Diet

In a list of the best diets out there, Paleo has been ranked last. Which raises the question: How is anyone qualified to rank diets?
A new CNN poll finds that more than half of us knowingly overindulge during the holidays and opt out of diet trends after we ring in the new year. Take our poll to let us know how you tackled holiday feasting.
There has never been a more misunderstood nutrient than poor old saturated fat, but it’s essential for a clean liver, a strong immune system, and — seriously — a healthy heart. No, we’re not crazy!
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We consume too much sugar, too much cheese, and too much food in general. It’s easy to blame the oversized portions at restaurants, but maybe we should figure out why we’re so inclined to overeat in the first place.
The alkaline diet cuts back on some protein, grains, and dairy. Is it a healthier way of eating or just another fad?
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Greatist’s health editor talks to the famous South Beach Diet doctor about his new book and the biggest buzzword in food these days: gluten.

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Managing bodyweight doesn't always mean shedding pounds. Some people are dieting to gain weight. Before diving into a cheeseburger-all-day diet, check out these tips for bulking up the healthy way.

The alkaline diet cuts back on some protein, grains, and dairy. Is it a healthier way of eating or just another fad?

“Exact ingredients unknown” may be an appropriate label for many diet pills on the market. With potentially dangerous compounds in the mix, the safety of weight loss pills is definitely in question.

In the battle between white and wheat pasta, the brown stuff knocks out the competition with a one-two punch, retaining all three of the nutritionally rich parts of the wheat.

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We consume too much sugar, too much cheese, and too much food in general. It’s easy to blame the oversized portions at restaurants, but maybe we should figure out why we’re so inclined to overeat in the first place.

Potato chips, a bowl of cereal, an apple — can any of these foods make us depressed? Find out how to stay cheery by eating the right way.

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