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September 14, 2012
Slimming the Gecko
A workplace dietary intervention study at GEICO corporate headquarters demonstrates the power of plant-based eating.
September 13, 2012
Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Nuts
The short-term effect of replacing refined olive oil with extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, or almonds on cardiovascular risk factors.
September 12, 2012
To Snack or Not to Snack?
A review of the best available science examining the impact of eating frequency on both weight and health.
September 11, 2012
Diet Pills Do a Fat Lot of Good
Common slimming supplements are found to be ineffective, whereas a diet centered on whole plant foods is described as perhaps the safest approach to weight control.
September 6, 2012
Waist Circumference Less Than Half Your Height
Waist-to-height ratio may be a better predictor of disease than body mass index.
September 5, 2012
Cattlemen’s Association Has Beef With Study
Meat consumption is not only associated with weight gain, but specifically abdominal obesity, which is the most metabolically concerning.
September 4, 2012
Meat and Weight Gain in the PANACEA Study
In one of the largest nutrition studies ever, total meat consumption was significantly associated with weight gain in men and women, and the link remained even after controlling for calories.
August 28, 2012
Fawning Over Flora
The good bacteria in our gut can digest the fiber we eat and turn it into an anti-obesity compound called propionate that we absorb back into our system.
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