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A cancer researcher who’s been on the keto diet for 6 years explains how he does it

David Harper, a kinesiology professor and cancer researcher, used to love cookies, but he's been adhering to a low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet for six years. He says it's done wonders for his waistline and overall health.
Carb cycling promises big benefits.

Carb cycling is a less-strict alternative to low-carb diets — here’s what a nutritionist has to say

The idea behind carb cycling is simple: You eat a low-carb diet most days but eat extra carbs on days you exercise. It's said to help with weight loss and can make workouts feel easier, but it a dietitian told INSIDER it may be unsustainable and could be detrimental to your relationship with food.

The most surprising foods that the new Weight Watchers considers zero points — and why

Enjoy as many leaves, fruits, fish, eggs, and figs as you want, according to WW (formerly, Weight Watchers). The weight-loss giant now says many whole foods need not be counted toward dieters' daily totals because they leave eaters feeling satisfied and create healthy habits.
A fiber-rich diet that includes fresh produce, legumes, and nuts was linked to lower cancer rates.

A study of nearly half a million people found that eating certain types of food is linked to cancer — but there’s a simple fix

A new study of nearly half a million people in Europe points to the best diet for avoiding cancer: a plan that's rich in fiber, vegetables, fruit, fish, and lean meat. A science-backed nutrition-ranking system from France, called Nutri-Score, could help people stay on track.

New evidence suggests that a diet with key benefits for your body and brain may also shield against aging

A diet rich in vegetables, protein, and healthy fats is increasingly being recognized as the healthiest for your brain and body. More commonly known as the Mediterranean diet, the eating plan may also protect against aging, according to a new Italian study.
LinkedIn software designer Aniruddh Chaturvedi in 2011.

The most surprising things about food in America, according to a Silicon Valley engineer who moved from India 7 years ago

LinkedIn software designer Aniruddh Chaturvedi moved to the US from India in 2011. One of the things that surprised him most about American culture was the food industry in the US, including the huge portion sizes at restaurants and the phenomenon of free soda refills.
Cheese won't necessarily clog your arteries.

Eating cheese may be associated with a lower risk of death — and scientists are zeroing in on why it might be a better choice than milk

A little cheese and yogurt isn't going to kill you. In fact, it may be linked to a longer life, as researchers at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2018 reported. They're learning that the fat in dairy may not be as bad for us as once thought.

Low-carb diets might not be the healthiest for a long life — 2 big new studies suggest they’re linked to a higher risk of death

A study presented Tuesday at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2018 looked at the eating patterns of more than 472,000 people around the globe and found that low-carb diets were linked to an increased risk of death from all causes, including cancer.
Cheese, carbs, gluten — none of these things are inherently bad.

11 foods with a bad reputation that you can feel good about eating — including coffee, butter, and cheese

As a general rule, food — real food, with as little processing or packaging as possible — is not bad for you. You can eat too much of many foods, especially foods that aren't vegetables. But that doesn't mean that eating carbs or fatty foods are bad for you in the first place.
Sushi chefs react to a part of a 222 kg (489 lb) Bluefin tuna in Tokyo, January 5, 2013.

17 simple tricks people around the world use to avoid gaining weight

People around the world have come up with surprisingly simple techniques for maintaining a healthy weight. South Americans sip appetite-suppressing Yerba mate tea, while Ethiopians nibble bread made from a grain called teff. See how people around the world control their weight.