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Diet Research

How Diet Can Bug Your Gut

Dr. Franck Carbonero | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Franck Carbonero

The purpose of the study was to evaluate the potential relation between diet, microbiome and colorectal cancer risk. To explore this disparity, we switched the diet in healthy subjects from a traditional high fat, high meat, low fiber Western diet to a high fiber Zulu African diet, and vice versa.

Is Dieting Worth the Trouble?

A. Janet Tomiyama | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
A. Janet Tomiyama

Dieting. By now everyone accepts that this is a fundamental, if dreaded, foundation for weight loss and health. But a surprising recent development in dieting research indicates that, at least for cardiovascular disease -- the No. 1 killer of Americans -- it may be time to ditch the diet.

Diet And Nutrition Research: The Year In Review

Tim Harlan, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tim Harlan, M.D.

I want to recap some of what I believe are fascinating research articles published in the past year. I have chosen these because they are studies that can have a real world effect on one's health and longevity.