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Here's How Health Experts Ranked 38 Of The Most Popular Diets

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living

U.S. News evaluated and ranked 38 diets with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutrit...

The Diet That Could Slow Brain Aging by 7.5 Years

Eric Fluckey | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

The basic foods in the diet probably won't surprise you. Many of the benefits and downsides have been featured in the media before. The effects that diet can have on brain health are worth repeating, though.

Celebrate Kidney Month! Show Your Kidneys Some Love

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

According to a new report, more than 50 percent of Americans currently aged 30 to 49 will develop kidney disease in their lifetime. So what can you do about this alarming trend? Here are five simple things everyone can do to protect their kidneys and prevent kidney disease.

If You're Not Diabetic, Don't Bother Going On This Diet

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - People without diabetes don't need to worry about where a food falls on the glycemic index - e...

Kidney Stones: Are They Part of a Team?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Many of us think of kidney stone disease as affecting only one organ and requiring a single treatment, but recent studies suggest that kidney stone disease is a complex disease which affects multiple organs and systems in the body.

Leave No (Kidney) Stone Unturned: Or Better Yet, Prevent Them From Forming

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation encourages people to learn about the kidneys and kidney-related conditions, including kidney stones.

You Are What You Eat

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

As a physician, I always encourage patients to make lifestyle changes to improve their health. We aren't able to change our genetic makeup, but we should choose what we eat more carefully because the right foods may be able to prevent kidney disease.

Why Soul Food And Salt Consumption Are Hard To Break

Posted 09.20.2012 | Black Voices

While a team of researchers at Georgia Health Sciences University explored the connection between high blood pressure and stress last week, a team of ...

Got Kidney Stones? You're in Good Company

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Kidney stones are one of the most common maladies to befall men, but lately women have been catching up; and over the past two decades, the incidence of kidney stones has doubled in both men and women.

U.S. News Ranks The Best And Worst Diets

Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living

U.S. News evaluated and ranked the 25 diets below with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to foll...

Is The DASH Diet Really The Best?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.05.2012 | Healthy Living

The DASH diet took the first place spot in U.S. News' second-ever ranking of the best diet plans -- for the second year in a row. The undefeated DASH,...

Using Food as Medicine and Our Ally

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The next time you hear your doctor tell you to eat your vegetables and to avoid fatty processed pro-inflammatory foods, just remember that it's not just your doctor who's telling you that... your body is screaming to you for the same thing as well.

Can We Say What Diet Is "Best"?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

So, do we know what diet is "best"? No, we do not. And anyone who claims we know decisively what specific diet is best for health is either misguided, selling something or both.

Emma Gray

10 Fad Diets To Never Try | Emma Gray | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

Over the last few months there has been a lot of talk about the best diet. (Check out U.S. News' evaluation of 20 popular diets, for instance -- the D...

And The Best Diet Is...

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living

Drumroll, please. When US News and World Report tasked a group of 22 health experts with ranking the best eating regimes, the DASH diet came out on t...

DASH Diet May Keep Teen Girls Trimmer

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living

The DASH diet was never intended for teen girls, but that doesn't mean it's ineffective. Originally created to treat adults with high blood pressur...

The Dash Diet

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A large study offers the strongest evidence yet that a diet the government recommends for lowering blood pressure can save people from heart attack an...