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The Auckland woman has been suffering from the debilitating bowel disease for the past 20 years. But now she says food is her medicine. “This is a Mediterranean diet and it’s helped from the point of view of reducing symptoms of Crohn’s. My husband just can’t believe the difference. I have more energy than him…

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Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease reduced their liver steatosis and improved their insulin sensitivity by adhering to a 6-week Mediterranean diet without experiencing weight loss in a recent study. Using a cross-over dietary intervention study, researchers compared the results of 12 participants (six men, six women), all with biopsy-proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). All were…

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New brain scan research supports the notion that some people have a food “addiction,” with foods like white bread or potatoes helping to spur their craving to eat. Researchers used functional (“real time”) MRI to observe the brain activity of 12overweight or obese men during the crucial four hours after they ate a meal, a period that experts…

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Study suggests people’s beliefs about causes of obesity influence their eating habits, weight. People’s views about what causes obesity may influence both their eating habits and their weight, new research shows. The finding suggests that public health campaigns may need to factor that into the equation to be effective, the study authors noted. To examine…

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The Modern Western breakfast which typically consists of cereals, breads, toasts, pancakes, waffles and all amount of grain-based, carbohydrate-loaded foods is by many people labeled as healthy simply because  it is relatively fat free being served up with just a dash of low fat milk and margarine instead of butter. Therefore according to them –…

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When most people talk about eating habits and diet, 9 times out of 10, they talk about what we should eat saying that such and such a food is  good for you while another food is bad for you. But it’s not just what we eat that matters, it’s how we eat as well and…

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Being a child of the 60s I grew up with everything being sweetened, with tons and tons of sugar. And of course in later life that didn’t do me any good. Thankfully in my late 20s I realized what this was doing to my body and decided that the two spoonful of sugar in my…

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Here’s a nice little article from Huffington Post – A list of 10 top reasons why you’re not losing weight. It lists things like: – You have a medical condition – You’re not varying your work outs – Not being consistent in your weight loss efforts – You’re drinking too many sugary drinks and quite…

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Having a stomach or belly fat is never healthy whether you’re a man or a woman because the amount of fat that you carry around your stomach is a clear indicator of the amount of fat that surrounds your heart as well and when you consider whatever your heart does you don’t really want its…

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