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Will the Real 'Best Diet' Please Stand Up

Katie Morford | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morford

It was completely reasonable for this woman to inquire about ingredients, particularly if she has a gluten intolerance or celiac disease. The problem was the air of judgement, as if only a crazy person would eat a slice of bread.

What Makes A Diet Easy To Follow?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Angela Haupt for U.S. News Losing weight is never going to be a piece of cake. But obstacles like bland food, a rigid eating schedule and hours-...

Warning: Why Your Diet Will Fail You

Courtney Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Courtney Green

How about we actually like our bodies AND the food we eat for a change while producing the results we want, instead of being the sacrificial lamb at the altar of the fitness Industry? THIS should be the new face of health. Are you with me?

Why Everyone Is Right -- And Wrong -- About Obesity

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

No one thing is wrong with the prevailing American diet, and no one-nutrient-at-a-time remedy will right it any more than a single part represents the whole elephant in the room. We need to see that elephant -- and develop a better recipe.

Optimal Diets for Longevity: The Science, Not the Hype

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

The conversation regarding what constitutes the ideal diet for optimal wellness and longevity is an ongoing and exhausting debate. Experts from each respective dietary camp have a plethora of data pointing to their case for why their particular system is the gold standard.

A Diet Of Unintended Consequences

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We need dietary guidance that is explicit about foods people should and shouldn't eat. Guidance that says once and for all, "If it glows in the dark -- whether it's low in fructose or not, low in fat or not, low in sodium or not -- step away from the box, and nobody will get hurt!"

Your Dieting Days Are Numbered: Start Living Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Darryl Roberts | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Darryl Roberts

It's the third week of January. Are you exhausted yet from counting calories, points, fat grams and carbs? Even if you've managed to make it this long, do you know your dieting days are numbered? Why did you think it would be different this year?

Behind The Search For The 'Best' Diet

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As you likely know, U.S. News and World Report released a list of "best diets" to coincide with the annual bumper crop of weight loss resolutions as the new year begins. I was privileged to be one of the 22 judges.

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,...

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...