This Couple Has Been on the Keto Diet for 6 Years Together—and They Have Some Genius Advice for Sticking to It

Dave Harper and Dale Drewery are not only romantic partners, they're keto diet partners as well. In 2013, the couple, who live in Vancouver and have been together for 22 years, decided to give the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet a try. Six years and 40 or so pounds later, they're still going strong on keto. In fact, they recently published a book, BioDiet, that covers […]

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How to create a diet that lowers your cholesterol

(HealthDay)—Watching your cholesterol intake has gotten easier. Nutrition experts now agree that certain foods high in cholesterol, like shrimp and eggs, don’t have the impact on your blood cholesterol that was once thought. Even better, some foods can help lower your blood cholesterol level. Walnuts have healthy unsaturated fats that help lower LDL—that’s the unhealthy type of cholesterol. Almonds, hazelnuts […]

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Diet high in leucine may fuel breast cancer’s drug resistance

About one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. The vast majority of these cancers rely on the hormone estrogen to grow. Estrogen-receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer tumors are frequently treated with the drug tamoxifen, which blocks the hormone’s effect on the tumor. However, many tumors eventually become resistant to tamoxifen, allowing cancer […]

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Exercise, diet and wellness apps are powerful learning resources for young people, study finds

Research undertaken at the University of Birmingham has found that young people are able to judge which health related apps are relevant to their age and bodies, are able to source appropriate digital content as well as dismiss app content that might be harmful to them. The research published today (Wednesday 7th November 2018) in the journal Learning, Media and […]

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Study firms up diet and depression link

Does fast food contribute to depression? Can a healthy diet combat mental illness? In an unusual experiment, James Cook University researchers in Australia have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression. A JCU research team led by Professors Zoltan Sarnyai and Robyn McDermott looked at the link between […]

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Is Keto Cycling Healthy? Here's What to Know About the Controversial Diet

Chances are, you’ve read about or know someone who’s on the keto diet, or perhaps you’ve experimented with it yourself. Short for “ketogenic,” the keto diet is an extremely low-carbohydrate eating plan that sends the body into ketosis—a state of burning fat for energy, rather than sugars. People on a ketogenic diet consume 50 grams or fewer of carbohydrates per day and […]

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Father’s diet could affect the long-term health of his offspring

New research has shown that a lack of protein in a father’s diet affects sperm quality which can have a direct impact on the long-term health of their offspring. The study—’Paternal diet programs offspring health through sperm- and seminal plasma-specific pathways in mice’—carried out at the University of Nottingham fed male mice a poor quality diet which resulted in their […]

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