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Sugar-Free Diet Plan, Benefits & Best Foods

According to research done by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, although Americans appear to be consuming less sugar today than in the previous couple of decades, average sugar consumption in America is still around 94 grams per day, or 358 calories. (1) That’s a lot of sugar, but it doesn’t …

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Eat Like a Bolivian with the Tsimane Diet

Lots of carbs, little meat and minimal protein: It sounds like the kind of diet your doctor would warn you against. But for a native population in Bolivia’s Amazon rain forest, this type of diet, known as a the Tsimane Diet, protects these Bolivian inhabitants against heart disease, according to …

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Top Nutrient-Dense Foods & Their Benefits

According to the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, “nutrient-dense foods” are foods that provide a high amount nutrients but have relatively few calories. (1) While you may have never heard the term nutrient density before, you’re likely already familiar with the concept. There are …

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6 Vegetarian Diet Benefits & Vegetarian Diet Guidelines

According to research published by the Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health at Loma Linda University, people who follow a vegetarian diet or vegan diet — meaning they avoid all meat and possibly dairy, fish and eggs too — represent between 2 percent to 5 percent of the total adult …

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7 Ways a Keto Diet Is Perfect for Menopause

by Dr. Anna Cabeca For many of my patients, menopause spells absolute misery. Hot flashes cut into their sleep and create heart palpitations; they frequently feel irritated or “off;” and they often sacrifice their sex life during the transition. Hormonal imbalances like estrogen, testosterone, and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), which decline around …

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Dietitian Training, Specialities and Benefits for Clients

There are almost 90,000 registered dietitians (RDs) in the United States alone. (1) What are a dietitian’s specialities that he or she offer to clients? A dietitian is a trained expert on diet and nutrition. While altering someone’s food and nutrient intake is definitely part of the job, dietitians usually do …

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Nutritionist Belief Systems, Roles and Training

A nutritionist is someone who studies nutrition or who is an “expert” in the field. Depending on where you live in the world, nutritionists in your area might refer to themselves as different titles, which can include dietitian-nutritionist, nutrition scientist, registered nutritionist, clinical nutritionist, sports nutritionist, certified nutritionist, nutrition therapist …

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