Monthly Archives: January 2014

Heavier Dieters Using Diet Drinks Should Look At Food Too, Study Says

RELATED: Foods that affect your risk of cancer The trade group the American Beverage Assn. responded to the study with a statement noting that diet beverages have been shown to be effective in weight management. Numerous studies have repeatedly demonstrated the benefits of diet beverages — as well as low-calorie sweeteners, which are in thousands of foods and beverages — in helping to reduce calorie intake. Losing or maintaining weight comes down to balancing the total calories consumed with those burned through physical activity, the statement said.
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Diet sodas make you eat more and don’t help with weight loss, says study

Dr. Oz says diet sodas ruin your metabolism and inhibit weight loss.

Bleich is an associate professor at the Bloomberg School health—crucial-data-released-231403591.html policy department at Johns Hopkins University. Bleich and her research team at Johns Hopkins analyzed the diets of participants in the 1999-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The research indicated that while diet sodas did not promote excess eating in normal-weight individuals, overweight and obese diet-soda drinkers ate significantly garcinia cambogia more. Researchers say the reason for this is that our bodies constantly strive to keep our weight stable, so diet-soda drinkers may end up compensating for their no-calorie soda by eating more food. Interestingly, the study showed that one in five overweight or obese people regularly drink diet sodas about twice as much as average-weight individuals. This isn’t the first time diet sodas have been called out for promoting poor health and weight gain.
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In Defense of the Paleo Diet

For example, although humans had only been able to digest lactosethe sugar in milkduring infancy and childhood, 8,000 years ago a genetic mutation arose that allowed them to digest it into adulthood. But its important to note that these genetic changes are relatively simple and crude, and they only affect some people. Two-thirds of the population still cannot digest lactose as adults, and nearly one in ten people are intolerant to gluten, a protein in wheat and other grains. Agricultural foods like grains and dairy are still far more likely to cause problems for people than the Paleolithic foods weve been eating for hundreds of thousands of generations. When was the last time you heard of someone with a sweet potato, broccoli, or blueberry intolerance? READ MORE This Weeks Hot Reads In my book, Your Personal Paleo Code , I argue that the Paleo diet should be used as a starting point because it removes the foods people are most likely to react to. From there, you can reintroduce some of the grey area foods like dairy and grains to see how you tolerate them.
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