Tag: diet

A Few Simple Diet Tweaks Helped This Guy Lose 75 Pounds

• In his 30s and 40s, lifestyle changes led Dylan Thomas to gain weight, topping out at more than 230 pounds. • A regular workout regimen including free weights, pushups, and planks helped him begin to achieve dramatic results. • He also restricted his calorie intake to 1200 calories per day, which helped him complete

Researchers study effect of Mediterranean diet on pregnancy outcomes

A Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy does not reduce the risk of overall adverse maternal and offspring complications, but may reduce weight gain during pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Shakila Thangaratinam of Queen Mary University of London, UK, and colleagues. A Mediterranean-style

Injection molding and mirrors on the knee often ineffective

Often used syringes and reflections in knee pain according to a study, often ineffective. For the “fact check healthcare” of the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Harding center for Risk literacy at the Max-Planck-Institute in Berlin analyzed the current reports. Joint reflections, hyaluronic acid and Corticosteroid injections showed accordingly, in the case of osteoarthritis, only a very

Preeclampsia risk may be reduced by a healthy high-fibre diet

A healthy diet rich in fibre is generally recommended, but new research shows it could be even more important during pregnancy to promote the wellbeing of the mother and child. Plant-based fibre is broken down in the gut by bacteria into factors that influence the immune system. Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins

How To Increase Your Metabolism

Like the cloud and the gender pay gap, metabolism is one of those things that we know exists but we don’t totally understand. Our mums, friends and random shop assistants have told us that a fast one is good and a slow one is the pits, while people constantly talk about revving it up (yeah,

What Is The Cucumber Diet And Does It Actually Have Health Benefits?

The cucumber diet has been trending recently and shares its premise with the more popular celery juice diet. That is, it takes a low-calorie vegetable and turns it into a short-term weight loss hero, which might be why it is also known as the 7kg in 7 days diet. While there doesn’t appear to be one website or entity who own the diet, it appears

Stomach bloating: One simple dietary tip to avoid tummy swelling

Cutting out these culprits can help soothe the swelling. Another simple fix is to eat regularly throughout the day. There is a popular misconception that skipping meals will flatten the stomach – this is wrong, says Kirsten Crothers, specialist gastro dietitian and spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association. She explained: “Irregular eating can cause a

Jessie J Says She Changed Her Diet After Being Told She's Infertile

Last year, singer Jessie J revealed during a concert that doctors told her she’s infertile. Now, she’s opening up about the steps she’s taking to try to change that. In a new interview with the Heart Breakfast radio podcast, Jessie said that she’s changed her diet and lifestyle in hopes of having biological children one day. “I’ve always