reduce the risk of lung cancer.



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Cash-starved Air India putting crews on low-fat diet

Cash-starved Air India putting crews on low-fat dietCash-starved Air India is putting its crew on a diet, changing their inflight menu to special low-fat meals. Dhananjay Kumar, the state-run airline's spokesman, said Wednesday that the objective is to provide healthy and cost-effective meals to crews on domestic and international flights. Kumar declined comment on media reports that the cost per meal, mostly vegetarian, will fall to one-third of the current 500-800 rupees (up to $ 11) per meal.



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85+ Low-Carb Dishes That Will Make Your Diet A Breeze

85+ Low-Carb Dishes That Will Make Your Diet A Breeze



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A Planner's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

A Planner's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet2018 might well be dubbed the year of the Mediterranean diet. Not only did it tie for the best overall diet in the U.S. News Best Diets rankings in January, but this year also marks the Mediterranean diet pyramid’s 25th anniversary. Beyond being linked to a host of powerful health benefits including a reduction in heart disease risk, potential weight loss, improved brain health and longevity, much of the eating pattern’s staying power can be attributed to its flexibility — there aren’t entire food groups excluded, and followers don’t calorie count or track macros.



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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in N.Korea

Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in N.KoreaParasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades. At a briefing on Wednesday, lead surgeon Lee Cook-jong displayed photos showing dozens of flesh-coloured parasites – including one 27 cm (10.6 in) long – removed from the wounded soldier’s digestive tract during a series of surgeries to save his life. The parasites, along with kernels of corn in his stomach, may confirm what many experts and previous defectors have described about the food and hygiene situation for many North Koreans.



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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North KoreaBy Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) – Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades. At a briefing on Wednesday, lead surgeon Lee Cook-jong displayed photos showing dozens of flesh-colored parasites – including one 27 cm (10.6 in) long – removed from the wounded soldier’s digestive tract during a series of surgeries to save his life. The parasites, along with kernels of corn in his stomach, may confirm what many experts and previous defectors have described about the food and hygiene situation for many North Koreans.



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Fasting Vs. Traditional Diet: Which Is Better for Weight Loss?

Fasting Vs. Traditional Diet: Which Is Better for Weight Loss?Fasting diets are trendy these days, but they may be no better for weight loss than traditional diets, according to a new study. Researchers looked at a weight-loss method called “alternate-day fasting,” in which people drastically reduce their calorie intake every other day, but eat more than usual on nonfasting days. The researchers randomly assigned 100 obese adults to one of three groups: an alternate-day fasting group, a traditional diet group and a group that did not diet at all.



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How One Woman Shed 137 Lbs. With Strength Training and Simple Diet Changes

How One Woman Shed 137 Lbs. With Strength Training and Simple Diet ChangesThis is how Ashley Javar lost 137 pounds, one small step at a time.



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Study reports that gluten-free diet increases risk of type 2 diabetes

Study reports that gluten-free diet increases risk of type 2 diabetesIn response to the trend for gluten-free products, on Thursday the American Heart Association (AHA) announced research, based on 30 years of surveys, that establishes a link between gluten-free diets and a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. To date, no scientific studies have demonstrated any health benefits that accrue from a gluten-free diet for the vast majority of people who do not suffer from Celiac disease (which affects one percent of the population in the US) or gluten intolerance.



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