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The Pegan Diet

I hear about the paleo diet fairly frequently still, but I recently heard about new variant of paleo – the pegan diet. The pegan diet is sort of a combination of paleo and vegan. At first, I thought that sounded impossible. The whole point of paleo is to eat meat, the whole point of vegan …

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Q&A: Keto diet

Q: Is the ketogenic diet safe? Does it work? A: Thank you as always for the question. I always enjoy responding to reader questions. The ketogenic is a popular low carb diet right now. Different from Atkins or South Beach diet, the keto diet focuses on high fat, moderate protein, and very low carbs. The …

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Lose weight without eating less?

Is it possible you could weight less while eating the same amount of calories? ¬†Some researchers think it is possible by shifting the composition of your diet. The researchers compared diets and BMIs from several countries around the world. ¬†They found that Greeks, Japanese, and French people could eat the same number of calories as …

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Small changes can help you have a better life

I just read about two different studies that provide even more evidence that even small changes can have big impacts on your health. In the first study, researchers found that substituting on serving each day of water, unsweetened tea or unsweetened coffee for a sugar sweetened beverage (such as soft drinks, sweetened tea/coffee, fruit drinks, …

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