4 months ago

Mediterranean diet may reduce risk of frailty in old age

(Reuters Health) - The more"Mediterranean" older adults' diets are, the less likely they are to become frail over time, suggests an analysis of existing research.

The study team analyzed data on nearly 6,000 older adults who were part of f read more...



5 months ago

Diet alone helps lower bad cholesterol: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A diet based around plants, nuts and high-fiber grains lowered "bad" cholesterol more than a low-saturated-fat diet that was also vegetarian, researchers reported on Tuesday.

And the drop in low-density lipopro read more...



6 months ago

Are Diets Good or Bad?

Are diet programs good or bad? This is such a tricky question, isn't it? Let me first preface this by saying that I know I'm lumping a whole lot into the term "diet." When I say diet in this case, I'm talking about a restriction-based plan that te read more...