• dieta paleo

    What is the Paleolithic Diet?

    The latest international diet craze is the paleo (Paleolithic) diet, that advocates that we change our diet to one that was typical 10,000 years ago. It has much good about it, but whether it is good for you depends on your organism and circumstances.

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    Always hungry? This could be why

    The traditional teaching about weight loss diets stressed cutting calories, but two eminent researchers writing in The New York Times stress that much more important is what type of calories you eat, and avoiding high glycemic index and processed foods.

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    A good diet before conception gives the baby genetic benefits

    Research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine showed that a good diet before and around the time of conception can bring benefits to her eventual baby’s genes, giving the child advantages that might last the child’s entire life.

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    A new international diet sensation: intermittent fasting

    Animal research has shown multiple benefits from calorie restriction diets and occasional fasting, and recently several diets have been described utilizing intermittent fasting.

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    Are vegetarians healthier?

    A large study of over 73,000 men and women showed that vegetarians had an overall 12% lower risk of dying during a six-year period than non-vegetarians. Men showed a stronger health benefit than women when considering cardiovascular diseases.

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    Mobile applications to help you lose weight

    Health-related mobile applications are becoming more and more common, and research has shown that they can help if you are trying to lose weight. Several apps are briefly reviewed.

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    Using the Glycemic Index in your life

    In our last post, we discussed the Glycemic Index (GI), which is a measure of how quickly the carbohydrates you…

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    What is the Glycemic Index?

    If you do much reading about diets or nutrition, you likely will come across the term “glycemic index”. It’s a…