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Dietary Fiber

How A Single, Simple Guideline Could Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

For some super-motivated people, counting calories, calculating macronutrient proportions or weighing food can help in their quest to lose weight. But...

High-Fiber Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Death

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - People who ate the most fiber were less likely to die of any cause during a recent study of nearl...

Scientists Develop An Ingredient To Help You Eat Less

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living

It sounds like something out of a junky Facebook advertisement, but it's actually peer-reviewed research: Scientists from Imperial College London and ...

WATCH: The Truth About Fiber And Probiotics

Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Scientists are still largely uncertain about what benefits our bodies truly take from multivitamins, and there's often even more confusion among consu...

How To Pick A Healthy, Whole-Grain Product

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health identified 545 grain products, looked at them through five different whole-grain criteria, and evaluated which criterion best measures the healthfulness of the product.

Do Chia Seeds Deserve Their Health Hype?

EatingWell | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

I had never heard of chia until a couple of years ago when a health-minded friend started crowing about her latest superfood. "It's loaded with omega-3s; the Aztecs used to grow it," she told me. Intrigued, I wanted to find out if chia truly did deserve the health hype.

3 Reasons Your Diet Isn't Working

Kathy Freston | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Losing weight may have been hard thus far, but it doesn't have to be. Let's look at three of the reasons your diet has probably not been working, and then I'll show you how to change things up.

African Mango: A Miracle Weight Loss Supplement Or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

I am clearly not opposed to supplements, and I find them to be helpful in augmenting treatment and health goals -- but they are not supposed to be quick fixes that take the place of healthy habits.

A 'Sponge' For Cholesterol?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Visualization is courtesy of TheVisualMD.com Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com "Oatmeal is good...

Eat More Fiber, Live Longer, Large Gov't Study Shows

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — Eat more fiber and you just may live longer. That's the message from the largest study of its kind to find a link between high-fiber ...