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Archive for the 'Diet-Energy Density' Category

Using diet to modulate Alzheimer’s disease

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine, in Seattle, compared the effects of a high–saturated fat/high–glycemic index diet with a low–saturated fat/low–glycemic index diet on markers of Alzheimer disease and cognition in adults with mild cognitive impairment. (more…)

Best diets

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

U.S. News evaluated and ranked 20 diets with input from a panel of health experts. (more…)

Benefits on cholesterol of eating nuts

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Researchers at Loma Linda University, in California reviewed the effects of nut consumption on blood lipid levels and the ability of different factors to modify the response. (more…)

The contribution of fruit and veggies to weight loss

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

According to this study, each 100 gram increase in fruit consumption is associated with a reduction of 300 grams of body weight after 6 months. (more…)

Complementary New Year Resolutions

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

 Dr. Harvey Simon, who is editor of the Harvard Men’s Health Watch, cuts through the clutter and provides 10 resolutions for 2009.

Surprise! They’re all complementary. (more…)

Reducing the energy density of childrens’ diets

Monday, December 8th, 2008

 Researchers from The Pennsylvania State University at University Park studied the effect of reducing the energy density (ED) of multiple meals on the dietary choices of preschool-age children. (more…)

Benefits of a lower energy dense breakfast

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

The concept of energy density can help you feel satisfied with fewer calories, according to

In this study, eating a lower energy density breakfast was associated with better weight control. (more…)

Looking for a new diet? Highest rating goes to Volumetrics

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

The Consumer Reports website rates volumetrics as the number one diet in terms of sustainable weight loss.

And, of course, there’s a book to get you started. Lynda Lippin reviewed The Volumetrics Eating Plan by Dr. Barbara Rolls (photo), and was impressed.