Nutrition Science

Eating well is becoming more and more of a science, with new research showing us which foods may lower our risk of disease, and which are increasingly pointed to as the culprits behind ill health. Researchers are looking to better understand how nutrients work in our bodies, with studies that analyze at the diets of people with heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, along with research aimed at helping people to lose weight, or maintain weight loss. From all this research, new advice constantly emerges for people who are dieting, or want to eat more healthfully. With news, features and reference pages, we will provide science-supported tips for improving your nutrition.
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3 Tips for Following Low-Carb Diets
A meal of chicken and vegetables.
September 26th, 2014
Low-carb diets are popular, and although they may help with weight-loss they can also affect health in other ways. Here are three tips to help you stay healthy while following a low-carb diet.
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'Fat Shaming' May Actually Lead to Weight Gain
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September 10th, 2014
Harassing obese people, also known as "fat shaming," does not encourage them to lose weight and in fact can result in weight gain, a new study from the United Kingdom finds.
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