Nutrition experts stress the importance of overall “diet quality” as opposed to demonizing and avoiding particular foods or even entire food groups. “Quality” means that what you eat provides the energy and essential nutrients you need for an active, healthy life. All sources of protein, for example, are not created
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A low-carb/high-protein diet for weight loss can be healthy, natural, and nutrient-dense. And, if done right, it can keep you feeling satisfied and even prevent rebound weight gain in the long run.
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Ready for a diet plan that allows you to eat pizza and doughnuts and still lose weight and build muscle? Those are some of the promises promoted for the Macro Diet. The acronym IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) has been the rallying cry for those standing behind this recent
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High-protein diets have been a popular weight-loss trend for a while now. Plenty of people have boosted their protein intake, lowered their carbohydrate consumption, and watched the pounds disappear.
But is a high-protein diet right for those who are older and who have heart disease or related risk factors? Experts
You may have heard about a protein diet, but what is it, why are nutritionists not always on the same page?
Health experts do, in fact, have varying opinions on how much protein needs to be consumed for optimum health. However, one thing they all agree on is that eating protein
You Might Need More
Most Americans get plenty of protein, despite the marketing hype suggesting otherwise, but an emerging scientific consensus says older adults may need even more. Evidence also is mounting that the timing of older adults’ protein consumption may be important; the traditional, protein-heavy dinner might need to give