Diet

Fiber Fundamentals

Make no mistake: Dietary fiber is good for your health. Yet most Americans only get about half as much fiber as they should each day—and this nutritional deficit has been…

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What is the Vegan Diet?

Vegan and vegetarian diets appear to be among the top food trends, but there is evidence that some people have been eating a predominantly plant-based or vegetarian diet for centuries. However, it wasn’t until 1944 that the term “vegan” was coined.

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Can Fruit Suit the Keto Life?

By now you’ve probably heard of “keto,” also known as the ketogenic diet. Maybe you’ve even tried it. The ketogenic diet is an eating style that has become more common…

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What Is the Volumetrics Diet?

The Volumetrics diet was developed by Dr. Barbara Rolls, a nutrition professor at Penn State University, with the intention of creating a dietary approach that emphasizes healthy eating patterns rather…

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Navigating Science in the Media

In today’s world, we have more information at our fingertips than ever before. While the plethora of science news presents seemingly endless opportunities for learning, the wealth of potential sources…

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