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A Dozen Ways to Eat Better

A smorgasbord of possibilities Pick one and make it your own Abundant scientific and medical research confirms that Eat Better is one of the best ways you can improve your health and well-being. But what does Eat Better mean in practice? The following list gives you practical, evidence-based recommendations from which you can pick one.…

Reduce Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

A recent review and meta-analysis investigated the protective effect of total and different types of dietary fiber. Long-term studies showed that each 10-gram increase in total or cereal fiber intake significantly predicted a 10 percent lower risk of developing colorectal cancer, compared to subjects who ate less than 10 grams of total or cereal fiber daily.

Low Fat? Low Carb?

Maybe it doesn’t matter that much What about eating better? Chris Gardner’s article reporting the results of the DIETFIT randomized, clinical trial made a big splash in the news media in 2018. The trial tested whether a healthy low-fat or a healthy low-carb diet would promote greater weight loss. And the answer: A tie. Low-fat…